A brand-new Class of 2018 commitment by an Ivy League program that has been making some noise on the recruiting scene this summer headlines this update. Athletic and skilled midfielder Nolen Rockefeller of national prep power Deerfield (MA) has just verballed to the Bears’ admissions process. A strong dodger, Rockefeller has an outstanding feel for […]

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We have a trio of new verbals in this update, starting with one of the top varsity programs in the nation. Attackman Jack McGorry of CHSAA power St. Anthony’s has committed to Division III power Ithaca. McGorry has a nice scoring touch and a nose for the net. St. Anthony’s now has seven senior commitments, with the others […]

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We have two new Class of 2018 commitments from downstate New York in this update. Our first comes from Westchester County, where Ardsley midfielder Danny Hewitt has verballed to Monmouth. Athletic dodger with good size. Hewitt is an athletic dodger with good size at 6-foot-1, 210 pounds. He’s also a football standout as a linebacker/defensive […]

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We’ve had a steady flow of verbals after decommitments and that continues today. This one, though, comes in the Ivy League, and beyond the tristate. Attackman Austin Madronic of the Culver Military Academy in Indiana has committed to the admissions process at Harvard after decommitting from another Ivy, Cornell.Madronic switches from Cornell. Creative scorer, strong […]

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A new verbal after a decommitment leads off this report. Talented Class of 2018 attackman Darian Cook of Avon Old Farms (Conn.) is the latest tristate standout to verbal to Brown after decommitting. Cook, a lefty offensive dynamo who transferred to Avon Old Farms from Joel Barlow (CT), had originally verballed to UMass. The 5-foot-10 Cook […]

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 One of the top senior midfielders on Long Island is now Ivy League-bound. Will Kusnierek of defending CHSAA AAA champion Chaminade has changed his college commitment from Notre Dame to Princeton. A skilled lefty, Kusnierek also is athletic and equipped with outstanding leadership skills. A resident of Manhasset, Kusnierek is Chaminade’s eighth senior commit, joining: Andrew […]

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Whenever there’s a coaching change in college sports, lacrosse included, a certain number of committed players will opt to go elsewhere. The University of Michigan made one of the biggest splashes when it comes to coaching changes in the world of college lax, tapping associate head coach Kevin Conry of national champion Maryland to take […]

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Jesse James West made a name for himself long before this summer, in which he enjoyed a string of strong performances. In fact, long before he even started playing lacrosse. The Class of 2018 attackman at Sparta High School (NJ) is named after the infamous outlaw Jesse James. “It’s my real name,” he said. But […]

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One of the top rising senior players in the Hudson Valley has just made his choice. Attackman/midfielder Alston Tarry of Section 1 power Bronxville has given Bucknell its ninth Class of 2018 commits. Tarry has ideal size at 6-foot-1, 200 pounds and is coming off a 50-goal, 30-assist junior season. Bucknell’s other 2018 NY/NJ/CT commitments […]

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Our latest Class of 2018 commitment comes from a program in one of the nation’s most competitive conferences, the FCIAC in Connecticut. The program producing this new D-I bound standout is one not you might expect. After all, Brien McMahon in Norwalk is not in the upper tier in the conference with Darien, New Canaan, […]

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On the football field, Nico Ragaini has been described as a “flash of lightning.” In the video above, the 2017 Notre Dame-West Haven (CT) grad returns an interception 82 yards for a touchdown. A standout at wide receiver, Ragaini had eight catches for 162 yards in a 34-28 win over West Haven in that game. […]

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We have a pair of new Class of 2018 verbals – both involving Connecticut. We start on Long Island where defenseman Jake Plunkett of Kings Park will be headed to the University of Hartford. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound Plunkett is an aggressive and physically strong player who is a dependable position defender. He’s Hartford’s second 2018 tristate […]

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With the summer travel season now one for the books, we’ve been sharing our notes with our thoughts on tristate players who impressed. Here are five more Class of 2019 standouts: Macklin Fitzpatrick, Avon Old Farms (CT), A: The powerful finisher is an ambidextrous offensive force with a quick release and extremely accurate shot. Reale […]

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When former Princeton coach Bill Tierney left to take over at Denver in 2009, the impact was immediate in terms of tristate recruits. Not to mention college lacrosse overall. After all, Tierney became the first college lacrosse coach to win an NCAA Division I championship west of the Eastern Time Zone. It remains to be […]

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A trio of new Division I rising senior commitments start with a defending champion. We start with defending Tournament of Champions winner Delbarton where goaltender Miles Lenin has committed to Yale’s admission’s process. Lenin is a strong stopper with good clearing and communication skills. He’s Delbarton’s fifth 2018 commitment, joining the following: Chet Comizio, Villanova, midfield; […]

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1. Darien (CT), Record: 23-0, Last week’s ranking: No. 1 2. Ward Melville (NY),  Record: 20-2, Last week’s ranking: No. 7 3. Delbarton (NJ),  Record: 21-1, Last week’s ranking: No. 5 4. Cold Spring Harbor (NY),  Record: 21-0, Last week’s ranking: No. 2 5. Victor (NY),  19-3, Last week’s ranking: Not ranked 6. Chaminade (NY),  Record: 11-4, Last week’s ranking: No. […]

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While there are dead periods and contact periods during the year limited when and how coaches may contact prospective recruits, there’s no limit as to when players can contact coaches. Here’s a rundown of contact info for head coaches and assistant coaches at the Division I level. AIR FORCE Head Coach, United States Air Force […]

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Tristate Top 100 (First group of 50) First group of 10 Jose Boyer, sr., Yorktown (NY), D/LSM (Committed to Notre Dame) Connor DeSimone, sr., Smithtown East (NY), M (Committed to Johns Hopkins) Connor Drake, so., Wilton (CT), M (Committed to Duke) Ian Laviano, sr., Cold Spring Harbor (NY), A (Committed to Virginia) Matt Magnan, jr., Fox […]

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Stony Brook University has been stockpiling commitments from New York, and, more specifically, its home base of Long Island. The Seawolves’ latest verbal comes from just about 25 miles from its campus. West Babylon attackman/midfielder Mike McMahon just committed to the Brook. He’s the Wolves’ eighth — count ’em, eight — 2018 tristate verbal, joining the following: […]

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