NXT to Know: "A Look at the 2018 Season"
Issue 7: NXT to Know with Director of Guidance, Bill Leahy
Each Thursday through the college season, we will share a weekly round-up highlighting our NXT Alums having success at the college level. In addition to following us here on our NXT Watch Blog, check out our @nxtlcboys feeds on Instagram & Twitter for daily updates.
-Tommy Sopko, NXT 2017: 1 Assist in a loss to Richmond
-Drew Silvera, NXT 2016: Had 1 GB for the Blue Hen’s in their win over NJIT
-Will Manganiello, NXT 2014: Had 3 goals and 1 assist to lead the Dragons in a season opening loss to Virginia
Watch video of "Mango" scoring and celebrating, featured on the @DrexelMLax Twitter account
-Matt Klinges, NXT 2015: Chipped in 4 GBs
-Dylan Protesto, NXT 2014: Went 21 of 29 facing off with 11 GBs in a season opening loss to St. John’s. Dylan entered the 2018 season as the all-time leader in face off percentage in the history of the Hartford program.
-Parke Schweiter, NXT 2015: Drew the start on defense in a 12-11 loss to Siena
-Rich Palazzese, NXT 2014: Palazzese and the Crusaders beat Harvard in a thriliing double overtime victory. This was the first win over Harvard in the history of the Holy Cross program.
-Christian Felizianii, NXT 2016: Went 8 of 16 facing off in a 9-7 win over Hofstra
-Ryan Terefenko, NXT 2016: Had 1 goal, 2 GBs, and 1 CT in the win over the Pride. Terefenko was awarded the Big Ten Defensive Player of the week for his effort.
-Jason Reynolds, NXT 2017: 6 GBs in a 9-8 win vs Bucknell, 1 GB in a win vs Mt. St. Mary’s
-Justin Schwenk, NXT 2016: Went 12 of 18 facing off while picking up 6 gbs and adding a goal in a 13-8 win over Drexel. Schwenk followed up that effort while going 19-30 with 9 GBs and 1 goal and 1 assist in a 18-12 mid week win over High Point.
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-Brant Pittman, NXT 2016: Had 1 goal and 1 GB in a 12-10 win over W&L
-Eric Carr, NXT 2016: Had 6 GBs, and 1 CT in a 12-9 win over Messiah. Carr followed up that performance with 3 GBs in a mid week win over Goucher.
-Robert Logan, NXT 2014: Had 3 GBs and 1 CT in a 14-11 loss to F&M
-Steven Hildebrand, NXT 2015: Had 1 goal in a 12-7 loss to RIT. Hildebrand and OWU bounced back beating Otterbein 18-6 mid week. Hildebrand led all scorers with a 3 goal and 4 assist performance in that win.
-Connor Campbell, NXT 2014: Had 1 Goal, 5 GBs, and 2 CT’s in a loss to Dickinson
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-AJ Witherell, NXT 2015: Had 5 goals and 2 GBs in a loss to Denison
-Taylor WItherell, NXT 2017: Had 1 Goal and 1 Assist in a losing effort
-Jake Hvazda, NXT 2016: Had 2 goals and 2 GBs in a 19-6 win over Eastern.
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