Local Division III men's lacrosse teams to watch

Farmingdale's Jimmy Owsinski plays keep away with Montclair's

Farmingdale's Jimmy Owsinski plays keep away with Montclair's Robbie Smith during game. (April 30, 2011) (Credit: Joe Rogate)

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Farmingdale State

Last year: 6-9

Coach: Tim Tuttle (Sixth season, 36-41)

Players to watch: M: Jimmy Owsinski, Bobby Thomas (21,14) Donovan Devaney (12, 56-112 faceoffs), Al Rocco (31 gb, 69-146 faceoffs). D: Ricky Morales (55 gb, 26 ct), Peter Deignan (24, 15), Joe Ciaravino (19, 15)

Newcomers: M: Chris Revot (Albany), Andrew Incantalupo (NYIT), Mike Strebel (Manhattan). A: Chris Aiello (Adelphi), Steven Suris. D: Trevor Caviola (Endicott)

Key stat: Led Skyline Conference in man-up scoring percentage (.423)

Outlook: Hope to capture first-ever conference title.

 

USMMA

Last Year: 4-11

Coach: Tom Gill (23rd season, 156-155)

Players to Watch: A: Michael Ackerman (33,28), Sam Heard. M: Ray Waters (23gb), Sean Sheehy (92), Joseph Purcell (41gb)

Newcomers: A John Atkinson. M: Ethan Medler. D: Gus Sawicki

Key stat: Have won seven Landmark Conference championships, last in 2009.

Outlook: Expect to improve from last season.

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