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Farmingdale's Samantha Brescia commits to UMass

Farmingdale's Samantha Brescia heads up field against Wantagh

(Credit: Dave Anderson (MSG Varsity))

There must be something to having Mass. appeal. After all, there seems to be an impending Mass. exodus in regards to girls lacrosse.

(Apologies for the puns.)

Farmingdale’s Samantha Brescia last week made a verbal commitment to UMass, joining a slew of other Long Island girls who have chosen to play lacrosse at Massachusetts.

Brescia, a defender/midfielder entering her junior year...

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We Knew 'Em When: DePompeo, Generi Shine at Navy

BBP's Loren Generi

(Credit: George A. Faella)

We know Long Island produces some of the best talent in the girls lacrosse world, but it's not a bad idea to toss out some evidence every once in awhile.

Check out Bayport's Loren Generi and Sayville's Jasmine DePompeo, who are having breakout years for Navy, currently atop the Patriot League standings.

Coming into this week, DePompeo is currently ranked third in the country with 63...

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Locust Valley’s Bairre Reilly commits to Maryland

Locust Valley's Bairre Reilly controls field hockey ball

(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Earlier this week, Locust Valley junior Bairre Reilly gave a verbal commitment to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Reilly, a skilled attack, helped lead the Falcons to the Nassau Class C final last spring and had three goals and two assists in the game. She was one of Long Island’s leading scorers and earned Newsday All-Long Island honors. Reilly, who also plays field hockey, is...

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