Hunter Edington commits to Division I Manhattan College, member of the Metro Atlantic (MAC) Athletic Conference. The winner of the MAC has an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Hunter is coming off a stellar Junior campaign where he helped St. Margaret’s Episcopal School win the US Lax Southern Section CIF Lacrosse Championship. Hunter had 60 goals and 32 assists for the Tartans including a 6 goal performance in the title game.
“I am very excited about attending Manhattan College. The business program at Manhattan is great and the campus which located 10 minutes from downtown New York is very exciting. The lacrosse program is definitely on an upward track with Coach Steve Manitta leading the way. I am very certain that Manhattan will become a dominate force in the MAC in the next few years and I am looking forward to doing my part.”
Manhattan College is a private institution that was founded in 1853. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,351. Manhattan was ranked 24th out of 1,016 colleges in the United States with the best salary potential in the 2013–2014 Payscale College Salary Report which was higher than Georgetown University (ranked 41), Dartmouth University (ranked 44), and Columbia (ranked 54).