09/18/2018 11:49 AM
Player Name: Michael Swift
91 Team & Grad Year: Team 91 Tristate 2019
High School/ Town Team: New Rochelle HS
College Commitment: Plattsburgh State
Athletic Awards: Two time Coaches Award Varsity Hockey, Jim Tozzo Award Varsity Hockey, Leader in Assists Varsity Lacrosse
Other schools considered: Springfield, WNE, Brockport, Castleton, St. Michaels, Pace
Most Influential Coach and Why: Chris Kear - he taught me all aspects of lacrosse as middie, attack and defense and held me to higher standards and made sure I reached it.
Why you choice to commit to that college: After visiting a lot of colleges it seemed like the perfect fit, academically, athletically, and the atmosphere there is great.
Why do you play lacrosse: It's something I can go to anytime and take my mind off things, and it's an awesome team sport.
What are your pregame rituals: Listen to rap music, eating a light snack right before the game.
What motivates you: The fact that I don't want to have to stop playing lacrosse one day and that the sport makes me want to play all the time.
What has the game taught you: Dedication, Teamwork and Passion
Whats you favorite pump-up song: Dreams and Nightmares by Meek Mill
Whats your go-to post game meal: A burger and fries