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.@ConnectLAX boys’ recruit: Garden City 2017 DEF Puccio commits to Bucknell

Monday, 27th October 2014

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 10/27/14

Garden City 2017 defenseman Philip Puccio has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Bucknell University.

Philip Puccio log:

Philip Puccio

Philip Puccio

High School: Garden City High School

Graduation Year: 2017

Position: Defense

College choice: Bucknell University (ConnectLAX college profile)

Club Affiliations: Team 91, FLG

Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases: Maverik Showtime, Jake Reed, Philly Showcase, Team Nassau vs. Suffolk, NXT Cup All-Star

Academic honors: First Academic Honors

What will you major in/study?
Business/ Management

Why did you choose school?
“I am very fortunate to have such an incredible opportunity to play to play high level Division 1 lacrosse at such a prestigious university. I instantly felt comfortable with the coaches and fell in love with Bucknell after visiting the campus.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next year? “Under the leadership of a very strong returning senior class and some of the best coaching in the country, we are looking forward to a shot at another NY State championship.”

Other comments: “I’d like to thank my parents for all of the time and support they have given me, my high school coaches Steve Finnell & Tom Flatley, and my club coaches Mike Winkoff from FLG & Jim Mule from Team 91

Other schools considered: Air Force, Michigan, Fairfield, Cornell

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