Commitments are heating up for the Class of 2020 and we have a trio of new verbals in this update. Syracuse University just got a big “yes” from agile, athletic longstick midfielder Tommy Drago of West Essex (NJ). Drago is a triple-threat with skills, speed and strength. He’s also an outstanding student with a 3.75 GPA. […]

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Aidan Danenza was a prime recruiting target of top D-I programs as a freshman whose commitment almost certainly would have come quickly had the NCAA not decided to end early recruiting. Fast forward to now, the midfielder’s junior year at CHSAA power St. Anthony’s (NY), and, with the rules now allowing him to do so, […]

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One of the most versatile midfielders in Connecticut is bound for the Ivy League. Brown’s first Class of 2020 commitment to its admissions process is from Darien standout Jackson Peters. Peters is a versatile athlete and strong dodger with ideal size at 6-2, 175 pounds. He’s also an outstanding student with a 3.84 GPA. * […]

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In the span of less than a week, one of the top faceoff midfielders in the tristate area decommitted from one program and decided on a new one. Jake Naso of Long Island power St. Anthony’s has just become Virginia’s first Class of 2020 verbal after pulling an earlier commitment to Boston University. Faso combines […]

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Siena College is now on the board in Class of 2020 commitments thanks to the decision of a standout goaltender from Long Island. Westhampton Beach goaltender Drew Arcuri has decided on the Saints. Arcuri is an outstanding stopper who is strong on shots from point-blank range and on clears. Siena also just picked up a […]

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Note: Players listed in alphabetical order in each group. Tristate Top 100 (First group of 50) First group of 10 Xavier Arline, jr., Shoreham-Wading River (NY), A (Committed to North Carolina) Ed Arnold, sr., Manhasset (NY), D (Committed to UPenn) Kenny Brower, sr., Kellenberg Memorial (NY), D (Committed to Duke) Connor Drake, sr., Wilton (CT), […]

St. Bonaventure is a brand-new name on the Division I lacrosse landscape. But the Bonnies have just picked up a Class of 2019 verbal commitment from one of the most familiar names in college sports history. He’s Joey Paterno, an attackman at the Academy of the New Church in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. Paterno plus Pennsylvania. If […]

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The New York State Sportswriters Association all-state teams and player-of-the-year selections have been unveiled.Here’s the rundown: Large schools Co-players of the year: Zach Hobbes (Ward Melville, sr., midfielder) and Matt Grillo (Ward Melville, sr., attack) FIRST TEAM Matt Grillo Ward Melville-11 Sr. Attack Jamison Embury Yorktown-1 Sr. Attack Christian Mule Half Hollow Hills West-11 Jr. […]

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We’ve been naming names of dozens of tristate players who have been enjoying strong summers. In case you missed it, we did separate rundowns for the Class of 2020  Class of 2021 Now, we move to rising freshmen and the Class of 2022: Charles Balsamo, Manhasset (NY), attack Brock Behrman, Niskayuna (NY), attack Henry Caponiti, Brunswick (CT), […]

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1. Ward Melville (NY),  Record: 21-1, Preseason ranking: No. 5 2. Garden City (NY), Record: 18-3, Preseason ranking: No. 6 3. Brunswick (CT),  Record: 16-1, Preseason ranking: No. 4 4. Delbarton (NJ),  Record: 19-1, Preseason ranking: No. 3 5. Chaminade (NY),  Record: 17-3, Preseason ranking: No. 1 6. Darien (CT), Record: 22-1, Preseason ranking: No. 2 7. Victor (NY),  Record: 20-2, Preseason ranking: No. 7 […]

Here’s the rundown of Saturday’s New York and Connecticut state championship and New Jersey Tournament of Champions winners: New York NYSPHSAA championship games played at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Class A Ward Melville (Section 11) 15, West Genesee (Section 3) 2 Class B Garden City (Section 8) 7, Victor (Section 5) 6 Class […]

