WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 30, 2011)- The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Shamrocks announced today that they have signed on David Earl of Notre Dame for their 2012 season.
Earl has played for Notre Dame since he was a freshman as a two-way midfielder. He was the team captain his senior year and was Inside Lacrosse preseason All-American as well as a Big East honoree.
“We are very excited to have David as a Shamrock this year,” said Barry Powless, head coach of the team. “He is a player we feel will be able to make the transition from field to indoor very quickly. David’s athleticism and ability to play at both ends of the floor will definitely make him the impact player we were seeking. He has a bright future in the league.”
Earl was the first overall pick for the Shamrocks in their College Entry Draft, which was held at Lucky’s Sporthouse. The team will begin play January 19th at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
“I believe the NALL has a ton of potential and I am thrilled be a part of the first year,” said David Earl. “I am extremely excited to be apart of the team and looking forward to getting back to playing some lacrosse.”