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’Hooch’s Cohen to play lacrosse for Young Harris

by Staff Reports

December 11, 2013

Seated with Thomas Cohen are his sister Morgan Cohen and parents Margaret and Jeffrey Cohen. Standing, from left, are CHS Athletic Director Milo Mathis, 2010-2012 CHS head lacrosse coach Ryne Linsley, CHS head lacrosse coach Michael Sopko, CHS assistant varsity coach Kevin Fabianski and CHS Principal Tim Duncan.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Chattahoochee High School's Thomas Cohen has signed a letter of intent to play NCAA Division II lacrosse at Young Harris College in Young Harris, Ga.

Cohen plans to pursue a degree in outdoor leadership. Cohen will play goalie for the Mountain Lions lacrosse team, which competes in the Peach Belt Conference.

Cohen, a four-year letterman for the Cougars, helped the team reach the Georgia 4A state quarterfinals in 2012 and the Georgia 6A state quarterfinals in 2013.

A Cougar-2-Cougar mentor, Cohen was selected to coach a Junior Cougar lacrosse team for three seasons and served as head coach for the fall 2013 U-9 Junior Cougar lacrosse team.

In addition to playing for his high school, Cohen has played club lacrosse for LB3-Atlanta in 2010 and 2011 and for Atlanta Crush in 2012 under head coach Kevin Moran.

Cohen was a guest player for summer club teams including the Rage and the Outlaws. A member of Chattahoochee's Senior Class Council, Cohen is also co-founder and president of the CHS Mountain Biking Club and is employed by the YMCA's Camp High Harbour as a summer camp counselor.