Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 11/29/15
From Press Release
As the November recruiting season ends, Mesa Fresh 2018 is proud to boast a 10-1-2 record during its fall tournament run that included Quaker Laxfest, Terrapin Classic – MD, Valley Forge Laxfest and the NXT Team Showcase.
Competing against the best teams in the country, Mesa tied Long Island powerhouse Team 91 twice in different tourneys and suffered its only loss to LI Express North at the Quaker Laxfest.
Division I Coaches from across the country continue to flock to the Mesa 2018 team and have genuine interest in its gritty team style of play. Players attracting serious attention are led by uncommitted offensive standouts Will Ciccarelli, Jimmy Gabrielsen, Dalton Pascale, Jeff Conner, Tate Kienzle, Cam Battisti, Sean Bailey, Tim Carlson and Jack Early. While on the defensive side uncommitted defenders include, LSM’s Michael O’Grady, Will Drake and Sam Sweeney, close defensemen Ryan Bailey, Ed King, Harrison Naughton, Jack Coogan and highly regarded goalie Will Brake.
“We are very pleased with our success this fall and the aggressive pursuit of our players from top College programs” said Scott Gabrielsen, Mesa Fresh 2018 Co-Head Coach.
Mesa 2018 players that have already made Division 1 commitments include Daniel Jordon (Penn admissions process) Jack Traynor (Penn State), Luke O’Grady (Providence College) Seamus Glynn (Penn State) Jake Smith (Maryland) Jason Rose (Air Force admissions) and Nate Hammond (Navy adm,issions).
“Our committed guys are great examples of college ready players and we are excited for more announcements over the next year,” said Paul O’Grady Mesa Fresh Co-Head Coach.
Combined with its summer tournaments, Mesa Fresh 2018 boasts a 2015 record of 25-6-4 which includes two championship game losses and success that continues to recognize it as one of the top club programs in the country.
Mesa Fresh Lacrosse, the Philadelphia based elite club program runs teams from 2017 to 2024. Teams will continue through the Winter with skills sessions and indoor box lacrosse training and start up again in 2016 with Summer and Fall tournaments.