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Lacrosse Playground’s 2022 Top-66 Overall Rankings

The Future is Orange and Blue

The Best Recruiting Classes in HS 2022. 

National Championships help recruiting.  And after winning two national championships in the past four seasons, The University of Virginia is #1 when it comes to recruiting.  The Lacrosse Playground’s Top-66, powered by Sirius Lacrosse, the Nation’s best data-driven lacrosse evaluation and ranking system ever created, indicates that UVA boasts 8 Top-66, Class of 2022 Recruits and predicts that it is well positioned to make title run, after title run.

Three of the eight UVA players on Lacrosse Playground’s Top-66 are ranked in the top-ten alone.  Led by attackman and over-all #2 in the class and #2 attackman Truitt Sunderland (Calvert Hall College High School, Towson, MD) the UVA power class is joined by fellow top-tens Joey Terenzi (#4 over-all, #1 Midfielder, Manhasset High School, Manhasset, NY) and Mack Till (#9 over-all, #1 SSDM, Trinity-Pawling High School, Pawling, NY).

The other Top-66 recruits headed to UVA:

  • Mack Eldridge, #13 over-all, #1 FOGO
  • Malachi Jones, #18 over-all, #3 Defense
  • Kyle Morris, #21 over-all, #2 Goalie
  • Ryan Colsey, #28 over-all, #5 Attack
  • John Schroder, #35, #7 Defense

More for the Orange and Blue.

Syracuse would not be outdone, at least not by much.  Landing the #1 Recruit in the class helped the Orange earn the second best recruiting class of 2022 HS graduates.  Future Syracuse-#22 (Iconic Syracuse Jersey and Honor), Joey Spallina (Mt. Sinai High School, Mt. Sinai, NY) was the #1 over-all recruit and the #1 ranked attackman.  Spallina’s skills are virtually unmatched and he will lead a very talented class heading to ‘Cuse.  #3 over-all, and #1 Defenseman, Billy Dwan (Loyola Blakefield High School, Towson, MD) will be on the opposite end of the field from Spallina during their four years together.  In between Joey and Billy, at midfield, is Carter Kempney, the #10 over-all player and the #2 midfield recruit (Carthage High School, Carthage, NY).

The other Top-66 recruits headed to Syracuse:

  • Vincent Tujillo, #24 over-all, #2 SSDM
  • Jimmy McCool, #26 over-all, #5 Goalie
  • Michael Leo, #27 over-all, #4 Attack
  • Zach Mercado, #31 over-all, # 3 SSDM
  • Dillon Sagedar, #51 over-all, #6 LSM

Recruiting Class rankings were determined by the Lacrosse Playground’s Top-66 individual player rankings’ summation of value that are headed to each University.  Numbers of total recruits for players outside the Top-66 were not included in the rankings; “Strength of Recruits” is given more value than “Quantity of Recruits”.

The Top Recruiting Classes (with at least 3 Top-66, 2022 Recruits):

  1. Virginia
  2. Syracuse
  3. Duke
  4. Notre Dame *
  5. UNC
  6. Harvard
  7. Maryland
  8. Johns Hopkins
  9. Ohio State
  10. Yale
  11. Georgetown
  12. Penn State
  13. Cornell

* The University of Notre Dame did the most with the least relative to the Top-66.  While they only had three Top-66 recruits, their “average rating per recruit” came in narrowly behind #1 Virginia by just 0.04 hundredths of a point; indications of great recruiting at the top and great things to come for the Irish.

Final Notes:

  • Look for the Big10 to spend big and recruit deep this year on the 2023s.  They were beaten handily by the ACC who captured all positions 1-5 in the 2022 class rankings. 
  • Georgetown (Big East) was the only school other than those in the ACC (5), B10 (4), or Ivy (3) to dominate in landing Top-66 Talent from the 2022 recruiting class.
  • The 2022 Midfield Class was evenly shared.  Of the Top-66’s Top 15 middies, no school landed more than one recruit- 15 players, 15 different schools.
  • Top Attackman wear Orange and Blue.  4 out of the top 5 attackman will play at either Syracuse or Virginia.
  • Defenders are smart.  61% of the Top Ranked Defenders are headed to top academically-ranked Universities.
  • 23 Universities landed at least 1 player on The Lacrosse Playground’s Top-66.

