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Boys’ recruit: Sachem North junior midfielder-FO Calvagna commits to Stony Brook

Tuesday, 11th September 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, High school, Recruiting  
 

By K.I. Goldberg
LILacrossenews.com, Posted 9/11/12

Sachem North junior midfielder-FO Mike Calvagna has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Stony Brook University.

Mike Calvagna log:

Mike Calvagna

High School: Sachem North High School

Graduation year: 2014

Position: Midfield/Face off

College choice: Stony Brook University

Club affiliation: Nor’Easter Lacrosse (Sachem North)

Major lacrosse honors:
Long Island Lacrosse Showcase Rising Juniors Top 20 Team,
Long Island Lacrosse Showcase M.V.P.,
Long Island Lax Fest All-Star Team,
Varsity starter as a Sophomore,
First Look Lacrosse Camp at Hofstra University,
Island Uprising Camp at Stony Brook University

Academic honors: National Junior Honor Society, New York State Scholar Athlete Award

What will you major in/study? Sciences and Education

Why did you choose Stony Brook? “Stony Brook University is one of the top universities in the country. Coach (Jim) Nagle and the rest of his staff made me feel like I would really fit into their lacrosse program. They have everything that I am looking for academically and athletically. It is also close to home which makes it easy for my family to come and see me play.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for next season? “We graduated many seniors, but our program has a lot of depth and we expect to compete for a championship every season.”

Other schools considered? Michigan, Penn State, Ohio State, and Marquette

Additional comments: “I would like to thank my head coach at Sachem North, Jason Mauro, for my development as a lacrosse player and preparing me for the next level of the game. I would also like to thank him for helping me out with the recruiting process.

“Another person I would like to thank is my face off trainer John Antoniades for teaching me all of my techniques at the “x”. Finally, I would like to thank my off season strength trainers at Dominant Natural Athletics.”

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