By Chris Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 8/10/14
Wantagh 2016 midfielder Kyle Sliwak has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.
Kyle Sliwak log:
High school: Wantagh
Year of graduation: Class of 2016
College choice: Hofstra University (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club affiliation: Team91 2016 Orange
Lacrosse honors, camps, showcases: Varsity player as a sophomore, Maverick 2014 and Jake Reid 2013, All-Star selection at the Blue and Gold Hofstra Tournament 2013, Blue Chip 225 Varsity Level, member of the Lax Fest 2014 Championship team, member of the Blue and Gold Hofstra championship team 2014.
Academic honors: Honor Roll Freshman and Sophomore years
Intended major: Looking to major in Communications
Why did you choose school: “I chose Hofstra because it was close to home, I have a real connection to the coaches, I love their program and I continue to watch it get stronger every year. I want to help them get to the Final 4. Hofstra also has a strong communications school.”
Outlook for 2015 season: “My HS team lost a lot of seniors this past season; we are a very young team, and hopefully we can build on that for next season. We made it to the quarterfinals, and lost to Garden City.”
Other comments: “I want to thank my Team91 coaches for all that they have taught me and for all of their support throughout the years, I want to thank the Team91 family for all of their words of encouragement. And I especially want to thank my mom for giving me the opportunity to achieve my goal of playing Division I lacrosse and for all of her sacrifices every summer.”
Other schools considered: Georgetown, Providence, Fairfield, Towson, Yale
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