Recruiting

I had the pleasure of taking in the second day of the Iroquois Nationals U-19 open tryouts, which were held this past Sunday. The weather was a perfect 55 degrees and sunny at the Nichols School in Buffalo. Approximately 80 players attended the tryout and the skill level was extremely high. This event gave us a great look at some of the Iroquois players that aren’t... Read More
Posted 8:26am 11/19/15
Terrapin Classic 2015: Saturday Standouts
The Terrapin Classic was held this past weekend at the University of Maryland - College Park, and 3d Rising had eyes on the ground as usual. Below is a look at a few of the players who stood out as we cruised the fields on Saturday, making our way from game to game. Be sure to visit throughout November as we hit the recruiting trail to check out rising lacrosse... Read More
Posted 12:11pm 11/13/15
Big Four Fall Champions League 2015: Freshman Standouts (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Big Four Fall Champions League was held this past weekend on the campus of The Hill School, just on the northwest side of Philadelphia, Pa., where many of the top club programs assembled and played for two days in what was for the most part good fall weather conditions. To put it simply, on Saturday we watched as much lacrosse as possible, and tried to take as many... Read More
Posted 6:25pm 11/12/15
Autumn Gold Showcase 2015: Standouts
Towson University was host to the Autumn Gold Fall Showcase over the weekend, with a cloudy day on Saturday giving way to a beautiful early November Sunday that saw dozens of Division I programs in attendance to watch many of the top club programs compete. The 3d Rising staff was on hand on Sunday to take a look at many of the talented teams and players that assembled.... Read More
Posted 3:40pm 11/11/15
One of several recruiting events taking place this past weekend to kick off November, a month that has become important for recruiting at the Division I level, the Quaker Fall Lax Fest brought a collection of teams from the Mid-Atlantic to Radnor High School to compete in front of college coaches. Below is a look at the players who stood out the most at this event.... Read More
Posted 8:03am 11/05/15
Ameri-Can Lacrosse Classic at Ralph Wilson Stadium: Standouts, More (Photo: John Jiloty)
This past weekend the first ever recruiting event to be held in an NFL stadium took place. The inaugural Ameri-Can Lacrosse Classic took place at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., home of the Buffalo Bills. The event was hosted by Champion Lacrosse, a club team out of Buffalo run by Joe Smith a veteran of the National Lacrosse League, Major League Lacrosse and U... Read More
Posted 11:01am 11/04/15
Rockford Fall Classic Prepares Midwest Players for Fall Recruiting Season (Photo: Mike Loveday, 3d Rising)
The Rockford Fall Classic by NXT Sports took a different angle in its first year. Despite falling within the NCAA contact period, which is usually utilized as a recruiting period, the Fall Classic was designed as a warm up event for the fall recruiting period. There were 28 programs overall at SportsScore Two, including U11 teams in attendance and showcase teams from... Read More
Posted 11:48am 11/03/15
Standouts from the NLF Freshman Tournament at Boys' Latin (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
Once the rain lifted Sunday morning, college coaches who made their way to Baltimore were treated to a gorgeous fall day to kick off the fall recruiting season. On the campus of Boys’ Latin, the first NLF freshmen showcase was held and brought a strong group of club teams to the Mid-Atlantic. We were on hand to watch nine consecutive hours of games, switching fields... Read More
Posted 9:49pm 11/02/15
Champion Lacrosse To Host Ameri-Can Lacrosse Classic at Buffalo Bills' Ralph Wilson Stadium (Photo: Courtesy of Buffalo Bills)
Champion Lacrosse today announced the first-ever Ameri-Can Lacrosse Classic, to be played Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2015 at the Buffalo Bills’ Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y. Middle school and high school teams from New York, Ontario and Pennsylvania will play in the inaugural event that will showcase some of the top American and Canadian lacrosse recruits. “It... Read More
Posted 6:41am 10/23/15
Showcase Lacrosse Announces Summer of 2016 Boys Showcase Camps
There are only two places to guarantee a spot in the country’s top lacrosse recruiting events. Showcase Lacrosse is excited to unveil its summer of 2016 Showcase Camp schedule. The second annual Boys Southern Showcase Camp, featuring boys in graduation years 2017-2020, is scheduled for June 13-15 at Mercer University. The incredibly popular Boys Philly Showcase Camp,... Read More
Posted 12:10pm 10/19/15