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Class of 2017

National Letter of Intent Fall Signing Week starts Wednesday, Nov. 9 and lasts through Wednesday, Nov. 16.

As always, we will be providing in-depth coverage of this once-in-a-lifetime moment for so many throughout the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region, and the entire lax galaxy.

As we inch our way closer not only to deciding on a 45th president, but Signing Week, we now bring you a breakdown of Division I commits by college for the Class of 2017.

Loyola, Manhattan and Stony Brook lead the way with nine senior commits each.

Class-by-class verbals by class are also available 24/7 on our Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section for the classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020. Be an Insider by clicking here.

Now, here’s a college-by-college rundown of commitments for tristate members of the Class of 2017.

AIR FORCE (4): Christian Kuhn, Chaminade (NY), attack; Chandler Devaney, Proctor (NH), defense; Brody McCoy, Sachem North (NY), longstick midfield; Quin Peene, Ridgewood (NY), midfield

ALBANY (7): Kyle Casey, Yorktown (NY), midfield; Justin Cavallo, Yorktown (NY), attack; Austin Jones, Northport (NY), midfield/faceoff (decommitted from Marquette);Mike Kozar, Fairport (NY), defense; Nico Ragaini, Notre Dame-West Haven (CT), midfield; Steven Ramirez, Lindenhurst (NY), attack; Will Ramos, Nyack (NY), goaltender

ARMY (5): Greg Coleman, Northern Highlands (NJ), goaltender; Jac Cutillo, Kings Park (NY), midfield; Bryan Lehman, Commack (NY), defense; Brendan Nichtern, Massapequa (NY), attack/midfield (decommitted from St. John’s);Tyler Olbrecht, Aquinas Institute (NY), defense

BELLARMINE (1): Bryce Vaxman, St. Augustine (NJ), defense/longstick midfield

BINGHAMTON (6): Thomas Galgano, Bethpage (NY), defense/longstick midfield; Sal Ienna, Massapequa (NY), midfield;Sean Makar, Lakeland/Panas, midfield; Mike Marino, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Jackson Rieger, John Jay (NY), attack; Kyle Tiernan, Elwood-John Glenn (NY), defense

BOSTON U (5): Michael Doxie, Niskayuna (NY), midfield; Chris Gray, Shoreham-Wading River (NY), attack; Tyler Hess, Guilderland (NY), defense/longstick midfield; Andrew Martin, Albany Academy (NY), midfield; Riley Stewart, Darien (CT), midfield

BROWN (7): Ryan Aughavin, North Shore (NY), midfield (decommitted from Lehigh and Binghamton); Ben Baranker, Lawrenceville (NJ) defense; Adrian Enchill, Westminster (CT), longstick midfield (decommitted from Notre Dame); Connor Fox, Avon Old Farms (CT), attack/midfield (decommitted from Georgetown); Finn Gibbons, Garden City (NY), attack; Kieran Gunn, Garden City (NY), midfield; Riley Stewart, Darien (CT), midfield

BUCKNELL (4): JJ Alicea, St. Dominic’s (NY), attack; Matthew Farrell, Syosset (NY), midfield; Philip Puccio, Garden City (NY), defense; Tyler Senerchia, Plainedge (NY), defense/longstick midfield

CANISIUS (1): Matt Vavonese, Christian Brothers Academy-Syracuse (NY), goaltender

CLEVELAND STATE (2): Stephen Russo, Livingston (NJ); goaltender; Michael Wilson, Lakeland Regional (NJ), attack

COLGATE (5): Jimmy Caddigan, Smithtown West (NY), attack; John “John, John” Galbraith, Pittsford (NY), midfield; Alessio Jack “Gio” Giovannetti, Chaminade (NY), midfield; Bobby Goggin, Choate (CT); attack/midfield; Charlie Messineo, Ridgewood (NJ), defense