The Lacrosse Playground and Sirius Lacrosse would like to thank the over 100+ evaluators, coaches, directors, and players, from across the USA and Canada that contributed their time and talent, for over 2 years, to help create the 2022, TOP-66.

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66 | Jordan Wray

Physical specimen. Athletic. His Calvert Hall pedigree will serve him well. When he flashes his stuff, it’s very impressive.

0.7000

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Georgetown

Commitment

A/M 10

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Get your hands up and play more north south. Work on dodging a pole. Get rid of the ball quicker.


65 | Aden Johnson

As quick and tenacious as they come. Needles incessantly until the ball pops out. Can run in the open field and has good ground game.

0.7001

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Boston U

Commitment

LSM 8

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Work on your hips and playing north south not as much east west.


64 | Keagan Treacy

Big and skilled. Can play several defensive positions and will not be out worked. May be a scary SSDM.

0.7156

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Army

Commitment

D 15

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Speed ladder and lighten up.


63 | Eric Platten

If there is a player that will blow up in a positive way once he settles into college and the game, it’s Eric. There is nothing to dislike about him other than lack of experience.

0.7280

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Yale

Commitment

D 14

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Just be patient and own your game. You are expected to help Yale get to the Final 4; and you have the tools to be the guy that does it


62 | Tripp Didden

Tripp likes to dominate his opponent and force his will. Great mental approach. Good feet, good stick, great heart and desire.

0.7299

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Johns Hopkins

Commitment

D 13

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Speed ladder and recoveries. After the play, get in, you are just getting started.


61 | Marco Signorello

Marco is an athletic lacrosse player like a block of marble was once David. Its in there somewhere just waiting to become a treasure. The Terps will make this one great. He will be the unsung hero and a catalyst for many good things.

0.7301

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Maryland

Commitment

M 15

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Go make mistakes and learn. Get your stick skills better and take lots of reps at any position – you can cut the line.


60 | Anthony Wilson

Tall and wide. He’s a pipe hugger too. For a big guy, he can get down low fast and uses his legs well.

0.7400

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Villanova

Commitment

G 7

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


59 | Max Ewald

Max E is the pit bull of the class. Deceptively fast. Relentless pursuit. Strong. He can play down low as a 2 or 3. He’s a threat in transition and once going north-south, he’s a force with a good stick.

0.7480

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Harvard

Commitment

D12

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Can be heavy on his approaches and a shifty attackman will exploit the square and flat approach. Split the field Max.


58 | Paul Garza

One of, if not the best, range shooters in the class. Time plus room equals goal.

0.7589

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Navy

Commitment

M 14

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Will need to diversify skill set against disciplined defenses.


57 | Charlie Iler

The perfect wing player. Shifty and can sling it on the run. Very tough match up against a shorty. Junior, get him in the two-man and tune up the band.

0.7589

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Johns Hopkins

Commitment

M 13

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Being small is not a bad thing. Learn to get inside, underneath, and work off ball in tough spots. Then you will be open for a catch, slip and finish.


56 | Ben Spinelli

Ben uses his height and size as well as anyone. He would be my first pick in a hoops game. Great on the sweep and has a deceptive shot.

0.7599

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Penn State

Commitment

M 12

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Learn to go north-south and take contact. Stick protection and hand position need to be improved.


55 | Luke McAuliffe

Ground ball machine. Stamina like a labrador retriever. Mean on ball. Can play low or LSM. Can run and transition.

0.7620

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Lehigh

Commitment

LSM 7

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs to play better 6 man D. Field awareness is his blind spot.


54 | Charlie Muller

Charlie wont be the #11 D guy for long. His too big and good. He has size and skill to support his upside once he grows into his potential. Charlie plays mean and will only be getting meaner.

