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Murray (@DubCEastLAX) heads Class of 2021 at Bellarmine

Thursday, 19th October 2017

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Recruiting  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/19/17
From Press Release

Bellarmine head men’s lacrosse coach Kevin Burns has announced that 22 freshmen join the program in the fall of 2017.

“I am extremely excited to welcome the class of 2021,” Burns said. “They are a very talented group that brings depth to our program. I can’t wait to see them compete and push our returners this fall”

Here’s a look at the Knights’ newcomers:

Name Pos. High School Hometown
Michael Autry F/O Calvert Hall Baltimore, MD
Griffin Bowie A The Benjamin School Palm Beach, FL
Brayden Brown A Claremont Secondary Pitt Meadows, BC
Brent Chernosky M St Ignatius Berea, OH
Matt Galvin LSM Pope John Paul II Hendersonville, TN
John Hulsman G Westminster Baltimore, MD
Brad Kent A IMG Academy Tampa, FL
Luke Legnard A Archbishop Spalding Annapolis, MD
Brody Lowry A Rockwall Rockwall, TX
Collin Murray D West Chester East Philadelphia, PA
Carson Newman M/FO Rockwall Rockwall, TX
Luke Niebrugee M South Oldham Louisville, KY
John Robbins LSM/D Plano Plano, TX
Blake Roshkowski M St Xavier Louisville, KY
JT Simonton F/O Cherry Creek Denver, CO
Trent Tomas LSM/D Allatoona Atlanta, GA
Landon Trout M Pickerington North Columbus, OH
Dylan Tullet M Hill Academy Toronto, ON
Bryce Vaxman D St. Augustine Medford, NJ
Sam Weiss A Wando Charleston, SC
Zach Wentz F/O St Johns Washington, DC
James Whiteford M Hill Academy Brampton, ON

Collin Murray, West Chester East
West Chester East High School…Close Defenseman…2017 Team Captain…Team defensive MVP junior and senior year…Junior year Honorable Mention All Chestmont league…Senior year 2nd Team All Conference…Received varsity letters in Soccer and Lacrosse…Man Up and Roughriders club teams
Coach Burns on Murray- “Collin is a smart team defenseman. He brings much needed toughness around the goal”

Michael Autry
Calvert Hall…Face-off…2017 MIAA champions…2017-17-2 overall record and 11-0 MIAA record…71.62 FO %… 1st Team MIAA All Conference…CO MVP of the MIAA Championship game…Most improved player award…Varsity lettered in lacrosse, football, and wrestling…Under Armor All American…Brine All American…Maryland Free State Team…Senior MSCLA All Star…Fast break U, Faceoff Academy and FCA club team
Coach Burns on Autry- ” Michael brings a high level skill set at the face-off X having competed in arguably the best high school league in the country. We expect him to have an impact early on”

Griffin Bowie
The Benjamin School…Attack…3x regional champ…3x conference champs…Varsity letters in Football and Lacrosse…Team Captain…All American…Senior year – 40 goals 51 assists…career – 125 goals 81 assists…sun sentinel player of the year…palm beach revolution…under armor uncommitted game…big 4 all star game
Coach Burns on Bowie- ” Griffin is a savvy player who could impact us at the attack or midfield position”

Brayden Brown
Claremount Secondary School…Attack…Victoria Intermediate A Shamrocks…2017 Provincial champions…104 pts in 20 games…47 g 57 A…Leading scorer on team…2016 Silver medal in Canadian nationals for Team BC…Won Provincials in 2015 and 2017 for the Claremount Spartans
Coach Burns on Brown- ” Brown’s skill set will have him pushing to see minutes this year. After a semester in a D1 weight room he will be ready to push for a job in the spring”

Brent Chernosky
St. Ignatius…Midfield…4x varsity lacrosse player…State runner up junior and senior year (first team to appear in state final in school history)…3x region champs..4x conference champs…Team captain senior year…2nd team all Midwest, 2nd team all region…invited to play in North v South Ohio All star game…Total points senior year: 39…Club teams-Titanium and Burning River…King of the Hill all star team
Coach Burns on Chernosky- Brent is a young man with great work ethic. He is a throwback middie that brings a high level of toughness every time he steps on the field.

