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Holy Cross adds five Philly players to roster for 2020 season

Tuesday, 31st December 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 12/31/19
From Press Release

Holy Cross men’s lacrosse head coach Peter Burke has announced the 2020 roster with 17 additions, five from Philly. The program has added 15 members in the class of 2023 and two upperclassmen additions.

“We are thrilled to announce and welcome the class of 2023 and the newcomers to Holy Cross and to the men’s lacrosse program,” said head coach Peter Burke. “This is a particularly talented group of great young men that will positively impact the team on and off the field for the next four years. We are excited to welcome this great group of student-athletes as we continue to prepare for the upcoming 2020 season.”

The newcomers are comprised of three defenders, three long stick midfielders, five midfielders, five attackers, and one face off specialist.

Take a look at the class here:

Name Ht. Wt. Pos. Hometown/High School
Bobby Bivona 6-1 185 D Glastonbury, Conn./Salisbury School
Will Bryan 5-11 190 A Malvern, Pa./ Conestoga
Billy Carlini 5-8 172 LSM Malvern, Pa./ Malvern Prep

George Curley 6-1 205 M Cleveland, Ohio/ University School
Dean DiNanno 6-0 180 A Wilton, Conn./ Wilton
Martin Folan 5-11 185 LSM Milton, Mass./ Boston College High School
Tyson Hugee 6-0 180 LSM Blue Bell, Pa./ Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
DJ Kelly 5-10 160 A Ridgewood, N.J./ Bergen Catholic
Konrad Knaus 6-3 200 M Sandwich, Mass./ Choate Rosemary Hall
Jayce Lambert 5-9 170 A/M Norwell, Mass./ Westminster School
Drew Leahy 6-0 192 M Portsmouth, N.H./ St. John’s Prep
TJ Lynch 6-0 180 M Westport, Conn./ Staples High School
Cameron Magalotti 5-7 160 M Wyomissing, Pa./ Wilson West Lawn
Thomas McIntire 6-0 175 A/M Mattapoisett, Mass./ Salisbury School
Stuart Pollard 5-11 165 FO/M San Clemente, Calif./ St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Will Powers 6-0 175 M Swarthmore, Pa./ Malvern Prep
Hayes Reding 5-10 175 D St. Paul, Minn./ St. Thomas Academy

Will Bryan | 5-11 | 190 | A | Malvern, Pa./ Conestoga
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse at Conestoga
Conestoga lacrosse award for leadership recipient
Led his team to a two-time Pennsylvania state championship runner-up finishes (2017, 2019)
Guided his team to three consecutive Central League championships and two district championships (2017, 2019)
Played club lacrosse for Freedom Lacrosse and Mesa Fresh

Billy Carlini | 5-8 | 172 | LSM | Malvern, Pa./ Malvern Prep
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in 2019
Helped his team to back-to-back Inter-Ac championships
Led Malvern to a no. 13 national ranking in 2018 and no. 10 ranking in 2019
Selected to play in the 2017 Under Armour Underclass Uncommitted
Played club lacrosse for the PA Roughriders

Tyson Hugee | 6-0 | 180 | LSM | Blue Bell, Pa./ Springside Chestnut Hill Academy/Sophomore eligible
Also plays football (cornerback) at Holy Cross after transferring from Columbia and red-shirting in 2018-19
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse
An All Inter-Ac selection in lacrosse as a senior

Cameron Magalotti | 5-7 | 160 | M | Wyomissing, Pa./ Wilson West Lawn
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
US Lacrosse Academic All-American of Central Pennsylvania in 2019
Captained the team in 2019
Was named the team’s MVP in 2019
A three-time All-Conference BERKS selection (2017, 2018, 2019)
Led his team to a four-time county championship run along with two District 3 championships (2016, 2017)
Ranks fourth all-time in total career points at Wilson West Lawn
Selected as the NXT Fall showcase MVP in 2017
Named to the PhillyLacrosse.com All-Central/Northeast boys first team in two straight seasons (2018, 2019)
Selected as the Inside Lacrosse Epoch Committed Academy MVP in 2019
Played club lacrosse for Big 4 HHH
A two-time NLF All-Star selection

Will Powers | 6-0 | 175 | M | Swarthmore, Pa./ Malvern Prep/Senior
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse at Malvern Prep
Helped his team to a 2014 undefeated season in the Inter-Ac and a no. 2 national ranking from Inside Lacrosse
Led his team to a 24-0 record in 2014

