It started in October, 2010 when goalie Ryan Feit, then a goaltender at Syosset High School on Long Island, verbally committed to Johns Hopkins.
That commitment, first reported by LaxLessons.com, started a national trend.
Now a senior, Feit’s verbal becomes official during National Letter of Intent Fall Signing Week. Feit told LaxLessons.com in a story published last week that, for him, making one of the best decisions of his life at such a young age was the right call for him.
But now, with so many sophomores making the decision earlier, the trend is becoming more and more controversial. And more scrutinized.
The latest media outlet to focus on it is the Baltimore Sun.
In a story (shown above) with the headline, “Despite reservations, college lacrosse coaches recruit younger and younger players,” the Sun takes an in-depth look at the accelerated recruiting pace.
Have a recruiting commitment to report? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect with us
Get in the game
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: Recruiting updates