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Binghamton Men's Lacrosse Class of 2011

Chris Carlson
Midfielder
Penn Yan, N.Y.
Penn Yan Academy

Honors:
Honorable-mention all league (Finger Lakes) ... three time Section 5 lacrosse champions ... a member of the 2006 Western Empire Lacrosse Team which captured a silver medal.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Chris is a fine student and a lightning fast midfielder from perennial powerhouse Penn Yan Academy. Joining his brother Steve, a freshman first line midfielder, they become our third brother duo in as many years. Chris is also the starting tailback and defensive back for the Mustang football team. Brian Hobart, the Penn Yan Head Lacrosse Coach and the offensive coordinator for the football team, has been a positive roll model while providing Chris with outstanding coaching."

Shane Crossett
Defender
Camillus, N.Y.
West Genesee

Honors:
A member of the 2006 Section III Champions Lacrosse as well as the 2006 State Finalist ... a member of the National Honor Society and a Scholar Athlete.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Shane is one of three student athletes coming from perhaps the most storied high school program in the country, West Genesee. Shane is a superb student and an athletic, aggressive and rangy defender. His father, Jerry, works with both the lacrosse and football programs for the Wildcats. Shane is currently under the tutelage of Bob Deegan, the remarkable Wildcat defensive coordinator. Shane will pursue a business degree from our School of Management."

Derrick Danieu
Defender
Orchard Park, N.Y.
Orchard Park HS

Honors:
The 2006 Western New York (WNY) Defender of the Year ... a 2007 team captain. 2005 2nd team All League lacrosse ... a member of the Western Empire State Games Lacrosse team which captured the silver medal ... named All WNY 1st team lacrosse in 2006 ... earned first-team all-league honors as a sophomore and junior ... named to the NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete team. ... helped led Orchard Park to the 2005 and 2006 NYS Class AA Final Four ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Derrick is our first student-athlete from the Buffalo region's top team, Orchard Park. Derrick is an impressive defender with excellent range and athleticism. This defensive stalwart has an imposing stature and a tenacious style, no doubt nurtured from head football and lacrosse coach, Gene Tundo. Derrick, an exceptional student, will also enter our School of Management."

Brian Donahue
Midfielder
Camillus, N.Y.
West Genesee

Honors:
Scored 21 goals and tallied seven assists as a junior ... a member of the 2006 Section III Champions and the 2006 State Finalist ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Brian excels in the classroom and on the lacrosse field. A strong power dodger with terrific field vision, he works well with or without the ball. He is gifted with soft hands around the goal and is equally adept from the perimeter. Brian's father, Tom, the long time West Genesee JV lacrosse coach, was an integral player for the Syracuse lacrosse program in the early 80's. Brian is now coached by Wildcat legend, Mike Messere."

Frank Donlin
Attack
Mt. Sinai, N.Y.
Comsewogue

Honors:
Recorded 21 goals, 12 assists and 48 ground balls as a junior ... named All Division as a sophomore and junior ... received the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award ... a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Frank, an excellent student, will pursue a science degree in preparation for medical school. Frank is our first recruit from the highly regarded Comsewogue program under the tutelage of Pete Mitchell. A highly skilled, very quick and savvy offensive player, Frank is equally productive as a dodger or a finisher. Frank is also a starting running back and safety on the football team."

Jack Leary
Attack
Rexford, N.Y.
Niskayuna

Honors:
Scored 20 goals and dished out 10 assists as a junior ... a 2006 Empire State Games participant ... Niskyauna was the 2005 and 2006 Sectional Champions ... a two-time Scholar Athlete Award Recipient ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Jack is a great all around player with the ability to distribute the ball, dodge or shoot. Jack and Adam Pardi are our first players from the Adirondack region powerhouse, Niskayuna under the direction of Mike Vorgang. Jack will also pursue a science degree in preparation for medical school."

Adam Mazzoni
Attack
Camillus, N.Y.
West Genesee HS

Honors:
Recorded 18 goals and 16 assists as a junior ... a member of the 2006 Section III Champions and the 2006 State Finalist ... a member of the National Honor Society ... graduating with advanced designation.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Adam is a gifted offensive player with superb quickness and field vision. In addition to being a standout lacrosse player for West Genesee high school, Adam also excels for the Hockey program. An excellent student, Adam will pursue a degree in Biology."

Adam Pardi
Defender
Schenectady, N.Y.
Niskayuna

Honors: An Albany Times Union first-team All-Star as a junior ... helped lead his squad to the 2006 Sectional and Divisonal titles ... a member of the 2006 Adirondack Empire State Games Team ... a National Honor Society candidate.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Adam is a formidable defender from Niskayuna high school. He is a quick, savvy and aggressive defender who will fit in nicely with our style of play. This two sport athlete, football and lacrosse, is also a superb student. Adam will pursue a business degree from our School of Management."

David Raleigh
Midfielder
Norwalk, Conn.
Brien McMahon HS

Honors:
Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse ... a member of the National Honor Society.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "David is a blazing fast midfielder from Brien McMahon high school in Norwalk (Conn.) our first from this area. A two sport athlete, David will enhance our speed and athleticism at the midfield position thus increasing our unsettled and transition opportunities. His father, Robert "Bo" Raleigh, a national championship defender for Hobart College, was a two time lacrosse All American. David is an outstanding student who will enter our School of Management."

Mike Sciarrino
Midfielder
Clay, N.Y.
Cicero-North Syracuse HS

Honors:
Named honorable mention all league (OHSL National Division). as a junior ... scored 17 goals and added seven assists in 2006.

Quote from Coach Stephenson: "Mike is an outstanding midfielder with tremendous speed and agility. These assets will provide him with the opportunity to excel at the next level. This two sport standout, lacrosse and soccer, is also a terrific student. Mike will enter our prestigious School of Management.

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