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Connor Fundis Commits to Albany

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Fairport Junior Connor Fundis announced last week his commitment to Albany. The rising junior was an honorable mention All League defenseman last season. Full Story

Connor Thornton Signs for Rollins

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Pittsford defenseman Connor Thornton recently signed his National Letter of Intent to Rollins College (Florida). Connor will start his third year on the Panther varsity after earning first team All-League (MC-d1) honors and an honorable mention on the All-Section Five list. Full Story

Colin Peers Selects SUNY Cortland

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Another top tier attackman from Fairport has announced his plans to study and play lacrosse at Cortland next fall. Red Raider senior Colin Peers will start his third year on the varsity with 44g-36a after a strong junior year where he posted 36g-22a. As a result he earned Class A All-Tournament, first team All-League (MC-d1) and All-Section Five second team honors. Full Story

Fairport Signs Six NLIs

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Fairport celebrated as over a dozen student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to study and play at Division I or Division II schools. Among the group were six from the boys lacrosse team: Tanner Soudan (UMass Lowell), Nick Krug (Delaware), Jake Knapp (Air Force Academy), Klay Stuver (Cornell), Alex Nicastro and Gavin Ingalls who will move on to Mercyhurst. Full Story

Victor Signs Six NLIs - Three for Albany

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The Victor Blue Devil fans and family saw six of their seniors sign National Letters of Intent in a ceremony on Tuesday. Three of the six (Camron Hay, Joey Pezzimenti and Regan Endres) will attend Albany, Alec Russell will attend Le Moyne, Shea Newell will be off to Mercyhurst and Cam Germain will attend St. Bonaventure. Full Story

Ben DiGiovanni Signs with Dartmouth

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Pittsford senior midfielder Ben DiGiovanni celebrated the signing of his National Letter of Intent to study and play at Dartmouth yesterday with family and many friends. The Panther midfielder will start his thrid year on the varsity with 43g-26a. Full Story

Mike Pane Scholarship Benefit

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(From Release): Friends of Mike Pane are doing a fundraiser for their scholarship fund (read below). Hoodies and T-Shirts are available to order with all proceeds going to the Mike Pane Memorial Scholarship Fund. An order form is available. Full Story

Cal Lambert Commits to Army

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A three-sport athlete, Victor junior midfielder Cal Lambert has announced his commitment to attend the US Millitary Academy at West Point after his graduation in 2021. "Cal knew early on that West Point was a perfect fit. Cal is ready to serve his country and test himself at the highest level." says Head Coach Jim Andre. Full Story

Another Geneva Commitment

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Geneva midfielder Nick Askin as recently announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at SUNY Oswego after gradutation this spring. Nick will start his third year on the Panther varsity with 93g-19a. His five goals in the Class C tournament last year earned him a spot on the All-Tournament team. He was also a second team All-League player (FL).  Full Story

Reverdy Clarke First to Sign at Avon

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Reverdy Clarke became the first boys lacrosse player from the Livonia-Avon Lakers to sign a National Letter of Intent to Tampa, when he gathered with family and Coach Don Manard for a brief ceremony.  Full Story

Three at Hilton Sign NLIs

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The Hilton Cadets saw three of their seniors sign National Letters of Intent in a ceremony at school on Thursday. Austin Holley who returns to Hilton this season will go to St. Bonaventure. Attackman Zach Boyatzies will be off to Mercyhurst and Ben Mitrano who also plays in the attack will be moving on to Marist. Full Story

Casey McDermott Honors Commitment to Hopkins

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Three years after making his commitment to Johns Hopkins University, senior attackman, Casey McDermott made it official today with the signing of his National Letter of Intent. Casey has been an important part of the Baron offense since he arrived on the Varsity as an eight grader. He will start his senior year with 115g-116a. Last season his 31g-42a perfromance helped him to earn first All Section Five honors along with the D&C super 16 team. Inside Lacrosse lists him as 37 in the 2020 class.  Full Story

Penfield Celebrates NLI Signings

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Penfield families and friends celebrated with three players who signed National Letters of Intent this afternoon. Ben Wildman will play at Babson, Travis Wagner will play at Le Moyne and Buddy Pelish is planning of playing at Haverford Full Story

2020 Rules Committee Release Changes

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The full listing of rules changes for the 2020 season were recently released and contain ten approved changes which include a new procedure for restartups, a definition of "possession" and notice of changes in required equipment (that will go into effect in 2021 and 2020). Full Story

2019 Hall of Fame Class Dinner

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse held their twenty-sixth Hall of Fame dinner Friday night at the Burgundy Basin Inn in Pittsford. With about eighty-five in attendance, teammates, friends and family along with many members of the Hall of Fame, gathered to induct four individuals, and one team into the Greater Rochester Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Full Story

Hall of Fame Dinner on November 1st

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On Friday, November 1st, the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will install its 27th class. The event will take place at the Burgundy Basin Inn on Marsh Road in Pittsford with a social hour beginning at 6:00 pm. Entering the Class of 2019 are John Natti (Geneva), Carley Ritchlin (Penfield), Jim Paris (Irondequoit), Ben Wineburg (Nazareth/Brockport) and the 1972 Hobart Lacrosse Team. Full Story

Le Moyne gets not 3 but FOUR more from Section Five

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Let's make that FOUR recruits for Le Moyne as Penfield goalie, Travis Wagner made his commitment a year ago! He joins ALex Russell, Jagger Kerr and Seth Benedict as freshmen next year. Full Story

Alumni Figure in on Indoor Worlds

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Section Five was well represented in the 2019 Men's Indoor World Championships in September. Penn Yan Head Coach, Brian Hobart, sent along an alumni snapshot taken after the USA team look the bronze medal. Full Story

Rochester Chapter Sponsors Level 1 Training

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse is, once again, offering Level I training. This time, the Level ONE Clinic will be held on December 8th at the Gates Chili High School (1 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY 14624) from 8:00 AM 11:00 AM. The cost is $50.00 and you must be a member of US Lacrosse to register. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of John Natti, Jim Paris, Carly Richlin, Ben Wineburg and the 1972 Hobart Mens Team as the class of 2019. The 26th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 1st at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

New Developmental Program Offered

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Churchville-Chili Head Coach Cubby Chalmers, in partnership with Roberts Wesleyan is starting a new developmental lacrosse program for boys in divisions from third grade to Varsity.

The first session (September 22 to October 27 meets at the Roberts Wesleyan athletic fields on Sunday. For more details check out their flyer. Full Story

Thirty Five Teams in 2020

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There are currently thirty-five teams that play in the Section. They are divided among four classes that compete for Sectional championships and later, the New York State tournaments. Full Story

Catching Up: Sweetlax Summer Tournament

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The June Sweetlax Summer Invitational was their most successfu eventl to date as they hosted 83 teams represented by 31 different Clubs from the Northeast, Midwest, South, and even Canada. With over 140 College Coaches checking in over the weekend, there was no shortage of opportunities for exposure for the players that participated Full Story

Greece Storm Need Head Coach

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The Greece Central School Districtis looking for a Head Varsity Coach. The Storm is a combined team, with players from al four schools. The team plays as part of Monroe County League (MC-1)and finished the 2019 season with an 11-6 record. Full Story

West Irondequoit Need Head Coach

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The West Irondequoit School District is looking for a Head Varsity Coach. The Eagles are one of the most storied teams in the section with teams dating back to 1959. They have won 16 Sectional Championships, with the most recent in 2012. They have produced 37 All Americans inclduing the first from the Section when Andrew Gallina was selected in 1971. Full Story



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