The early signs for the newly launched men’s lacrosse program at Marquette University have been very encouraging. After going 5-8 in their inaugural season in2013, the Golden Eagles won six games this past spring including victories against such established programs as Hofstra, Georgetown, St. John’s, Providence and Rutgers and advanced to the Big East semifinals, […]

Matt Schmidt’s introduction to lacrosse came in seventh grade in his native Ohio. “My middle school was starting a new lacrosse program and needed a goalie,” Schmidt said. “I wasn’t scared of the ball, and i instantly fell in love with the game and the position. I knew I wanted to play in college, so […]

We still have yet to get our first verbal commitment from the Class of 2018, folks. But sit tight. Just as was the case last year, when the first-ever Class of 2017 verbal commitment was made (and the earliest ever in the history of college lacrosse), you will find out about it here first at […]

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Jason Simaan’s excellence in the faceoff X will take him from the furthest point west in the continental United States to one of its furthest points east. The Class of 2016 midfielder at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif.,  has committed to the admission process at Brown University in Providence, R.I., some […]

If you were at one or more of the summer’s major showcases, chances are you saw Malik Ekpenyong. The Class of 2015 two-way midfielder at Bloomington Jefferson High School (MN) and the Team Minnesota travel program played at King of the Hill, Best of the Best, Brine National Lacrosse Classic and Battle of the Hotbeds. […]

The play of its defensive midfielders, mostly notably Cole Perry, played a big role in the Greenwich High School boys lacrosse team winning a Connecticut state title for the first time in school history this past spring. Even though Perry will be moving on to Denison University, expect that theme to continue in 2015 for […]

  Katie Feigenbaum has been saving the day both for her high school team, Eastchester (NY), and at several showcase events. Feigenbaum had 554 saves the last three varsity seasons and just placed in the top 10 for the 2015s at the Guardian Goal National Championships in Manheim, Pa. She placed in the top four […]

The combination of size and speed are attributes major Division I coaches crave for their midfield recruits. So it should come as no surprise that Russell Masci of Don Bosco Prep (NJ) was a high target for several marquee programs. Last week, the rising junior decided on his destination, verbally committing to the University of […]

Air Force has been very much in the news when it comes from commitments from both the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region, as well as beyond the Northeast. The most recent verbal we told you about came from Minnesota as 2016 lefty attackman Trey Lervick of Woodbury HS […]

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If you’ve been following along the last few days on’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section you know there are been plenty of commitments up and down the East Coast and as far west as California. We now profile a commit from a player from right in between. He’s Trey Lervick, a Class of 2016 […]

We have boys and girls commitments to report in this latest update from the tristate region and beyond — in fact, as far west as California. So let’s get right to it. We begin with a verbal commitment from one of the premier programs in New York. Niskayuna Class of 2016 attackman Aidan Byrne informed […]

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Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps Max Metalios got his start as a defenseman when his youth team was short on longsticks. “My eighth-grade coach, Rob Bonaventura, gave me a long pole because we didn’t have enough guys,” Metalios said. Since picking up that longstick, he hasn’t put it down. The Class of 2017 standout at the […]

Herschel Halesworth is one of the most promising young football and lacrosse players in New York’s Hudson Valley. After all, how many eighth-graders are the focus of a story detailing their potential? (See that story from back on April 5 on Lacrosse Insider here.) Halesworth made an immediate impact on the Sleepy Hollow High School […]

We have three commitments to report in this update — one from a Hudson Valley (NY) player on a New Jersey-based school and two from Connecticut. We begin in the Garden State. Joe Lombardi is reporting that Don Bosco Prep Class of 2016 midfielder Russell Masci of Don Bosco Prep did indeed verbal to the […]

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Photo by Ray Nelson/MaxPreps UMass Lowell’s newly launched Division I program has quickly established a pipeline to one of the top programs in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Earlier this week, UMass Lowell secured its second verbal commitment from Suffolk (NY) power Sachem North in less than […]