PLB Q&A: Luke Engelke

Pingry (NJ) ’22 Faceoff-Midfielder – Committed to Duke

PeaceLaxBlog Q&A

I would like to thank my Family, friends, and coaches for helping me get to where I am today. I would not be in this position if it weren’t for them and I am truly grateful for their help.


Peace Lax Blog: What made you choose this school?

Luke Engelke: It’s been a dream school of mine since I was young and it is a school of extremely high standards both academically and athletically.

Awards and Accolades

2x Under Armour player 2018-2019, Nike national All-star game Team NJ, NLF No. 22 overall player in Class, 2x faceoff academy showcase winner.

PLB: How has the COVID-19 Pandemic affected you?

LE: It has given me a stronger work ethic and larger encouragement to hit the wall or go for a run.

PLB: How would you describe your recruiting process?

LE: My recruiting process was an amazing process. I got to speak with some really nice coaches and fantastic schools. After speaking with Coach Danowski and Coach Caputo I knew Duke was the right fit for me.

Club Program: Leading Edge Elite

PLB: What kind of stick do you play with?

LE: String king mark 2f stiff, maverick A1 & maverick tactik, maverick A1Favorite

PLB: Quotes that You Live By?

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – MJ

PLB: What do you do for fun?

LE: Playing Video Games, Golf, Basketball, go to beach with friends or do watersport activities

PLB: What do you want to be when you grow up? And Why?

LE: I plan on majoring in business. I am not sure what the future will hold after that.

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PLB: Once Coronavirus is over where would you like to visit?

LE: Greece, a lot of beautiful sites are in Greece

PLB: Favorite Song currently

LE: Burn the house down by AJR

PLB: Favorite Food:

LE: Chipotle

Luke’s Updated Summer Highlights:

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