Following Baltimore's Top Lacrosse Players

Posted on May 02, 2011

PressBox is following some of the area's top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years as they take their game to the college level. Check back every week for the latest updates on how they've been playing and what's up next.

Previous Update: April 25 | April 18 | April 11 | April 4 | March 28

Andrew Barton  
High School: St. Paul's
College: Providence
Year: freshman
Position: midfield

Barton tid for the team lead in goals (two), and also picked up a ground ball, as the Friars lost to No. 10 Villanova on April 30. His season assists total of 14 ranks first on the team, and he is second in point with 24.

Up next: Providence will end its season with a trip to Rutgers for a 1 p.m. game May 7.

For more on Andrew Barton, click here.


Greg Dutton  
High School: Calvert Hall
College: Ohio State
Year: freshman
Position: goalie

Dutton was the starting goalkeeper during the Buckeyes' 13-7 win against Bellarmine on April 30, and he made nine saves, collected two ground balls and had his first career assist. He has started 14 of the team's 15 games, with a 52.5 season save percentage and an 8.15 season goals-against average.

Up next: Ohio State will play Denver at 9 p.m. May 5 during the semifinals of the inaugural Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament, which is being held in Denver, Colo.

For more on Greg Dutton, click here.


Tyler Frederick  
High School: McDonogh
College: Ohio State
Year: freshman
Position: offense

Frederick had a team-high four points (three goals, one assist) to go along with two ground balls as the Buckeyes closed out the regular season on April 30 with a 13-7 win against Bellarmine. He has 30 points this season, which ranks third on the team.

Up next: Ohio State will play Denver at 9 p.m. May 5 during the semifinals of the inaugural ECAC tournament, which is being held in Denver, Colo.

For more on Tyler Frederick, click here.


Alec Mitchell  
High School: St. Paul's
College: Gettysburg
Year: freshman
Position: defense

Mitchell did not receive any playing time during the No. 17 Bullets' games last week, a 10-7 upset of No. 10 Haverford during the Centennial Conference semifinals on April 29 and a 6-5 loss to No. 6 Dickinson during the May 1 championship. He has played in 13 of the team's 17 games this season.

Up next: Gettysburg has no regular-season games remaining, and will hope for an at-large berth when the Division III NCAA tournament field is announced May 8.

For more on Alec Mitchell, click here.


Joe Meurer  
High School: McDonogh
College: Ohio State
Year: freshman
Position: defense

Meurer earned playing time off the bench and picked up two ground balls when the Buckeyes beat Bellarmine, 13-7, on April 30. His season ground-ball total of 28 is second-best on the team.

Up next: Ohio State will play Denver at 9 p.m. May 5 during the semifinals of the inaugural ECAC tournament, which is being held in Denver, Colo.

For more on Joe Meurer, click here.


Patrick Fanshaw  
High School: Calvert Hall
College: Loyola
Year: sophomore
Position: attack

Fanshaw earned playing time off the bench, taking two shots and picking up two ground balls as the No. 18 Greyhounds lost to No. 2 Johns Hopkins, 8-7, April 30. He has played during all 12 of the team's games this season, earning six starts, and ranks fourth on the team with 15 points.

Up next: Loyola will play Fairfield at 4 p.m. May 5 during the semifinals of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament in Denver, Colo.

For more on Patrick Fanshaw, click here.


Rob Fitzpatrick  
High School: Loyola
College: Pennsylvania
Year: sophomore
Position: offense

Fitzpatrick started the No. 13 Quakers' 11-2 loss to No. 11 Virginia on April 30, taking one shot and picking up one ground ball. For the season, he ranks second on the team in goals (12) and third in points (17).

Up next: Penn will play Harvard at 5 p.m. May 6 during the semifinals of the Ivy League tournament in Ithaca, N.Y.

For more on Rob Fitzpatrick, click here.


