Canadaigua Academy (NY) 2016 speedster Coron Broomfield will be headed to Hobart lacrosse

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Pittsford (NY) 2017 midfielder John Galbraith commits to Colgate lacrosse

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Video special: Highlights of the Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings

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We are just over a month away from the start of official varsity tryouts and practices for the 2014 varsity season in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. As we draw closer to the start of the season, we unveiled our inaugural Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings. […]

Links to updated tristate recruiting commitment rundowns for classes of 2014, ’15, ’16 and ’17

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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 2014 (current seniors), 2015 (current juniors), 2016 (current sophomores) and 2017 (current freshmen). If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make […]

Upstate NY 2016 standout, Capital Challenge defensive MVP Dylan Joy verbals to Vermont

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Dylan Joy had never stepped foot on the University of Vermont’s sprawling and scenic campus in Burlington, Vt., prior to an unofficial visit there last year. The Class of 2016 defender/longstick midfielder came away convinced he had found a perfect. “Burlington is a great place and I’m excited to be there for four years,” said […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2014

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The following are Division I 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 Class of 2014 (current freshmen). Be sure to check separate listings for commitments by the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. If you have a commitment to […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2015

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LaxLessons.com: Imitated, But Never Duplicated. The Original. The Best. The Leader. The Only Unbiased, Professional Lax Recruiting Source. The following are 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 Class of 2015, sorted by high school/prep school. Be sure to check […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2016

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Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2017

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LaxLessons.com: Imitated, But Never Duplicated. The Original. The Best. The Leader. The Only Unbiased, Professional Lax Recruiting Source. The following are boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotspotfor lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating Class of 2017, sorted by high school/prep school. Be sure to check separate […]

Schedules Scanner: Links for 2014 men’s, women’s college, boys, girls HS schedules

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Below are links to LaxPower.com’s college and high school schedule sections. COLLEGE Men’s Division I Division II Division III Women’s Division I Division II Division III HIGH SCHOOL Boys * CHSAA * New York City * Section 1 (Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and parts of Dutchess counties) * Section 2 (Albany area) * Section 3 (Syracuse area) * […]

Size, speed, stick skills make 2016 LSM Conners a perfect fit for Virginia

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Very often, when a longstick player takes the ball upfield, many are anticipating him to pass off to a short stick. But when Jared Conners is on the clear, don’t be surprised if he holds on to the ball. “Not long ago, I played short stick, so I am very comfortable taking the ball up […]

NLI Fall Signing Week: Latest, most up-to-date rundown of 2014 commits

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National Letter of Intent Fall Signing Week lasts from Nov. 13 to Nov. 20. NLIs must be attached to athletic scholarships, so committed players to Division I programs that do not award athletic scholarships (such as the Ivy League and military academies), as well as commited players to Division III programs, do not sign NLIs […]

Cornell-bound 2016 standout Maloney will be fourth family member to play in college

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You’d be hard-pressed to find more of a true lacrosse family right now than the Maloneys in Victor, N.Y. Father John started it all. He played at East Syracuse Minoa High School and the SUNY Geneseo. Oldest son John Jr., a sophomore midfielder at the University at Albany, was named to the America East all-rookie […]

Upstate NY standout Swartzman: ‘Air Force provides me a great education, an opportunity to play lacrosse at an extremely high level’

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Size and skills. High school defensemen who have that combination often find themselves playing at the next level. The latest example: Isaac Swartzman. The 6-foot-2, 188-pound Class of 2015 standout from McQuaid Jesuit High School (N.Y.) has outstanding footwork and is a strong on-the-ball defender. Couple those attributes with his ideal size, and you have […]

Class of 2013 commitment rundown by high school/prep school

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The following are boys collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating class of 2013. If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make to this rundown, email us at joe@laxlessons.com or info@laxlessons.com or contact us on Twitter @Joe_Lombardi […]

2015 lefty attackman Hulme gives Quinnipiac seven tristate commits

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Quinnipiac University has emerged as one of the leading colleges when it comes to landing tristate verbal commitments. The Bobcats hit the No. 7 mark earlier this week with their latest verbal, which marks their first for the Class of 2015. (For college-by-college commitments rundown links for the classes of 2014, ’15 and ’16, scroll […]

Canandaigua (NY) 2016 standout Schaefer picks Penn State

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It was just over a month ago that we broke at our Lacrosse Insider special coverage section that Penn State received its first Class of 2016 verbal commitment (from Gerard Arceri of Smithtown East High School, N.Y.). Since then, PSU has picked up four more from the tristate region with the latest coming earlier this […]

