Temperatures will be climbing as the week progresses.

The summer recruiting calendar is also heating up.

Now that the high school season is over, there are plenty of events in the next few weeks we’ll be following.

First off, this week.

The 10th annual Brine Shootout is under way at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Action continues through Wednesday, June 20.

For a rundown of teams involved, click here.

The top rising seniors, juniors and sophomores from Nassau and Suffolk counties will be converging at Adelphi University  onThursday, June 21 in the Fourth Annual Long Island Showcase.

More than 75 college coaches are expected to attend the event.

The schedule is as follows: Rising Juniors 4 p.m., Rising Seniors 6 p.m., and Rising Sophomores 8 p.m.

For more, click here.

Be sure to post info on any events you attend and on any summer travel teams you’re involving with right here.

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5 Responses to “Recruiting calendar heats up with Brine Shootout, LI Showcase”

  1. slacrosse says:

    UA “New England” Underclass team is all prep kids with very few exceptions (congrats to all that made the team).

    But not ONE kid from Darien, New Canaan, Wilton or Ridgefield on the team?????

    • Agreed says:

      slacrosse, I was at the UA New England tryout with my son and when I saw list of kids who made it I was a little surpised as well.But not really.

      A good percentage of the players who made it had ties to the coaches who will be coaching the UA NE team( Taft, Avon Old Farms, Brien McMahon, etc) though many of those kids are deserving I was shocked by some of the choices.

      Second-UA probably took in close to $40,000-$50,000 in registration fees just for the New England tryout and you mean to tell me they couldn’t scrounge up some ref’s to call the games or maybe some whistles to give to the “coaches” who were asked to call the games. It was joke especially for the kids facing off. Kids were jumping early, leaning over the ball and the violations were never called. It was disgraceful.

      • slacrosse says:

        Sorry that your kid didn’t make the team (if he tried out).

        Unfortunately “politics” always enters selections for teams like these.

        Kind of like the LI team with the 2 coaches from Chaminade and St. Anthony picking a lot of their kids. Not one kid from NYS Class A champion West Islip or from some other top LI teams?

        • slacrosse says:

          To clarify and emphasize above comments, not saying at all that the kids picked for New England and LI were not deserving and congrats to them.

          As for LI I recognize that top player Dwyer (Garden City) was picked as well as a few other non Chaminade/St. Anthony kids.

  2. LaxLessons.com says:

    Finals from the LI Lacrosse Showcase: Rising Seniors – Suffolk 6, Nassau 5 (OT); Rising Juniors – Suffolk 11, Nassau 10. Suffolk completed a sweep of the LI Showcase with a 13-9 win vs. Nassau in the Rising Sophomore game, the nightcap of the tripleheader.

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