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March 2, 2017

Top 10 Lacrosse Recruits: Class of 2017

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10. Colin Munro

Position: Attack

School: Mountain Vista High School (Colorado)

Status: Committed to University of North Carolina

Colin Munro excelled throughout the 2016 season, amassing 54 goals and 30 assists. In addition to his high numbers, Munro earned 2016 U.S. All-American honors, was named First Team Provincial A All-Star while playing in Canada, and Denver Shoot-Out All-Star.

9. Lucas Quinn

Position: Midfield

School: Niskayuna High School (New York)

Status: Committed to Syracuse

Lucas Quinn proved himself to be a top high school recruit with 99 points last season and is looking to make an even greater impact this season after bulking up and improving his stick skills. Last year Quinn also earned Albany Times-Union Player of the Year.

8. Chris Gray

Position: Attack

School: Shoreham-Wading River High School (New York)

Status: Committed to Boston University

Chris Gray is an outstanding attacker who led all of Long Island with 79 goals and 22 assists during his junior season. Because of his great performance last year, he was named a 2016 U.S. All-American, First Team All Long Island, 2016 S.C.L.C.A. Division II Most Outstanding Player, and MSG Second Team All-Metro.

7. Arden Cohen

Position: Defense/LSM

School: Gunnery School (Connecticut)

Status: Committed to the University of Notre Dame

Arden Cohen, a five-star recruit collected 131 ground balls during his junior year and is a highly skilled and aggressive defender. He was named First Team All-League after his sophomore and junior seasons, in addition to leading the country in ground balls.

6. Nakeie Montgomery

Position: Midfield

School: Episcopal School of Dallas (Texas)

Status: Committed to Duke University

Nakeie Montgomery, a standout lacrosse and football player, had 63 goals and 44 assists during his last season. Nakeie has earned 2016 U.S. All-American and All-State honors for his past two seasons, and was selected to the All-Conference Team his past three seasons.

5. Alex Rode

Position: Goalie

School: St. Paul’s School (Maryland)

Status: Committed to University of Virginia

Alex Rode has been an invaluable member of the team at St. Paul’s, setting a school record in his first year as a starter with 258 total saves. After his senior year he is expected to make an immediate impact at Virginia competing for the starting spot at goalie.

4. Alex Trippi

Position: Attack

School: Bullis High School (Maryland)

Status: Committed to University of North Carolina

Alex Trippi is an elusive and creative attacker who led the IAC last year in points, with 56 goals and 48 assists. Last year Trippi earned 2016 U.S. All-American honors, All-USA Today First Team, All-MET Player of the Year, IAC Player of the Year, Washington Post Player of the Year and Mid-Atlantic Player of the Year.

3. Connor Morin

Position: Attack

School: Morristown-Beard School (New Jersey)

Status: Committed to the University of Notre Dame

Connor Morin, a 6’3, 200lb accumulated 81 points last year as an impressive dodging attacker. In addition to leading his team in goals, Morin’s accolades include being named to the Under Armour All-American and All-Tournament Team, as well as the Under Armour Tournament MVP.

2. Connor DeSimone

Position: Midfield

School: Smithtown East High School (New York)

Status: Committed to Johns Hopkins University

Connor DeSimone has developed into the ultimate playmaker for his team, adding 39 goals and 39 assists to his team’s stats. DeSimone is a top prospect with a multitude of achievements including being named a 2016 U.S. All-American, two-time All-County and All-Division, MSG First Team All-Metro and three-time Long Island Top 20 Selection.

1. Matt Moore

Position: Midfield

School: Garnet Valley High School (Pennsylvania)

Status: Committed to University of Virginia

Matt Moore is an outstanding midfielder with even greater achievements. Last year Moore’s highly sought after talents allowed him to generate 106 points for his team and earned him All-American honors for two straight years, in addition to being named First Team All-State.

 

 

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