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Alex Morris, Ohio State
High School: McLean HS (Va.)
Club Team: Baltimore Crabs
Summer/Fall Recruiting Events: Summer 2013: NSCLA, King of the Hill, Best of the Best, Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip Camp, Loyola Shootout, UVA Team Camp, Lake Placid. Fall 2013 – Not sure.
Height/Weight: 6-1, 180 lbs.
Stats/Honors: 2013 1st Team All Liberty District at Attack, 2nd Team All Northern Region at Attack, Team MVP; 46 Goals & 16 Assists
Other Sports: Varsity Swim Team
Other Schools Considered: Michigan, Penn State, Lehigh, Harvard, Brown, Georgetown, Virginia, Furman, Towson, & Washington College
How was your recruiting process?
Overwhelming, at first. But once you start talking to the coaches and visiting the campus’ you get a feeling of which school and program is a good fit.
What were the reasons behind your commitment?
This was the hardest decision of my life. I liked all the colleges for different reasons but Ohio State had it all. Great campus, Big 10 athletic program, public ivy academics. Coach Myers, Coach Dobbins, and Coach Koesterer were all great. They have a great program that has climbed to the top 10 ranks and they aren’t looking back. They really know how to support the players and the team.
How would you describe your style of lacrosse and what do you believe your strengths are?
Run and gun, but value every possession without turnovers. Strengths would be shooting and dodging from anywhere on the field, getting ground balls, and good defense.
What aspects of your game would you like to work on throughout your college career?
To constantly getting better offensively and defensively. To be the go-to guy when the game is on the line.
What goals do you have for the rest of your high school career?
To lead my team as much as possible to win Districts, Region and States. To represent the public school lacrosse player and support our youth lacrosse program.
Magazine: Inside Lacrosse
TV Show: Breaking Bad
Band or Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Movie: Top Gun
Pro Team: Washington Capitals
Clothing Line: Nike
Vacation Destination: Bethany Beach
School Subject: Chemistry
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