By K.I. Goldberg
LILacrossenews.com, Posted 8/12/14
Lynbrook High School 2015 attackman Gordon Purdie has made a commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Adelphi University.
Gordon Purdie ledger:
High School: Lynbrook High School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Adelphi University
Club Affiliation: Checkmate Lacrosse Sharks
Lacrosse Honors: 2X All-County, All-American Finalist, All-Star team MVP tournament, All-Star team Hofstra tournament, 3 time member of Nassau Suffolk Showcase, Fran McCall Award-Most Valuable offensive player Class B Championship, Member of U19 Australian squad
Academic Honors: 2X Academic All-Conference
What will you major in/study? Business\Criminal Justice
Why did you choose Adelphi? “It is not just the history my family has at Adelphi but more importantly Adelphi is a great school that offers both Business and Criminal Justice that I plan on studying.”
Thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/outlook for next season? “We had an exciting year and winning the Class B Championship was one I will treasure for a lifetime. With many players returning we believe that that we have the tools to make another run at a State championship.”
Thank You: “I would like to thank Coach Cat and the Athletic Director of Adelphi University, Danny McCabe for their guidance throughout the recruiting process. My High School coaches, Coach Leighly and Coach Hetrick and my club coach Keith Lohmuller.
“Thank you to my teammates who have been terrific. I also want to thank my Mom and Dad for giving me support.”
Other schools considered: Boston University, Hofstra, Umass, Drexel and Regis
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