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Gonzalez brothers (Lou, Desi) named to Puerto Rico roster for FIL Championships

Thursday, 11th January 2018

Categories Boy's/Men's, International  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/11/18

Lou Gonzalez, Dukes Nationals Director and Director of The Duke’s Lacrosse Academy; and younger brother Desi Gonzalez, the head coach at Emmaus and a Dukes Nationals coach, have been named as one of 23 players for the Puerto Rico Men’s National Team that will compete this summer in the FIL Championships in Netanya, Israel.

Lou Gonzalez

Lou Gonzalez helped Sachem High to the New York state championship game in 1995 and starred at LIU Post where he was a three-time All-American and two-time National champion.

Desi Gonzalez – head coach of the Dukes Nationals 2025 team – graduated from Limestone in 2012 and was head coach at Southern Lehigh in 2015 and 2016, posting a sizzling 37-6 record while leading the Spartans to the District 11 title in 2016. He was named head coach of Emmaus this past summer.

Desi Gonzalez helped lead Sachem High to the New York State Championship as a junior and was named All-American. He had 32 goals and 9 assists in two seasons at Limestone.

Also making the roster was 2017 Chestnut Hill College grad Justin Albarran, a midfielder from Freehold Twp, N.J., who had 7 goals and 6 assists last year for the Griffins.

Puerto Rico National Roster
First Name – Last Name – Position – College – Grad Year – MLL
Jake Alvarez – Attack – Ithaca College – 2014
Carlos Forde – Attack – Monmouth University – 2021
Luis Gonzalez – Attack – LIU Post – 1999
Lance Yapor – Attack – Hofstra University – 2013 – Ohio
John Thomas Giles-Harris – Defense – Duke University – 2020
Jaron Greenidge – Defense – Molloy College – 2018
Ricky Pages – Defense – Ohio State University – 2008 – Boston

Desi Gonzalez

Tomas Rodriguez – Defense – Pace University (UMBC) – 2019
Nicholas Vazquez – Defense – University of Hartford – 2020
Jared Hershman – FO – Marquette University – 2020
Alex Patton – FO – University of Tampa – 2018
Mathew Martinez – Goalie – Cornell University – 2012
Will Ramos – Goalie – University at Albany – 2021
Jose Boyer – LSM – University of Notre Dame – 2022
Devin Cruz – LSM – Belmont Abbey College – 2016 – Ohio
Justin Albarran – Midfield – Chestnut Hill College – 2017
Desiderio Gonzalez – Midfield – Limestone College – 2012
Michael Licata – Midfield – LIU Post – 2019
Corey Millhouse – Midfield – University of Virginia – 2017
Edward Munoz – MIdfield – Stony Brook University – 2021
Steven Ramirez – Midfield – University at Albany – 2021
Kris Alvarado – SSDM – LIU Post – 2018
Thomas O’Connell – SSDM – University of Maryland – 2019
Alternates:
Alex Cordero – Goalie – Wingate University – 2022
John Davis – Attack – Florida Atlantic University – 2014
Joe Espinosa – SSDM – St. Leo University – 2010
Anthony Irizarry – Attack – Tompkins Cortland CC – 2018
Garrett Johnson – Attack – University of Delaware – 2014
Christopher Morales – LSM – Franklin Pierce University – 2018
Tyler Perez – Defense – St. John’s University – 2022
John Rivera – SSDM – Florida Atlantic University – 2019
Daniel Rivie – Midfield – SUNY Polytechnic Institute – 2019

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