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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
ESPNHS 100 goalie commits to UPenn

By Tom Peace

Ahmed Iftikhar, Warrior 40
Ahmed Iftikhar from Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.) at the 2011 Warrior 40 held in Boston, Mass.
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Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.) goalie Ahmed Iftikhar has confirmed to ESPNHS that he verbally committed to play men's lacrosse for the University of Pennsylvania.

Iftikhar is currently a senior at Detroit Country Day, but plans on doing a post-graduate year next season before heading to UPenn the fall of 2013.

The senior is the No. 3 goalie in the ESPNHS 100 and No. 20 overall.

Iftikhar has a great game and proved it as one of four goalies chosen to take part in the Warrior 40 last summer. The Michigan native does great with saving the high to low shots and can clear the ball well.

UPenn is a Division I program located in Philadelphia, Pa. The Quakers are on the rise as coach Mike Murphy's squad went (8-7, 4-3 in the Ivy League) last spring.

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