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Long Islanders helped Team USA U-19 team down LI stars in exhibition game Saturday

Thursday, 21st June 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, Posted 6/21/12

Long Island native Matt Kavanagh (Notre Dame, Chaminade) scored four goals and had one assist as the USA U-19 team handily defeated a Long Island All-Star team, 12-4, Saturday night in Uniondale in the first of three exhibition games for the U-19 squad.

Kavanagh’s high school teammate Sean Mahon, currently of Harvard, added two goals.

The Long Island team got two goals from Garden City’s Liam Kennedy.

In addition to multi-goal scorers Kavanagh, Mahon and Michael Tagliaferri (two goals), USA received goals from Connor Buczek, Steve Pontrello, Ryan Tucker and Joseph Leonard. Brent Armstrong led the team with two assists.

Team USA will play Saturday night against the Philadelphia Lacrosse Association All-Stars at Radnor High at 7 p.m.

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USA Roster
Pos. – Name, High School, Hometown, College
A – Connor Buczek, St. Xavier High School ’11, Amelia, Ohio, Cornell ’15
A – Daniel Eipp, Groton Dunstable ’10, Groton, Mass., Harvard ’14
A – Matthew Kavanagh, Chaminade High Sch ’11, Rockville Centre, NY, Notre Dame ’15
A – Kyle Keenan, Smithtown West High School ’11, Smithtown, N.Y., Duke ’15
A – Joseph Leonard, Hicksville High School ’11, Hicksville, N.Y., St. John’s ’15

M – Brent Armstrong, St. Stephens and St. Agnes ’12, Falls Church, Va.
M – Tyler Barbarich, Bridgewater-Raritan High School (Twist Lacrosse) ’11, Martinsville, N.J., Delaware ’15
M – Matthew Florence, Kent Denver High School ’12, Greenwood Village, Colo.
M – Stephen Kelly, Calvert Hall ’13, Lutherville, Md.
M – Sean Mahon, Chaminade High School ’11, Garden City, N.Y., Harvard ’15
M – Steven Pontrello, St. Augustine Prep ’12, Marlton, N.J.
M – Charles Raffa, St. Anthony’s High School ’11, Syosset, N.Y., Maryland ’15
M – Michael Tagliaferri, San Roman Valley High School ’12, Danville, Calif.
M – Ryan Tucker, Gilman ’11, Towson, Md., Virginia ’15
M – Robert Zoppo, Calvert Hall ’10, Baltimore, Md., Towson ’14
D – Ralph D’Agostino, Immaculata High School ’11, Califon, N.J., Syracuse ’15
D – Gregory Danseglio, St. Anthony’s High School ’11, Islip Terrace, N.Y., Virginia ’15
D – Robert Enright, Massapequa High School ’11, Massapequa, N.Y., Johns Hopkins ’15

D – Luke Howard, Landon School ’11, Potomac, Md., Ohio State ’15
D – Stephen Jahelka, Garden City High School ’11, Garden City, N.Y., Harvard ’15
D – Tanner Ottenbreit, Regis Jesuit High School ’11, Aurora, Colo., Virginia ’15
G – Zachary Oliveri, Connequot High School ’11, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., Massachusetts ’15
G – Kyle Turri, West Islip High School ’11, West Islip, N.Y., Duke ’15


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