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Boys’ recruit: Manhasset senior midfielder Young commits to Furman

Wednesday, 19th September 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, High school, Recruiting  

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 9/19/12

Manhasset senior midfielder Bobby Young has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Furman University.

Bobby Young log:

Bobby Young

High School: Manhasset

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Furman University

Club Affiliation: LI Sting

Major lacrosse honors: 2011 Gait Fab 40 All-Star, 2010 Nassau showcase team, Brine Shootout, Tri-State, Hotbeds

Academic Honors: Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Business

Why did you choose Furman?
“I chose Furman mainly because of Head Coach Richie Meade. He is very well respected in the lacrosse world and considered a legend. It will be an honor to play for coach Meade. I also chose Furman because of the academic background. It’s an impressive University and I have the opportunity to receive a great education.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “Our team is looking to win nothing less than a State Championship this season. I believe we have the potential to be great. We have a lot of special players and it will be a great year.”

Other schools considered: Navy, VMI, Umass, Franklin and Marshall



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