Lehigh University tapped into the Class of 2018 talent pool in the neighboring state of New Jersey for the second time with a big verbal commitment from Bergen County power Ridgewood. It comes from athletic midfielder Jack Barclay. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Barclay has the coveted combo of size and skills. A righty, he is a strong […]

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We bring you a Class of 2017 standout deciding to play his college lacrosse close to home and two new Class of 2016 commitments in this latest update. Matt Vavonese of Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, one of the top goaltenders in upstate New York, has verbally committed to Canisius.   The 5-foot-8, 170-pound Vavonese is a […]

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It won’t be long now. We’re just a month away from the start of varsity practice for many teams in the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. As we get closer and closer, we’ve been traversing the tristate previewing games to mark on your collective calendars — whether digital calendars or old-school printed ones. The last few years […]

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We have three new verbals in this latest update. Let’s start with the Class of 2017 and on Long Island where St. John the Baptist A/M Stephen Becker has committed to Drexel. The 6-foot Becker is a skilled and athletic player who is also a standout in football. Moving to the Cass of 2018, Holy Cross […]

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LaxLessons: The Original. The Best. The Leader. The only unbiased, professional lax recruiting source. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in […]

LaxLessons – The Leader. Professional, credible, ethical, unbiased and unparalleled coverage. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the NY/NJ/CT tristate hotspot and the […]

LaxLessons: The Original. The Best. The Leader. The only unbiased, professional lax recruiting source. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

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LaxLessons – The Original. The Best. The Leader. The only unbiased, professional lax recruiting source. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in […]

Suffolk County on Long Island underwent an experiment in 2015 that proved to be a sea change for those accustomed to the home-and-home battles in Division 1 featuring such powers as Smithtown East, Ward Melville, Smithtown West, Northport, West Islip, Sachem North, Half Hollow Hills East, Sachem East and Half Hollow Hills West. With a […]

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LaxLessons – The Leader. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated coverage, and Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source and unparalleled leader for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the NY/NJ/CT tristate hotspot and the entire […]

LaxLessons – The Leader. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated coverage, and Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source and unparalleled leader for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the NY/NJ/CT tristate hotspot and the entire […]

We launched our rankings of the top tristate college freshmen on Sunday with a look at our leading  10 attackmen. Today, we will take a look at the 10 top midfielders from tristate high school or private school programs. As always, our objective rankings are presented in alphabetical order without a specific, arbitrary numerical ranking. […]

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The following are links for boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating classes of 2015, ’16, ’17 and ’18. If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make to this rundown, email us at joe@laxlessons.com or […]

We have a pair of new junior verbal commitments in this update — one from Long Island and one from New Jersey. We begin in Suffolk County where the second Class of 2017 player from Smithtown West has made his choice with defenseman Cameron Brunsvold’s commitment to Division II Lindenwood. Brunsvold joins Colgate-bound attackman Jimmy […]

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LaxLessons: The Original. The Best. The Leader. The only unbiased, professional lax recruiting source. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

We have two brand-new sophomore commitments in this update, as well as a big 2017 verbal for Syracuse. So let’s get right to it, starting in New York’s Hudson Valley. We begin with the Class of 2018 where talented attackman Austin Fraser of Hendrick Hudson High School committed to Villanova. Fraser, pictured at right, also had offers […]

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We  have a new 2017 commitment after a decommitment. Faceoff midfielder Davis Cronin of New Hampton Prep in New Hampshire has decommitted from Binghamton and committed to Merrimack. The 5-foot-9, 155-pound Cronin (pictured below), a righty, has quick hands and feet and excels in moving the ball off faceoffs to either himself or wings. Cronin had […]

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Our latest tristate Class of 2018 commitment highlights this latest update. It comes from upstate New York standout attackman Brett Beetow of Lancaster High School, who has verballed to nearby Canisius College. Beetow (left) is a rangy and skilled player with outstanding field vision and a high lacrosse IQ. He is the first 2018 commit […]

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LaxLessons: The Original. The Best. The Leader. The only unbiased, professional lax recruiting source. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

The new Division II program at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, coming off its first season of play, has been making its mark in picking up commitments from talented tristate players. Sophomore longstick midfielder/faceoff specialist Josh Hernandez of Middletown in the Hudson Valley and senior midfielder Justin Stewart of Copiague on Long Island were just named […]

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