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Recruiting & commits

Post by Old Cage » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:29 am

With the season gone, here's a thread looking forward for recruiting and "stuff" about our current commits.

Here's a whole four seconds of your life to watch Cameron Johnson: https://twitter.com/i/status/1238848881628262408

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Post by KahunaK » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:36 pm

A little more about him- highly rated!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCJSL--hBCc

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Post by Old Cage » Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:55 am

Matt Petitto signs on - A class of 21 long pole from Colorado: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-DmOhxDU8i ... dskvgpcxmc
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Post by 69MG » Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:16 pm

A little respite from BB. Looks like a good lax signing. We don't get many from California.
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Post by m626t » Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:48 pm

Hopefully signings like those above continue. Next step is signing some HS All Americans (I hope).
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Post by KahunaK » Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:34 pm

Looks like we have 10 commits for 2020.

https://www.insidelacrosse.com/recruiting/commitments

And about 8 for 2021-

https://www.insidelacrosse.com/recruiti ... 1&league=1

Of course this can change radically as it comes time to attend. Happens a lot that players change their mind!

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Post by econalum » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:21 am

It is also complicated due to the possibility that some seniors will come back to plan in '21.

I have not seen anything about expanding rosters nor scholly limits changes.
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Post by m626t » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:56 am

^
good point. Hadn't thought of that.
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Post by Old Cage » Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:04 pm

^ Kristi talked about that on Bam's first podcast yesterday. She said that she wanted to learn whether her two seniors planned to return, because if they did, she would recruit different positions (softball) to fill her remaining scholarships.

Greg was also on, but I didn't hear anything on this subject.
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Post by Cahoonaville » Wed May 06, 2020 7:34 am

FBS Football finally! A dream come true!!!!

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Post by KahunaK » Sun May 17, 2020 9:33 am

^^^^ Good for them. I wonder how other schools are doing with their seniors coming back. The transfer portal looks a little nuts. Seems like UMASS is not really into bringing in transfers. Anyone have any info on transfers?

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Post by econalum » Wed May 20, 2020 11:17 pm

I think that we have retained a strong team. My hopes are that this virus is knocked down or a vaccine is available, to actually have a full lax season.

My fear is that many athletic departments are starting to cut out/down 'minor/non-revenue' sports to meet declining revenue targets with consequent expense reductions. This is a near-daily story in sports, especially as the future of Fall '20 remains indeterminate as to enrollments/commitments by paying students. The next 2 weeks are critical, as June 1 is the final deadline for many schools for first-years to commit. Or, not...deadlines may get extended.

See 'Q's' view as just one take on the confusion: https://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/ ... son-/56418
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Post by Old Cage » Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:54 pm

UMass Men's Lacrosse @UMassMLacrosse ·13m
FIRED UP!! An in-state Gorilla is joining the troop

https://twitter.com/i/status/1304882288723984385

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Congratulations to Liam Maher on his verbal commitment to @UMassMLacrosse! He’ll be joining his brother and a host of ML12 alumni at the flagship. So proud incredibly of Liam. Hard work pays off and good things happen to good people! He’s going to make a great Gorilla.
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Post by Old Cage » Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:53 am

An in-state FOGO:

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Congratulations to lifetime member of our 3dNE 2022 team TJ Casey (Medfield) on his commitment to UMASS Amherst!! TJ is as tough as they come and will be a huge asset for the Gorillas as he is fast, athletic and excellent at the X! #3ddifference @3dLacrosse
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Post by Old Cage » Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:11 am

Not news that he is a Gorilla, but a nice story about the kid: http://www.hufsd.edu/articles/2020/october/08b.html
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