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Recruiting abstractThe following are boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotspotfor lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating Class of 2017, sorted by high school/prep school.

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ALBANY ACADEMY (NY) — 1: Blake Van Epps, Manhattan, midfield

ARCHBISHOP STEPINAC (NY) — 1: Colin Sharkey, Vermont, midfield

AVON OLD FARMS (CT) — 2: Bobby Bivona, Holy Cross, defense; Owen Murphy, Johns Hopkins, attack (transfer from Medfield, MA)

BAYPORT-BLUE POINT (NY) — 2: Vincent Orlando, Hobart, defense; James Ringer, Rutgers, midfield

BAY SHORE (NY) — 2: Will Button, Stony Brook, attack; Christian DeSimone, Furman, midfield

BERGEN CATHOLIC (NJ) — 2: DJ Kelly, Holy Cross, attack; Tommy McGee, Lafayette, defense/longstick midfield;

BELLPORT (NY) — 1: Shawn Wolf, St. Joseph’s, attack

BERNARDS (NJ) — 1: Ethan Caldwell, Ohio Wesleyan, attack

BETHLEHEM (NY) — 1: Declan Ferris, Binghamton, defense

BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN (NJ) — 1: Justin Scorese, Stevens, goaltender

BRUNSWICK (CT) — 5: Christian Barnard, Colgate, goaltender; Edward Glassmeyer, Johns Hopkins, midfield; Mike Gottlieb, Boston University, midfield; Ian Murray, Princeton, defense/longstick midfield; Christian Ronda, Princeton, attack

BYRAM HILLS (NY) — 1: Griffen Rakower, Princeton, goaltender

CALHOUN (NY) — 1: Nick Turrini, Army, midfield

CHAMINADE (NY) — 6: Liam Entenmann, Notre Dame, goaltender; Reilly Gray, Notre Dame, midfield;  Andrew Jenet, Furman, goaltender; Kevin Pimenthal, Michigan, attack; Tyler Sandoval, Princeton, midfield/faceoff; Matthew Zito, Furman, defense

CHEROKEE (NJ) — 1: Jordan Hayes, Towson, midfield

CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY (NJ) — 1: Connor Macrae, Siena, attack/midfield

COLLEGIATE (NY) — 1: Quint Miniter, UPenn, attack

COMMACK (NY) — 1: Blake Behlen, Towson, midfield

COMSEWOGUE (NY) — 2: Tommy Heller, Albany, goaltender; Sean Kennedy, LIU Post, midfield

CORNING (NY) — 1: Logan McNaney, Maryland, goaltender

DELBARTON (NY) — 1: Michael Long, Cornell, attack

DePAUL CATHOLIC (NJ) — 1: Ronnie Hickman, Rutgers, midfield

DON BOSCO PREP (NJ) — 7: Michael Buschbacher, Quinnipiac, defense; Joey Corbett, Michigan, midfield (transfer from Trinity-Pawling, North Rockland, NY, decommitted from Maryland); Joe Destro, North Carolina, longstick midfield; Reese Gerlach, Hartford, attack;Robert O’Neil, Catholic, defense; Matthew Solleder, Lafayette, attack; Ryan Whelple, Robert Morris, midfield/faceoff

EAST BRUNSWICK (NJ) — 1: Sean Kelliher, Marist, midfield

EASTCHESTER (NY) — 1: Joe Michalski, High Point, attack/midfielder

EAST ISLIP (NY) — 1: John Sidorski, Lehigh, attack/midfield

EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR (NY) — 1: Michael Porcelli, Providence, faceoff/midfield

FAIRFIELD PREP (CT) — 2: Ethan Grandolfo, Air Force, attack/midfield; Mason Reale, Villanova, attack

FARMINGDALE (NY) — 1: Richie Hickis, Hofstra, midfield

FORDHAM PREP (NY) — 1: Stephen Zupicich, Holy Cross, defense/longstick midfield

GARDEN CITY (NY) — 3: Danny Boccafola, Cornell, longstick midfield;Colin Hart, Brown, defense; Jack Muldoon, Utah, attack

GENEVA (NJ) — 1: Sam Miller, Hobart, midfield

GLENN (NY) — 1: Justin Tiernan, Lehigh, midfield

GLEN ROCK (NJ) — 1: Justin Douenais, St. Joseph’s, midfield

GREENWICH (CT) — 1: Jack Feda, Bucknell, attack

HADDONFIELD (NJ) — 1: Aiden Blake, Cornell, midfield

HALF HOLLOW HILLS EAST (NY) — 1: Sal Pascarella, St. Joseph’s, longstick midfield

HALF HOLLOW HILLS WEST  (NY) — 2: Gerard Filardi, Penn State, longstick midfield; Christian Mulé, Duke, attack

