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Men’s recruits: Philly’s Michaelson (Radnor), Llull (A. Carroll) among freshman class at Merchant Marine Academy

Saturday, 26th November 2011

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Recruiting, Posted 11/26/11
From Press Releases

Kings Point, NY – Head coach Tom Gill is pleased to announce the 10 new midshipmen joining the Mariner lacrosse program as well as one former player returning for the spring of 2012.

“We are elated to welcome these student athletes into our program,” said Gill. “They have been working diligently in the regiment, the classroom, and on the field, to continue to honor the USMMA lacrosse tradition. Adding these committed players to our returning core group can only bode well for the upcoming season. We are looking forward to assembling on our new turf field and in our renovated locker room and begin, what we hope will be, a successful campaign.”

The Class of 2015 includes:

D. Troy Smith – Midfield, 5’11, 195, Deer Park, TX/Deer Park HS
A three year starter, Troy was the Offensive MVP in the Texas DII State Championship Game in 2011. Major: Marine Engineering Systems

Geoff Harty – Attack, 5’8, 160, Glenview, IL/Glenbrook South HS
Four-year starter at Glenbrook South … Scored 181 goals and 89 assists in his four-year career… Two time all-conference selection and two year letter winner in Hockey. Major: Logistics and Intermodal Transportation.

Jeffrey Michaelson– Defense – 6’0, 195, Radnor, PA/Radnor HS
All Delaware County and Winner of Coaches Award as a Senior, four year starter. National Merit Scholar. Major: Marine Transportation

Connor Willcox – Defense/LSM- 6’0, 185, McKinney, TX/McKinney Boyd HS
Two-year varsity lacrosse starter … All District 2010, 2011, Texas All District 5A Football 2010 and Academic All State. Major: Marine Transportation and Intermodal Logistics

Kyle Sammis – Midfield/Goalie, 6’2, 195, Dix Hills, NY/Half Hallow Hills West
As a goalie he had a save percentage of 67% as a junior, All Division, All County, All State and New Balance Nationals Qualifier in Winter and Spring Track 2011, finished 8th Nationally. A superb athlete, Kyle will be concentrating on Midfield this season. Major: Logistics and Intermodal Transportation.

Ian Motley – Midfield – 5’9, 160 – Ossining, NY/Ossining HS
2 year lacrosse letter winner, defensive specialist and F/O, All Conference Football and Wrestling 2011. Major: Engineering

Ryan Mulligan – Defense/LSM– 6’3, 205- Huntington, NY/Huntington
Two year starter, 2010 Coaches Award recipient, National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Football Scholar Athlete Award, Suffolk County Scholar Athlete Award ( All Sports). Major: Systems Engineering

Timothy Llull – LSM/Defense – 5’11, 185- Havertown, PA/Archbishop Carroll HS

Three year starter and three year All Catholic League recipient, Captain as a senior, three year varsity football letter winner. Major: Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management

Kevin Young – Goalkeeper- 5’11, 205- Springfield, VA/West Springfield HS
First team All District as a senior, Varsity Hockey and Golf member. Major: Engineering

Alex Peyreigne – Goalkeeper – 5’8, 165- Weston, CT/Weston HS
All State 2011, All Conference 2011, Conference Player of the Year 2011. Major: Marine Transportation

Hunter Smith – Attack –6’0, 230 – Marblehead, MA/Tabor Academy
All Conference Lacrosse, Football and Hockey at Tabor Academy. Hunter returns to the lacrosse team for his senior season after a two year hiatus. Major: Engineering

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