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Men’s recruits: Mercyhurst North East Junior College adds Howard (Lower Merion)

Friday, 31st August 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Recruiting, Posted 8/31/12
From Press Release

The following players are in the class of 2016 at Mercyhurst North East Junior College.


Dmitri Howard (6’0, 165) Lower Merion HS, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Dmitri was a three-year varsity letter winner. His finished his career with an outstanding senior year, including 32 ground balls, 1 goal, and 4 assists. He also started on man down his junior and senior year. Dmitri is a versatile pole who will see time at LSM and close defense.

Tucker Fordyce (6’0, 195) Mountain Pointe HS, Phoenix, AZ

Tucker was a four-year varsity starter. He finished his junior year with 109 ground balls, 2 goals, 3 assists, and he was named Defensive Player of the Year. He had another excellent year as a picked up 112 ground balls (4th in the state), dished out 1 assist, and was named Defensive Player of the Year again. He also lettered two years in football.

Ryan Nenadal (6’2, 205) Padua Franciscan HS, Cleveland, OH

Ryan was a two-year varsity starter, and he was named Second Team All-Division II Northwest Region honors as a junior. Ryan collected 109 groundballs in his career and finished with multiple accolades as a senior including First Team All-Division II Northwest Region and First Team All North Coast League Region. He was selected as a team captain as a senior. Ryan also excelled on the football field, lettering twice as a defensive end. His senior year he recorded 70 tackles, 5 sacks, and caused 5 turnovers.

Eric Lewis (5’10, 160) Greenburg Central Catholic HS, Latrobe, PA

Eric earned three varsity letters, and he started for his junior and senior years at LSM. Eric was a captain senior year and collected 87 groundballs while playing the wing and shutting down the opposition’s top scoring threat from the midfield. He led his team to the WPIAL championship. Eric also excelled in the classroom, and was a member of the German Honor Society.

Aaron Bell (5’10, 170) Frisco HS, Frisco, TX

Aaron was a four-year varsity starter at LSM. As a senior, he led his team to a Texas District Championship. A multi-sport athlete, Aaron also lettered in football, wrestling, and track.

Austin Ebner (6’2, 195) Newbury Park HS, Newbury Park, CA

Austin was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse as well as a three-year letter winner in basketball and football. Austin helped lead his team to a state championship in lacrosse as a freshman. By the time he was a senior, Austin was voted team captain and received All-League honors for his play. In basketball, Austin was honored twice as team defensive MVP.


Cabot Noyce (5’9, 140) Norwell HS, Norwell, MA

Cabot was a three- year varsity starter at Xaverian Brothers, and then transferred to Norwell High School to finish out his senior year. Cabot led his team in assists every single season and was a two-year captain as a junior and senior. He received pre-season honors as a senior, being voted First Team Pre-Season All-State. Cabot had an outstanding senior campaign, as he registered 36 goals and 41 assists for 77 points to lead team in assists and points. Cabot finished his career with a total of 227 points, and he helped to lead team to State quarterfinals in his senior year. Senior year accolades include: South Shore League All-Star, EMASS State All-Star Steam, High School All-American, Boston Herald All-Scholastic Team, and Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic Team. Cabot lettered four years in football, winning the MA Division I Super Bowl as a sophomore at Xaverian.

Alex Adler (6’4, 210) Northern Arizona Lacrosse Club, Flagstaff, AZ

Alex was a three-year varsity starter. He was a captain as a sophomore, collecting 108 ground balls with 9 goals and 12 assists. As a senior, Alex led his squad to their first playoff appearance while posting 26 goals, 13 assists, and 74 groundballs. He finished his career with A.Y.L.L. honors three times and A.L.L. All-Star honors twice. Alex earned two varsity letters in football as the starting punter, offensive line, and linebacker. His junior year, he earned 2010 All-Conference – Grand Canyon Region 2nd team Punter as well as 2010 AAAA Conference All-Region Punter. His senior Year, he achieved Division III Section 2 All-Sections Second Team while averaging 43 yard and 4.0 hang time.

Tucker Cameron (5’9, 190) Central Dauphin HS, Harrisburg, PA

Tucker was a two-year varsity starter, serving as team captain during his senior season. He led the Central Dauphin Rams in scoring his junior and senior seasons by scoring 77 goals and 38 assists. He was named Mid-Penn All-Conference third team as a junior and senior. Tucker was also recognized as “Player to Watch in 2012 Season” by Harrisburg Patriot-News. In the fall, Tucker lettered in cross country three years. He received the school’s “Outstanding Community Service Award” his senior year. Tucker served 5 years as a teen volunteer for The Children’s Miracle Network and the 4 Diamonds Fund at The Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

Vincent Cardella (5’8, 157) Smoky Hill HS, Centennial, CO

Vincent was a three-year starter for Smoky Hill. His junior year, Vincent scored 10 goals and had 8 assists. He put in the work in the off-season and wound up finishing his career with a spectacular senior campaign. Vincent scored 34 goals, 16 assists, and picked up 44 groundballs while shooting over 46%.