CORNELL (5): Joseph Bartolotto, Miller Place (NY), defense/longstick midfield;Dominic Doria, Chaminade (NY), defense (decommitted from Navy); Matt Licciardi, Cold Spring Harbor (NY), midfield; Andrew Lockhart, Ward Melville (NY), attack; Luca Tria, Delbarton (NJ), midfield

DARTMOUTH (1): Jimmy Heidt, Brunswick (CT), attack; Kellen Paradine, Chaminade (NY), defense

DELAWARE (4): Anthony Altimari, Yorktown (NY), midfield/faceoff; AJ Hoffmann, Wilton (CT), defense; Joe Lenskold, Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ), midfield/faceoff; Danny Riley, Smithtown West (NY), midfield

DENVER (2): Kyle Dombroski, Westfield (NJ), defense; Thomas Tenney, The Hill Academy (ONT), transfer from Fox Lane (NY)

DREXEL (2): Stephen Becker, St. John the Baptist (NY), attack/midfield; Sean Quinn, Seton Hall Prep (NJ), defense

DUKE (3): JP Basile, Garden CIty (NY), midfield; Matt Chmil, Chaminade (NY), midfield; Cam Mulé, Half Hollow Hills West (NY), attack

FAIRFIELD (8): Cole Barnard, Locust Valley (NY), midfield (decommitted from St. John’s); Frankie Labetti, Moorestown (NJ), midfield (decommitted from Monmouth); Mike Latini, Smithtown East (NY), attack; Liam McAuliffe, St. Dominic’s (NY), midfield; Taylor Strough, Cold Spring Harbor (NY), midfield; Cole Touhey, Rutgers Prep (NJ), goaltender;  Anthony Voelker, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Donovan Welsh, Fayetteville-Manlius (NY), attack

FURMAN (2): PJ Kaffl, Chaminade (NY), attack; Kyle Korwan, Massapequa (NY), attack/midfield

GEORGETOWN (4): Joe LiCalzi, South Side (NY), longstick midfield; Owen McElroy, Avon Old Farms (CT), goaltender; Gibson Smith, Pelham (NY), defense; Alex Semler, Hun School (NJ), Georgetown

HARTFORD (2): Christian Paley, Somers (CT), attack; Luke Postiglione, Manhasset (NY), midfield

HARVARD (3): Steven Cuccurullo, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Brendan Forst, Brunswick (CT), defenseman; Frank Tangredi, Chaminade (NY), defense

HIGH POINT (6): Will Hynson, Rye (NY), midfield; Mark Kolmer, Ocean City (NJ), midfield; Casey Murphy, Wantagh (NY), attack; Isaac Newland, Sleepy Hollow (NY), attack (transfer from Iona Prep); Matt Sellers, Notre Dame (NJ), attack; Bobby Stewart, Robbinsville (NJ), midfield/faceoff

HOBART (7): Ethan Black Fernandes, Trinity-Pawling (NY), defense/longstick midfield; Frankie Imburgia, Pittsford (NY), longstick midfield; Alex Mapstone, Honeoye Falls (NY), midfield; Nicholas Riccardi, Cicero-North Syracuse (NY), midfield; Wylie Sherman, Ridgewood (NJ), attack/midfield; Niko Szelest, Albany Academy (NY), attack; Bayley Tranmer, Trinity-Pawling (NY), midfield

HOFSTRA (7):  Jacob Coleman, Riverhead (NY), goaltender; Joey Elarde, Commack (NY), midfield; Brian Herber, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Corey Kale, Robbinsville (NJ), midfield; Dominic Pryor, Ward Melville (NY), midfield; Michael Peco, Massapequa (NY), defense; Bryce Tolmie, Hun School (NJ), midfield

HOLY CROSS (1): Bradley Baker, St. Dominic’s (NY), attack/midfield

JACKSONVILLE (2): Jack Goodwin, Mountain Lakes (NJ), goaltender;  Jackson Trimmer, King School (CT), attack/midfield

JOHNS HOPKINS (4): Lucas Capobianco-Hogan, Mount Sinai (NY), defense/longstick midfield; Connor DeSimone, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Jack Keogh, Manhasset (NY), attack; Jared Reinson, Montgomery (NJ), defense

