3d Alumni in the College Ranks - April 29th, 2016
With the college season really heating up, we bring you another at 3d Lacrosse alumni and their performances throughout the college lacrosse landscape.
3d Lacrosse alumni are making a significant impact across Division I, II and III, and we're pleased to share some of their accomplishments here with you.
Make sure to follow along this season as we track the progress of our alumni and celebrate their achievements.
Men's Division I
Luke Leathers, Defense, Air Force, Senior - 3d Colorado, Regis Jesuit, CO
Luke's contributions on the defensive end of the field helped the Falcons to two SoCon wins. He added to his season total of 18 groundballs with two in the game against VMI. He also caused one turnover in that game also.
Austin Smith, Midfield, Air Force, Junior - 3d Colorado, J.K. Mullen, CO
Austin scored one goal in each of the last two games. His goal against Richmond was the fifth of the game and put the Falcons up by three late in the first half. The Falcons went on to win the game by the score of 9-8. They earned the top seed in the SoCon tourney with the win.
Sean LaVine, Defense, Air Force, Sophomore - 3d Colorado, Fairview, CO
Sean remains a steady influence on the defense for Air Force. His play helped his team to a narrow 9-8 win over conference foe Richmond by a score of 9-8. He contributed a groundball in the victory.
Todd Stewart, LSM, Brown, Senior - 3d New England, St. Michaels College, ON
Todd tied his season high with five groundballs in a dominating effort over Cornell on 4/23. He also recorded his first point of the season assisting on the final goal of the game.
Bailey Tills, A, Brown, Senior - 3d Colorado, Kent Denver, CO
Bailey has been steadily accumulating points for the Bears. He recorded one goal and two assists in a 16-10 win over Providence for his seventh multi-point effort of the season.
Larken Kemp, LSM, Brown, Senior - 3d New England, Phillips Andover Academy, MA
Kemp picked up his fourth goal of the season in the Bear’s win over Providence. The senior is having another All-American type season leading his team in caused turnovers with 24 and is third on the team with 58 groundballs.
Dylan Johnson, Defense, Denver, Freshman - 3d Colorado, Cherry Creek, CO
Dylan scored his second goal of the season in 17-7 win over providence on 4/23. It was the third goal of the game to put the Pioneers up 3-1 over the Friars. He has continued his role as a starter on defense for one of the top-ranked teams in the nation.
Tanner Landstra, Defense, High Point, Junior - 3d Colorado, Indian Hill, OH
Tanner tied his season high for both groundballs and caused turnovers with two each in a 14-10 win over Jacksonville. He has helped lead his team’s defense in four straight wins heading into the final game of their regular season.
Bryan Hancock, Midfield, Hobart, Freshman- 3d Colorado, Mountain Vista, CO
Bryan had what might be his best game of the year on 4/16 against Mount Saint Mary’s, scoring three goals in the contest. One of the tallies was on the EMO tying him for the most on his team with two. He also scored one of the two goals the Statesmen scored against Bryant in a loss.
Wilkins Dismuke, Attack, Johns Hopkins, Junior - 3d Colorado, Rock Canyon, CO
Wilkins scored two goals for the Blue Jays in a 12-11 overtime win over Penn State. He then led all goal scorers with four in a 19-13 win over B1G rival Michigan. His season total of 21 goals is good enough for second on the team.
Patrick Foley, Defense, Johns Hopkins, Freshman - 3d New England, St. John’s Prep, MA
Patrick is having an impressive freshman campaign for the Blue Jays having started every game so far. He led the team with three caused turnovers in an overtime victory over B1G foe Penn State. His eight caused turnovers leads the team.
Peter Kraus, Attack, Michigan, Senior - 3d New England, New Canaan, CT
Peter has continued to score goals for the Wolverines. One goal in each of the last two games has him up to 18 for the season which is good enough for second on his team.
Cooper Glass, Defense, Monmouth, Sophomore - 3d Colorado, Arapahoe, CO
Cooper picked up four groundballs in a tight 9-8 loss to Detroit, which was the most by any Hawk player. He added to his groundball total by scooping one in their matchup with Quinnipiac.
Ryder Garnsey, Attack, Notre Dame, Freshman - 3d New England, Brewster Academy, NH/ Phillips Andover Academy, MA
Ryder was one of four players to tally four points against UNC. He scored two goals and added two assists. Garnsey also scooped two groundballs in the Irish’s game.
Jack Jasinski, Attack, Ohio State, Freshman - 3d Colorado, Oak Mountain, AL
Jack scored a goal in a win over Michigan in a game that took place in the “Shoe” in front of 24,581 fans.
Matt Florence, Midfield, Penn State, Junior - 3d Colorado, Kent Denver, CO Matt has scored three goals in the last two games. He tallied one in the matchup with Johns Hopkins and then scored two against Rutgers just 5 days later. He’s leading all Nittany Lion midfielders with 18 goals.
Mike Morean, Midfield, Princeton, Freshman - 3d Colorado, Cherry Creek, CO
Mike has continued to do the dirty work for the Tigers. He had three groundballs in a 7-3 win over Dartmouth on 4/16.
Jason Brewster, Defense, UMBC, Freshman - 3d San Diego, Valley Center, CA
Jason scored his first goal of the season on 4/16 against Vermont. The freshman has picked up three groundballs in each of the last two games and has continued to help out at the face-off X.
James Leary, Defense, Vermont, Sophomore - 3d New England, Governor’s Academy, NH
James picked up his first assist of the season in a 14-10 win over UMBC on 4/16. He also added four groundballs against the Retrievers.
Matt Gudas, Midfield, Vermont, Sophomore - 3d New England, Holderness School, NH
Matt added two more goals to bring his season total to five in a Catamount win over Hartford scoring the first two goals of the game. He added three groundballs in a win over conference rival UMBC.
Tanner Scales, Defense, Virginia, Junior - 3d Colorado, Regis Jesuit, CO
Tanner has continued to be a leader on the Cavalier defense. Scales has two groundballs and two caused turnovers in the last two games. The defensive starter is an important part of what the Cavaliers are trying to do on that end of the field.
Men's Division III
Charlie Gill, Midfield, Amherst, Senior - 3d New England, Phillips Exeter Academy, NH
Charlie had two goals and one assist in an Amherst win over Williams on 4/23. His second goal of the game was on the EMO.
Sam Francis, FOGO, Bates, Junior - 3d New England, Newburyport, MA
Sam has been steady at the face-off X for the Bobcats. Playing against two of the top FOGOs in the nation in his last two games he has more than held his own with a 48.2 clip in two wins. His six groundballs were a big part of the upset win over Tufts.
JD Hall, LSM, RIT, Junior - 3d Colorado, Arapahoe, CO
JD scored two goals and dished out two assists in a big 26-8 win over cross-town rival Nazareth on 4/26.
Buck Armstrong, Washington & Lee, Senior - 3d New England, Episcopal, TX
Buck has led his team to a 2-1 record over the last three games. He has scooped seven groundballs and caused six turnovers in these games.
Jake Rotman, Salisbury, Senior - 3d New England, Sharon, MA
Jake has been a significant contributor for the 18-0 Seagulls who will seek their twentieth CAC championship this weekend. In 17 games played, he has racked up 15 goals, 11 assists and has nabbed eight groundballs.
Look for more Women's Division I & Division III updates in the next Alumni in the College Ranks piece.