Billy Carlini
Will Bryan
Cameron Magalotti
Will Powers
Tyson Hugee

Bobby Bivona | 6-1 | 195 | D | Glastonbury, Conn./ Salisbury School
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse
Led his team to back-to-back WNEPSLA championships (2018, 2019)
Helped his team to a 2017 Founders League championship
Played club lacrosse for Long Island Express North
Selected to the Brine All-Star team

George Curley | 6-1 | 205 | M | Cleveland, Ohio/ University School
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
A two-time All-League first team selection (2018, 2019)
An MSLCA All-Midwest selection in 2019
Helped his team to three-straight state semifinal appearances (2016, 2017, 2018)
As a senior, tallied 40 goals and 26 assists in 12 games
Played club lacrosse for Resolute Lacrosse

Dean DiNanno | 6-0 | 180 | A | Wilton, Conn./ Wilton
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team for one season
A two-time All-FCIAC selection (2018, 2019)
Earned the 2019 Michael D. Phillips Memorial Scholarship award
Led his team to a 2019 state championship finalist appearance and 2019 FCIAC championship runner-up finish
Helped his team to a state semifinalist appearance in 2018
Played club lacrosse for Long Island Express North

Martin Folan | 5-11 | 185| LSM | Milton, Mass./ Boston College High School
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse at BC High
Captained the team in his senior season
Led his team to a 2018 Massachusetts state championship
Named a Boston Lax All-American and All-State first team
Helped his team to consecutive south sectional championships and Catholic Conference championships (2017, 2018)
Named to the Boston Herald All-Scholastic team (2018)
Tallied 19 goals and 14 assists in his career with 23 caused turnovers and 55 ground balls in 2018

DJ Kelly | 5-10 | 160 | A | Ridgewood, N.J./ Bergen Catholic
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in his senior campaign
Led the team in points and goals in 2019 with 42 goals and 19 assists
Led the team in assists in 2018 with 19 assists
Selected to the first team All-County in 2019 and third-team All-County in 2018
Played club lacrosse for NJ Riot

Konrad Knaus | 6-3 | 200 | M | Sandwich, Mass./ Choate Rosemary Hall
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in his senior season
A 2019 All-Founders League selection
Tallied 270 career points
Played club lacrosse for Laxachusetts

Jayce Lambert | 5-9 | 170 | A/M | Norwell, Mass./ Westminster School
Played one season of varsity lacrosse at Westminster
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse at Thayer Academy
Captained the team in 2018
A two-time All-ISL selection (2017, 2018) and an honorable mention in 2016
An All-Scholastic selection in 2017 and 2018
Named the team’s MVP in 2018
Tallied 236 career points to become Thayer’s all-time points leader

Drew Leahy | 6-0 | 192 | D | Portsmouth, N.H./ St. John’s Prep
Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in his senior season

TJ Lynch | 6-0 | 180 | M | Westport, Conn./ Staples High School
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in his senior season
Named the team’s Offensive MVP and recipient of the Scholar Athlete Award (2019)
Selected to the All-FCIAC second team as a senior
Led his team to a state semifinalist appearance
Tallied 58 goals and 14 assists in his career
Played club lacrosse for Express North

Thomas McIntire | 6-0 | 175 | A/M | Mattapoisett, Mass./ Salisbury School
Played two seasons of varsity lacrosse
Helped his team 2018 and 2019 New England championships
Scored 17 goals and 16 assists in 2019

Stuart Pollard | 5-11 | 165 | FO/M | San Clemente, Calif./ St. Margaret’s Episcopal School
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in 2019
2019 national record holder for most faceoff wins in a single game (94%)
Holds the California record for most faceoff wins in a season (385/472)
Orange County high school boys lacrosse player of the year in 2019
Picked up over 130 ground balls in 2017 and 2018 seasons to earn consecutive ‘Mr. Hustle’ awards
Selected as an All-County honorable mention in 2017 and consecutive first-team selections in 2018 and 2019
Led his team to a Southern Section championship in 2019
Helped his team to consecutive 2018 and 2019 county championships
Played club lacrosse for Victory Lacrosse, So Cal Express, and Blue Chip National Team
Invited to the national faceoff academy showcase and placed 8th out of 60 regional qualifiers

Hayes Reding | 5-10 | 175 | D | St. Paul, Minn./ St. Thomas Academy
Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse
Captained the team in his senior season
Selected as the team’s MVP as a senior
Named the team’s defensive MVP in 2018
A two-time All-State selection (2018, 2019)
A three-time All-Conference and All-Section selection (2017, 2018, 2019)
Helped his team to a state semifinal appearance in 2019
Played club lacrosse for Team Minnesota

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