It was decision day for Mike Daniello. I just got off the phone with the John Jay attackman moments after he contacted the final list of schools he was considering. The first call he made was to North Carolina. Daniello, the No. 9-ranked junior in the nation by Inside Lacrosse, has given a verbal commitment [...]
Hey gang – Thought this would be a good time to update you on what’s going on this fall as far as tryouts, programs, showcase events and college tournaments.
The new geographically aligned leagues in Section 1 have created some interesting scenarios for next season. Yorktown is in a different league than John Jay and Somers but Yorktown will host John Jay and play at Somers. Both games are expected to be night games. Also, look for Somers and Ridgefield to meet again next [...]
As summer turns to fall, you can expect the recruiting commitments to continue to roll in. And as you know by now, they can happen at any time day or night. So keep checking back here throughout the day and evening for all the latest. If you checked the comments portion of our 24/7 [...]
I couldn’t publish this till now. The reason? Well, I couldn’t exactly present an “Early fall commitment rundown” until it was actually early fall. (OK, OK, fall won’t officially be arriving till early Tuesday morning, but that’s close enough.) Now it is.
Academics. A chance to win a national title. The likelihood of earning playing time. The campus. Quality of student life and social life. Location and weather. Size. There are many factors that go into selecting a college for students as well as athletes. But if you were a lacrosse player offered scholarships by every [...]
Hen Hud’s Bobby Sincero also drew recruiting interest from Colgate, Brown, Manhattan, Middlebury, Colby, Nazareth, Washington College, Clark and Lynchburg. I think I know a trend when I see one, folks. The commitment of Hen Hud senior goaltender Bobby Sincero to attend Army marks the third Section 1 player from the Class of 2010 that [...]
Stephen Burke spent most of last season sidelined with an injury. So the Yorktown senior had to make up for lost time over the summer in order to land a spot with a collegiate program. Burke managed to do just that. He has given a verbal commitment to join Division II national champion C.W. Post.
Army has landed another top senior from the Hudson Valley in John Jay’s Will O’Donnell.
Army head coach Joe Alberici, who’s an assistant on the U.S. National team for 2010, just passed along some info to me that I thought you folks would be very interested in. The 40-member U.S. National training team will be holding a clinic with Army players at West Point on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Rising junior defenseman Eddie Schurr will become the first player in Somers history to attend Johns Hopkins. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) It didn’t take long for one of the top juniors in the region to make a college commitment. And it’s a big one. Just five days after Division I coaches became allowed to [...]
The NCAA announced yesterday that the times of the Division I men’s semifinals and finals have been pushed back. In a nutshell, the semifinals will now be at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend (instead of noon and 2:30 p.m.), and the Memorial Day title game will now start [...]
Don Foley, who served as the recruiting director at LaxLessons.com since our inception in March, has decided to move on to other ventures. We thank Don for his fine efforts this year, wish him all the best in his new endeavors and hope to work with him in other capacities in the future.
John Jay rising junior Mike Daniello has his pick of virtually every Division I program. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Today was the first day Division I college coaches could contact high school juniors, and it didn’t take long to see who the most prized recruit in the region is. Not that there were too [...]
Bronxville’s Chris Walsh is a dodging lefty attackman with strong stick skills. Wesleyan has landed another commitment from one of the top rising senior attackmen in Section 1. Bronxville lefty Chris Walsh has committed to join the program, which is one of the tops in Division III.