First things first. Tomorrow is Sept. 1. If you’re familiar with recruiting and/or a reader of this blog I don’t have to tell you what that means.
Defenseman George Benitez of Darien will be playing his college lacrosse at Division I Stony Brook. George Benitez is one of four rising seniors for five-time state champion Darien that have committed to college programs. The defenseman is headed to Stony Brook University.
Joe’s going to be upset that I’m posting on something that has nothing to do with lacrosse but this is a video I think all of you have to see. Sorry Joe!
Lacrosse is not exactly front and center on Greg D’Arienzo’s mind these days. Who can blame him? After all, the rising senior from Carey High School in Franklin Square is busy preparing for the football season. Last season, he rushed for 1,300 yards and 11 touchdowns and earned all-Nassau County honors.
With the summer now all but over, let’s take a look at some of the major college commitments among top rising seniors from Long Island.
Matt Bocklet, top (shown in action for the Denver Outlaws), has had the upper hand on most of his MLL and NLL opponents during his pro career thus far. Matt Bocklet’s lacrosse career has taken him to many places. From John Jay High School to an NCAA tournament appearance at Fairfield University to an NCAA [...]
An exciting weekend of semifinal- and final-round games ended today with Toronto outlasting Denver 10-9 to win the Major League Lacrosse championship game in Annapolis, Md. Needless to say, several players from the LaxLessons.com lower New York State/Greater Fairfield County area played key roles in the contest.
Former Johns Hopkins star Paul Rabil of the Boston Cannons was named the Bud Light MVP and Warrior offensive player of the year and former Georgetown standout Brodie Merrill of the Toronto Nationals was named Warrior defensive player of the year to lead the list of 12 players chosen to the All-Major League Lacrosse team.
Well gang, we continue to follow the recruiting commitments around the clock. And I just got word of another one. John Jay rising senior Fletcher Franklin, whose strong play in goal down the stretch helped the Indian make their sixth straight sectional final appearance, has committed to Division III Kenyon in Gambier, Ohio.
Congratulations to poster “ATTACK,” a laxer from Darien, whose post on our “Name the Top 5 laxers of all-time” thread was selected as the winner of our $100 Dick’s Sporting Good gift card giveaway. You can check out what he wrote by clicking on the link and scrolling down to Comment No. 23. Now though, [...]
Ridgefield’s Matt White, Somers’ JoJo Marasco and Manhasset’s Connor English were ranked among the Top 10 incoming college freshmen in the nation by Inside Lacrosse in its annual recruiting issue. Inside Lacrosse also ranked the Top 50 rising seniors and Top 50 rising juniors at the high school level. Joe’s MaxPreps.com column: Rye’s McCormack [...]
St. John’s just landed a commitment from another one of the region’s top players. Rising senior attackman/midfielder Ryan Fitzgerald of Class C sectional champion Putnam Valley has given a verbal commitment to join the Red Storm next year.
Mahopac’s Okie Bernabo ended a busy summer of lacrosse by deciding on a college. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Rising senior Okie Bernabo of Mahopac has made his college choice. The versatile midfielder has decided to join C.W. Post, which won the Division II title this past season.
Rye rising senior Cole McCormack, one of the top all-around players in the state, is bound for NCAA finalist Cornell. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) One of the top rising seniors in the state, Rye midfielder Cole McCormack, just informed me that he has given a verbal commitment to attend 2009 NCAA Division I finalist [...]
A Dream Team of former Syracuse stars that included Roy Colsey, the Powell brothers, Ric Beardsley, Rob Kavovit and Paul Carcaterra took on Rusty Red in the Division 1 championship game of the masters competition of the 20th annual Lake Placid Summit Classic this past weekend. Colsey had four goals for Burnt Orange but Rusty [...]