The defenseman scooped up 69 ground balls last season.
"Catawba felt like home. Another reason is how tight the team was. It was like no other program I saw. Catawba has a bond like a family," Horton said. "Finally is because I’m close enough to home my family and friends will be able to visit and watch me compete"
Horton plays club lacrosse with NC Fusion. He was also considering Hampton University, Queens University, and Newberry College.
Horton earned All-Conference honors last season. He also earned all-star honors at the Inside Lacrosse Carolina Prospect Day and is a Liberty National Elite All-Star.
"To reach out to coaches as much as possible, whether through it’s through email or on the phone," Horton said of his top takeaway from his recruiting process. ""
Horton is the first player reported to LaxRecords.com to have committed to Catawba College.
Catawba College 2020 Commits
|Eli Horton||Southern Alamance||NC Fusion||Defenseman||Catawba College|
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