SoCal Success: Dylan Acevedo, Dominican University

Dylan Acevedo, Dominican university

More and more lacrosse players from the Southland are heading off to play in college. This summer, Southland Lax is catching up with a few guys and asking them to share their experiences — what they’ve done, how they got there and how others can follow a similar path.

Name: Dylan Acevedo
College: Dominican University of California
Hometown/High School: Yorba Linda, Calif./Mater Dei High School
Position: Midfield/FO
Year in school: Sophomore
Years played: 7 years

Dylan Acevedo, Dominican University

Any awards won, either high school or college?
2009, 2010 and 2011 1st Team All-Trinity League; 2011 Trinity League Offensive Player of the Year; 2011 1st Team All-County; 2012 2nd Team All-WILA; 2012 Academic All-WILA

How did you get into lacrosse?
My football coach was starting a program and asked if I was interested.

What’s your favorite lacrosse memory?
Traveling with the team this past year.

How did your season go this year?
Not as well as expected, but room to grow, and we plan and coming out a lot stronger.

What advice can you give to younger players looking to bring their games to the next level?
You’re never at the top, and there is always work to be done. Strive to be the best at what you do.


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