0.7622

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Harvard

Commitment

D 11

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Speed ladder, lateral movements, open hips- write this on your dorm room wall. Charlie will get great.


53 | Michael Weisshaar

Mikey is so fast and quick, he’s a one-man hidden ball trick. The lefty can shoot and run and shoot and run.

0.7625

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Towson

Commitment

M 11

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Work on your right hand. At least to feed and move the ball with confidence. Develop a few more dodges and practice from X. You can invert if you practice.


52 | Charlie McGurrin

Late bloomer or under the radar. Doesn’t matter. Georgetown has a diamond in the rough. Charlie plays with a chip on his shoulder and has talent to back it up.

0.7650

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Georgetown

Commitment

D 10

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Keep grinding and don’t ever forget you were the last committed guy on this list. Prove them all wrong but first keep proving to yourself you are good enough, tough enough and will not be outworked.


51 | Dylan Sagedar

Sagedar plays with and relies on an active stick and quick feet. He plays good angles and can pursue a play. He’s a smart player and maximizes his talents.

0.7693

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Syracuse

Commitment

LSM 6

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Dylan will need to become a weight room junkie without comprimising his quickness. He will get bodied by bigger mids so learning spacing and 6 man schemes will be critical.


50 | Christian Alacqua

Christian is the player voted “most wanted on my line”. He is a two-handed athlete who makes good decisions. He can move the rock, slash the middle, take the alley, shoot with accuracy and take the occasional step down. He competes. Perfect #2 guy.

0.7885

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(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Cornell

Commitment

M 10

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Get stronger and get meaner. Take the plays head on and demand more respect from the slide guy. Everything will open up and become easier from there. Become a #1.


49 | Charles Balsamo

Charles has a great stick and sees the field as well as any player. He can get over the top and underneath – against the right match up. He is a smart player and not afraid to go inside. Shoots with quick accuracy over power.

0.7891

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Duke

Commitment

A/M 9

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Holds the ball too long (often with one hand on his stick) and needs to play with greater speed. Can be mechanical/predictable in his dodges. The speed ladder will be his friend.


48 | JoJo Dean

Great split dodge, fiercely competitive, strong and tremendous athlete. When he dodges he moves the D. Very smart and a great teammate. He will anchor the locker room.

0.7892

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Georgetown

Commitment

M 9

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Holds the ball too long, too often. Needs to work on stick protection and not stopping his feet on dodges. Get your hands up.


47 | James Mattan

Tall and long. James can shoot and will shoot at will. He is deceptively good under pressure and can make an opportunity count when it seems the door is closed. James scores goals.

0.7895

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

UNC

Commitment

A/M 8

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Move the ball more quickly and don’t let it die in your stick. You are too good not to get the ball back.


46 | Matt Lazzaro

Matt loves to make plays and plays with confidence. Athletic offensive player and can play on a wing and out of the box.

0.7898

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Penn State

Commitment

A/M 7

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Keep it simple as you grow. There is a time and place for BTB. Play forward and keep possession. You will get your chance when the ball swings or the D fails to keep up.


45 | JJ Murphy

JJ is super quick and a great north-south runner. He plays down the middle and doesn’t get out over his tips in transition.

0.7900

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Bryant

Commitment

FOGO 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


44 | Will McCulloch

Will is the kid you hate to cover. You never know where he is going to pop up, but there he is scoring goals and making plays.

0.7905

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Loyola

Commitment

A/M 6

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Toomey will find a spot, likely out of the box and working a two man for a catch and shoot. If Will works on his straight line dodging, he will earn more minutes.


43 | John Maccarone

Pure desire. This young man loves to get to the middle and use his strength, determination, and skill set to make plays.

0.8080

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Ohio State

Commitment

A/M 5

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Be patient in the Big 10 and play within the game. You will not be able to will your way against the athletic defenders you will face. Yes it will come in handy, but save it for the finish.