LAFAYETTE (7): Bryan Hess, Rumson-Fair Haven (NJ), midfield; Evan Kieltyka, Somers (NY), defense; Matt Meyjes, Darien (CT), midfield; John Natoli, Mountain Lakes (NJ), attack; Andrew Robbins, Ramapo (NJ), attack/midfield; Dylan Tocco, St. Augustine Prep (NJ), midfield; Patrick Tully, Summit (NJ), defense/longstick midfield

LEHIGH (3): Matt Douglas, Delbarton (NJ), longstick midfield; Kevin Gersbeck, Miller Place (NY), attack; Matt McLaughlin, Harrison (NY), attack; Matt Ilchuk, Bay Shore (NY), attack

LOYOLA (9): Matt Benus, Syosset (NY), midfield; Thomas Berger, Chatham (NJ), attack/midfield; Jarret Bonser, Deer Park (NY), defense; Kevin Lindley, Darien (CT), midfield; Colin McCarthy, Xavier (CT), midfield; Aidan Olmstead, Corning (NY), attack; Bailey Savio, Greenwich (CT), midfield; Sam Shafer, Trinity-Pawling (NY), goaltender; Dan Wigley, Shawnee (NJ), midfield

MANHATTAN (9): Wade Agaisse, Delbarton (NJ), attack; Gallagher Gregory, Niskayuna (NY), attack; Dylan Guarneri, Cold Spring Harbor (NY), defense; Jack Kornutik, Fairfield Prep (CT), defense; Brendan Krebs, Chaminade (NY), goaltender; Sean MacKinney, Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ), attack; Jake Nicolosi, West Islip (NY), attack; Luke Pacher, Chaminade (NY), defense; Nicholas Volpe, Half Hollow Hills East (NY), attack

MARIST (4): Andrew Evans, Mahopac (NY), midfield/faceoff; Jason Intermesoli, Sayville (NY), attack;Anthony Magnotta, Scotch Plains Fanwood (NJ), defense; Edward May, Pope John (NJ), midfield

MARQUETTE (5):  Austin Jones, Northport (NY), midfield/faceoff; Moey Lardy, Trinity-Pawling (NY), midfield; Garrett Moya, Huntington (NY), attack; Gabe Stein, New Fairfield (CT), goaltender; Jace Whalen, Christian Brothers Academy-Syracuse (NY), midfield

MARYLAND (4): James Avanzato, Sachem North (NY), attack; Alex Giovinco, Syosset (NY), midfield/faceoff; Drew Morris, New Canaan (CT), goaltender; Kevin Snyder, Commack (NY), midfield

MERCER (1): Austin Strazzulla, Loomis Chaffee (CT), attack/midfield

MICHIGAN (6): Hunter Batesko, Mountain Lakes (NJ), midfield; Alex Buckanavage, Brunswick (CT), attack;Alex Calkins, CBA-Syracuse (NY), midfield (decommitted from Fairfield); Ben Cirella, Manhasset (NY), longstick midfield; Connor Cronin, Northport (NY), midfield; Kevin Mack, Manhasset (NY), attack

MONMOUTH (3): Joe Belko, Wall Township (NJ), defense; Carlos Forde, Minisink Valley (NY), attack/midfield; Dominic Pizzulli, Smithtown East (NY), attack

MOUNT ST. MARY’S (2): Dylan Furnback, Jackson Memorial (NJ), goaltender; Sam Stephan, Notre Dame (NJ), midfield

NAVY (4): Joseph Delyra, Chaminade (NY), attack; Andrew McKenna, Ward Melville (NY), defense; Ryan Magnuson, Northport (NY), midfield; Joe Miller, Shoreham-Wading River (NY), midfield

NJIT (5): Vinnie Crea, Gunnery (CT), defense; Vincent D’Agostino, Caldwell (NJ), midfield; Nick Krawchuk, Newton (NJ), defense; Hunter Narozniak, Barnegat (NJ), defense; Connor Provost, Allentown (NJ), attack

