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Jack Gorman is on the fast track to success.
The speedy, athletic midfielder just became the second Class of 2018 commit for Section 1 (NY) power John Jay to verbally commit.
Gorman decided on Fairfield University, a decision first reported by Joe Lombardi on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section.
The 5-foot-11, 165-pound Gorman, a righty, is also a skilled and polished player with a high lacrosse IQ.
John Jay’s other 2018 verbal came from Duke-bound defender Braden Burke.
Now, here’s a Q&A with Jack on his commitment.
What were the main factors in your decision?
Some of the main factors of committing to Fairfield was the amazing campus, outstanding business school, and the coaching staff that Fairfield has.
What other schools were you considering and what schools did you visit?
I considered several Patriot League schools.
Have you decided what academic major you plan to pursue?
What are your strengths as a player and how would you describe your style of play?
My strength as a player is my speed, my style of play is very fast-paced.
What area of your game do you need to work on?
There are a lot of areas that need improvement, but most of all I need to improve my left hand.
How did you first get introduced to lacrosse?
I first got introduced to lacrosse by my dad as he played lacrosse at Hobart.
What travel team do you play on?
I currently play on Long Island Express North.
Any final thoughts and people you want to thank for helping you to this point?
I would most of all like to thank my family for sacrificing so many weekends, and for all their support. I would also like to thank all the coaches I’ve had throughout the years, especially Coach (Rich) Reda and Coach (Chris) Schreiber.
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