Breaking Down Committed Video: ’19s Danforth, Moody, Lockshin, Cauley; Mattei ’17

combine_images.jpg Tuesday’s piece analyzing the skill sets displayed in highlight videos did well, so this is something that we’ll be continuing over the next few weeks as recruits finalize commitments. RR contributor Spencer Turkel will be spearheading this feature while I continue to work on Top 100 rankings, which will be released shortly after Labor Day weekend.

If you haven’t by now, submit your updated highlight video – committed players can fill out this form here on the site, while uncommitted prospects can e-mails theirs to In addition, new commitments can be sent in at this link.

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Breaking Down Committed Video: Georgetown’s MacLeod, MD’s Sawyer, Loyola’s Heuston, Navy’s Leadmon

USNA:LOY:UMD:GTOWNWith two weeks remaining in the dead period, summer is coming to a close and a plethora of lacrosse recruits are making college decisions at a rapid rate.

Event coverage won’t pick up until much later in the fall (though a few more from July will be posted in the coming weeks) and this time has been used primarily as a time to reflect on who impressed this summer on the recruiting trail, leading up to the Top 100 rankings which will be posted in early September.

Spencer Turkel (@phillyfanturk), who did an awesome job interning for the Rundown on the summer circuit, has helped launch a new feature which will break down the highlight reels of notable commitments as they come in. Jump to the submit link to send in your verbal if it’s missing from the lists in order to be written up. Continue reading

Maverik Showtime’s Most Impressive Players In The Classes Of 2018 And 2019, Part 1

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

A Look At New England’s Under Armour Underclass Tryouts + Final Rosters

UAAA-Lacrosse-Final-LogoWith the Under Armour Underclass tournament just a week away, the New England roster had to be determined leading up to the games, as the tryouts took place this past Tuesday from 9-5 on the campus of Yale University.

Spencer Turkel, a summer intern here on Recruiting Rundown, made the trip and evaluated the talent in the graduating classes of 2017 through 2020. Here’s a look at the eight players that caught his eye the most as well as the final rosters for the Command and Highlight divisions for New England.

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Standouts From Adrenaline Platinum Cup, Part 1

Now in its third year of existence, the Adrenaline Platinum Cup went down this past weekend at Long Island’s Sachem North High School and provided college coaches and the club world with early battles between the nation’s top programs in four different graduating classes. This year’s participants included Big 4 HHH, Crabs, Laxachusetts, Leading Edge, Long Island Express, Express North, Madlax, Mesa Fresh, Prime Time, Team 91 and the West Coast Starz.

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