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A major Nor’easter that could dump up to two feet of snow in parts of the tristate area could make for a shortened week of tryouts for those programs starting them on Monday.

But the snow won’t stop us from presenting a preview package of stories as we make our way to the start of the season.

We start with preseason players to watch.

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Players to Watch



Jackson Appelt, sr., New Canaan, A (Committed to Virginia)

Alex Buckanavage, sr., Brunswick, A, above (Committed to Michigan)

Brian Calabrese, jr., Wilton, A (Committed to Air Force)

Arden Cohen, sr., Darien, transfer from Gunnery, D/LSM (Committed to Notre Dame)

Finlay Collins, sr., Darien, M (Committed to UPenn)

Ryan CornellRyan Cornell, sr., Darien, G, right (Committed to Vermont)

Xander Dickson, jr., Brunswick, A (Committed to Virginia)

Connor Drake, so., Wilton, M (Committed to Duke)

Adrian Enchill, jr. Westminster, LSM (Committed to Notre Dame)

Brody Firestein, fr., Brunswick, M (Committed to Penn State)

Brendan Forst, sr., Brunswick, D (Committed to Harvard)

Griffin Gelinas, jr., Brunswick, A (Committed to Michigan)

Kevin Lindley, sr., Darien, A (Committed to Loyola)

John Lombardi, jr., Salisbury, M (Committed to Michigan)

Drew Morris, sr., New Canaan, G (Committed to Maryland)

Joe Neuman, jr., Salisbury, M/FO (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Ryan O’Connell, sr., New Canaan, M (Committed to North Carolina)

christian paleyChristian Paley, sr., Somers, A, left (Committed to Hartford)

Jack Raba, jr., Cheshire, A (Committed to Loyola)

Bailey Savio, sr., Greenwich, M/FO (Committed to Loyola)

Wilson Stephenson, jr., Brunswick, D (Committed to Duke)

Riley Stewart, sr., Darien, M (Committed to Brown)

Dawson Wynne, so., Salisbury, M (Committed to Maryland)

Evan Zinn, jr., Staples, M (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Tanner Wood, sr., Staples, M (Committed to Syracuse)

Hudson Valley


Hudson Valley

Thor Adamec, jr., John Jay, D, above (Committed to Colgate)

dallenDavis Allen, sr., Pelham, A, left (Committed to Notre Dame)

Anthony Altimari, sr., Yorktown, M/FO (Committed to Delaware)

Ara Atayan, sr., Bronxville, M (Committed to North Carolina)

Jose Boyer, sr., Yorktown, D/LSM (Committed to Notre Dame)

Braden Burke, jr., John Jay, D (Committed to Duke)

Kyle Casey, sr., Yorktown, M (Committed to Albany)

Justin Cavallo, sr., Yorktown, A (Committed to Albany)

Thomas Chai, sr., Rye Country Day, A (Committed to UPenn)

Billy Chabot, jr., Rye, M (Committed to Colgate)

Peter Chabot, jr., Rye, M (Committed to Dartmouth)

Joey Corbett, so., Trinity-Pawling, M, transfer from North Rockland (NY), (Committed to Maryland)

hjembury wideHunter Embury, jr., Yorktown, M, right (Committed to Marist)

Jamison Embury, jr., Yorktown, A, right (Committed to Marist)

Andrew Evans, sr., Mahopac M/FO (Committed to Marist)

Herschel Halesworth, jr., Iona Prep, A (Committed to Hoy Cross)

Shahe Katchadurian, sr., John Jay, G (Committed to Syracuse)

Matt Leader, sr., Fox Lane, A (Committed to Providence)

mmagnanMatt Magnan, jr., Fox Lane, M, right (Committed to Syracuse)

Brett Makar, jr., Yorktown, D/LSM (Committed to Maryland)

Matt McLaughlin, sr., Harrison, A (Committed to Lehigh)

Max Persico, jr., Iona Prep, D (Committed to Bryant)

Will Ramos, sr., Nyack, G (Committed to University at Albany)

Brian Reda, jr., Pleasantville, A (Committed to Fairfield)

Jackson Rieger, sr., John Jay, A (Committed to Binghamton)

Gibson Smith, sr., Pelham, D (Committed to Georgetown)

Long Island


James Avanzato, sr., Sachem North, above, A/M (Committed to Maryland)

JP BasileJP Basile, sr., Garden City, left, A (Committed to Duke)

Bobby Burns, sr., Smithtown East, M (Committed to Penn State)

Jimmy Caddigan, sr., Smithtown West, A (Committed to Colgate)