42 | Adam Blind

Fundamental goalie with an unusual last name (for the position). The Blind-man makes saves.

0.8088

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Harvard

Commitment

G 6

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


41 | Patrick Pisano

Pisano stock is a “buy”. He plays big and aggressive. Two things Shay covets.

0.8118

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Yale

Commitment

LSM 5

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Developing elite speed and stick skills could propel him to the top of the Ivy D.


40 | Jack Cascadden

Big, powerful, quick and smart draw-man. Can stay on the field after a win.

0.8122

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Cornell

Commitment

FOGO 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


39 | Michael Trepeta

Michael plays with an active stick and uses his mobility to maximize his D. A smart player and loves settled D.

0.8325

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Johns Hopkins

Commitment

D 9

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Will need to get stronger and more aggressive to match the angry attackman of the B10.


38 | Max Neeson

Max will be feared by his opposition. He is the strongest player in the class. He was benching 305 on his 16th birthday. Opposition will have to run by him and away from him, never at him. He will draw the big kids not the shifty kids. Go inside, come underneath, draw his slide, and you will earn your bruises and stitches.

0.8399

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Albany

Commitment

D 8

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Max plays heavy and needs to work on lateral speed. Team defensive concepts will come and lots of film work is needed.


37 | Tayden Bultman

Tayden’s athleticism is off the charts. Confident runner with pop in his step. He plays like a point guard in transition. Ready to dish, slash, or pull up a 3.

0.8443

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

UNC

Commitment

M 8

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Learn to take contact and play tough. The ACC will be rough. Make quicker decisions with the ball and use your bounce and superior feet to get open in the seams.


36 | Griffin Scane

Griffin is a tremendous athlete with very good lacrosse skills. He’s at his best north-south and playing simple for high bouncers and step downs. A great split dodger who is also terrific in the middle of the field. Speed, feet and movement are his game so don’t stop your feet.

0.8448

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

U Penn

Commitment

M 7

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs to stop the roll-back on his dodges and play forward. Move it more quickly and trust shooting on the run.


35 | John Schroder

John is long and plays longer. He’s tough to beat top side and fierce off the ground.

0.8535

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Virginia

Commitment

D 7

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs strength and reps.


34 | JK Kelly

Strong, smart, skilled. The kind of defender you hope dates your daughter and plays on your team, not the opponent’s. JK will make a great 2.

0.8562

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Cornell

Commitment

D 6

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Work on your field awareness and don’t get caught out of position or making lazy approaches. Find your meanness.


33 | Dillon Magee

Big lefty that is just starting to get great. Very smart and downhill player. Has a great step down shot and will play with physicality at any invitation to engage. Dillon is an athlete and great B10 prototype. He is likely to be a two-handed threat.

0.8677

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Ohio State

Commitment

M 6

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Lateral movements aren’t easy for the big rig so north-south stick protection and hand position are very important to continue to develop. Needs to add feeding and snappy-accurate passes to his game.


32 | Will Schaller

Will throws the heaviest and hardest checks in the class. He pursues opponents like a junk yard dog. He plays bigger than he is and is tough as nails.

0.8718

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Maryland

Commitment

LSM 4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Speed and perfect drop steps are your focus.


31 | Zach Mercado

When running backs quit football for lacrosse… Mercado is raw but strong, fast, quick, determined, and will be a great SSDM for the orange.

0.8722

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Syracuse

Commitment

SSDM 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Just get reps against some of the best mids on the country. It will happen for you. They can’t win a Natty without SSDMs.


30 | Jonny Cool

Jonny is an athlete and a lacrosse player. Can run all day and cover any bet. Terrific wing player and a “first-time” ground ball guy. He will be great at OSU.

0.8801

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Ohio State

Commitment

LSM 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Don’t over extend. Those days are over and settle in to your 6 man set. Get low and in. You can close when you need to.


29 | Jeremy Hopsicker

A Lefty shooter that loves the label; High value skill set in today’s game (tall, long, and lefty with a shooter’s stroke). Give him some time and room he will let it fly.

