LaxRecords.com continues its High School Lacrosse Player of the Year Watch with Wave 4, featuring players from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
At the conclusion of the 2017 boys’ high school lacrosse season, LaxRecords.com will name its first-ever
High School Lacrosse Player of the Year. The following categories are taken into consideration: the player is among the state or county leaders in any statistical category (defenseman and face-off specialists included); strength of team’s schedule; performance in both regular and postseason games. Also, At the end of the 2017 LaxRecords.com will name its first All-LaxRecords.com team.
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JT Buglosi, Calvert Hall (Baltimore), A, 2017, Ohio State
Earned All-MIAA A conference honors in addition to Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Second Team All-state selection and a spot on the Baltimore Under Armor Highlight Division team. Bugliosi led the team with 46 goals last season. He added 33 ground balls and eight assists for a team that went 14-5 last season.
Jacob Buttermore, Garnet Valley (Glen Mills, Pa.), M, 2017, Syracuse
A Philadelphia Under Armour Highlight Division team member over the summer, Buttermore earned Second Team All-PhillyLacrosse.com honors in addition to All-Central League First Team. The Syracuse commit scored 45 goals, helping lead the Jaguars to a share of Central League title.
Greg Ey, Boys’ Latin (Baltimore), M, 2017, Penn State
Ey was a Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Second Team All-state selection last year, helping Boys’ Latin to the MIAA A Conference championship game. Ey played big in big games, scoring three goals in the A conference semifinal win over Severn (Md.) and two goals in the conference championship game against McDonogh.
Luke McCallion, Haverford High School (Haverford, Pa.), M/FO, 2017, Vermont
McCallion did a little of everything for Haverford last season. The Vermont commit won 67 percent of his face-offs, winning 283 of 422. He had 41 goals and 14 assists en route to earning Second Team All-Central League honors for the second consecutive year. McCallion earned a spot on the Philadelphia Under Armour Highlight Division roster over the summer.
Connor Morin, Morristown-Beard (N.J.), A, 2017, Notre Dame
Morin is the No. 18 player on the Inside Lacrosse Top 100 Young Gun Senior rankings and earned a spot on the New Jersey Highlight Division team at the Under Armour Underclassmen games. The Notre Dame commit totaled 81 points last season, scoring 44 goals and 37 assists. He enters the year with 156 career points and needs jus six goals to reach 100 for his career.
Roman Puglise, Paul VI (Va.), M, 2017, Maryland
Puglise has been committed to the Terrapins since his freshman year. He earned First Team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference honors as a sophomore. He is the No. 42 player in the nation and was one of 3dRising’s standouts at the Bring King of Spring 2016.
Will Rock, Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.), LSM/D, 2017, Virginia
Rock anchors a defensive unit that allowed 10 goals just once last season and helped lead the Purple Eagles to their seventh-straight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title. The Virginia commit is considered a Top 20 player in the nation by Inside Lacrosse. He scooped up 74 ground balls for Gonzaga as well as causing 12 turnovers last season.
Brandon Shure, McDonogh (Owings Mills, Md.), D, 2017, Johns Hopkins
Shure was one of just three underclassmen to earn a spot on the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association First Team All-State list. Shure was a big reason the Eagles allowed less than 10 goals in all but two games last year. The Johns Hopkins commit helped anchor the defense of the team that went undefeated in the MIAA and won the A Conference title.
James Spence, Springfield-Delco (Springfield, Pa.), G, 2017, Lehigh
Only one of two juniors on the All-PhillyLacrosse.com First Team. Spence made 232 saves last season and had a .710 percentage. The Lehigh commit also earned US Lacrosse All-American honors in addition to All-EPLCA, All-Central League First Team and an Under Armour Philadelphia Highlight Division choice. He was the anchor for the team that won its first PIAA championship last season.
Brian Tevlin, Seton Hall Prep (N.J.), M, 2017, Yale
Tevlin earned NJ.com’s All-Non Public School First Team honors last season in addition to securing a spot on New Jersey squad at the Under Armour Underclass games. Tevlin scored 69 points last season, an increase over his 52 as a sophomore. He earned the No. 72 Young Gun spot from Inside Lacrosse. The Yale commit had 35 assists and scored 34 goals and enters the season with 127 career points.