NORTH CAROLINA (5): Ara Atayan, Bronxville (NY), midfield; Kevin Gill, Morristown-Beard School (NJ), midfield; Sean Morris, Brunswick (CT), attack; Ryan O’Connell, New Canaan (CT), midfield (decommitted from Michigan); Steven Schneider, Manhasset (NY), midfield (Note: Atayan was the first verbal for the Class of 2017, commitment made Sept. 29, 2013, and reported first exclusively by Joe Lombardi here on’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section.)

NOTRE DAME (5): Davis Allen, Pelham (NY) attack; Jose Boyer, Yorktown (NY), defense; Arden Cohen, Darien (CT), defense, transfer from The Gunnery School (CT); Connor Morin, Morristown Beard (NJ), attack (decommitted from Villanova); Jake Moss, Pingry (NJ), midfield (Note: Reclassified as a 2018)

OHIO STATE (2): Barker Colby, Pittsford (NY), attack/midfield; TJ Hendricks, Fairport (NY), midfield (planning on attending prep school and enrolling as Class of 2018 commit)

PENN  (7):  Thomas Chai, Rye Country Day, attack/midfield; Finlay Collins, Darien (CT), midfield; Leif Johnson, Garden City (NY), defense; Sean Lulley, Half Hollow Hills East (NY), midfield; Dave Parsons, Hotchkiss (CT), defense (decommitted from Bucknell); Max Metalios, Brunswick (CT), defense; Terrence Mooney, St. Anthony’s (NY), midfield

PENN STATE (5): Bobby Burns, Smithtown East (NY), midfield; Andrew Kaye, Hun School (NJ), attack (transfer from Peddie School); Jake McCaughan, St. Augustine (NJ), defense/longstick midfield; Mike Shinske, Pittsford (NY), midfield; Dylan Sulzbach, Pittsford (NY, transfer from McQuaid Jesuit HS), goaltender

PRINCETON (3): Jamie Atkinson, Garden City (NY), midfield; Chris Brown, Fairfield Prep (CT), attack; Kyle Prouty, New Egypt (NJ), midfield

PROVIDENCE (5): Alexander Borg, Dwight Englewood (NJ), midfield/faceoff; Toby Burgdorf, Westfield (NJ), goaltender; Emmett Jennings, Rumson-Fair Haven (NJ), defense; Matt Leader, Fox Lane (NY), attack/midfield; Ryan Poole, St. Dominic’s (NY), defense

QUINNIPIAC (3): Devan Carroll, Manasquan (NJ), midfield; Matt Federico, Cheshire (CT), defense; Ryan Kaye, Madison (NJ), midfield/faceoff

RICHMOND (3): Brian Hanley, Delbarton (NJ), midfield/faceoff; Ryan Lanchbury, Avon Old Farms (CT), attack; Mitchell Savoca, Fairfield Prep (CT), midfield

RUTGERS (4): Nick Attanaiso, Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ), midfield;Shane Dougherty, Morris Knolls (NJ), attack/midfield; Michael Sanguinetti, Robbinsville (NJ), attack; Cole Touhey, Rutgers Prep (NJ), goaltender

SACRED HEART (3): Kyle Foley, South Windsor (CT), attack; Quinn O’Reilly, St. Anthony’s (NY), attack; Anthony Scaramucci, Manhasset (NY), longstick midfield

SIENA (7): Nick Casner, Christian Brothers Academy (NJ), attack; Jack Guida, Brewster (NY), midfield; Brendan Lantieri, Trinity-Pawling (NY), attack; Danny Maloney, Rumson-Fair Haven (NJ), defense; Kyle McAvoy, Fairport (NY), midfield; Nick Pepe, Shaker (NY), midfield; Anthony Tebbano, Shenendehowa (NY), goaltender