0.8957

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Notre Dame

Commitment

A/M 4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

His right hand is for shaking only. While his hitch is A+, a little more strength and grit to get underneath will help him find time and room on the next possession. Speed ladder will be his best friend.


28 | Ryan Colsey

A lefty from Connecticut that plays like a smooth Canadian with eyes everywhere. A great catcher of the ball and a player that can finish from mid-range to in tight. Best part of his game is he makes everyone better.

0.8972

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Virginia

Commitment

A 5

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs weight at his position.


27 | Mike Leo

Syracuse is getting potential with Leo. If he gets top-side with speed, he can score. He has a snappy shot and can turn the corner. He is NOT afraid of contact and will get to the middle. Provide him with a little cover and he will fill the scoresheet.

0.9005

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Syracuse

Commitment

A 4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Learn to go underneath. Use your speed Michael. Needs to work on his bounce when playing in tight. He’s got the lean now needs to get the bounce.


26 | Jimmy McCool

No better name for a goalie that plays a style like (Golden) “Arches”. He is cool and quick. Takes up more goal than you think and controls rebounds. Outlets are dimes.

0.9006

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(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Syracuse

Commitment

G 5

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


25 | Kent Goode

Very athletic and great stopper. Has confidence and plays with chip on shoulder as small market kid waiting to show the NCAA he belongs.

0.9121

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UNC

Commitment

G 4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


24 | Vincent Trujillo

Fast and can slalom between the boxes like an alpine racer. Vinny loves his job and knows his role. I see many a fast break goals in the Vinny-JS future.

0.9143

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Syracuse

Commitment

SSDM 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Weight room and anger. Find both.


23 | Charlie Johnson

Duke Defender Lab: 6’1″ #205 athlete that can out run a race horse, check arms off, body the big boys, vacuum gbs, and play in a 6 man defensive orchestra. Duke will have him reach his potential.

0.9277

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Duke

Commitment

D 5

Position Rank

What’s Next…

CJ plays stiff. His hips are tight north-south and and he will need to become a better passer and catcher. His athleticism outweighs his technique. Stay fast.


22 | Brian Rupple

A cat in a chest protector. Rupple gets to everything. He will grow quickly at Maryland and respond immediately to the Terps’ sharp shooters.

0.9301

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Maryland

Commitment

G 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


21 | Kyle Morris

Big body, big saves. Mentally tough and loves to attack the ball. The harder the shots, the better he plays. Outlets are money. He is not shy to command from inside the crease. Moves well for a big guy outside the goal.

0.9301

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
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Virginia

Commitment

G 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


20 | Owen Guest

Fast. Tough. And great 1v1 D. Owen is a great athlete and candidate for a 2-way middie, likely being a SSDM at Harvard first. Owen is tough to run by, and will not let you body him. Incredible feet and speed. Very good laterally. Smart player who is aware of the game. Can shoot on the run and likes to get to the middle. He’s terrific between the boxes.

0.9329

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Harvard

Commitment

M 5 (or SSDM 3)

Position Rank

What’s Next…

If Owen can find patience on O, he can find shifts on O. He has a tendency to run himself into to trouble offensively. Once he learns to split the field on D and practices better angles he will be a go to SSDM. Harvard has a great weight room and cafeteria- get huge and you will play.


19 | Alex Ross

Alex is sneaky great. Fundamentally sound. Makes smart and well timed checks. Mean back check and great feet. He’s reliable.

0.9332

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Penn State

Commitment

D 4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs to get bigger stronger faster. So does everyone. When he finds his mean-gene he will be a game changer. Play like a Lion!


18 | Malachi Jones

He is as quick as the quickest attackman. He competes to win every shift. He can transition like a … Cavalier. Play him at SSDM and a second pole. Messi like movements in the middle of the field.

0.9344

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Virginia

Commitment

D 3 (or SSDM 2)

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Hips needs to open and drop steps need to happen. Too much east west. Get stronger and thicker.