Matt Galvin
Pope John Paul II defenseman…Team captain junior and senior year…2nd Team All State…211 Gbs in 3 years on varsity…played Lacrosse, Basketball, Football, and Golf…No Excuse Nashville club team…Sister Sarah was a standout player for the Women’s Basketball team at Bellarmine.
Coach Burns on Galvin- ” Galvin brings great size. He is hard to beat because of his range. I’m excited to see him develop ”

John Hulsman
Westminster high school…Goalie…4 year Varsity lacrosse lettermen…finished 16-2 in 2017…2017 County Champs, Regional Champs…Team captain…2x all county, Ensign C. Markland Kelly, JR. Finalist…173 Saves, 85 Goals allowed, Save percentage .671…2017 Committed combine spotlight…Baltimore Crabs, Gonzo Lacrosse, FCA Maryland, Team 91 Box Lacrosse club teams…Free State top 22, MVP Gold Standard All Star Game, MVP Of The PSL Junior Box League club teams…Epoch/IL committed games standout player
Coach Burns on Hulsman- ” Johnny is a big goalie with great hands. His experience should make for an easier transition to the college game. We expect him to push the returners right away ”

Brad Kent
IMG Academy…Attackman …2017 team ranked #2 in the nation finishing 11-1…National team member…2017 Co-captain who finished with 45 points…Club teams- west Florida, Echelon rise, Fire, Sweetlax…Denver shootout all star, up lax all star… Epoch/IL committed games standout player
Coach Burns on Kent- ” At 6’7″ Kent has great presence and range on his shot. He is also a very talented off ball player. Having played at IMG he is used to competing against the nations best.

Luke Legnard
Archbishop Spalding High School… Attackman …3 year starter in the MIAA conference…2 year offensive captain and points leader…API select club team…All American Under Armor finalist …Free State top 40 finalist…Bilderback and We Believe all star selection
Coach Burns on Legnard- “Legnard is a two handed player who is very savvy around the cage. He has a slick stick with great IQ”

Brody Lowry
Rockwall…Attackman…2017 record 18-2, 2017 State Champion, 2016 Final Four appearance, 2017/2016 East District Champions…4x Team Captain… 3x All-State…Brine All American, 2x Texas all star round up invitee, State Semifinal/Championship man of the match…299 points throughout high school career…Club teams-Stickstar, TNT Lacrosse…All star: 2x Texas Top 99 all star, UNC Team Camp all star
Coach Burns on Lowry- ” Brody is a blue collar lefty attackman. He brings a great approach and work ethic everyday. I’m excited to see him develop ”

Carson Newman
Rockwall high school…F/O Midfielder…2017- D2 Texas state champions finishing 18-2…State Championship MVP…175 career points…2x All State…Football and Lacrosse varsity letters…Brine All American, Texas Round Up All Star…Club Team-Stickstar club team
Coach Burns on Newman- “Newman is a triple threat. He will get reps as a D middie, O Middie and at the F/O X”

Luke Niebrugge
South Oldham High School…Midfielder…4 year varsity starter…2017 Team MVP…4 Time district champion…2 time region champion…2 Time All District…2 Time 1st team All State…2017 Mr Kentucky Lacrosse…2017 Courier Journal Lacrosse Player of the Year…2 Time All American…OSU Top 200 All Star, ND Lacrosse camp All Star, Battle of the Barn tournament MVP…Titanium, Stickhead, True, Howling Hounds club teams…Summa Cum Laude Valedictorian… United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award
Coach Burns on Luke- “Luke might be the best athlete in the class. He brings great character and work ethic. I expect him to have an impact right away.”

Jon Robbins
Plano Senior High School…Defense…4 year varsity starter …2x division II Texas state semifinalists…13-5 2017 record…3x team captain…3x overall team MVP…2x all district, all state…played club for Stickstar lacrosse
Coach Burns on Robbins- “Robbins has very good footwork and is a tremendous off the ground. He will be a contributor at close defense and at the LSM spot”

Blake Roshkowski
St Xavier…Midfield…4 year Varsity Letterman of lacrosse team at and a 3 time Kentucky State Champion…Named a 2017 US Lacrosse All-American…2-time All State Selection…2017 Team Captain…Amassed 114 points on 70 goals and 44 assists while accumulating 86 ground balls in his career…Member of the 2015 Brine National Lacrosse Championship Team…USA in the 2016 Brogden Cup vs Canada team member…NSCLA, Crab City Challenge and FLG All-star Teams…Played for Resolute and Stickhead Club Teams…4 year honor roll student…3 year starter/Letterman on the ST Xavier Varsity football team and recipient of 2014 US Marines Great American Rivalry Series MVP
Coach Burns on Roshkowski- “Blake joins his brother Will who is a senior on our team. Blake is a powerful middie who is dangerous dodging downhill. He brings toughness and a great work ethic”

