Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25, Week 9 – May 24th

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With a two-week break since the most recent rankings, there are changes towards the top after some notable postseason rankings. Of course, Landon (Md.) recently clinched the mythical national championship with a 16-7 drubbing of IAC rival Bullis in the conference final. Elsewhere, Brunswick (Conn.) supplants Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) in the No. 4 spot after running the table in the NE West. Teams like Calvert Hall (Md.), Deerfield (Mass.), Manhasset (N.Y.) and Cherry Creek (Colo.) receive strong promotions, while Ward Melville (N.Y.), Smithtown East (N.Y.) and Conestoga (Pa.) re-enter the rankings. For the rest, jump below.  Continue reading

Under Armour Announces Final Wave of Boys All-America Lacrosse Game Selections

UAAA-Lacrosse-Final-Logo.pngBaltimore, Md. (May 15, 2017)—   Under Armour, in conjunction with Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Inside Lacrosse, is thrilled to announce the fourth and final wave of 11 boys who have been selected to compete in the 12th-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on July 1 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls’ game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8:00 p.m.

The game’s participants have been announced in four waves of 11 players since early April. The first wave was announced on April 4, the second wave was released on April 17, and the third wave was announced on May 1. Rosters will be divided into North and South teams and will be released next week. Continue reading

Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25, Week 8 – May 10th

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While it was another relatively unexciting week in terms of changes within the rankings, the next couple of days will help determine a lot when it comes to regional bragging rights. In DC, Bullis moves up two spots to No. 14 after a semifinal win and will look to stand in the way of Landon’s hopes of an IAC title and national championship on Friday. Up in New England, Brunswick and Avon Old Farms will square off on Wednesday afternoon in a highly anticipated matchup.
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Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25 – Week 7, May 3rd

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It was a relatively calm week in the high school lacrosse landscape, as the only notable entrant into the Top 10 is La Salle (Pa.), who passed the eye test at Under Armour’s Banner Field in Baltimore on Friday. Top-ranked Landon (Md.) moved closer to an undefeated season with three more solid wins, while Culver (Ind.) and Darien (Conn.) have upcoming tests against notable regional talent.
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Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25 – Week 6, April 26th

Bryn EvansA week after Landon (Md.) slid into the No. 1 spot, there was more turmoil towards the top, as Culver (Ind.) swapped places with Hill Academy (Ont.) after topping the Pride in Detroit. Perhaps most notably, Calvert Hall (Md.) and St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.) make massive jumps from the twenties after upsetting McDonogh (Md.) and Chaminade (N.Y.), respectively. Check out the rest of the changes and additions below.
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Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25 – Week 5, April 19th

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After Top 25 wins over Bullis and St. Ignatius Prep, Landon (Md.) takes over the No. 1 spot from Hill Academy (Ont.), pushing its record to 12-0 just over halfway through the Bears’ season. Elsewhere, little change occurred within the Top 10, besides Victor (N.Y.) sliding in with a week of solid tests against Midwest prep notables coming up.
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NCAA Passes Proposal Eliminating Recruiting In Lacrosse Until Junior Year

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The lacrosse world received shocking and encouraging news to start the weekend, as the NCAA has passed a proposal sent by the IWLCA and IMCLA that eliminates college recruitment before September 1st of a prospect’s junior year. The rule will go into effect on April 26th unless the NCAA Board of Directors decide to nix it in their meeting.

The current climate – one in which players commit as early as 8th grade – has been troubling to many, though there wasn’t a ton of optimism when it came to the recruiting proposal actually getting passed by the NCAA Division I council this week during meetings in Indianapolis.  Continue reading

Recruiting Rundown’s High School Top 25, Week 4 – April 12th

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It was a relatively quiet week within RR’s high school Top 25, as the upper half of the rankings held serve. Long Island powers jumped their Connecticut counterparts with Chaminade (N.Y.) and Cold Spring Harbor (N.Y.) moved into the No. 6 and 7 spots, respectively, with huge wins over fellow Top 25 opponents last week. In addition, Haverford (Pa.) continued its resurgence by beating conference rival Malvern Prep, climbing into the Top 10. Read below for the rest of the changes.

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