High School Zone: Beyond the Northeast

It’s the busiest time of year for major D-I commitments in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. Get caught up right here, right now. “You can’t go home again,” the novelist Thomas Wolfe famously said. JR Booth has proven him wrong. Booth, a Class of 2015 attackman at Westwood High School […]

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Nick Washuta’s initial take on the University of Vermont’s campus convinced him it was a place he wanted to be for four years.  “As soon as I stepped onto the campus of the University of Vermont, I fell in love with the school,” said […]

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 […]

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. […]

If you’ve been following along the last few days on LaxLessons.com’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 […]

It’s hard to miss Andrew Eichelberger on the lacrosse field. The rising junior two-way midfielder from Strake Jesuit College Prep in Houston is 6-foot-3, 200 pounds. Eichelberg also has skills to go along with that size and will soon be showcasing them at the next level. He has given a verbal commitment to Lehigh University, […]

Luke Millican, one of the top goaltenders in the Class of 2017, will be going from his home state of Texas to play his college lacrosse in the Ivy League. Millican, who plays at Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, has verbally committed to the admissions process at the University of Pennsylvania, as first reported […]

The University of Michigan continues to make a splash among Class of 2017 commitments. The Wolverines’ latest verbal comes not only from beyond the tristate but beyond the Northeast as well. It comes from Class of 2017 goaltender Zion DeChesere of Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Zion DeChesere is not only […]

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 […]

Cornell has not yet made an announcement on a new head coach. But that hasn’t stopped interim HC Matt Kerwick from continuing to make ground on the recruiting front. The Big Red have just landed a major verbal commitment to its admissions process. It comes from beyond the Northeast. Athletic 6-foot-3, 190-pound midfielder Fleet Wallace […]

Joe Lombardi is reporting that the Cornell Big Red have just landed a major verbal commitment to its admissions process. It comes from outside the tristate. Athletic 6-foot-3, 190-pound midfielder Fleet Wallace from St. Christopher’s School in Richmond, Va., has decided on Cornell. The heavily-recruited Wallace is a two-way player who also excels on rides […]

We’ve been documenting the recruiting success of Penn State University in the tristate region. Now, we venture Beyond the Northeast for news of the Nittany Lions’ latest verbal. It comes from Jack Rusbuldt, a talented goaltender for the Collegiate School in Richmond, Va., a decision first reported by Joe Lombardi on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium […]

Alex Weber, the former standout attackman at the University of Pennsylvania who now coaches the varsity team at Harvard Westlake High School (Calif.), produced and directed “COMMITTED,” a documentary on lacrosse recruiting videotaped this past summer at Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight. You can watch the trailer here. Lacrosse has taken Alex Weber to […]