During most of Henry Narlee’s playing days at Massachusetts power Duxbury, the possibility of playing lacrosse at Boston University did not exist for the simple reason that BU didn’t decide to launch a program until this year.

But now that it has, the versatile midfielder, who is currently a senior at Avon Old Farms (Conn.), has decided to be a part of it.

The 5-foot-10, 180-pound righty has verbally committed to coach Ryan Polley’s Terriers’ program.

Narlee, who started playing lacrosse in the fifth grade, is also a football standout.

Now, here’s a Q&A with Henry on his commitment.

What were the main factors in your decision?
The size of the school, the location, the academics and the coaches were all very important to me.

What other schools were you considering and what schools did you visit?
I considered Brown, Dartmouth, Michigan, Colgate and Holy Cross.

What are your strengths as a player and how would you describe your style of play?
My strengths are that I’m diverse. A lot of midfielders try to specialize on a certain part of their game. I tried to stay away from that.

How did you get introduced to lacrosse and do you play any other sports?
I got introduced through my friends. I also play football.

Who have been some of the biggest influences on you during your development as a player?
Definitely my youth coach, Mike Connelly. I owe a lot to him in shaping me as the person and player I am today.

What travel team did you play on and what were some of the big showcase events you participated in this past summer?
I played for Laxachusetts and I played in King of the Hill, NE Storm and the Brine Shootout.

* For more info on Henry, check out his player profile by clicking here.

Have a recruiting commitment to report? Email us at info@laxlessons.com.


Recruiting coverage

* Updated tristate recruiting review and commitment rundown (for classes of 2013, ’14 and ’15)

* Class of 2012 commitment rundown

* Recruit profile archive

* For a list of committed players with their profiles up, click here.

* To get your profile up, click here.

Connect with us

* Follow LaxLessons on Twitter by clicking here.

* Become a Fan of LaxLessons on Facebook now by clicking here.

Get in the game

* You can subscribe to LaxLessons.com’s playbook, featuring animated drills and plays for your team, by clicking here. 

Cast your vote in our latest poll

To vote, go to the right panel of this page. Then, scroll past the “New Comments” and “Popular” tabs and click on “Poll.” You will then see the poll questions and can cast your vote from the multiples choices, or, write in your choice if it’s not one of the choices.

Posted In: New England prep schools, Recruiting Rundown

If you liked this article, please take this time to share it with your Facebook friends using the Facebook button (see Facebook post button to the left) or retweet it using Twitter (see retweet button to the left). You may also want to follow us or subscribe to the site to stay up-to-date with this article. If you'd rather follow us from your Facebook account, join our Facebook fan page.

One Response to “Narlee will stay close to home in college at BU”

  1. NE laxin says:

    It will be interesting to see how many Duxbury kids wind up at BU

Leave a Reply