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2011 boys lacrosse players to watch

JAKE FROCARRO Port Washington, Junior, Midfield Younger brother

JAKE FROCARRO
Port Washington, Junior, Midfield
Younger brother of Princeton standout Jeff already has four multi-goal games.

Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

Here are Newsday's 2011 boys lacrosse players to watch.

MIKE ANDREASSI Sachem North, Midfield, Senior A two-way
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MIKE ANDREASSI
Sachem North, Midfield, Senior
A two-way all-around middie who does the dirty work. A ground-ball machine and star of the Empire State Games squad.

TREVOR BROSCO Shoreham-Wading River, Midfield, Junior Exceptional on
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

TREVOR BROSCO
Shoreham-Wading River, Midfield, Junior
Exceptional on faceoffs and shoots well with both hands. Scored 25 goals as sophomore. Committed to Notre Dame.

GREG DANSEGLIO St. Anthony’s, Defense, Senior Three-year starter
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GREG DANSEGLIO
St. Anthony’s, Defense, Senior
Three-year starter with midfielder-like stick skills. Runs the field well. Going to Virginia.

ROB DUVNJAK Manhasset, Junior, Defense All-American led the
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

ROB DUVNJAK
Manhasset, Junior, Defense
All-American led the state Class C champs with 65 ground balls last season and always marked the opponent's top player.

DEVIN DWYER Garden City, Junior, Attack Paced the
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DEVIN DWYER
Garden City, Junior, Attack
Paced the state Class B finalists in points with 34 goals and 52 assists.

ROB ENRIGHT Massapequa, Senior, Defense Chiefs' top cover
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ROB ENRIGHT
Massapequa, Senior, Defense
Chiefs' top cover man enters his fourth year starting before leaving for Johns Hopkins.

BRIAN FISCHER Garden City, Senior, Defense Shut-down longpole
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BRIAN FISCHER
Garden City, Senior, Defense
Shut-down longpole is returning All-American. Will play at Harvard next year.

JAKE FROCARRO Port Washington, Junior, Midfield Younger brother
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

JAKE FROCARRO
Port Washington, Junior, Midfield
Younger brother of Princeton standout Jeff already has four multi-goal games.

JAKE GAMBITSKY Wantagh, Senior, Goalie Honorable mention All-American
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

JAKE GAMBITSKY
Wantagh, Senior, Goalie
Honorable mention All-American selection who will attend Harvard has four double-digit save performances this season.

TOM GAVIN Manhasset, Senior, Defensive Midfield Third-year starter
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TOM GAVIN
Manhasset, Senior, Defensive Midfield
Third-year starter has lost only one game in his varsity career. Committed to Penn.

STEPHEN JAHELKA Garden City, Senior, Defense Partners with
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STEPHEN JAHELKA
Garden City, Senior, Defense
Partners with Fischer in Nassau’s stingiest defense. All-American will also attend Harvard.

MYLES JONES Whitman, Midfield, Senior At 6-5, 225
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MYLES JONES
Whitman, Midfield, Senior
At 6-5, 225 pounds, he’s an imposing force. Scored 87 points (42 goals) and earned second-team All-Long Island honors. Going to Duke.

MATT KAVANAUGH Chaminade, Attack, Senior Excellent scorer with
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MATT KAVANAUGH
Chaminade, Attack, Senior
Excellent scorer with toughness. Already has a five-goal game this season. Committed to Notre Dame.

KYLE KEENAN Smithtown West, Attack, Senior Scored 93
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KYLE KEENAN
Smithtown West, Attack, Senior
Scored 93 points as a junior when he earned second-team All-Long Island honors. Excelled at Empire State Games. Going to Duke.

JOE LOCASCIO St. Anthony’s, Midfield, Senior Athletic, offensive
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JOE LOCASCIO
St. Anthony’s, Midfield, Senior
Athletic, offensive middie. Strong dodger with a big-time shot. Going to Maryland.

SEAN MAHON Chaminade, Midfield, Senior Two-way midfielder with
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SEAN MAHON
Chaminade, Midfield, Senior
Two-way midfielder with hard shot. Excellent on faceoffs. Going to Harvard.

ZACH OLIVERI Connetquot, Goalie, Senior Second-team All-Long Island
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ZACH OLIVERI
Connetquot, Goalie, Senior
Second-team All-Long Island as a junior when he saved 76 percent of shots. Going to Massachusetts. Gold-medal winning goalie on Empire State Games team.

J.J. OSTRANDER Farmingdale, Senior, Defense “Clearing machine,” according
Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

J.J. OSTRANDER
Farmingdale, Senior, Defense
“Clearing machine,” according to his coach, is a returning All-American committed to Towson.

JAMES PANNELL Smithtown West, Attack, Junior On varsity
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JAMES PANNELL
Smithtown West, Attack, Junior
On varsity since eighth grade. Second-team All-Long Island player was big part of gold-medal Empire State Games team. Committed to Virginia.

MIKE PELLEGRINO Connetquot, Defense, Senior First-team All-Long Island
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MIKE PELLEGRINO
Connetquot, Defense, Senior
First-team All-Long Island as a junior with 100 ground balls and 14 points. Lock-down defender will attend Johns Hopkins.

CHARLIE RAFFA St. Anthony’s, Midfield, Senior Faceoff expert
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CHARLIE RAFFA
St. Anthony’s, Midfield, Senior
Faceoff expert who runs with the first midfield. Excellent in the open field. Going to Maryland.

MIKE SAGL West Islip, Midfield, Senior Scored 43
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MIKE SAGL
West Islip, Midfield, Senior
Scored 43 goals for 2010 state champs and played well for Empire State Games team. Returning All-County player headed to Quinnipiac.

MATT SCALERA Comsewogue, Defense, Senior Stony Brook-bound standout
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MATT SCALERA
Comsewogue, Defense, Senior
Stony Brook-bound standout on Empire State Games team. Good takeaway guy who collected 102 groundballs. Excellent in transition.

KYLE TURRI West Islip, Goalie, Senior Made quite
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KYLE TURRI
West Islip, Goalie, Senior
Made quite a splash as a junior, his first year as a starter, with his quick stick and great outlet passes. Committed to Duke.

SAL TUTTLE Farmingdale, Senior, Attack The Dalers' leader
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SAL TUTTLE
Farmingdale, Senior, Attack
The Dalers' leader in goals (34) and assists (38) last season is committed to Hofstra.

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