A four-day tryout to select the U-19 team that will compete in the 2012 Federation of International Lacrosse U-19 World Championships in Turku, Finland starts today at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

There’s no shortage of players from the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area that will participate.

Here’s a rundown of the 122 players invited to the tryouts:

Michael Andreassi, Sachem North High School (N.Y.), 2011
Ian Ardrey, Deerfield Academy (Mass.), 2012
Connor Buczek, St. Xavier High School (Ohio), 2011
Sean Cannizzaro, Cazenovia High School (N.Y.), 2011
Mike Daniello, John Jay High School (N.Y.), 2011 (injured)
Devin Dwyer, Garden City High School (N.Y.), 2012
Daniel Eipp, Harvard University, 2015
Kevin Forster, La Salle College (Pa.), 2011
Connor Gallegos, Episcopal School (Va.), 2011
Liam Giblin, Georgetown Prep (Md.), 2012
Will Haus, Palmyra High School (Pa.), 2011
Hup Hupfeldt, Haverford School (Pa.), 2011
Beau Jones, Germantown Academy (Pa.), 2011
Matthew Kavanagh, Chaminade High School (N.Y.), 2011
Kyle Keenan, Smithtown West High School (N.Y.), 2011
Patrick Kelly, Calvert Hall College High School (Md.), 2012
Joseph Leonard, Hicksville High School (N.Y.), 2011
Joseph LoCascio, St. Anthony’s High School (N.Y.), 2011
Bradlee Lord, Conestoga High School (Pa.), 2012
Michael Marcott, Lincoln High School (Ore.), 2012
Case Matheis, Darien High School (Conn.), 2012
Taylor Michel, St. Paul’s School for Boys (Md.), 2011
James Pannell, Smithtown West High School (N.Y.), 2012
Matt Rambo, La Salle College High School (Pa.), 2013
Kevin Rice, Skaneateles Central High School (N.Y.), 2011
Matthew Sexton, Niskayuna High School (N.Y.), 2012
Max Skibber, Espiscopal High School (Texas), 2012
Shane Sturgis, Penn State University, 2015
Salvatore Tuttle, Farmingdale High School (N.Y.), 2011
Conor Whipple, St. Andrew’s High School (Fla.), 2013

Midfield (includes face-off specialists)
Clayton Adams, Montgomery Bell Academy (Tenn.), 2011
Brent Armstrong, St. Stephens & St. Agnes (Va.), 2011
Tyler Barbarich, Bridgewater-Raritan High School (N.J.), 2011
Kylor Bellistri, Bullis School (Md.), 2012
Connor Bernal, Mercer Island High School (Wash.), 2012
Trevor Brosco, Shoreham-Wading River High School (N.Y.), 2012
Jeffrey Chase, Boys’ Latin School (Md.), 2011
Deemer Class, Loyola Blakefield High School (Md.), 2012
Greg Coholan, West Irondequoit High School (Ohio), 2011
Sean Coleman, La Salle College High School (Pa.), 2013
Joseph Costigan, New Canaan High School (Conn.), 2011
Gregory Cuccinello, Mountain Lakes High School (N.J.), 2011
Tim Edwards, Jamesville-Dewitt High School (N.Y.), 2011
Matthew Florence, Kent Denver High School (Colo.), 2012
Jake Froccaro, Port Washington High School (N.Y.), 2012
Thomas Grimm, Carthage Central High School (N.Y.), 2011
Drew Hays, Fairport High School (N.Y.), 2011
Billy Heidt, Brunswick School (Conn.), 2012
Paul Hummer, Brooke Point High School (Va.), 2011
Bennet Jonas, San Clemente High School (Calif.), 2012
Stephen Kelly, Calvert Hall College High School (Md.), 2013
Derrick Kihembo, Sycamore High School (Ohio), 2011
Riley Lasda, Ithaca High School (N.Y.), 2011
Richard Lewis, St. Pius X Catholic High School (Ga.), 2011
Sean Mahon, Chaminade High School (N.Y.), 2011
Brendan McGrath, Haverford School (Pa.), 2011
Keegan Michel, McDonogh School (Md.), 2011
Eric Monfort, Thomas Worthington High School (Ohio), 2012
Brendan Newman, Lawrenceville High School (N.J.), 2012
Spencer Parks, St. Paul’s School for Boys (Md.), 2012
Steven Pontrello, St. Augustine Prep (N.J.), 2012
Conor Prunty, Lakeland High School (N.Y.), 2011
Charles Raffa, St. Anthony’s High School (N.Y.), 2011
Connor Reed, Gonzaga College High School (D.C.), 2012
Brian Schlansker, Niskayuna High School (N.Y.), 2011
Charles Sipe, St. Anne’s-Belfield School (Va.), 2011
Taylor Stothoff, Boys’ Latin School (Md.), 2011
Michael Tagliaferri, San Ramon Valley High School (Calif.), 2012
Shane Thornton, Chaminade High School (N.Y.), 2011
Ryan Tucker, Gilman School (Md.), 2011
Matthew Walters, Haverford School (Pa.), 2011
Zachary Wood, Metea Valley High School (Ill.), 2012
Patrick Worstell, San Roman Valley High School (Calif.), 2012
Robert Zoppo, Towson University, 2015

