Rachel O'Toole Commits to Duquesne University
Methacton / 2020 / Goalie / Duquesne University
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 1 goal in a road win upset over #6 Loyola
- Chris Friedman, NXT 2015: Had 2 ground balls in an out of conference overtime win over Providence
- Matt Klinges, NXT 2015: Chipped in two ground balls in the 11-10 win
- Dylan Protesto, NXT 2014: Continued his dominant year going 13 of 22 facing off with 11 ground balls in a 10-8 loss to Stony Brook
- Luke Gomez, NXT 2014: Had 1 ground ball in a 9-8 loss to Long Island rival St. John’s
- Rich Palazzese, NXT 2014: Had 1 ground ball and 1 caused turnover in a 14-13 win over Quinnipiac
- Griffin Fleming, NXT 2016: Had 2 goals and 1 ground ball in a 9-8 win over #16 Georgetown
- Sam Bouhdary, NXT 2016:. Had 1 ground ball in a 9-6 road win against UMBC
- Ryan Terefenko, NXT 2016: Was recently named to Inside Lacrosse’s Mid season All American team.
- Jason Reynolds, NXT 2017: Had 1 ground ball in a 15-12 win over High Point
- Justin Schwenk, NXT 2016: Went 17 of 31 facing off with 6 ground balls in a 15-13 loss to #9 Johns Hopkins
- Jack Norton, NXT 2015: Had 1 goal and 2 assists in a 25-5 win over Hamilton. Norton than had 1 goal, 1 assist, and 2 ground balls in a 21-11 win against Springfield.
- Chris Brady, NXT 2015: Had 1 assist and 1 ground ball in a win over Keystone College
- Nate Brolsma, NXT 2017: Had 2 ground balls and 3 caused turnovers in the win
- Brant Pittman, NXT 2016: Had 1 assist, and 1 ground ball in a midweek12-7 win over Middlebury
- Connor Ringwalt, NXT 2017: Had 1 ground ball in a 14-8 win over league rival Washington College. Ringwalt followed up that effort with 1 assist against conference foe McDaniel.
Franklin & Marshall
- Sam Garges, NXT 2015: Had 1 goal and 1 ground ball in a 16-2 win over Swarthmore
- Conor O’Brien, NXT 2014: Had 1 goal and 1 ground ball in a win over Randolph
- Steven Hildebrand, NXT 2015: Had 6 goals, 3 assists, and 4 ground balls in a 21-10 win over Kenyon. Hildebrand continued a dominant week with 3 goals and 4 assists in a win over John Carroll.
Congrats to Steven on making the USILA D3 Team of the Week: https://twitter.com/USILA_Lax
- Connor Campbell, NXT 2014: Had 1 goal, 5 ground balls, and 3 caused turnovers in a 13-11 loss to Mary Washington
-Beau Schmeusser, NXT 2016: Had 1 assist, 3 ground balls, and 1 caused turnover in a midweek win over Alvernia
- Tim Hickey, NXT 2014: Had 7 ground balls and 3 caused turnovers in a loss to #11 Dickinson. Hickey then had 1 ground ball, and 1 caused turnover in a 13-12 conference win over Ursinus.
Washington & Lee
-AJ Witherell, NXT 2015: Had 5 goals, 4 ground balls, and 2 caused turnovers in a 11-10 win over #10 Roanoke
-Taylor Witherell, NXT 2017: Had 1 goal, and 3 ground balls in the upset win
- Jake Hvazda, NXT 2016: Had 1 goal, 3 assists, 4 ground balls, and 1 caused turnover in a 15-6 win over #7 Salisbury. Hvazda followed up that effort with a 1 goal, 2 assist, 3 ground balls, and 1 caused turnover outing against Elizabethtown.
This past Sunday the NXT Girls LC took part in the 5th Annual ‘Stoga 5v5 Lax Fest at Conestoga High School. NXT had a strong showing taking home two championships and playing in three! The event is held each year in honor of the late Pete Kienzle who lost his battle with cancer in 2014. Peter is the father of NXT LC 2023 player, Piper Kienzle
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