Mountain Lakes (NJ) 2017 Hunter Batesko, a 6-foot-2 midfielder, gives Michigan lacrosse a big tristate catch

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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. To say Hunter Batesko is a can’t miss prospect would be stating the obvious. For starters, the Mountain Lakes High School (NJ) two-way midfielder is 6-foot-2 and […]

Bergen Catholic (NJ) 2016 middie Magno: ‘Air Force met all my criteria and more’

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When Jeremy Magno weighed his college choices, there were many factors he considered. One thing, though, set Air Force apart from the other schools on his short list. “I loved the idea of giving back to my country by serving,” he said. The Class of 2016 midfielder at Bergen Catholic High School will be doing […]

Lacrosse Insider: NJ 2015 star finds new college destination after decommitting from Denver; 2015 two-year starter from Nassau finalist Port Washington (NY) decides

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We have recruiting news from New Jersey and Long Island in this update. We start in the Garden State. Midfielder Josh Haubenstock of Ramapo High School (N.J.) committed to the University of Denver on Nov. 27, 2012 as one of the nation’s top sophomore recruits. But that will not be the college destination of the […]

Millbrook School (NY) two-way middie Lucas finds his college fit in Tennessee

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The state of Tennessee is not exactly synonymous with lacrosse. But it’s where Ben Lucas has found his future college home. The Millbrook School (N.Y.) two-way midfielder verballed to the up-and-coming program at Sewanee, the University of the South, a verbal first reported last week by Joe Lombardi on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section. […]

Greenwich (CT) Wilson finds selecting best college fit is an exact science

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Renwick Wilson’s college decision came down to more than lacrosse. A lot more. “I want to attend a college that is dedicated to improving the environment while also providing a superior education in the sciences,” said the senior at Greenwich High School (Conn.). Wilson found what he was looking for in Oberlin College in Ohio. […]

Brewster HS (NY) attackman Erickson will follow brother’s path to college lacrosse

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Liam Erickson is a can-do attackman. “I consider myself a good feeder, finisher and dodger,” the Brewster High School (N.Y.) senior said. “I also pride myself in my abilities to ride on clears and move off ball. Overall, I believe I am a hard player with a high IQ for the game.” Erickson will soon […]

Middle Country (NY) standout Harned will follow cousins’ path to college lacrosse

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Dylan Harned has the speed to get up and down the field and the skills to play both ways. When he gets to his spot, he also has the size to make an impact. If the Class of 2014 standout for Middle Country (N.Y.) sounds like he has the ingredients of a college player, it’s […]

Bronxville (NY) star Tarry on his choice: ‘Princeton has always been an excellent defense team’

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As the leading defender on New York Class C state finalist Bronxville, Charlie Tarry was regularly assigned to defend against the opponent’s top scorer. In the downstate semifinals on June 5, Tarry was faced with his most challenging assignment of the season. After all, 2012 state champion Shoreham-Wading River’s University of Maryland-bound leading scorer, Tim […]

Hauppauge’s Zelen will take his size, speed to Albany

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University at Albany head coach Scott Marr has made tapping into New York talent one of the recipes to the success he’s enjoyed during his 13-year tenure with the Great Danes. The formula is in full force as far as Class of 2014 commits go. Albany now has a total of five commits from New […]

Brewster (NY) midfielder DaRos decides on Fairfield

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Liam DaRos didn’t have too look to far to find a perfect college fit. Rising senior Liam DaRos of Brewster High School (N.Y.) committed to Fairfield University, as first reported at Twitter.com/Joe_Lombardi. An athletic, two-way midfielder, the 6-foot-1, 180-pound DaRos is a strong shooter with a high lacrosse IQ. He also is a two-way starter […]

Kellenberg’s Kavanagh, brother of Notre Dame standout, headed to Hofstra

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Brendan Kavanagh’s style of play is similar to that of his brother, Notre Dame standout and former Chaminade star Matt Kavanagh. “I have a Canadian, hockey-type style of play like my brother,” Brendan, a rising senior attackman at Kellenberg Memorial (N.Y.) said. Both are also lefties. But when it came time to make his college […]

St. Anthony’s midfielder Bonomi bound for Richmond

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Ryan Bonomi is no stranger to joining new lacrosse programs. The rising senior at St. Anthony’s played on the varsity team at Northport before transferring prior to his junior season with the Friars. In another year, the athletic, two-way midfielder will be preparing to make another transition to a new team. Bonomi has given a […]

Greenwich’s Nail will be headed to Holy Cross lacrosse

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Jack Nail is a textbook position defender. The junior at Greenwich High School (Conn.) is an aggressive player who has good footwork. Nail has helped the Cardinals win eight of their first 10 games, allowing five or less goals in half their games. Last week, Nail decided on his college destination, giving a verbal commitment […]

Wilton junior Devane bolsters Warriors’ bond with Bryant

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The bond between Bryant University and Wilton High School (Conn.) when it comes to lacrosse keeps getting stronger. For starters, Bryant head coach Mike Pressler was an All-American for Wilton his senior year in 1978 and is a member of the school’s Hall of Fame. Peter McMahon, a 2009 WHS grad who is now a […]

John Jay junior continues Bocklet family’s D-I lacrosse tradition

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Graham Bocklet didn’t have to look far to find some positive role models when it comes to lacrosse. The John Jay junior grew up surrounded by it. His four cousins either played or played at the Division I level — attackman Mike Bocklet (Fairfield University), defenseman Matt Bocklet (Johns Hopkins), attackman Chris Bocklet (University of […]

Harborfields 6-foot-4 middie Schwartz hopes to make a big impact in college

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Zach Schwartz should make a big impact at the next level. Literally. The Harborfields (N.Y.) senior midfielder is 6-foot-4. But size isn’t his only attribute. “I also consider my speed and lacrosse IQ some of my strengths as a midfielder,” Schwartz said. Those talents will be on display in his final varsity season with the […]

Hewlett’s Fuchs will follow Seibald’s footsteps to Cornell

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Kevin Fuchs has big plans. “I hope to see myself on Wall Street,” he said. ” I also look forward to giving back to my community and all of the people who have helped me along the way.” But Fuchs has plenty to accomplish before he reaches those heights. For starters, the standout midfielder has […]