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Lakers Sign Guard to National Letter of Intent

Lakers sign guards to NLI

Cullen Maksimowski,

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.—Lake Superior State men's basketball coach Steve Hettinga has announced the first member of the 2018-19 recruiting class with the signing of Justin Fischer to a National Letter of Intent.


Fischer, a 6-foot-4 guard, will join the program next season after finishing his senior campaign at Warren De La Salle Collegiate High School. 


"We are very excited that Justin will be joining our family next year," said Hettinga. "From the first time I saw him play I knew he fit us like a glove.  


"Justin comes from a family of good athletes and a dad who coaches.  He is truly a student of the game and somebody we expect will come in right away and make a great impact to our program.


Fischer was a three-year letter winner for the Pilots earning All-Catholic and Second Team All-Macomb County his junior season while helping lead his team to a district championship.


Justin Fischer / Guard / 6-4 / 180 lbs. / Warren De La Salle High School / Warren, Mich.

  • Three-year varsity letter winner (2015-18)
  • JV Basketball – Team MVP (2015)
  • Varsity Basketball – Team Captain (2017)
  • Varsity Basketball – All-Catholic (2017)
  • Varsity Basketball – Second Team All-Macomb County (2017)
  • Varsity Basketball – Top Rebounder Award (2017)
  • Four-time selection to the Tim McCormick Michigan Elite 25 Camp (Invite Only)