Jason Gonos  
High School: St. Mary's
College: Harvard
Year: sophomore
Position: defense

Gonos started, picked up two ground balls and caused one turnover as Harvard upset No. 15 Yale at home on April 30. He is tied for the team lead in caused turnovers (13) and his season ground ball total of 23 ranks seventh on the team.

Up next: Harvard faces Penn at 5 p.m. May 6 during the semifinals of the Ivy League tournament in Ithaca, N.Y.

For more on Jason Gonos, click here.


Marcus Holman  
High School: Gilman
College: North Carolina
Year: sophomore
Position: offense

The Tar Heels had the week off after their 7-6 loss to Maryland during the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals on April 22.

Up next: North Carolina hosts Notre Dame on Senior Day at 8 p.m. May 6.

For more on Marcus Holman, click here.


Curtis Holmes  
High School: McDonogh
College: Maryland
Year: sophomore
Position: midfield

The No. 5 Terps had the week off after their 11-9 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship victory against Duke on April 24.

Up next: Maryland hosts No. 16 Colgate at 3 p.m. on May 7.

For more on Curtis Holmes, click here.


Chris Lightner  
High School: Calvert Hall
College: Johns Hopkins
Year: sophomore
Position: defense

Lightner started, picked up three ground balls and caused one turnover during the No. 2 Blue Jays' 8-7 victory against No. 18 Loyola on April 30. He has started all 13 of the team's games this season.

Up next: Johns Hopkins closes out the regular season with a trip to Army for a 7 p.m. game on May 6.

For more on Chris Lightner, click here.


Mark McNeill  
High School: St. Mary's
College: North Carolina
Year: freshman
Position: midfield

The Tar Heels had the week off after their 7-6 loss to Maryland during the ACC semifinals on April 22.

Up next: North Carolina hosts Notre Dame on Senior Day at 8 p.m. May 6.

For more on Mark McNeill, click here.


Harry Prevas  
High School: Gilman
College: Virginia
Year: sophomore
Position: defense

Prevas started and picked up one ground ball during the No. 11 Cavaliers' 11-2 win against No. 13 Penn on April 30. Prevas has played during all 14 of the team's games this season, starting four of them.

Up next: Virginia has finished its regular season, and will find out whether it has earned a bid to the NCAA tournament during the May 8 selection show.

For more on Harry Prevas, click here.


Ryan Reechia  
High School: Towson
College: Randolph-Macon
Year: sophomore
Position: goalie

Reechia played all 60 minutes, made 12 saves and picked up a game-high eight ground balls during the Yellow Jackets' 16-10 loss to No. 19 Lynchburg on April 27 during the Old Dominion Athletic Conference semifinals.

Up next: Randolph-Macon has finished its 2011 campaign.

For more on Ryan Reechia, click here.


Christian Walsh  
High School: Boys' Latin
College: Duke
Year: sophomore
Position: offense

Walsh scored one goal, collected five ground balls (tied for the game lead) and forced one turnover during the No. 7 Blue Devils' 10-6 win against Jacksonville on April 30.

Up next: Duke has finished its regular season, and will wait until the May 8 selection show to find out whether it has been awarded an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.

For more on Christian Walsh, click here.

Compiled by Barrett Neale

Updated May 2, 2011

PHOTO CREDITS: Andrew Barton: Providence College Athletics; Greg Dutton: Ohio State University Department of Athletics; Tyler Frederick: Ohio State University Department of Athletics; Patrick Fanshaw: Larry French/Loyola Athletics; Rob Fitzpatrick: Drew Hallowell; Jason Gonos: Gil Talbot; Marcus Holman: Jeffrey A. Camarati, UNC Athletic Communications; Chris Lightner: Johns Hopkins Athletics; Marc McNeill: Jeffrey A. Camarati, UNC Athletic Communications;  Joe Meurer: Ohio State University Department of Athletics; Alec Mitchell: Gettysburg Athletics; Harry Prevas: Jim Daves, Ryan Reechia: Skip Rowland/RMC Photos.

next up:

Hopkins Nips Loyola, 8-7

May 02, 2011

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