Jesse Perry (5’10, 190) East Syracuse Minoa HS, East Syracuse, NY

Jesse was a two-year varsity starter and finished his career with 15 goals and 30 assists. Jesse was a playmaker in high school, as he led the team his senior season with 20 assists. A natural lefty, Jesse helped lead his team to the NYS Class B Section 3 finals, where they lost to eventual NYS Class B champions Jamesville-Dewitt. Jesse also lettered in wrestling for four years.


Liam Bedortha (5’11”, 223) Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS, Latrobe, PA

Liam is a transfer from LaRoche College, where he redshirted. Liam lettered in lacrosse at Pittsburgh Central Catholic. His senior year, he scored 16 goals, 23 assists, while posting an 82% face-off win percentage. Liam played 4 years of box lacrosse in Pittsburgh, with his team going undefeated his junior and senior years. Liam plays on the William Penn Tavern men’s club team. Liam will be looked upon to dominate the face-off x and push transition for the Saints.

Brad Labovick (5’8, 160) Taylor Allderdice HS, Pittsburgh, PA

Brad lettered all four years at Allderdice, and he started three of them. He was selected as a captain in 2012. He received Second Team All-WPIAL honors in 2011 and 2012, leading the team in goals and assists both years. Brad lettered in football for four years and started for three. He helped guide his team to a second place finish in the league as a senior while leading the team as a captain. Brad started in wrestling all four years of high school. He placed third in 2010, second in 2011, and first in 2012 in the Pittsburgh City Championships. Voted Most Outstanding Wrestler and had the most pins in the season as a senior. He was also a team captain, leading the team to a Pittsburgh Championship in 2012. He capped his outstanding senior year with the Nathan H. Kaufman Scholastic Athletic award.

Lee Arco (5’11, 165) Mountain Pointe HS, Phoenix, AZ

Lee earned two varsity letters and served as a team captain during his senior year. He finished his senior campaign with 20 goals and 18 assists, and for his career he finished with 56 goals and 48 assists.
Andrew Hendal (6’1, 175) Canon-McMillanHS, Canonsburg, PA
Andrew started two years on varsity. As a junior, he scored 5 goals, had 10 assists and 58 groundballs. As a senior captain, Andrew scored 29 goals with 8 assists. He led the team with 176 groundballs, as he played on every faceoff wing and did not come off the field. Andrew also played football as a senior and started safety. He finished third on the team in tackles.

Steve Wozniak (6’2, 175) Padua Franciscan HS, Strongsville, OH

Steve was a two-year varsity starter. He finished his senior season with 6 goals, 15 assists, and 71 groundballs. He is a throwback two-way midfielder who never came off the field. Steve is an excellent distributor from the midfield, and he will be counted on the use his athleticism to exploit match-ups and draw slides from all over the field. Steve also excelled in football, as he started two years at wide receiver and was selected to play for the 2011 Cleveland Browns NFL High School Player Development Team.

Tim Palmer (6’, 210) Carlisle HS, Carlisle, PA

Tim earned two varsity letters and also saw varsity action as a sophomore. His senior season, Tim helped lead Carlisle to the PIAA State Quarterfinals before losing to the #5 team in the country, Conestoga, 12-6. Tim specialized as a short-stick defensive midfielder while chipping in with two goals and an assist during senior campaign. Tim also was a two year member of Carlisle’s indoor lacrosse team. Another multi-sport athlete for the Saints incoming class, Tim earned three letters on the football team.

Max Rogers Jackson (6’3, 172) Smoky Hill HS, Aurora, CO

Max was a three-year varsity player. He played offensive midfield until his senior season when he converted to a defensive midfielder. Along with lacrosse, he played three years of varsity tennis and one year of varsity basketball. He will be bringing speed and athleticism to the Saints defense and transition game.


AJ Rossi (5’8, 170) Westview HS, San Diego, CA

AJ was a two-year varsity starter in lacrosse and served as a team captain during his senior season. Between the pipes in his senior year he made 128 saves with a save percentage of over 58%. He was recognized as the team’s Most Valuable Defensive Player; made North County Conference 2nd team. He led Westview High School into the San Diego Section California Interscholastic Federation semi-finals. Westview HS finished with a #14 ranking in the state according to Laxpower. AJ was also recognized as a member of the Union Tribune’s San Diego All-Academic Team.

Mark Fraboni (6’0, 244) Mountain Pointe HS, AZ

Mark was a three-year starter on varsity. He finished his senior season with 202 saves with only 76 goals against for a .73 save percentage. He finished fourth in the state in total saves and second in save percentage. He was nominated for the Arizona All-Star team. Mark was also a four-year varsity starter as a defensive end in football. He led the team in sacks his junior and senior year, and he was offered various scholarships to play football and lacrosse in college.

Cameron Kasper (6’0, 270) Bay City Western HS, MI

Cameron was a two-year varsity starter as well as team captain for both years. His senior year, he guided Bay City Western to their first playoff appearance while stopping over 80% of shots he faced during the year. Cameron received the Outstanding Leadership Award following the c



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