Concentrated within a few big name schools, here is the list for the best players from Long Island playing Division 2 College Lacrosse. LILJ looked at numerous criteria to select the players on this list. From stats and accolades, to academics and consistency, the players on this list have demonstrated all the qualities as to what it takes to be the not only the best from Long Island, but the best in the country.
1 Michael Osmundsen: Senior Midfield, Hicksville, Adelphi
A First Team All- American the Hicksville is tearing it up at Adelphi. 41 points a season ago, the Senior is looking to have a incredible campaign.
2 Mark Andrejack: Senior Midfield FO, Riverhead, Adelphi
Third Team All- American a season ago, Adrejack is a grinder at the face off X. at 68% faceoffs won, the senior from Adelphi was second in the conference with 198 faceoffs won.
3 Andrew Zito: Junior Midfield, Center Moriches, NYIT
Zito had a great sophomore campaign, earning First Team All- ECAC and a Third Team All- American. Zito’s big frame gives him the ability and get to the goal and rip it.
4 Brendan Mcdougal: Senior Goalie, Lynbrook, Adelphi
A Third Team All- American, Mcdougal started all 15 games in 2018, and ranked third in the NE10 with 7.71 goals against
5 Nicolas Racalbuto: Junior Attack, Bellmore JFK, Adelphi
A Third Team All- American Racalbuto led the team in scoring during is second season with the Panthers, tallying 40 goals a season ago. Looking to have a very successful year, Racalbuto is a initiator and a scorer.
6 Nick Deluca: Senior Defense, Baldwin, NYIT
7 Ryan Gibbons: Senior Goalie, Seaford, Mercy
8 William Snelders: Sophomore Attack, Comsewogue, LIU Post
9 Cody Solmosy: Sophomore Midfield, Sachem East, Limestone
10 Tommy Mcpartland: Junior Attack, Farmingdale, Mercy
11 Ian Kirby: Senior Attack, Massapequa, Adelphi
12 Kevin Pastier: Junior Midfield, Plainview JFK, Molloy
13 Jack Spera: Junior LSM, Happauge, St. Leo
14 Bobby Chillianis: Senior Attack, Bethpage, Mercy
15 Connor Farrel: Senior Midfield FO, Sachem East, LIU Post
16 Justin Napolotano: Junior Defense, Sachem East, Adelphi
17 Nick Grassa: Junior Midfield, North Babylon, LIU Post
18 Gordon Purdie Jr.: Senior Attack, Lynbrook, Adelphi
19 Joseph Diggle: Sophomore Attack, West Islip, Pace
20 Liam Winwood: Senior Attack, Kings Park, Florida Southern
21 Matt Murphy: Sophomore Attack, Lindenhurst, Coker
22 Sean Mcgovern: Sophomore LSM, Rocky Point, Adelphi
23 James Hall: Sophomore Attack, Massapequa, Adelphi
24 Mike Durkin: Seniore Defense, Centereach, Molly
25 Anthony Deceglia: Senior Defense, Northport/NCC, Mercy
Tyler Ponzio: Senior Midfield, Connetquot, Limestone
Luke Baron: Senior Midfield, CSH, Mercy
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