Lucas Capobianco-Hogan, sr., Mount Sinai, D (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Ben Cirella, sr., Manhasset, D (Committed to Michigan)

Kenny Brower, so., Kellenberg Memorial, D (Committed to Duke)

Matt Chmil, sr., Chaminade, M (Committed to Duke)

Connor Cronin, sr., Northport, M (Committed to Michigan)

Connor DeSimone, sr., Smithtown East, M (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Luke lEschbachEschbach, sr., Smithtown East, left, A/M (Committed to Yale)

Chris Gray, sr., Shoreham-Wading River, A (Committed to Boston University)

Jack Keogh, sr., Manhasset, A (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Sean Kuttin, jr., Chaminade, M (Committed to Yale after decommitting from Johns Hopkins)

JP Lannig, jr., Syosset, A (Committed to Michigan)

Ian Laviano, sr., Cold Spring Harbor, A (Committed to Virginia)

Sean Lulley, sr., Half Hollow Hills East, M (Committed to UPenn)

Matt Licciardi, sr., Cold Spring Harbor, M/FO (Committed to Cornell)

Terrence Mooney, jr, St. Anthony’s, M (Committed to UPenn)

CamMuléCam Mulé, sr., Half Hollow Hills West, right, A (Committed to Duke)

Christian Mulé, so., Half Hollow Hills West, A (Committed to Duke)

Brennan O’Neill, fr., Bay Shore, A (Committed to Penn State)

Regan Quinn, sr., Chaminade, A (Committed to Virginia)

Kevin Snyder, sr., Commack, M (Committed to Maryland)

Frankie Tangredi, sr., Chaminade, D, Harvard

George Wichelns, jr., Connetquot, M (Committed to Maryland)

New Jersey


Matt Angelo, so., Lawrenceville, M/FO (Committed to North Carolina)

Hunter Batesko, sr., Mountain Lakes, M (Committed to Michigan)

Thomas Berger, sr., Chatham, A/M (Committed to Loyola)

Canyon Birch, so., Manasquan, A (Committed to Army)

Nick Bond, jr., Westfield, M (Committed to Navy)

Alex Borg, sr., Bergen Catholic, Dwight Englewood (NJ), above, M/FO (Committed to Providence)

Drew Drew Brennfleck WideBrennfleck, so., Mountain Lakes, left, M (Committed to Virginia)

Greg Coleman, sr., Northern Highlands, G (Committed to Army)

Connor Cook, fr., Seton Hall Prep, G  (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Joe Destro, so., Don Bosco Prep, LSM (Committed to North Carolina)

Shane Fable, sr., Bergen Catholic, A (Committed to St. Joseph’s)

Chris Fake, sr., Hun School, D (Committed to Virginia)

Connor Morin, sr., Morristown-Beard, A (Committed to Notre Dame)

jkennedywideJack Kennedy, jr., Ridgewood, left, D (Committed to Syracuse)

Andrew Kim, jr., Don Bosco Prep, M (Committed to Syracuse)

Justin Kim, jr., Don Bosco Prep, M (Committed to Syracuse)

John Natoli, sr., Mountain Lakes, A (Committed to Lafayette)

Andrew Kaye, sr., Hun School, A (Committed to Penn State)

Matt McIlroy, jr., Westfield, D (Committed to Denver)

Kyle kprouty2Prouty, sr., New Egypt, left, M/FO (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Owen Prybylski, sr., Westfield, D (Committed to Villanova)

Jared Reinson, sr., Montgomery, D (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Brian Tevlin, sr., Seton Hall Prep, D (Committed to Yale)

Luca Tria, jr., Delbarton, M (Committed to Cornell)

Griffin Westlin, jr., Seton Hall Prep, M (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Upstate New York


Griffin Cook, jr., Jamesville-DeWitt, A (Committed to Syracuse)

Cameron Hay, fr., Victor, A (Committed to Syracuse)

Tanner Hay, jr., Victor, D (Committed to Albany)

Casey McDermott, fr., Brighton, A (Committed to Johns Hopkins)

Logan McNaney, so., (above), Corning, G (Committed to Maryland)

Aidan Olmstead, sr., Corning, A (Committed to Loyola)

Lucas Quinn, sr., Niskayuna, A (Committed to Syracuse)

Andrew Rarussellussell, jr., (left), Victor, M (Committed to Virginia)

Matt Stucchi, jr., Shenendehowa, M (Committed to Loyola)

Sam Swingruber, jr., Ballston Spa, M (Committed to Albany)

Have a recruiting commitment to report? Send an email to, contact Joe Lombardi directly at or send a Tweet to @Joe_Lombardi or @LaxLessons.

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