HONEOYE FALLS (NY) — 1: Andrew Mapstone, Lehigh, attack

HUN SCHOOL (NJ) — 3: Devon Cowan, Marquette, attack/midfieldMike Page, Syracuse, defense; Jack Ruddy, Johns Hopkins, defense/longstick midfield (decommitted from Lafayette)

HUNTERDON CENTRAL SCHOOL (NJ) — 2: Chris Lancaster, St. John’s, defense; Clayton Lancaster, St. John’s, midfield

IONA PREP (NY) — 2: John Hufnagel, Providence, defense; John Schreiber, Johns Hopkins, midfield (decommitted from Princeton)

ISLIP (NY) — 1: Devin DeGennaro, Wagner, goaltender

JAMES O’NEILL (NY) — 1: Luke Kilner, Quinnipiac, attack/midfield

JERICHO (NY) — 1: Ben Weinberg, Lehigh, midfield

JOEL BARLOW (CT) — 1: Kevin Richetelli, UPenn, defense

JOHN JAY (NY) — 1: Bryce Ford, attack/midfield, Fairfield; Dean Ford, attack/midfield, Fairfield

KINGS PARK (NY) — 2: Vince D’Alto, Stony Brook, attack; Christian Michaels, UMBC, goaltender

LAKELAND/PANAS (NY) — 1: TJ Bryan, Dartmouth, midfield/faceoff

LAWRENCEVILLE (NJ) — 2: Matt Angelo, North Carolina, midfield/faceoff; Harrison Berke, Johns Hopkins, defense/longstick midfield (transfer from San Antonio, TX)

LIVERPOOL (NY) — 1: Jake Piseno, St. John’s, defense

LOCUST VALLEY (NY) — 2: Colton Teitelbaum, Loyola, goaltender; Copper Trepeta, Hofstra, midfield

LIVONIA (NY) — 1:  Tim Lischer, Michigan, midfield

LOOMIS CHAFFEE (CT) — 1: Sam Tomson, Marist, attack

MAMARONECK (NY) — 5: Tommy Conley, Middlebury, attack; JB Conner, UPenn, midfield; Declan Harrigan, Gettysburg, defense; Danny Jewell, Trinity, defense; Will Martin, Wesleyan, attack;

MANHEIM TOWNSHIP (NJ) — 1: Nick Gutierrez, NJIT, midfield/faceoff

MANHASSET (NY) — 3: Ed Arnold, UPenn, defense; Chris Glynn, Georgetown, midfield; Louis Perfetto, Boston University, attack

MANASQUAN (NJ) — 1: Canyon Birch, Army, attack

MASSAPEQUA (NY) — 6: Kenny Brower, Duke, defense (decommitted from Michigan, transfer from Kellenberg, NY); Garrett Gibbons, Maryland, midfield; Thomas Greenblatt, Air Force, attack; Sam Lutfi, Hofstra, attack; Joseph Moran, Air Force, goaltender; Angelo Petrakis, Cornell, midfield/faceoff (decommitted from Lehigh)

MONTVILLE (NJ) — 1: Jake Garb, Wagner, attack

MOORESTOWN (NJ) — 1: Gene Martin, Cornell, goaltender

MORRISTOWN (NJ) — 1: Diego Rodriguez, Tampa, midfield

MOUNTAIN LAKES (NJ) — 3:  Drew Brennfleck, Virginia, midfield; Matt Palazzi, Penn, midfield/faceoff; Harrison Thompson, Syracuse, goaltender

NEW FAIRFIELD (CT) — 2: John Morgan, Sacred Heart, attack/midfield; Brett Tenaglia, Furman, attack

NEWTOWN (CT) — 1: Tucker Garrity, Jacksonville, midfield

NISKAYUNA (NY) — 1: Griffin King, Brown, midfield

NOTRE DAME (NJ) — 1: Erik Henig, Rutgers, attack

OLD BRIDGE (NJ) — 1: Andrew Cherry, NJIT, goaltender

PASCACK VALLEY (NJ) — 1: Zach Olson, St. John’s, midfield

PENN YAN (NY) — 1: Conner Fingar, Albany, midfield

PITTSFORD (NY) — 1: Sonny Imburgia, Binghamton, attack/midfield

PLEASANTVILLE (NY) — 1: Jack Howe, Georgetown, midfield

PORT WASHINGTON (NY) — 1: AJ Galassi, St. John’s, goaltender

RAMAPO (NJ) — 3: Jack Griffin, Loyola, attack; Matt Karsian, Monmouth, midfield; Ryan Sisti, Siena, attack/midfield

RANDOLPH (NJ) — 1: Matt Holland, Jacksonville, attack

RIDGE (NJ) — 2:  Christopher Crapanzano, St. Joseph’s, midfield/faceoff; Sean Eversen, North Carolina, attack/midfield

