Benilde-St. Margaret's (Minneapolis, Minn.) senior goalie Thomas Gilligan has informed ESPNHS that he has verbally committed to enter the admissions process to play men's lacrosse for Amherst College.
Gilligan, a 2012 graduate, was named to the ESPNHS Top 25 goalie list this fall and is a member of the Minnesota Elite club lacrosse team.
Amherst College is a Division III school located in Amherst, Mass. The Lord Jeffs, a member of the ECAC conference, made it to the 2011 NCAA Quarterfinals this past spring, posting a 15-3 record on the season.
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