Lefty attackman Feldman will take his size, strength to Quinnipiac

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Brian Feldman likes to finish what he starts. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound left-handed attackman is effective at using his size and strength to create goal-scoring chances. “My strength as a player is when I get my hands free and can shoot in space,” Feldman said. “I have a pretty accurate, very hard shot so man up […]

Rising sophomore Trimboli will take his 96-mph shot to Syracuse

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It was quite a week for Syracuse University when it comes to the Class of 2016. For starters, as we first reported on Lacrosse Insider special coverage section, ‘Cuse got its first 2016 commit when Smithtown West High School (N.Y.) midfielder Dan Varello verballed to SU. The Orange ended the week by picking up another […]

Rochester-area sophomore LeMoine verbals to Virginia

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Division I coaches will tell you the combination of size and speed is what they covet in a recruit. So it should come as no surprise that Pat LeMoine will be taking his talents to the University of Virginia after two more varsity seasons at Webster Thomas High School, outside Rochester. LeMoine’s commitment was reported […]

Here are your NY/NJ/CT state finals schedules for Saturday

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NEW YORK NEW JERSEY CONNECTICUT Among Saturday’s matchups, defending New York Class B state champion Garden City will be facing a Jamesville-Dewitt squad which has won three state titles since 2007. Our latest poll question asks who you think will win the game. To vote, go to the right panel of this page. Then, scroll […]

New York state boys finals schedule, semifinal scores

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FINALS Saturday, June 8 at St. John Fisher College, Rochester Class B: Garden City (Section 8) vs. Jamesville-Dewitt (Section 3), 11 a.m. Class C: Bronxville (Section 1) vs. Cazenovia (Section 3), 1:30 p.m. Class A: Ward Melville (Section 11) vs. West Genesee (Section 3),  4 p.m. SEMIFINAL SCORES Class A Ward Melville 13, Shenendehowa 6 […]

New York state semifinals, finals boys schedule

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SEMIFINALS Wednesday, June 5 Downstate at Marist College, Poughkeepsie Class B Niskayuna (Section 2) vs. Garden City (Section 8), 3:30 p.m. Class C Shoreham-Wading River (Section 11) vs. Bronxville (Section 1), 5:30 p.m. Class A Shenendehowa (Section 2) vs. Ward Melville (Section 11), 8 p.m. Upstate at St. John Fisher College, Rochester Class B Jamesville-Dewitt […]

Updated NY/NJ state semis/finals schedules, NJ T of C schedule

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NEW YORK Boys brackets Girls brackets NEW JERSEY Boys Tournament of Champions Girls Tournament of Champions Semifinals – June 5 Finals – June 8 CONNECTICUT Boys Semifinals, finals schedule Girls Class L bracket Class M bracket Class S bracket Have a recruiting commitment to report? Email us at info@laxlessons.com. LAXLESSONS Links New Mobile apps for […]

Lake-effect snow puts halt to varsity action in Central/Western NY

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It’s called the Snow Belt for a reason. But heavy snow in the spring? Enough is enough. That’s the feeling of folks from Buffalo to Rochester to Syracuse, who have been hit by a lake-effect snowstorm that has resulted in the postponement of many varsity events. Among the games off for today – the scheduled […]

Pittsford (NY) junior Quinzi commits to Georgetown

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If there’s one word that best sums up Stephen Quinzi, it would be versatility. The junior from Pittsford High School (N.Y.), located 10 miles southeast of Rochester, can play midfield or attack, and is strong with either hand. So it should come as no surprise that Quinzi has become the 15th junior from the Sweetlax […]

Kaser will take his stick skills and smarts to Binghamton

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It’s been a sweet week for SweetLax. If you’ve been following Twitter.com/joe_lombardi, you know that the travel program has had three Division I commitments in just over 24 hours. Matt Kaser is among the trio. The senior attackman/midfielder from Spencerport High School (N.Y.) in the Rochester area committed to Binghamton University. The 5-foot-10, 165-pound right-hander, […]

Webster Schroeder (NY) soph goaltender Klan opts for Ohio State

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There’s been a steady stream of sophomore college commitments we’ve been reporting on the last couple of weeks. One of them came from the Rochester, N.Y., area — Webster Thomas midfielder Kevin Hill announced his intentions to attend Penn State. Chalk up another one from a high school just a mile and a half away: […]

Webster Thomas sophomore standout Hill picks Penn State

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It’s been a busy stretch for sophomore commits. In just the last week, we told you about three of them: Mountain Lakes (N.Y.) midfielder Brad Smith (Duke), Arlington (N.Y.) attackman/midfielder Brendan Sunday (Towson) and Trinity-Pawling (N.Y.) attackman Thomas Bianchin (Providence). Chalk up another one. For this commitment, we head out to western New York, just […]