ST. JOHN’S (7):  Gavin Catalano, Greece Arcadia (NY), goaltender; Johnny Huber, St. Anthony’s (NY), attack; Anthony Lucia, Rocky Point (NY), defense; Austin Reda, Huntington (NY), midfield; Brendan Nichtern, Massapequa (NY), attack/midfield; Christian Rega, Chaminade (NY), attack; Rob Zieglet, Sayville (NY), defense

ST. JOSEPH’S (5): Evan Campbell, Cherry Hill East (NJ), attack/midfield; Sean Colbert, Wantagh (NY), defense; Sean Cunningham, Chaminade (NY), attack/midfield;  Shane Fable, Bergen Catholic (NJ), attack; Timmy Phillips, Chaminade (NY), defense

STONY BROOK (10): Devin Andrews, Canandaigua Academy (NY), attack; Anthony Beck, Miller Place (NY), midfield; Danny Cassidy, Shoreham-Wading River (NY), defense; Ryan Erler, Smithtown West (NY) goaltender; Eddie Munoz, Ward Melville (NY), midfield; Devin O’Leary, Queensbury (NY), defense; Jon Pfohl, Niskayuna (NY), midfield/faceoff; Greg Roros, Northport (NY), defense; Jack Walsh, Miller Place (NY), attack; Conor Wolff, Niskayuna (NY), attack

SYRACUSE (8): Brett Barlow, Fayetteville-Manlius (NY), attack/midfield; John Ecker, Wayne Central (NY), attack; Troy Lauder, Salisbury (CT), attack/midfield; Casey Rogers, Syracuse, attack/midfield; Lucas Quinn, Niskayuna (NY), midfield; Bryce Saba, Wayne Central (NY), defense; Sam Schluter, Hun (NJ), defense/longstick midfield; Tanner Wood, Staples (CT), midfield

TOWSON (2): Sean Barry, Smithtown East (NY), attack; Tim Montgomery, Lenape (NJ), attack

UMASS (3): Joe Casucci, Fairfield-Ludlowe (CT), defense; Chris Connolly, Trinity-Pawling (NY), attack (transfer from Xaverian, HS, CT); Kevin Cutinella, Shoreham-Wading River (NY), midfield

UMBC (1): Thomas Linger, St. Anthony’s, goaltender

VERMONT (7): Andrew Bauersfeld, New Canaan (CT), defense; Ethan Burger, Staples (CT), midfield; Matt Cameron, Trinity-Pawling (NY), midfield; Ryan Cornell, Darien (CT), goaltender; Spencer Decker, Brunswick, midfield; Peter Hartigan, Darien (CT), attack;  Jack Valentine, Sparta (NJ), midfield

VILLANOVA (6): Michael Clark, New Fairfield (CT), longstick midfield; Colin Crowley, Delbarton (NJ), attack/midfield; Dan Fisher, St. Joseph’s Prep (NJ), midfield/faceoff; Brendan Haggerty, Manhasset (NY), goaltender; Corey McManus, Summit (NJ), attack; Owen Prybylski, Westfield (NJ), defense

VIRGINIA (4): Jackson Appelt, New Canaan (CT), attack; Ian Laviano, Cold Spring Harbor (NY), attack; Corey Millhouse, Hamden Hall (CT), midfield (decommitted from Brown); Regan Quinn, Chaminade (NY), attack (decommitted from Fairfield)

VMI (2): Emmett Fay, Mamaroneck (NY), attack/midfield; Mike McCardell, Trinity-Pawling (NY), goaltender

WAGNER (2): Tyler Grady, Glen Ridge (NJ), attack; Kevin Paz, Red Bank (NJ), defense

YALE (5): Donald Ahrens, North Shore (NY), defense; Will Cabrera (Scarsdale, NY native, now attending The Hill Academy, ONT), attack; Luke Eschbach, Smithtown East (NY), attack/midfield; Chris Fake, Hun School (NJ), defense (decommitted from Virginia); Brian Tevlin, Seton Hall Prep (NJ), midfield

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