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: Had 2 goals and 1 assist in a 10-7 conference win over #15 Army. Sopko then had 1 goal and 3 ground balls in a huge 9-8 overtime mid-week upset of #3 Yale.
- Matt Klinges, NXT 2015: Had 5 ground balls, and 2 caused turnovers in a loss to UMASS
- Will Manganiello, NXT 2014: Had 2 goals in the UMASS loss
- Dylan Protesto, NXT 2014: Went 15 of 19 at the faceoff X while scooping up 9 ground balls in an 11-7 loss to Vermont
- Parke Schweiter, NXT 2015: Had 2 ground balls and 1 caused turnover in a midweek 11-4 loss to Syracuse
- Griffin Fleming, NXT 2016: Had 1 assist in a 14-9 loss to Villanova
- Colton Johnson, NXT 2017: Had 2 goals and 1 assist in a 14-6 loss to Manhattan
- Ryan Terefenko, NXT 2016: Had 3 ground balls, and 2 caused turnovers in a 12-4 loss to Penn State
- Justin Schwenk, NXT 2016: Won 16 of 25 face-offs with 3 ground balls in a 14-10 win over Richmond
- Jack Norton, NXT 2015: Had 2 goals and 1 assist in a 18-11 win over Middlebury. Norton had 3 goals in a 12-11 loss to #4 Wesleyan.
- Chris Brady, NXT 2015: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in a win over Rosemont
- Brant Pittman, NXT 2016: Had 1 goal in a 19-6 win against Wittenberg
- Connor Ringwalt, NXT 2017: Had 1 goal and 1 assist in a 11-5 win over Eastern
- Eric Carr, NXT 2016: Picked up 4 ground balls in a 18-11 conference win over Muhlenberg
- Conor O’Brien, NXT 2014: Had 1 goal in a mid-week win over Virginia Wesleyan
- Steven Hildebrand, NXT 2015: Had 2 goals and 4 assists in a 20-7 win over Hiram. Hildebrand capped his big week by scoring 5 goals and dishing out 3 assists in a win against Wittenberg.
- Connor Campbell, NXT 2014: Had 3 ground balls and 1 caused turnover in a 13-8 loss to #15 Christopher Newport. Campbell then had 1 goal, 1 assist, 7 ground balls, and 5 caused turnovers in a win against Marymount.
- Tim Hickey, NXT 2014: Had 2 ground balls, and 1 caused turnover in a 16-8 win over McDaniel
- Jason Miller, NXT 2017: Had 2 ground balls in the McDaniel win
Washington & Lee
- AJ Witherell, NXT 2015: Had 4 goals, 3 assists, 3 ground balls, and 2 caused turnovers in a 15-10 win over Hampden-Sydney Congrats to AJ on being named a mid-season All-American by Inside Lacrosse
- Taylor Witherell, NXT 2017: Had 1 goal, 2 ground balls, and 2 caused turnovers in a mid-week win over Randolph
-Jake Hvazda, NXT 2016: Had 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 ground balls, and 1 caused turnover in a 13-5 win against Elizabethtown. Hvazda then had 2 goals and 2 assists in a win against Wesley.
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