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October 2011



BRANDON FUSAROBRANDON FUSARO TO BE A BLACK KNIGHT COMMITTS TO WEST POINT 2014/ 2015


(10.22.11)

LONG BEACH, NY - Brandon Fusaro, a '96 from Elmont, NY has verbally committed to West Point for either the 2014 or 2015 season. As the top '96 forward on LI, Fusaro who is mature beyond his years on and off the ice, is a perfect fit for the Academy. Fusaro is thrilled with the opportunity to serve his country, and attend such a prestigious school as West Point. Brandon currently plays for the Apple Core Empire Jr. team and is improving as a player each week as he competes against older players. Fusaro attends the Portledge School, where he is a Sophomore. "The academics at Portledge will totally prepare Brandon for the academics at West Point" stated Jon Sandos, the Dean of Students and an Assistant Coach at Apple Core.

"This is a dream come true. My goal was always to play D 1 hockey and go to a great school" stated "General" Fusaro as his teammates call him now. "Brandon is one of the hardest workers on the ice in the entire organization, a great teammate who will become a great leader of men" stated Head Coach Henry Lazar. Brandon will be the fifth Cadet from the 'Core with Tim "The Spy" Quinlan, Brad Roberts, Biff McNally and Ryan Cruthers rounding out the 'Core platoon. " I am grateful to Coach's Lazar, Sandos and Johnston, all my previous coaches for their parts in my development, and my parents, sister and little brother for their sacrifice given to me"
" I can't wait to be a Black Knight".

























 

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