Release: November 16, 2007
Contact: David O'Brian (email@example.com)
Binghamton men's lacrosse inks six high school standouts during
early signing period
VESTAL, N.Y.-- The Binghamton men's lacrosse program has announced
the signing of six high school seniors. All of them will join
the Bearcats as freshman for the 2009 season.
From Jamesville-Dewitt High School comes midfielder John Clark
(Fayetteville, N.Y.) and midfield/attack Nick Marshall
(Jamesville, N.Y.). Marshall's brother Nick is currently
a freshman on the Binghamton squad.
Chris Cook (Vestal, N.Y.) is a midfielder from nearby
Vestal High Schol. He joins his older brother Andy, who was named
the the America East Conference All-Rookie team last spring.
Ben Waldron (Syracuse, N.Y.) is a defenseman from
perennial powerhouse West Genesee. He was named second-team All-Central
New York by the Syracuse Post Standard as a senior.
Ryan Button is a defender from Auburn High School. He
was a co-captain of the lacrosse team as a junior and was named
Chris Latino (South Salem, N.J.) is a goalie from John
Jay-Crossing Riving High School. He was a member of the 2007
state runner up squad.
"I can't be any happier with this group of elite student
athletes," head coach Ed Stephenson said. "All of these
young men have had numerous successes on and off of the field.
They have had garnered many accolades and awards for their academic
and athletic achievements. However, more important than any of
these awards, is the fact that these young men are of the highest
character. This, above all else, makes us a better team."