By K.I. Goldberg
LIlacrosseNews.com, Posted 12/24/14
Kings Park High School 2017 midfielder Jac Cutillo has made verbal commitment to the admissions process of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Jac Cutillo log:
High School: Kings Park High School
Graduation Year: 2017
Club Affiliation: Team 91 Lacrosse
Lacrosse Honors: 2014 Suffolk County Division 2 Rookie of the Year, 2014 Suffolk County Freshman All-Star Team, 2013 & 2014 NXT Individual Philly Showcase, 2014 Maverik Showtime Showcase event, 2014 FLG in 3D All-Star team, 2015 Maverik Showtime Invitee
What will you major in/study? Business Management and Legal Studies
Why did you choose West Point? “My choice of West Point was based on my most recent visit. Coaches (Joe) Alberici, (Kyle) Georgalis and (Justin) Turri put together a full day and a half tour, which really enabled me and my parents to see how much it had to offer. The emphasis on leadership and athletics as well as academics, was a perfect fit for me.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “This season my team and I plan on being the best team there is on the field. The boys and I have been getting psyched for the season since summer workouts and cannot wait to get this year rolling!”
Other schools considered: The Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Boston University, Rutgers, UMass, Fairfield
Thank You: “First and foremost I would like to thank my family. My 2 older sisters and my parents have always been my biggest cheerleaders.
“I would also like to thank my youth coaches; my father, Pete Plate, Pat Hull and Joe Murphy. They taught me the basics and showed me that I could play at the next level.
“I would also give a shout out to one of my first travel team coaches, Jim Korwin, for keeping me in the game when I wasn’t sure I really wanted to be there and for giving me the confidence that I needed.
“I would also love to thank my Team 91 family, Jimmy Mule, Dave Kohler, Dave DiMaria and all of the other staff for everything they have done to improve my game.
“Finally, I’m very thankful to my High School coaches JM Simson, Bascelli and Marcelo Sandoval for having the confidence in me to bring me up to the Varsity level and push me to be the best player I could be. How much they have all supported me is something I will never be ale to repay.”
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