(Notre Dame, IN) Thomas Hendzel of Lisle, IL will continue his academic and athletic careers with Holy Cross College. He is the son of Thomas and Marguerite Hendzel.
Playing in 21 games in 2009 for the Lions, TJ recorded 8 goals and 7 assists earning him 23 points. He was a team captain and named to the All - Conference team his senior year. During his high school career, TJ was part of two conference championships, and two Orion Tournament championship teams. At 6'3''and playing the center midfield position, TJ will help the Saints in a variety of ways.
"I am excited to add TJ Hendzel to our recruiting class for 2010," said Head Coach Dustan Harley. "He is a versatile player who will do very well playing in the back or in the midfield for us. Thomas is also a very solid student and leader on and off the field. "
Thomas will come to Holy Cross starting in August of 2010 and will be working on an undergraduate degree in Education.