CR South's Patrizi & Perkins Commit to Play Collegiate Lacrosse

Council Rock South seniors Alex Patrizi and Tyler Perkins were recognized for committing to continue their lacrosse careers at the collegiate level.



Alex Patrizi – Virginia Wesleyan University (Goalie/Lacrosse)

Major:  Data Analysis

Final list of colleges: Virginia Wesleyan, Monmouth, ODU, Coastal Carolina, UNH, Plymouth State

Reasons for choosing Virginia Wesleyan:  Playing lacrosse and it’s close to the beach.

What was the progression that led you to competing in lacrosse at the collegiate level?  Participating in Council Rock Lax, Bucks Lax and Council Rock South High School Lax

Coach Mike Murray says:  “Alex was poised to take the reins as the starting goalie in 2020. He sees and thinks the game at an advanced level. Alex also wrestled and played travel ice hockey at South.   Alex has the ability to make an impact on the D3 level in the crease with his quick hands.”

About Alex:

Favorite food:  Buffalo Wings

Favorite movie:  Surf’s Up

Favorite artist:  Travis Scott



Tyler Perkins – Fairleigh Dickinson University (Defense/Lacrosse)

Major:  Hospitality & Tourism/Restaurant Management

Final list of colleges:  Fairleigh Dickinson, Gwynedd Mercy, Arcadia

Reasons for choosing FDU:  “It was an extremely difficult decision, but FDU had my major of Hospitality and Restaurant Management. Also, they have a great coaching staff on the lacrosse team. The team builds a very close bond that I wanted to be a part of.”

What was the progression that led you to playing lacrosse at the collegiate level?  “I was a football player when I was younger but switched to lacrosse. Lacrosse has a combination of speed, physicality and scheme that I enjoy.”

Coach Mike Murray says:  “Tyler leaves South as a two-year starter and valuable member of the South lacrosse program. In 2019, he won the Coaches Award given to the player with highest impact on the team on and off the field. He is a strong defender with speed. Tyler is a natural leader among his peers.”

About Tyler:

Favorite food:  Steak & Fries

Favorite movie:  Goonies or Stand by Me

Favorite artist:  Beach Boys



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