College of Denver’s Ethan Walker was chosen 10th total within the 2020 Nationwide Lacrosse League draft.
DENVER — “It was undoubtedly surreal, and I do know loads of guys say that once they get drafted,” Ethan Walker stated with a smile.
“However it’s a kind of issues the place you hear your identify and also you don’t actually imagine its true till they present your face on stay TV, proper?”
Six months after his senior yr was dashed by the coronavirus pandemic, Walker noticed his face on stay TV when he was chosen with the 10th total decide within the 2020 Nationwide League Lacrosse entry draft by the Georgia Swarm.
However you’ll solely see him in a DU Pioneers uniform this season. The three time All-American has unfinished enterprise in Denver.
“When the NCAA allowed that additional yr, I talked with loads of my roommates that I lived with and all of us determined to comeback as a result of all of us needed one other shot at this factor,” he defined.
This factor is an NCAA Championship.
With all 13 starters again, Ethan and his DU teammates take their first step this week.
“I do know loads of guys are excited to be again on the sector once more, being with the blokes. Even when it’s solely 10 guys or so as a result of that’s what the varsity is permitting us,” Walker stated.
Whereas most school athletes can’t wait to start out their skilled careers, ‘E-Stroll’ plans to get pleasure from his second senior yr.
“I’m going to focus proper now on lecturers. I’m going to get my grasp’s diploma. And I’m going to give attention to the NCAA Event and enjoying for the Denver Pioneers one last season,” Walker stated.
“Clearly, Georgia is behind my thoughts, and when the time comes I’ll be tremendous excited and able to go for coaching camp.”
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