Rising Star: John Geppert

Playing for big brother

A love for lacrosse started with big brother.

Growing up, Landon senior John Geppert idolized his older brother Geoff.

The former captain of the Haverford men's lacrosse team had a personality that could make a room smile.

Last August though, Geoff died after a hiking accident in Ithaca, New York. He was only 24 years old.

As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, even though his older brother might be gone, he is still a big part of John's life.

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