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Event Recap: Nike Elite 120

A Can’t-Miss Showcase In mid-January, one would likely assume a conversation about schools such as Duke, Syracuse, Michigan and Notre Dame would be about the growing anticipation of March Madness. However, on a mid-January weekend in Randolph, New Jersey, the talk about these institutions centered around lacrosse at the Nike Elite 120 Showcase. In just its third year, this event has become one of the biggest recruiting weekends in girls lacrosse – and it is easy to see why. ...

Nike Elite 120 Concludes Third Showcase Weekend

Event Draws 84 College Coaches Representing 72 Institutions The Nike Elite 120 concluded its third successful girls lacrosse showcase last weekend at the Indoor Sports Pavilion in Randolph, New Jersey. The event was held on Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20 and attracted 84 coaches from some of the top college programs across the country. “I am excited about the success of the event,” said Elite 120 Director CHARLIE SHOULBERG. “84 coaches were in attendance representing 72 schools, and my inbox has been blowing up with raving testimonials.” SportsRecruits.com, US Lacrosse’s Official Service Provider for Recruiting, was on site all weekend providing video coverage and running recruiting seminars for players and parents. “With the acceleration of the recruiting process, there is a lot of confusion out there,” said SportsRecruits.com Co-Founder MATT WHEELER. “Having all played college lacrosse and being endorsed by US Lacrosse, we really enjoyed giving players and their parents a road map to follow.” ...

Featured Five: Nike Elite 120 Women's Showcase – 2016 Division

Last week in girl’s high school lacrosse was highlighted by a big interstate matchup. On Saturday, Manhasset (NY) traveled to face Summit (NJ) and took home a big 11-8 victory. The Indians moved to 7-1 on the season, with their only loss coming to undefeated Garden City (NY). Summit fell to 7-2. Also in New Jersey, Mendham (NJ) took down visiting Chatham (NJ) on Thursday, 10-6. The Minutemen then followed that with a huge victory over Ridgewood (NJ), 9-8 in double overtime, to push their record to 6-3. Meanwhile, Moorestown (NJ) had another dominant 3-0 week to move their record to 9-0. The Quakers have scored at least 14 goals in each of their victories this season. ...

Featured Five: Nike Elite 120 Women's Showcase – 2015 Division

The Nike Elite 120 showcased some excellent lacrosse players on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20, at the Indoor Sports Pavilion in Randolph, New Jersey. Participation was by invitation only, and the product on the field certainly reflected this fact, as the action both days was impressive. Players began the weekend with combine testing before competing in games for the duration. Here are five players from the 2015 class that stood out. ...

Member Commitment: Kyle Cornell, Class of 2014, Bryant University

How was your SportsRecruits.com experience? Was SportsRecruits.com easy to use? My experience was very helpful. The profile page kept me very organized and it was easy to send my link out to coaches. It was also very good because it kept my videos organized and made it very easy for college coaches to take a look at the way I play. Was the SportsRecruits.com staff helpful to you throughout the process? The staff was very helpful and answered every email and every question as soon as possible. The staff was also extremely helpful by sending out news blasts and keep me up to date with recruiting. ...

Time & Room: AJ Auld, Founder and CEO, Titanium Lacrosse

One of the most rewarding aspects of the US Lacrosse National Convention is having the ability to meet members of the lacrosse community from different regions. One such occurrence was having the fortune of speaking with AJ Auld, the Founder and CEO of Titanium Lacrosse. In addition, Auld is the head coach at Ohio powerhouse Dublin Jerome High School. Based in Lewis Center, Ohio, Titanium Lacrosse is one of the premier lacrosse clubs in the country. Titnium features 20 club teams across the Midwest and had sent over 70 players to the Division I ranks since 2010. Check out the video below for our conversation with AJ! ...

Time & Room: Chris Meade and Matt Wheeler, Co-Founders of SportsRecruits.com

While at the 2013 US Lacrosse National Convention, SportsRecruits.com/News caught up Chris Meade and Matt Wheeler, Co-Founders of SportsRecruits.com. SportsRecruits.com, US Lacrosse’s Official Service Provider for Recruiting, was founded by Chris Meade and Matt Wheeler – two former Wesleyan University lacrosse players – in 2008. The site currently boasts over 4,000 members and has grown exponentially since its launch. Following is the video and a transcript of our conversation with Chris and Matt, who touch upon the US Lacrosse Convention, the recruiting scene and what they have learned since launching their site almost five years ago. ...

Member Commitment: Vaughn Gendron, Class of 2015, Brown University

Please tell us where you have committed and a little about how you came to your decision. I am committed to Brown University. I chose the school because I really felt like Brown was the right fit for me academically and also as an athlete. How was you SportsRecruits.com experience? Was SportsRecruits.com easy to use? I liked SportsRecruits a lot. I thought it was very easy to use and you guys did a great job on my video. ...

Member Commitment: Christopher Summers, Class of 2013, Monmouth University

Please tell us where you have committed and a little about how you came to your decision. I have committed to Monmouth University. Coach Fisher and Coach Gieson have a definitive plan in place to compete in the Northeast Conference immediately.

How was your SportsRecruits.com experience? Was SportsRecruits.com easy to use? Great. I was able to connect with a good number of coaches in a short period of time and it was very easy to use.

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