Nick Wegrzynowicz and Sean Kirwan, who played a major role in an Illinois Class AAA state title for Warren (Gurnee, Ill.), have verbally committed to Eastern Illinois, ESR learned Wednesday.
Wegrzynowicz scored the match-winning goal in overtime to lead Warren to a 2-1 victory over Naperville Central (Naperville, Ill.). In the semifinals, Kirwan scored a goal and Wegrzynowicz had an assist. Warren finished No. 24 in the final ESR Top 50 for the fall of 2011.
Both Class of 2013 midfielder prospects, Kirwan plays club soccer for Eclipse Select and Wegrzynowicz plays for the Chicago Magic.
They are the first confirmed commitments for Eastern Illinois in the Class of 2013.