Defense (includes longstick midfielders)
Jacob Bailey, McQuaid Jesuit High School (N.Y.), 2011
David Best (LSM), Norfolk Academy (Va.), 2012
James Breit, Delbarton School (N.J.), 2011
James Burnside (LSM), Garden City High School (N.Y.), 2011
Eric Chadderdon, Hamburg High School (N.Y.), 2011
Evan Connell, Calvert Hall College High School (Md.), 2012
Ralph D’Agostino (LSM), Immaculata High School (N.J.), 2011
Gregory Danseglio (LSM), St. Anthony’s High School (N.Y.), 2011
Bobby Duvnjak, Manhasset High School (N.Y.), 2012
Robert Enright, Massapequa High School (N.Y.), 2011
Robert Fahey, Bishop Guertin High School (Mass.), 2012
Westley Faulkenberry (LSM), Dublin Jerome High School (Ohio), 2012
Brian Fischer (LSM), Garden City High School (N.Y.), 2011
Jules Godino, Summit High School (N.J.), 2011
Bryson Greene, McDonogh School (Md.), 2011
Robert Grill (LSM), Bridgewater-Raritan High School (N.J.), 2011
Luke Howard, Landon School (Md.), 2011
Jamie Ikeda (LSM), Conestoga High School (Pa.), 2012
Stephen Jahelka, Garden City High School (N.Y.), 2011
John Kelly, Bullis School (Md.), 2011
Ryan Kilpatrick, Salesianum School (Del.), 2011
Walker Kirby, Lawrenceville High School (N.J.), 2012
Matt McMahon (LSM), Glen Ridge High School (N.J.), 2011
William McNamara (LSM), Haverford School (Pa.), 2012
Cody O’Donnell, La Salle Academy (R.I.), 2011
Joseph Ostrander, Farmingdale High School (N.Y.), 2011
Tanner Ottenbreit (LSM), Regis Jesuit High School (Colo.), 2011
Eric Parnon, Darien High School (Conn.), 2011
Michael Pellegrino (LSM), Connequot High School (N.Y.), 2011
Christopher Piccirilli, Villanova University, 2015
Matthew Scalera (LSM), Comesowogue High School (N.Y.), 2011
Tanner Scales, Salisbury School (Conn.), 2012
Robert Schmitt (LSM), St. Xavier (Ky.), 2011
Ty Souders, Lehigh University, 2015
Brian Sullivan (LSM), Bishop Timon: St. Jude High School (N.Y.), 2012
Bobby Tait (LSM), Germantown Academy (Pa.), 2011

Luke Aaron, Deerfield Academy (Mass.), 2012
Peter DeLuca, Jacksonville University, 2015
Conor Fraylick, Pleasantville High School (N.Y.), 2011
Jake Gambitsky, Wantagh High School (N.Y.), 2011
Connor Gordon, Tabor Academy (Mass.), 2012
Rhody Heller, Regis Jesuit High School (Colo.), 2011
Robert Kelly, Haverford School (Pa.), 2011
Matthew O’Connor, Lawrenceville High School (N.J.), 2012
Zachary Oliveri, Connetquot High School (N.Y.), 2011
Christopher Selva, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.), 2011
Kyle Turri, West Islip High School (N.Y.), 2011
Tyler White, Corning East High School (N.Y.), 2011

The U.S. U-19 team won its sixth straight title the last time the event was held — in 2008.

Here are the all-time scores of the U-19 World Championship title games.

U-19 World Championship all-time results

Year Site Champion Runner-up Score
1988 Adelaide, Australia United States Canada 12-5
1992 Hempstead, N.Y. United States Australia 24-11
1996 Tokyo, Japan United States Australia 13-8
1999 Adelaide, Australia United States Canada 14-7
2003 Towson, Md. United States Canada 19-10
2008 Coquitlam, B.C. (Canada) United States Canada 19-12

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4 Responses to “U-19 U.S. World team tryouts start today at UMBC”

  1. laxer says:

    do they know who is going to coach the U-19 team yet?

  2. sir laxalot says:

    Matheis will not be trying out due to his knee injury, in his replace is Seamus Connelly (Duxbury,MA/Duke)

  3. totally confused says:

    Any idea how Daniello is doing?

    • Joe Lombardi says:

      As noted in the roster above, Mike remains injured and unable to participate in the scheduled tryouts that end tomorrow.

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