J. Dylan Kesselring

2022 | NC: Oak Ridge
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I am an aggressive defenseman with great drive to help my team win. My main goal is to command my defensive and be the best team player I can be.

Male Scholar Athlete of the Year 2021-2022 NW Guilford HS. Varsity Lacrosse Team Captain sophomore, junior and senior year. Freshman Varsity starter and played every game. All-Conference freshman, Northwest Guilford High School. The key to my game is aggressiveness and communication with the defense. I am willing to do whatever it takes to make a difference on and off the field with my team. I played Varsity Football my sophomore, junior and senior year. I have achieved all A's thru the 12th grade, currently have a 4.6 weighted GPA and class rank #41 out of 488. I am considering a business degree in college.

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Honors & Awards:
2022 Bull City All-Star Game
2022 NC Great 38 All-Star Game
2022 Fusion Spring Senior All-Star Game
NW Guilford HS Male Scholar Athlete of the Year 2021-2022
Senior Year All-State Defense Honorable Mention (4A)
Senior Year All-Region Defense - 3rd Team (4A)
Senior Year Metro All-Conference
Senior Year All-Area (Varsity Football)
Senior Year All-Conference (Varsity Football)
Kim Record Outstanding Achievement Award - Rotary Club of Greensboro 2021
IL Recruiting Invitational All-Star 2021
Junior Year All-State (4A)
Junior Year All-Region (4A)
Junior Year Conference 12 Defensive Player of the Year
Junior Year Conference 12 All-Conference
Junior Year NWHS Defensive MVP
Junior Year All-Conference (Varsity Football)
HSOT's All-State Team Honorable Mention 2021
NC Next Generation Showcase - Class of 2022 All-Star Game
2018 Mid-Atlantic Invitational All-Star
Freshman Year All-Conference
National Honor Society
4.0 Honor Roll Freshman, Sophomore and Junior Year
Honor's List - GTCC 2020-2021
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Other HS Sports Played:
Varsity Football/NC Fusion 7v7 Football
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Relevant Lacrosse Accolades:
Started in all 18 games as a freshman. 2nd leader on team with 32 TA's, 18 GBs, 1 A. Invitee to Maverik Showtime June 2019, June 2020, June 2021. Invitee to NXT Boys Philly Showcase Nov 2018, Nov 2019, and Nov 2021. Jr Year Lacrosse Stats: GP 14/GB 66/GB/G 4.7/TA 50 Jr Year Football Stats: GP 7/Solo Tackles 21/Asst 25/Tot Tackles 53/T/G 7.6/Tackles for Loss 7.0 Sr Year Lacrosse Stats: GP 21/TA 96/GB 94

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High School:
Northwest Guilford High School
Dan Tichy
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NCF Triad Elite Boys Lacrosse
Ira Vanterpool
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NCF Triad Elite 2022
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Southern Stars Lacrosse
Ira Vanterpool
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Southern Stars 2022
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GPA (unweighted):
93-96; 4.0; A
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For a full evaluation of J. Dylan's field play, athleticism, and academics please contact me at ivanterpool@ncfusion.org or (336) 639 - 9366.

John Hughes

May 21, 2020

Dylan is a high character, focused young man who has a driven work ethic combined with athleticism that allows him to excel at multiple sports. His speed and aggressiveness are his biggest attributes on the field. He is a strong leader in our community and school as well.

Don Croom

May 20, 2020

Dylan is a competitive multi-sport athlete. He is a two-year HS varsity starter named captain his sophomore season. He's has superb leadership, decision making, communication, on-ball defense, and ground ball ability. He is a gamer willing to do anything to put his team in a position to win.

Daniel Tichy

May 18, 2020

Dylan is a driven multi-sport athlete. Selected captain sophomore year, he's my field general leading the D-Unit with his stellar communication skills. His great footwork w/ aggressive on-ball play leads him to be matched up against an opponent's #1 attack. He is a defensive coach's player!

Ira Vanterpool

Jul 25, 2019

Dylan is a phenomenal athlete that has a motor and a drive that matches the top athletes in the game. He's an aggressive on-ball defender that has superb communication skills and is a leader in the classroom and on the field.

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