By K.I. Goldberg
LIlacrossenews.com, Posted 2/11/14
Lynbrook junior midfielder Owen Daly has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stony Brook University.
Owen Daly log:
High school: Lynbrook
Graduation year: 2015
College choice: Stony Brook University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club affiliation: Checkmate Sharks/Turf Island Oilers
Major lacrosse honors, camps and showcases: Jake Reed’s Nike Blue Chip, Long Island Showcase (Team Nassau)
What will you major in/study: Medical Field
Why did you choose school: “I chose Stony Brook for a few reasons’ A great education, top level lacrosse and location are all aspects that appealed to me. Coach (Jim) Nagle and all the other coaches are great. I fit in well with the team and am very excited for what the future holds.”
Outlook for your high school team: “We are very excited for the season. We have a great group of guys on this team who are wiling to work hard day in and day out. We have a lot of returning players which is going to be a huge help going forward. I cannot be more excited for this upcoming season.”
Other comments: “I first want to thank my parents. Without them I would not be in the position I am in today. From taking me all around to tournaments and showcases, to supporting me after every game and helping me with my college decision my parents were always there for me. I am very grateful to have them in my life. I also want to thank my brother and sister for supporting me and teaching me a lot of what I know.”
“I also want to thank my High School Coaches, Bill Leighley and Brian Hetrick, for their constant encouragement and support. I want to thank all the coaches I have had in my life for helping me become the player I am today.”
Other schools considered: UMass, St. Johns and Air Force
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