Recruiting

The FLG in 3d Fall Tournament, a joint effort by Long Island-based For the Love of the Game and 3d Lacrosse, was held this past weekend on the campus of Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md.   More than 50 teams competed Saturday and more than 60 took the field Sunday, and regardless of biting cold temperatures, upward of 70 college programs ó from Division I to... Read More
Posted 12:57pm 11/21/14
NXT Showcase Lacrosse held its 5th annual Boys Philly Showcase this past weekend at the Episcopal Academy, located in Newtown Square, Pa. Battling cold temps, more than 130 collegiate coaches were in attendance to witness six rounds of games, a King of the X Challenge concluded by a Fab 40 All-Stars 2017 game and a Fab 40 All-Stars 2016 game. Brett Manney, the... Read More
Posted 8:13am 11/21/14
More than 70 teams braved some typical Upstate NY weather and played lax in 30-degree temps this past Sunday in Albany for the Capital Clash, a recruiting event hosted by United Lacrosse. Nine fields were adjacent to one another, and another three were a short walk away. Games started at 7:30 a.m, when temps were probably below the freezing mark, and ran until 3:20 p.m... Read More
Posted 12:42pm 11/20/14
It was a cold weekend in Indianapolis, but that didnít slow down many of the top players in the Midwest who gathered at the beautiful Grand Park complex for the inaugural Midwest Elite Top 80 Showcase, put on by US Lax Events. A relatively quick event, games began around noon on Saturday, with each team playing two games before an All-Star Game on Saturday night. The All-... Read More
Posted 7:08am 11/20/14
Last Friday, NXT Showcase Lacrosse held its 5th annual Philly Charity Showdown at the Super Site, located across from the Philadelphia Sports Complex. Typically the Philly Charity Showdown is held at Citizenís Bank Park, the home of the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. But due to inclement weather the event was relocated to the turf field at the Super Site... Read More
Posted 1:06pm 11/19/14
A team that has started to come up more and more in the discussion about Canadians and recruiting is the Ottawa Capitals, a program based in Eastern Ontario in the country's capital city and run by long-time NLL star forward Callum Crawford.  The Ottawa Capitals turned some heads with a number of intriguing prospects competing at the FLG in 3d Fall Tournament this... Read More
Posted 8:15am 11/17/14
The FLG in 3d Fall Tournament was held this past weekend in Emmitsburg, Md., on the campus of Mount St. Mary's, and the event brought dozens of teams from far and wide to battle the frigid and biting cold temperatures in front of recruiters from many NCAA programs.  One of the teams that performed well was the Edge Lacrosse 2017 squad, featuring some of the top... Read More
Posted 7:24am 11/17/14
2017 Talent on Display at Big Four Fall Champions League (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The second day of the Big Four HHH Fall Champions League featured eight rosters of players in the 2017 class battling on the turf at the Shipley School, just outside of Philadelphia, Pa. Hosted by Billy McKinney, the event gave recruiters from dozens of Division I schools the chance to see a lot of excellent programs. The participating squads were SweetLax out of... Read More
Posted 12:28pm 11/14/14
On Sunday I attended the Crimson Classic High School Fall Tournament, hosted by Harvard University. Tons of college coaches were on campus to check out parts of the nine-hour long tournament featuring 73 teams. I tried to see as many different teams (Top Gun, FLG, 3d teams, Laxachusetts, Patriot Elite, Team Central, Connecticut Eclipse and NESLL) as I could from each age... Read More
Posted 7:50am 11/14/14
This weekend brings the FLG in 3d Fall Shootout to the campus of Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md. Teams from across the continent will compete over the course of Saturday and Sunday, with players from the 2015 class all the way down to the 2020 class facing off on what is expected to be a cold weekend.  That won't stop college coaches from the Division I, II... Read More
Posted 3:02pm 11/13/14