Former Torrey Pines Long Stick Midfielder Beau Botkiss was one of 12 incoming freshmen welcomed to the Harvard Men’s Lacrosse team by head coach Chris Wojcik. Harvard’s Class of 2020 hails from Canada, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
“I am pleased to announce the addition of 12 student-athletes to the Harvard lacrosse family,” said Wojcik. “This morning on campus, we welcomed the class of 2020 to Harvard as they move into the Yard. The class is diverse geographically, as we continue to recruit outstanding young men from all over the United States and Canada. Today marks beginning of their journey at Harvard, and I am excited to mentor this class over the next four years.”
Botkiss who checks in at No. 37 is one five classmates ranked as a Top 50 freshman by Inside Lacrosse. This is what the Harvard press release had to say about Botkiss:
Beau Botkiss | Long Stick Midfielder | 5-11 | 190 | Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. | Torrey Pines
Four-year starter at long stick midfield for Torrey Pines … Started at LSM and defense for the West Coast Starz … 2016 Under Armour All-American … Two-time US Lacrosse All-American … 2016 Adrenaline All-American … Three-time All-Avocado League selection … Two-time All-CIF honoree … Helped Torrey Pines to its most successful season, recording a 19-3 record in 2016 … Two-time captain … Won the 2013 CIF championship … Participated in the Jose Montano Foundation and the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation for four years.