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 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.
Featured are players that stood out to Danielle Kirk during the Girls Philly Summer Showcase.
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