Oxbridge Academy 2019 attacker, Callie Zoeller, has committed to Towson University. Callie plays club lacrosse for Lax Maniax. "I am extremely excited to be going to Towson. I want to thank my family for their endless love and support. I want to thank my coaches, specifically, Coach Torrey for his support and belief in my abilities. I also want to thank: Coach Sarah and Trey Burlingame, Coach Ellyn Spangenberg, Coach Katie Richardson and Coach Marissa Lisi for pushing me to achieve more; Coach Stan Ross for his guidance through the recruiting process; and lastly, Scott Kahoe for his early morning training sessions. Go Tigers!"
Editor's note - this message was posted on Facebook today. It was one year ago today that John Michael's life, and the lives of his loved ones, took an unexpected turn. If you don't already follow his story on Caring Bridge https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/johnmichaelnight I encourage you to do so. Learn about John Michael, find ways to help the family, and read updates from his mother, Vickie, that will make you cry and inspire you at the same time. It feels like I blinked and a year went by, yet so much has happened. I remember it like it was yesterday: I got to Shepherd on Tuesday, January 5. That first Sunday I was laying in bed and my mom was holding my hand as we watched Joel Osteen preach on TV. He was talking about how 2016 would be a year of acceleration, and in many ways
Junior Hagerty defenseman, Connor Purcell, has committed to NCAA DI Mercer. Connor plays club lacrosse for Sweetlax and said, "I would like to thank all my coaches from the last years."
Senior Nease LSM, Mason Combs, has committed to University of Montevallo. Combs played club lacrosse for Villages Lacrosse. The University of Montevallo Falcons are set to begin NCAA DII lacrosse in the spring of 2018. The University of Montevallo is located in Montevallo, AL and has about 3200 students. "(I'm) looking forward to majoring in Forensic Science at University of Montevallo. Huge shout out to Coach Max Gurowski for all your support and encouragement as I went through this process. Special thanks to Jermaine Solomon @MaximumEffortTraining for getting me faster and stronger #neaseLacrosse #vallonation."
Chase Vasquez, senior attack at Buchholz High, has committed to Adams State University. Located in Alamosa, CO, the Grizzlies play Division 2 NCAA Lacrosse in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Vasquez was named to the Gainesville Sun All Area team in 2016.