Lacrosse Insider: Vermont breaks into tristate Class of 2015 with Hudson Valley commit

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The University of Vermont has broken into the Class of 2015 when it comes to tristate commitments. The Catamounts’ first NY/NJ/CT rising junior commit marks the fifth 2015 standout at the Trinity-Pawling School in New York’s Hudson Valley to decide on his college destination. Before we get to the latest, let’s run down the previous […]

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 […]

Bernards faceoff specialist could be a ‘Diamond’ in the rough for Vermont

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As reported here this past week, the Bernards (N.J.) High School varsity team has a pair of Division I-bound midfielders. We heard from Griffin Connor, who is headed to Marquette University. Now, it’s University of Vermont commit Jon Diamond’s turn. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound righty is an aggressive and physical player who excels in the faceoff […]

Player’s perspective: Ridgefield’s Andrew Buckanavage, senior midfielder

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Much of the discussion in Connecticut heading into the 2011 season has centered on six-time Class M state champ Darien, defending FCIAC champion Greenwich, th talented New Canaan and Fairfield Prep teams, as well as private school powers Brunswick an Salisbury. One team that has been flying under the radar a bit is Ridgefield, which […]

Ridgefield’s Riley verbals to Vermont

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We told you yesterday that one of the top juniors in the Hudson Valley, Pelham defenseman Matt Landis, committed to Notre Dame. Today, we have news on one of the leading juniors in Connecticut. Ridgefield coach Roy Colsey informed me today that attackman Sean Riley has decided on the University of Vermont. The right-handed Riley […]

Ridgefield’s Buckanavage commits to Vermont

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Last year, the Ridgefield Tigers had a talent-filled roster that included four Division I recruits as they won the FCIAC championship for the first time in school history. The Tigers’ hopes of repeating as champions ended with an 8-5 loss to Greenwich in the FCIAC quarterfinals. But next season, Ridgefield will once again have a […]