RIDGEWOOD (NJ) — 4: James Hogan, Ohio State, midfield/faceoff; Ryan LaForty, Ithaca, goaltender; Michael Lia, Colgate, defense; Gavin Peene, Air Force, attack/midfield

RIVERHEAD (NY) — 2: Connor Kalmus, St. John’s, midfield (decommitted from Delaware)

RUTGERS PREP (NJ) — 1: Danny Varga, Drexel,  attack

SALISBURY (CT) — 4: Luke DiIorio, Bucknell, defense/longstick midfield; Will Mark, Vermont, goaltender; Dawson Wynne, Maryland, midfield; Skyler Wilson, Yale, attack

SCARSDALE (NY) — 1: Andrew Bernstein, Ivy League TBA admission process, attack

SETON HALL PREP (NJ) — 2: Jake Engelke, Holy Cross, attack, Ryan Kemp, St. Joseph’s, attack

SKANEATELES (NY) — 2: John Danforth, Cornell, midfield; Patrick Hackler, Yale, midfield

SMITHTOWN EAST (NY) — 3: Conor Calderone, Maryland, midfield/faceoff, transfer from Holliston (MA); Michael Herber, Hofstra, midfield/faceoff; James Peters, St. Joseph’s, defense

SMITHTOWN WEST (NY) — 3: Matt Caddigan, UMass, midfield; Kevin Ehli, Utah, defense; John Hoffman, Providence, attack

SPARTA (NJ) — 1: Beck Gozdenovich, NJIT, midfield

STAPLES (CT) — 2: Donny Macaluso, Fairfield, defense; Evan Zinn, Johns Hopkins, midfield

ST. ANTHONY’S (NY) — 6: Jake Bonomi, Michigan, attack/midfield; Matt Cannon, Marquette, midfield/faceoff; Greg Campisi, Harvard, longstick midfield; Caleb Monzon, Bryant, midfield; Danny Parker, Virginia, midfield (decommitted from Loyola); Connor O’Reilly, St. Anthony’s (NY), defense

ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGIATE (NY) — 1: Cole Campbell, Monmouth, attack

ST. JOSEPH’S REGIONAL-MONTVALE (NJ) — 1: Kevin Jaffe, Hartford, midfield

SUFFIELD ACADEMY (CT) — 1: George Raymond, Gettysburg, attack

SUFFERN (NY) — 1:  Billy Mahecha, St. John’s, attack/midfield

SYOSSET (NY) — 1: Christian Lyons, Manhattan, midfield

TAFT (CT) — 1: Tate Young, Notre Dame, midfield

TRINITY-PAWLING (NY) — 2: Joey Corbett, Maryland, midfield (transfer from North Rockland, NY); Matt Kesicki, Bryant, midfield; Scott Stensrud, Bryant, defense/longstick midfield (transfer from Arlington, NY)

VESTAL (NY) — 1: JT Stirpe, Syracuse, attack/midfield

VICTOR (NY) — 2: Sutton Boland, Penn State, defense; Riley Hauf, Mount St. Mary’s, longstick midfield

WALT WHITMAN (NY) — 1: Quinn O’Hara, Towson, attack

WAPPINGERS (NY) — 1: Zack Timmons, Salisbury, defense

WARD MELVILLE (NY) — 6: Brandon Aviles, Syracuse, midfield; Trey Berry, Utah, midfield; Frankie Ciniglio, Cornell, defense; Patrick O’Neil, Brown, defense; Dylan Pallonetti, UMass, attack; Nick Troy, Michigan, midfield/faceoff

WESTFIELD (NJ) — 1: Devon McLane, Brown, attack

WEST GENESEE (NY) — 1: Max Rosa, Syracuse, midfield

WEST ISLIP (NY) — 2: Michael Alexander, Yale, defense; Jared Paquette, Ivy League TBA, goaltender

WESTMINSTER (CT) — 1: Bear Lockshin, Princeton, midfield

WEST MORRIS CENTRAL (NJ) — 1: Cam Hollander, Bucknell, midfield/faceoff

WILTON (CT) — 4: Andrew Calabrese, Navy, goaltender (decommitted from Air Force); Connor Drake, Duke, midfield; Tyler Previte, Air Force, defense (decommitted from Lafayette); Ryan Schriber, Michigan, defense

XAVIER (CT) — 1: Aidan O’Donnell, Marquette, defense/longstick midfield

YORKTOWN (NY) — 4: Shane Dahlke, Marist, attack; Nick Gibson, Limestone, defense/longstick midfield; Dan O’Meara, Marist, goaltender; Chris Perrino, Cornell, defense; Brendan Williams, UMass, midfield/faceoff

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