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Mandarin’s Blake Weil going to Florida Southern

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in .
Blake Weil, a Senior Midfielder/FOGO at Mandarin High School Has committed and decided to play his college lacrosse at Florida Southern.  Florida Southern plays NCAA Division 2 lacrosse, and competes in the Florida Sunshine State Conference. Blake Has played club lacrosse for Jacksonville Lacrosse Club, NFL (North Florida) Elite, and O-town Elite. Blake is a multi-sport athlete who has been playing lacrosse since middle school and was a three year starter at Mandarin HS. His freshman year he made the JV baseball team but his season ended very early when he had to have Tommy Johns surgery. After his surgery he chose to return to lacrosse which proved to successful for Mandarin and for Blake. He also ran cross country his senior year at Mandarin. He was head captain and the recipient of the Coaches Award and Middie of the Year award this year. He was also selected to the Duval County All-Star team this year. He was a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, Senior Men, and Sixth man Club. Blake would like to thank his high school coaches Janine Brand, and Jeff Hawkins, as well as Tom West for helping him during the recruiting process. He would also like to thank his parents Kimberly & Scott Weil for their continued love and support. Blake will be the first lacrosse player from Mandarin High School to play NCAA lacrosse level. Blake will be leaving Mandarin with school record in FO% (72%) as well as recording 535 attempts, 1st Team All-District 2 years. Graduating with a 3.9 G.P.A Blake plans to major in Engineering at FSC.