LILacrossenews.com, Posted 5/16/12
From Press Release
Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) and Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. announced today the rosters for the 2012 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic. Eighty-eight of the nation’s top boys and girls high school seniors have been selected to the sport’s highest honor and will play in the seventh annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic on Saturday, June 30 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, MD.
Under Armour All-Americans are selected by a panel of lacrosse experts from Inside Lacrosse Magazine. The year-long selection process includes input from college and high school coaches from across the country as well as nominations from the public.
Players will experience a weekend of events that begins on Thursday, June 28 and culminates with the Under Armour All-America Girls Classic on Saturday, June 30 at 5PM followed by the Boys Classic at 8PM. The Boys Classic will be showcased live on ESPNU for the seventh year.
The 2012 Under Armour All-America rosters are once again filled with unparalleled talent recognized by top NCAA Division I universities. The University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse program tied an event record, with eight of its incoming recruits earning All-America honors. Additionally, the Duke University women’s team led the nation with five of its incoming freshmen making the esteemed list. The University of Michigan men’s program and Marquette University’s women’s program also signed their first Under Armour All-Americans.
At the high school level, the boys squad from Conestoga High School in Berwyn, PA witnessed four of its players make the All-America South team. The girls programs at Garden City High School in Garden City, NY and McDonogh School in Baltimore, MD each had three seniors earn spots on the roster as well.
2012 also marks the third year that Canada will be represented in the game with Johns Hopkins University- bound attackman, Mikey Morris. It is also the first time the Boys Classic will have multiple athletes representing the state of Colorado.
The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic also includes the Underclassmen Elite Stars tournament that will feature the top underclass boys and girls players from10 regions across the country. The three-day Elite Stars tournament culminates Sunday, July 1 with the girls and boys finals at 3:30PM on the fields surrounding Unitas Stadium.
Tickets can be purchased on www.ticketmaster.com. For more information about the event, visit www.underarmourlacrosse.com. You can also follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UAAllAmericaLax.
UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICANS – BOYS NORTH TEAM
Name, Position, Hometown/High School, College
Patric Berkery, Midfield, Garden City, NY/Garden City, Penn
Devin Dwyer, Attack, Garden City, NY/Garden City, Harvard
John Edmonds, Midfield, East Setauket, NY/Ward Melville, Cornell
Tommy Forsberg, Midfield, Huntington, NY/John Glenn, Maryland
Bobby Duvnjak, Defense, Manhasset NY/Manhasset, Harvard
Sam Llinares, Midfield, Hauppauge, NY/Hauppauge, Hofstra
Dan Marino, Goalie, Garden City, NY/Garden City, Virginia
Ryan Palasek, Defense, Rocky Point, NY/Rocky Point, Syracuse
James Pannell, Attack, Smithtown, NY/Smithtown West, Virginia
Ian Ardrey, Attack, Greenwich, CT/Deerfield, Harvard
Tony Britton, Defense, Darien, CT/Darien, Cornell
Sammy Davis, Midfield, Pittsfield, MA/Governor’s Academy, Penn State
Nick Doktor, Attack, Rochester, NY/Irondequoit, Penn
Jake Froccaro, Midfield, Sands Point, NY/Port Washington, Princeton
Walker Kirby, Defense, Morristown, NJ/Lawrenceville, Harvard
Case Matheis, Attack, Darien, CT/Darien, Duke
Mikey Morris, Attack, Oakville, ON (Canada)/Salisbury, Johns Hopkins
*Steve Pontrello, Midfield, Marlton, NJ/St Augustine Prep, North Carolina
Zach Powers, Defense, Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington, North Carolina
Max Randall, Defense, Duxbury, MA/Duxbury, Dartmouth
William Ryan, Goalie, Beverly, MA/Avon Old Farms, Johns Hopkins
*Michael Tagliaferri, Midfield, Danville, CA/San Roman Valley North Carolina
Henry West, Midfield, Darien, CT/Darien, Cornell
Zach Wood, Midfield, Aurora, IL/Matea Valley, Virginia
UNDER ARMOUR ALL-AMERICANS – BOYS SOUTH TEAM
Name, Position, Hometown/High School, College
Luke Aaron, Goalie, Great Valls, VA/Deerfield, Duke
Ryan Brown, Attack, Sykesville, MD/Calvert Hall, Johns Hopkins
Deemer Class, Midfield, Hunt Valley, MD/Loyola, Duke
Evan Connell, Defense, Lutherville, MD/Calvert Hall, North Carolina
*Matt Florence, Midfield, Greenwood Village, CO/Kent Denver, Virginia
Connor Frisina, Attack, Berwyn, PA/Conestoga, Delaware
Brendan Gaughan, Attack, Carlsbad, CA/La Costa Canyon, Michigan
Ryan Guittare, Defense, Garnet Valley, PA/Garnet Valley, Penn State
Robby Haus, Defense, Lutherville, MD/Gilman, Ohio State
Jamie Ikeda, Defense, Berwyn, PA/Conestoga, Duke
Alex Joyce, Goalie, Chevy Chase, MD/Landon, Georgetown
Patrick Kelly, Attack, Timonium, MD/Calvert Hall, North Carolina
Gordie Koerber, Attack, Baltimore, MD/Gilman, Denver
Ryan Lehman, Defense, Glen Mills, PA/Garnet Valley, Maryland
Bradlee Lord, Attack, Devon, PA/Conestoga, Maryland
Jake Matthai, Midfield, Baltimore, MD/Gilman, North Carolina
Will McNamara, Midfield, Haverford, PA/Haverford, Virginia
Spencer Parks, Midfield/Attack, Fallston, MD/St. Paul’s, North Carolina
Connor Reed, Midfield, Arlington, VA/Gonzaga, Johns Hopkins
Sam Rohr, Midfield, Malvern, PA/Haverford, Penn
Tanner Scales, Defense, Denver, CO/Regis Jesuit, Virginia
Charlie Schnider, Midfield, Bethesda, MD/Landon, Ohio State
Miles Thomas, LSM, Devon, PA/Conestoga, Drexel
*Member of the USA U19 Team; can not attend All-America game