JD (Jack) Shimer

2021 | PA: East Coventry
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6'3" 205 lb Lefty defenseman. Quick and Strong. 3.75 GPA. Bishop Shanahan sophomore Varsity starter - 2x PA State Champion. Coachable. Great lax IQ. Involved in my community.

Jack attends Bishop Shanahan High School and is a starting varsity player of the 2018 & 2019 PA State Champion Eagles lacrosse team. As a sophomore he started every game of the 2019 Championship Season. JD has an honors schedule and a 3.75 GPA. Jack began lacrosse at U9 and made the Freedom 2021 Red Team (A team) as a starting close defenseman. He was selected as an All Star at the 2020 NXT Showcase and at the 2019 Big 12 Lacrosse Invitational, a 2018 National Prospect Elite 80 All Star, a recognized Standout at the 2018 Apex 60. In 2017, he was selected for the Brine Pride of PA team to play at the National Lacrosse Classic. In 2016 Jack was a Chester County All Star and won the All County Championship as a Coventry Wildcat recreational player. JD was a 3x selectee to represent Chester County in the All PA Keystone games. JD played football as a starting tight end and starting linebacker for the Coventry Wildcats - who went undefeated for 5 consecutive seasons. In middle school he played Offense, Defense, and Special Teams for his undefeated Owen J. Roberts football team. Jack is an active volunteer with the Special Olympics and participates annually in the Walk to Defeat ALS. He continues to learn so much from his exceptional teammates and coaches both on and off the field.

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Honors & Awards:
2020 NXT Showcase All Star, 2019 All Star at Big 12 Invitational, 2019 Varsity Starter as Sophomore, 2019 State Champion, 2018 Bishop Shanahan High School State Champion,2018 Varsity Freshman, 2018 Freedom NXT Summer Invitational Champion, 2018 Cascade 80 All Star Team, 2018 Apex 60 Selection, 2017 Team Captain Coventry Wildcats Lacrosse, 2017 Pride of PA Brine Selection, 2016 Chester County All Star, 2015,2016,2017 Selection to Chester County Team for PA Keystone Games.
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Relevant Lacrosse Accolades:
2x State Champion, Started Varsity as a Sophomore, Varsity as a Freshman.

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Performance Metrics
10 Yard Dash
40 Yard Dash
5-10-5 Shuttle
Shot Speed
97.0 mph
Broad Jump
Vertical Jump
Coach Contacts
High School:
Bishop Shanahan High School
Paul Meyers
Team Name:
Shanahan Eagles
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Club Name:
Freedom Lacrosse Club
Bob Miller
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GPA (unweighted):
90-92; 3.7; A-
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Kevin Goforth

Mar 24, 2018

Jack is a smart defender. He is good on ball and off ball. He has good size and plays aggressive defense. He plays very good team defense and knows where to be off ball. He has good stick work and helps clear the ball.

Paul Butala

Mar 4, 2018

Jack is a big, strong and aggressive defenseman. He uses those attributes well to keep offensive players at bay. He has very good footwork and understanding of a variety of defensive formations and responsibilities. Jack is a very good communicator and is a team first type player.

Scott Lange

Mar 2, 2018

Jack is a tenacious defenseman who always goes 100%, strong, hard, checks, good ground ball skills, very solid 1v1 and team defender who is coachable and also a leader both on and off the field. Very sound in transition as well and can push offensively up the field.

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