17 | Jack Pappendick

Jack can shake, thrash, roll, shoot, feed. He is very quick and fast and can not be slowed down by a shortie. He will move a D and force teams to slide early. He has range and forces early engagement.

0.9479

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Duke

Commitment

M4

Position Rank

What’s Next…

He needs to work on his bounce-and-feed to open to open up more dodging opportunities and to take advantage of slides. A right handed split dodge would serve his strong left hand well.


16 | Henry Caponiti

Big body lefty that gets his fuel from lasagna, contact, and scoring goals. He’s hard to slow down and once he gets position, it’s up to the goalie to bail you out.

0.9483

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Georgetown

Commitment

A/M 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Stop running into trouble and be more patient when picking your time to go. Use your dodge to set up your feed. They cant get to you so trust it. Stay above the goal.


15 | Brock Berman

Give Brock the rock because all he does is score goals. He loves to dodge, take contact, and will shoot to score. He can even paint corners with a “greaser”. Gritty over pretty.

0.9485

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Notre Dame

Commitment

A 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Hang with the Kavs and learn to feed. Move the ball more and life gets easier.


14 | AJ Larkin

AJ is like a defensive bronco. Once Tillman gets the bit in his mouth and this athlete settles down, Larkin has all the tools to play LSM and Close. Size, Speed, Desire, and Skill.

0.9500

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Maryland

Commitment

LSM 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Defense goes like this; Feet, then hips, then hands, then stick. Sometimes AJ gets it backwards. Maryland will teach him not to throw checks until he earns the right- sometime junior year.


13 | Mac Eldridge

Whistle fast. Ground ball vacuum. Athletic. Strong. Fast. Smart. Humble. FOGO circa 2022 and the #1 FOGO of 2022.

0.9501

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Virginia

Commitment

FOGO 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


12 | Lucas Osborne

Lucas could play and dominate in every conference. Perhaps the middie with the most upside and the player that can beat you from anywhere on the field. The Canadian could drop down closer to GLE and be a heck of a wing player. He has great vision and strength. A do it all middie that brings a hard-hat to practice every day.

0.9634

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Yale

Commitment

M 3

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Yale does things Yales way. If Osborne finds the seams to operate in Shays scheme, it will be good. Osborne will need to get smarter on the field.


11 | Matthew Collison

Collison can play O-Fence, and dominate. He has grown into his frame (read slimmed down) and will be a force in Jr’s sets: in the two-man, as a dodger, shooter, attackman, or middie. He is top talent with and without the ball. Play him at attack, play him at middie, but just play him.

0.9635

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Johns Hopkins

Commitment

A/M 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Keep fit and get faster. Play lighter to move the ball more quickly. It cant die in your stick.


10 | Carter Kempney

Kempney is a beast and game changer. A two-way, north-south, scoring, defending, clearing, physical midfielder. He deserves real consideration as the best middie in the class.

0.9693

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Syracuse

Commitment

M 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Patience. Get the guys next to you more involved or wait for them to get you better opportunities.


9 | Mack Till

Mean, Fearless, Relentless, Great Feet, Big. Perhaps the most under-appreciated and over-looked posiiton in recruiting the sport, Till is a prototype for the position. No SSDM’s, No Titles. T#1LL.

0.9694

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Virginia

Commitment

SSDM 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Practice your offense, dodging, and shooting on the run. It’s needed in Charlottesville.


8 | Sean Jordan

Sean is listed as an LSM but this Harvard commit could find a role down low as he is THAT good. Harvard got the #1 LSM.

0.9743

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Harvard

Commitment

LSM 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Make better approaches and check less. Trust you are going to force a bad pass or shot. You have 5 other guys behind you. Use your great feet and strength before your stick.


7 | Henry Bard

Still growing into his frame and that is scary. His feet are catching up to his growth and he is already naturally strong. After one season under the Duke system, he will be an ACC beast. Bard-O, Bardsy, Bard-A$$. Remember the name.

