St. John’s just landed a commitment from another one of the region’s top players.
Rising senior attackman/midfielder Ryan Fitzgerald of Class C sectional champion Putnam Valley has given a verbal commitment to join the Red Storm next year.
St. John’s got a commitment from Somers rising senior defenseman John Bello last month.
Put Valley coach Brian Kuczma, who starred at Johns Hopkins and in the MLL knows what it takes to excel at the next level, and he said Fitzgerald has what it takes.
“Ryan is a talented player who has great vision and an ability to score from in tight or with an outside shot,” Kuczma said of Fitzgerald, who also visited Quinnipiac, Marist and Western New England. “It’s rare to find that in an attackman. He will be an asset to St. Johns’ program.”
Here’s a Q&A with Ryan on his selection of St. John’s:
What were the main factors in your decision to attend St. John’s?
St. John’s has a good business program and many chances at internships in the city which is only a short ride from school. The coaches are great guys and St. John’s is a Big East school that plays at a high level.
What were your thoughts about the program and the campus when you visited?
The campus was really nice with great facilities for lacrosse. I am very excited to play in the program that it still growing and has a chance to do a lot in the Big East.
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