Here’s a college-by-college rundown of commitments for tristate members of the Class of 2020. AIR FORCE (1): Jack Stewart, Huntington (NY), midfield ARMY (3): Dylan D’Agostino, St. Anthony’s (NY), midfield; Johnny Devino, Chaminade (NY), midfield; Finn McCullough, Niskayuna (NY), attack BOSTON UNIVERSITY (2): Griffin Schutz, Trumbull HS (CT), attack; Zander Stapleton, Port Washington (NY), midfield BROWN (2): Jackson […]

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Here’s a college-by-college rundown of commitments for tristate members of the Class of 2019. AIR FORCE – 5:  Ethan Grandolfo, Fairfield Prep (CT) attack/midfield; Thomas Greenblatt, Massapequa (NY), attack; Joseph Moran, Massapequa (NY), goaltender; Gavin Peene, Ridgewood (NJ), attack/midfield; Tyler Previte, Wilton (CT), defense ALBANY— 2: Conner Fingar, Penn Yan (NY), midfield; Tommy Heller, Comsewogue (NY), goaltender ARMY — 2: Canyon Birch, Manasquan (NJ), […]

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One of the top Class of 2020 goaltenders in New York is Ivy League-bound. Emmet Carroll of Section 1 power Rye has committed to the admissions process at Penn. The 6-foot-2, 187-pound is a strong stopper with good communication ability who is adept on clears. Carroll is Penn’s second 2020 commit from the tristate, joining […]

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Tristate Top 100 (First group of 50) First group of 10 Xavier Arline, jr., Shoreham-Wading River (NY), A (Committed to North Carolina) Ed Arnold, sr., Manhasset (NY), D (Committed to UPenn) Kenny Brower, sr., Kellenberg Memorial (NY), D (Committed to Duke) Connor Drake, sr., Wilton (CT), M (Committed to Duke) Reilly Gray, sr., Chaminade (NY), […]

Tristate Top 100 (Second group of 50) Sixth group of 10 Alex Bamford, sr., Taft (CT), A (Committed to Michigan) Chris Glynn, sr., Manhasset (NY), M (Committed to Georgetown) Bear Lockshin, sr., Westminster (CT), M (Committed to Princeton) Michael Page, sr., Manasquan (NJ), LSM (Committed to Syracuse) MacGregor Peterson, sr., The Taft School (CT), A […]

Bonus group of players: Christian Barnard, sr., Brunswick (CT), G Luke Blanc, jr., Seton Hall Prep (NJ), A/M Matt Caddigan, sr., Smithtown West (NY), M (Committed to UMass) Nicholas Caccamo, jr., Harborfields (NY), D Emmett Carroll, jr., Rye (NY), G (Committed to UPenn) Aidan Danenza, jr., St. Anthony’s (NY), M Devin DeGennaro, sr., Islip (NY), […]

Note: Players listed in alphabetical order. Chris Arceri, Smithtown East (NY), M/FO (Committed to UPenn) Xavier Arline, Shoreham-Wading River (NY), A (Committed to North Carolina) James Ball, Chaminade (NY), M/FO (Committed to Navy) Connor Cook, Seton Hall Prep (NJ), G  (Committed to Johns Hopkins) Tyler Cordes, Connetquot (NY), M Brody Firestein, Brunswick (CT), M (Committed […]

Quinnipiac University has suspended its men’s lacrosse team amid an investigation into alleged violations of student conduct policy. For more on the story, check this report. Recruiting Rundown section: Commitments sort by high school, prep school * Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2019 * Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of […]

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Note: Players listed in alphabetical order. Ed Arnold, Manhasset (NY), D (Committed to UPenn) Brandon Aviles, Ward Melville (NY), M (Committed to Syracuse) Canyon Birch, Manasquan (NJ), A (Committed to Army) Drew Brennfleck, Mountain Lakes (NJ), M (Committed to Virginia) Kenny Brower, Kellenberg Memorial (NY), D (Committed to Duke) Joey Corbett, Don Bosco Prep (NJ), […]