With Annapolis acting as a rare summer circuit host, the first ever Naptown Challenge was a massive hit to all attending clubs, hosted by former Division I coaches Dave Cottle and Matt Hogan at multiple high schools in the vicinity of Maryland’s capital. South River HS (2018), Annapolis (2019) and Kent Island (2020) all hosted pool play on Monday and Tuesday, while championship participants were lucky enough to play in Navy-Marine Corps Stadium on Wednesday evening. Continue reading
The National Lacrosse Federation Futures Showcase took place last week at the multi-sport ForeKicks complex in Taunton (Mass.), a three-day event featuring 88 of the top players in each of the classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. Players were coached by top college and club coaches and participated in numerous skill and positional sessions, along with competitive games during the event.
The Class of 2020 capped off Day 2 of the showcase with an All-Star game, displaying 36 of the Showcase standouts. The impressive lacrosse IQ and the developing talent level of the players entering high school this year, was evident all week. Ryan Killian has his rising freshman standouts from scrimmage play & the All-Star Game in the Class of 2020. Continue reading
Adrenaline is proud to announce a first of its kind recruiting experience that aims to give NCAA caliber players an NCAA level experience. With an all-in-one approach in mind, Adrenaline has partnered with the ACC coaching staffs in order to build an instructional and educational recruiting platform unlike any other. Introducing the premiere conference-centric event, the Atlantic Coast Prospect Games (ACPG) will allow the college coaches to do what they do best – coach.
For several years, Maverik Showtime has acted as the top individual showcase in the country, taking place at Western Connecticut State and entertaining dozens of top rising sophomores and juniors. We were on hand all three days, as the All-Star Games capped things off. A rising sophomore face-off man at the University of Delaware, summer intern Spencer Turkel has his look at some of the top recruits. Check back soon for a big recap of the additional standouts from Showtime from Ty Xanders. Continue reading
Started by MIAA coaches back in 2013, the National High School Lacrosse Showcase has quickly turned into one of the most popular recruiting events of the summer, comprised of entire high school teams from around the country.
This year, ‘Flyers’ from Long Island power Chaminade took home the crown in Session I, while St. Paul’s, Loyola Blakefield and Gilman rounded out the final four teams standing. Recruiting Rundown summer intern Tal Bruno was on hand for most of Saturday and has his eight standouts from the event. Continue reading
The Recruiting Rundown team of evaluators was out in full force during Under Armour weekend, as three writers camped out on the sidelines for the four-day event, half of which fell during Division I’s new dead period. Between the three of us, we were able to cover every field, focusing mostly on 2017’s and 2018’s for rankings purposes.
In the end, New Jersey (6-1) emerged victorious in the Highlight Division, riding hot goalie play, opportunistic offense and stout D to capture a championship. In the Command Division, Baltimore finished undefeated on the weekend, ousting Philly in the final.
The fourth annual Legacy HS Invitational Tournament played at the sprawling 15-field complex in Devens (Mass.) featured 46 programs in the ’17, ’18 and ’19 age groups, consisting of AA and A divisions. Hosted by Laxachusetts, the two-day tournament was played on Thursday and Friday and welcomed 148 college coaches to the sidelines to recruit. Continue reading
The Under Armour Underclass Games act as the most anticipated event of the summer, drawing the sport’s elite players at the high school level and pitting them against each other in a battle of regions. The event split into two for the first time: Command Division for ’19s and ’20s and the Highlight Division for ’17s and ’18s. Summer contributor Tal Bruno was there focusing on the younger guys and has provided a look at the top uncommitted players. Check back this week for more coverage from UA.
Becoming one of the top three recruiting events of the summer, Maverik Showtime has become the premier invite-only event of the entire year in a short time, showcasing the nation’s best players. This year, former Syracuse standouts Paul Carcaterra, Joe Ceglia and Mike Springer rolled out a new wrinkle by adding a separate camp for rising freshmen. From Monday to Wednesday night, the top 2020’s competed in front of representatives from over 15 top universities. Have a look below at who stood out at Western Connecticut State all week.
The 10th annual Crabfeast went down this past weekend, drawing a collection of the nation’s top club teams to the Baltimore area in front of a triple-digit amount of college coaches. Leading Edge (2017, pictured above), NH Tomahawks (2018), Madlax (2019) and Looney’s (2020) took home championships on Sunday and Recruiting Rundown covered each of the four classes, with the 2019 standouts detailed earlier this week.
Contributor TJ Oursler took care of the 2017s and a handful of ’19s, while Tal Bruno nailed down the 2018’s and 2020’s. Check back in the coming days for coverage of Maverik Showtime rising freshmen and the Under Armour games.