Dave Pietramala was perched in a folding chair right near midfield at the Long Island Showcase on June 20 at Farmingdale State. One of the players who caught the eye of the Long Island native and Johns Hopkins coach was a Class of 2017 defender/longstick midfielder from Mount Sinai High School, Lucas Capobianco-Hogan. Less than […]

St. John’s has been in the tristate recruiting spotlight this week. On Sunday, we brought you the story of 6-foot-4 midfielder Lincoln McGarrity of Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse, who verballed to the Red Storm. Now, comes word of another big verbal for SJU. It comes from Trinity-Pawling School incoming post-grad student Luke Roediger. Roediger, […]

The University of Maryland has just picked up its second Class of 2017 commitment from Long Island. The first came back in February when Commack High School midfielder Kevin Snyder decided on the Terrapins. Joe Lombardi is reporting that another Suffolk standout will also be bound for College Park. In the process, Sachem North High […]

We brought you All-America selections for New York’s Section 1 back on May 27. In addition to those 10 selections, four more Hudson Valley standouts earned All-America honors from the Mid-Hudson region: senior longstick midfielder/faceoff specialist Josh Hernandez of Middletown; sophomore defenseman Connor Filipowski of Warwick Valley; junior attackman Joey Sessa of Minisink Valley; and […]

The combination of size and speed is what most Division I coaches covet in a midfielder. Lincoln McGarrity is blessed with both. The athletic two-way midfielder at Christian Brothers Academy in Syracuse is 6-foot-4, 200 pounds. He also runs the 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds. If that’s not enough, he also has two more varsity […]

From press release PURCHASE, NY –  A new program has a new leading man. Purchase College (NY) Director of Athletics Chris Bisignano has announced the hiring of former John Jay High School (NY) and Fairfield University (CT) standout attackman Michael Bocklet as the first-ever men’s lacrosse coach in program history. Bocklet, a local standout himself, […]

Here are Suffolk County (NY) 2014 US Lacrosse All-Americans. Dan Bucaro, Ward Melville, jr., attack, Georgetown Brian Cannon, Northport, sr., attack, North Carolina Logan Greco, Smithtown West, sr., defense, Virginia Ryan Keenan, Smithtown West, sr., attack, Penn State Kieran Mullins, Islip, sr., attack, Army Justin Reh, Rocky Point, sr., attack, Albany Troy Reh, Rocky Point, […]

Here are New Jersey 2014 US Lacrosse All-Americans. Have a recruiting commitment to report? Send an email to info@laxlessons.com, contact Joe Lombardi directly at joe@laxlessons.com or send a Tweet to @Joe_Lombardi or @LaxLessons. Get in the Zone: The HS Zone High School Zone: Long Island High School Zone: Hudson Valley High School Zone: Connecticut High […]

It’s the Fourth of July, but that doesn’t mean the news has taken a pause when it comes to wild, wacky world of lacrosse recruiting. In fact, we have some very big news to report in this update. We start on Long Island. One of the leading Class of 2015 players in the nation, St. Anthony’s […]

Players from coast-to-coast battled it out at the Blue Chip 225 senior session June 30 through July 3 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. This week’s senior showcase was highlighted by the all-star game doubleheader played Wednesday night, July 2. The first game featured the varsity senior all-star game followed by the elite senior all-stars. […]

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Blue Chip 225 marked its 17th year with the first of three weekly sessions June 30 through July 3 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. This week’s senior showcase was highlighted by the all-star game doubleheader played Wednesday night, July 2. The first game featured the varsity senior all-star game followed by the elite senior […]

Matt Chmil is part of a new generation of lacrosse players. One that has taken up America’s fastest growing sport even though their family roots were in other sports. The Chaminade High School (NY) Class of 2017 midfielder’s father, Steve Chmil, was an infielder in the Atlanta Braves’ organization from 1980-85 after starring at Vanderbilt […]

We’ve been documenting the recruiting successes coach Dom Starsia and the University of Virginia Cavaliers have been enjoying in terms of landing commitments from the East Coast. The Cavs’ latest recruiting splash comes from beyond the Northeast. Well beyond, in fact. He’s Harry Wellford, an athletic Class of 2017 two-way midfielder from the “Show Me […]

The summer showcase season is well under way and the 2014 varsity season in the tristate is now one for the books. But what a season it was. It featured three first-time state champions, a team finishing unbeaten and plenty of dramatic moments along the way. Joe Lombardi (pictured at left) takes a look back […]

Dave Pietramala was perched in a folding chair right near midfield at the Long Island Showcase on June 20 at Farmingdale State. One of the players who caught the eye of the Long Island native and Johns Hopkins coach was a Class of 2017 defender/longstick midfielder from Mount Sinai High School, Lucas Capobianco-Hogan. Less than […]