0.9795

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Duke

Commitment

D 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Speed ladder. Weight room. Film room. And lots of reps against great dodgers, feeders, picks, and fast ball movement will improve his 1v1 and team D.


6 | Dominic Pietramala

Shooters gotta shoot. When Dom is hot, there is no comparison. He can be snappy, change his planes, step into a strong stroke, and do stuff you can’t copy. He shoots hard and heavy and dodges like a wet noodle. BTW he is a middie not an attackman. Keep him above GLE, get him a pick, and 3-6 inches of separation. He has mean streak (see last name genealogy). He will hit you, check you, score on you, and not think twice about “dom”inating you. #1 A/M.

0.9886

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

UNC

Commitment

A/M 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Dom is one handed player. But a really good one-handed player. His shooting can be erratic, shot selection curious, and turn-overs problematic. Time and maturity will be a great elixir.


5 | Thomas Ricciardelli

Ricciardelli has earned the clear #1 spot in a loaded class of talented goalies. The Irish can count on him for a 3 goal swing in their favor.

0.9891

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Notre Dame

Commitment

G 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

N/A Specialist


4 | Joey Terenzi

Terenzi is a threat even when he’s taking a water break. He is tops in his class as the best two-way, do-it-all, middie. He can shoot with power and accuracy with both hands. He has a great split dodge and loves contact. He is not afraid. He is the #1 Middie.

0.9956

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Virginia

Commitment

M 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

When Terenzi learns to feed first, and quickly, his offense will hum.


3 | Billy Dwan

Billy is the smartest defender in the class. Best angles. Best off-ball. Can be a “3”, bump to the “2” and knows how NOT to get beat by the speedsters. Clears with patience and without error. He is the glue and perhaps the most important D guy on your field. Not to mention, he will lower the boom and slide with a purpose. Billy is the #1 defender in the class.

0.9992

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Syracuse

Commitment

D 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Hit the speed ladder Billy. That’s it.


2 | Truitt Sunderland

Sunderland is the best QB, X-attackman, wing-dodger, feeder, shooter, riding-attackman and all-around offensive player in the class. He’s a natural at X. Dodges, feeds, and finishes with both hands. Can play all 6 spots on O. He’s as smart, tough, two handed, and competitive as they come. He is fast with a COD that’s tough to cover. There are few in the class that can play unsettled and settled lacrosse like Sunderland, except for Spallina. Truitt is the player that makes everyone around him better. The Top 66 evaluators and ranking system has him just 1 ten-thousandth of a point behind the #1 spot.

0.9999

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Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Virginia

Commitment

A 2

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs to keep getting bigger and stronger. ACC defenders are no joke and will be able to recover from his speed and COD. Therefore, strength and balance after contact will be key in his future success.


1 | Joey Spallina

Joey does Joey things, better than anybody. Joey Spallina: Best hands in the class. Best finisher in the class. Throw it near him, he will catch it. Give him a square inch of net the net, he will find it. Slide from Joey, Goal. Slide to Joey, Assist. Peek at the ball, Goal. Slow to rotate, Assist. Bad approach, Goal. In transition, JS is a magician and he will work an Assist and a Goal. He will ride you to death. He will body up. He will slip you, roll you, shoot around you, over you, through you. He single handedly won the LI High School championship in 2021. He’s a coach on the field and brings a Long-Island swagger you can’t touch. The force is strong with this one. Spallina is a true #22. Joey Spallina is the #1 attackman and #1 player in the class. These are Joey things. Repeat, Joey does Joey things.

1.0000

Weighted and Normalized Score vs
Class of 2022 Top-225 Players
(Out of 1000+ players evaluated)™

Syracuse

Commitment

A 1

Position Rank

What’s Next…

Needs a wing man/pick man to find his greatest success, especially when defenses engage him below GLE. Fortunately, Syracuse isn’t short on supporting cast. Joey will need to learn to bounce after he gets above GLE against top defenders to play under less duress and contact (and deal with the pressure of # _.)

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