JT Simonton
Cherry Creek High School…Face Off Midfielder…2017 State Champion …2017 Team record 18-1…62 F/O%…1st Team Centennial League All Conference…1st Team All State…Honorable Mention Academic All-State…4/18 US Lacrosse Magazine Western Player of the week…2017 US Lacrosse All American Selection…2016 Starting F/O man 60%…All Conference and All State…State final 4 appearance…Under Armor Southwest Team…Denver Elite and the American Team club teams…Also lettered in football
Coach Burns on Simonton- “JT is a fiery face-off guy. He is a competitor who tenacious on every GB. He will have an impact early on”

Trent Tomas
Allatoona High School….Defense…2017 record 15-7…State semi finals…2016-21-1 State champions…3x Varsity Lacrosse Letter…Team Captain…LB3 National and Elite team…NXT Southern Showcase MVP
Coach Burns on Tomas- “Trent has speed and athleticism that sets him apart. He is a talented cover guy who is also dangerous in transition”

Landon Trout
Pickerington High School North…Midfield …4 year Varsity Starter…PHSN School record holder for the following: Most points in a career = 315…most points in a season = 105…most points scored in a game…most goals scored in a game = 8…2017 All American, 2017 2nd Team All State, 2017 1st Team All Region, 2017 1st Team Ohio Capital Conference, 2017 Ohio All Star Team…2016 2nd Team All State, 2016 1st Team All Region, 2016 2nd Team Ohio Capital Conference, 2015 2nd Team Ohio Capital Conference, 2015 Honorable Mention D1 All Region…2016 U18 US Boxla team member representing the USA in Canada…Resolute Lacrosse team member 2014-2017 (Club Team)…Resolute Black Team member(Elite tournament team)…Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip 2015…Named to Brine National Team 2016…Columbus Dispatch Athlete of the Week April 2016…FLG in 3D All Star Team 2015…NSCLA Showcase 2015…Box Lacrosse Awards: Resolute Box Team Member…Midwest Classic Champion Team Member 2015, 2016 & 2017…Midwest Classic Tournament MVP 2016 & 2017…Battle of the Barn Box tournament MVP Jan 2017…Battle of the Barn Tournament Champion Team Member Jan 2017
Coach Burns on Trout- “Landon has a unique skillset. He is very athletic and brings a box style that makes him very hard to cover”

Dylan Tullet
Hill Academy…Midfield…Varsity Lettered Sports – Lacrosse, Volleyball, Rugby, Badminton…Hill Academy finished #4 in the country with a 13-1 record… Club Teams –Team Ontario (Field), Markham Ironheads Jr. B, Edge Lacrosse…Team Ontario: Canadian National Champions, Brogden International Cup Champions… Box lacrosse Toronto Beaches Junior A
Coach Burns on Tullett- “Dylan is a team guy who does whatever is asked. He is a tough two way midfielder that will help us in between the lines”

Bryce Vaxman
St Augustine High School…Defense…Lettered in Football and lacrosse…3 south jersey titles …2017 Top 20 NJ defender…2017 Team captain…1st team all region, 1st team all conference, 3rd team all sate …Preseason top 20 defender in the state …South shore club team…4 all star teams made
Coach Burns on Vaxman- “Bryce has the ability to shut down attackmen. His combination of strength and speed makes him very difficult to beat”

Sam Weis
Wando High School…Attack…High School record: 65-9…2014 Lower State champs (state runner-up)…SC State Champs 2015, 2016, 2017…Team captain 2017, Four-year letterman…All American 2016, 2017…All State 2016, 2017…SC Attack of the Year 2016…All Lower State 2015…Post and Courier All LowCountry Team 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; Wando High School Offensive Player of the Year 2016…Points total: Career stats 165 goals, 81 assists, and 120 ground balls…Club Team played for: TopLeft Loggerheads 2012-2016…MVP Towson and SC Shootout all star
Coach Burns on Weis- “Sam is a big strong lefty. His outside shot and ability to pick up tough ground balls make him very valuable”

Zach Wentz
St Johns High School…Face Off Midfield…WCAC 2017 conference champions…Varsity letters in Football, Wrestling, and Lacrosse… Unanimous 1st team all WCAC faceoff specialist…WCAC and DC wrestling champion at 170 pounds…Club teams: Black Wolf, Club Lax, Crabs lacrosse, Wasatch Lacrosse
Coach Burns on Wentz- “Zach is a grinder. His ability and physicality at the X make him hard to beat. He also has a competitive drive which sets him a part”

James Whiteford
Hill Academy…Midfield…Hill Academy finished #4 in the country with a 13-1 record…Varsity lettered sports – Lacrosse, hockey…Club Teams – Edge Lacrosse (Field), Brampton Junior A Excelsiors (Box)
Coach Burns on Whiteford- “James is a big middie who is solid everywhere. Having competed at the Hill Academy he will be prepared to impact us in whatever role he fills this season”

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