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Mallee (@LaSalle_Sports) leads freshman class at Yale

Sunday, 8th September 2019

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

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/8/19
From Press Release

Andy Shay, the head coach of the Yale Men’s Lacrosse Program, announced his newcomers today, a group of 12 that includes six All-Americans and seven Team USA U19 prospects.

The Class of 2023 is comprised of five midfielders, four defensemen and one each in goal, on face-off and attack. The first-years come from six different states (New York has the most with four) and Canada.

Here are the new Bulldogs.

Brett Mallee
5-10, 190, D
La Salle/Philadelphia, Pa.

Brett Mallee (right) – Photo by Rene Schleicher

At La Salle College High School: 2019 All-Catholic League, All-State, All-America and Academic All- America, All-Phillylacrosse.com First Team…. Led team to 2019 PA State Championship… Team captain… Four-year varsity player… Two-time selected All-Catholic League.
Personal: Son of Fran and Diane Mallee… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society throughout high school… Senior year student body vice president… Also lettered in football for three years (All-Catholic League junior year) and basketball for one… Two-time recipient of the Tex Flannery Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Sportsmanship.

Michael Alexander
6-1, 188, D
West Islip, N.Y.

At West Islip High School: US Lacrosse All-American 2019… Had 38 caused turnovers and 37 ground balls senior season… Four-time scholar-athlete award… Two-time captain… Three-time All-Division… Two-time All-County… Mr. Defense 2018-2019… Defenseman of the Year 2019… Team MVP in 2019… Newsday Top 100 Lacrosse players… SCLA Most Outstanding Defensive Play for Division One 2019
Prior Teams: Team 91 Orange.
Personal: Son of Michael and Debra Alexander… Sister is Taylor Alexander… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society… Advanced Regents Diploma… Four-year Honor Average Excellence in Environmental Science 2019… NYS Scholar-Athlete in golf, basketball and lacrosse… Gold Key Award 2019… Two-time Lionheart in basketball… All-league golf… West Islip Council Scholarship… Glenn Gerrato Memorial Scholarship 2019.

BJ Burlace
6-1, 200, D
Edgewater, Md.

At St. Mary’s High School: Under Armour All-American… US Lacrosse All-American… PRLB Player of the Year… Washington Post Player of the Year… VSN Defensive Player of the Year… Baltimore Sun Co Player of the Year… Capital Gazette Co Player of the Year… Had 12 goals, 10 assists, 71 ground balls, 21 caused turnovers senior year as the team MVP… All-MIAA A Conference… 1st Team All-Area… 1st Team All-State… Team Captain… Team USA U19 Training Team Member… MILL MVP… Helped lead team to MIAA A Conference Championship game… Junior year: All-County… All-Area… All-State… All- Metro… All-MIAA A Conference… Under Armour Baltimore Highlight Team.
Personal: Son of Brian and Stephanie Burlace… Brothers Colin and Gavin, sister Rayne… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society and Science National Honor Society member… Graduated with 4.12 GPA… 2018 MIAA B Conference Champion in football and a four-year varsity starter.

Patrick Hackler
5-11, 200, M
Skaneateles, N.Y.
At Skaneateles High School: 2019 US Lacrosse All American… Two-time varsity captain… Four-time All-League… Two-time first-team All-Central New York…… 2019 Bob Scott Award… 2019 first-team All-State… 2018 second-team All-State… Finished career with 269 Points.
Prior Teams: Team United… Orange Crush Lacrosse… FCA National
Personal: Son of Tom and Patrice… Brother of Brooke, Abby, Heather, Somer, James and Rachel… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society… High Honor Roll… Four-time NYS Scholar-Athlete Football/Lacrosse… Two-year football varsity captain… Football honors: 2017 second-team All-USA New York, NYS 2017 Class C Player of the Year, Sports Illustrated “Faces In The Crowd,” 2017 ALL-CNY “Mr. Football,” 2017 NYS Football Champions, 2018 NYS first-team All-State, NYS Record holder for single-season TD passes (53).

Xander Martin
6-1, 190, D
Stevenson, Md.

At Gilman School: Four-year varsity starter… Team captain senior season… All-MIAA… Four-year varsity hockey player and three-year captain… Cum Laude Society
Prior Teams: Crabs
Personal: Son of Serena and Alex Martin… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… Mother played lacrosse and ski raced at UVM…. Father played lacrosse at UNC, where he was a two-time All-American and ACC Defensive Player of the Year… Has a sister two years younger who plays lacrosse and ski races

Jack Monfort
6-1, 180, M
Syosset, N.Y.

At Syosset High School: 2019 U.S. Lacrosse All American… Two-time all-county… Scored 30 goals and had 39 points as a senior… Finished career with 79 goals and 120 points… Team captain junior and senior seasons.
Prior Teams: Long Island Express, 91 box lacrosse
Personal: Son of Tim and Susan Monfort… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society… New York Scholar-Athlete all four years for lacrosse and three for soccer… Advanced Regents Diploma with mastery in science and math… All-County in 2018 for soccer… Sister, Camryn, plays soccer at Lafayette… Father, Tim, played soccer at Fordham… Mother, Susan, played tennis at Oneonta.

Jared Paquette
6-2, 205, G
West Islip, N.Y.

At West Islip High School: Had a .710 save percentage during 2019 season… All-Suffolk County and All- Division… Suffolk County Lax Coaches Association Most Outstanding Player-Goalie… Honorable mention All-American… Team captain… Fashioned a .590 save percentage while earning team MVP, All-Suffolk County and all-division junior year
Prior Team: Team 91
Personal: Pronounced PAH-ket… Son of Theresa & John… Selected for Team USA U19 training team… National Honor Society, National Language Honor Society… Scholar-Athlete Award junior and senior years

Korbin Pecora
5-10, 215, M
North Haven, Conn.

At North Haven High School: As a junior scored 38 goals and 63 points… 2017 All-State Second Team, 2017 All-Conference Second Team and 2017 New Haven Register All-Area Team… Tore ACL senior year and missed football and lacrosse seasons but was still voted captain for both sports.
At Canterbury School: Served as lacrosse team captain as a post-graduate… 2019 All-League selection.
Prior Teams: Boneyard… Bulldog.
Personal: Son of Chris Pecora and Jacky Dale… Brother, Cole, played lacrosse at Springfield College… Brother, Quincy, played lacrosse at UConn… Brother, Peter, played football at Virginia State… Mike Vanacore Sportsmanship Award recipient senior football season at North Haven.

Nicholas Ramsey
6-1, 205, FOM
Morristown, N.J.

At The Hun School of Princeton: First-Team All-League, First-Team All-State and team MVP in 2019… Won league and state championship.
At Delbarton School: Three-time New Jersey Tournament Champion, Non-Public A Champion, and Morris County Champion… Played three years of varsity lacrosse… NJ.com Team of the Year… US Lacrosse Magazine Player of the Week in 2018… Ranked No. 1 high school team in the country in 2018 by Max Preps and LAX Power.
Personal: Son of Kristen and Patrick Ramsey… Cum Laude Society at Hun… All-Academic Team at Hun… Lettered one year in Ice Hockey at Hun… Ice Hockey Coaches Award at Hun… Four years on Headmaster’s List at Delbarton… National Spanish Honors Society… Lettered one year in Wrestling at Delbarton… President of Delbarton Anglers’ Club… Father, Patrick, played lacrosse at Colgate… Sister, Caroline, plays field hockey at Cornell.

Logan Soelberg
6-2, 200, M
Los Angeles, Calif.

At Crespi High School: Under Armour All-American junior and senior years… Two-time league MVP… Scored 57 goals and had 25 assists as a senior… Scored 64 goals and had 17 assists as a junior… Finished career with 186 goals and 211 points… Voted captain sophomore, junior and senior years
Prior Teams: LA Heat… Legends… Dragons… Factory Lacrosse
Personal: Pronounced SOLE-berg… Son of Lane and Meredith Soelberg… Has younger brother, Griffin… Worked in Campus Ministry and Student Council all four years at Crespi.

Griffin Wilson
6-1, 210, M
Victoria, B.C.

At Salisbury School: Part of the varsity lacrosse team but did not play due to injury.
At Claremont Secondary School: Two-year varsity starter (missed most of sophomore year due to injury)… Co-captain senior year and Co-MVP junior and senior years… Co-MVP of soccer team junior and senior years… Soccer co-captain senior year… Three-year varsity track team member, qualifying for provincials in junior year for 4X100 relay… Also played rugby senior year.
Personal: Identical twin, Skyler, is also a member of Yale Lacrosse Team… Son of Tom Wilson and Kari Ericksen… Grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, before moving to BC… At Claremont, won an award for leadership and service and citizenship junior year… Graduated with excellence in English and physical education… At Salisbury, graduated with excellence in the sciences… Won academic awards in calculus, french and modern Asian studies.

Skyler Wilson
6-1, 203, A
Victoria, B.C.

At Salisbury School: Varsity starter… First-team All-New England… 46 goals 27 assists in 2019… Helped team to 17-0 record and a New England Championship.
At Claremont: Three-year varsity starter for lacrosse and soccer… Co-captain of soccer and lacrosse… Co-MVP soccer… Two-time co-MVP lacrosse… Member of varsity track and varsity rugby teams.
Personal: Son of Kari Ericksen and Tom Wilson… Identical twin, Griffin, also plays lacrosse at Yale… has younger brother, Wyatt… Service and citizenship award, leadership award, excellence in history and English awards at Claremont… Graduated with excellence in science, won awards in calculus, French 2 and middle Eastern history at Salisbury.

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