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Penguins Alumni in NCAA Tournament

Demitri Papoulis (LSM) – Penguins 2019

Babson College – Saturday 5/13 vs Williams @ RIT 3pm

Anton Boxler (M) – Penguins 2022

Denison University – Saturday 5/13 vs Illinois Wesleyan/ Aurora @ Denison 1pm 

Tucker Crowly (SSDM) – Penguins 2020

Bentley University – Wednesday 5/10 vs Adelphi @ Bentley 4pm

James Carr (GK) – Penguins 2022

Bryant University – Sunday 5/14 vs Johns Hopkins @ Johns Hopkins 12pm

Ben Kolb (M), Tim Kolb (A) – Penguins 2019 

Western New England University – Saturday 5/13 vs Union @ Union 3pm

Penguins Alumni in Conference Tournaments

Penguins Alumni capped off an impressive 2023 season with conference tournament play across NCAA Division I, II, and III.

Conference Tournaments

Liam Hill (A) – Penguins 2021, Andrew Walsh (D) – Penguins 2022

Catholic University – Landmark Conference Tournament

Harry Leduc (M) – Penguins 2021

Clark University – NEWMAC Tournament 

Zach Sulivan (M) – Penguins 2022

Clarkson University – Liberty League Tournament 

Brady Morgan (GK) – Penguins 2021

Nichols College – CCC Tournament 

Marc Hirshom (D) – Penguins 2020

Plymouth State University – LEC Tournament 

Brendan Kelleher (M/A) – Penguins 2019

Post University – CACC Tournament 

Maximo Fenn (FO) – Penguins 2022

Siena College – MAAC Tournament

Colin Norred (GK) – Penguins 2021

Springfield College – NEWMAC Tournament  

Trevor Koppy (GK) – 19, Mic Flynn (A) – 19, Luke Murphy (M) – 19, Otto Kirleis (G) – 20, Sean Cullagh (LSM/D) – 21, Max Ranta (LSM) – 21, Nolen Beauregard (M) – 22

University of Massachusetts Boston – LEC Tournament

Penguins 2023 team with 12 committed players

The Penguins 2023 team will have 10 players competing  next spring on NCAA. Through hard work and determination, the class of 2023 was able to perceive through a very difficult time and recruiting landscape. The future looks bright and we wish all players luck as they continue their success on and off the field.

Bruno Batty (LSM) 

Babson College 

Nathan Levis (Defense)

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Jaden Cronin (LSM)

Endicott College

Will Fosdick (Midfield)

UMass Boston

Julien Proia (Attack)

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Brett Tobasky (Goalie)

Coast Guard

Decker Hardin (Midfield)

Johnson & Wales University

Cam Gillis (Defense)

Arcadia University

Matt Paquette (Midfield)

Hartwick College

Luke Ward (Midfield)

Hartwick College

Sean Logan (Midfield)

Milwaukee School of Engineering

CJ Femino (Midfield)

Plymouth State University

Penguins Alumni shining during 2023 NCAA season

Penguins Select Lacrosse has over 85 players competing on NCAA rosters in th 2023  season. The season isomer halfway completed and Penguins Alumni are contributing to their teams in an impressive way. 

© Denotes Captain for 2023 Season

Jason Vickery (Attack) Penguins 2018

American International College (NCAA Division II)

11 gs, 5 as for 16 points which ranks him third on team overall

Teddy Willett© (LSM) Penguins 2020 

Assumption College (NCAA Division II)

10 ground balls and 3 caused turnovers in 9 games this season

Demitri Papoulis (LSM) Penguins 2019 

Babson College (NCAA Division III)

10 ground balls and 3 caused turnovers in 9 games this season

Tucker Crowley (SSDM) Penguins 2020

Bentley College (NCAA Division II)

1 ground ball and 1 caused turnover and has played in all 8 games this season 

Jordan Damske (Midfield) Penguins 2022

Castleton University (NCAA Division III)

1g 1a 4gb 1 ct in 6 games

Liam Hill (Attack) Penguins 2021

Catholic University (NCAA Division III)

2g in 2 games

Andrew Walsh (Defense) Penguins 2022

Catholic University (NCAA Division III)

2 starts and played in 5 games. 1 gb and 1 ct

Harry Leduc (SSDM) Penguins 2021

Clark University (NCAA Division III)

5 starts and appeared in 10 games. 9 gbs, 1 CT and 1 goal as a d-mid

AJ Boxler (Midfield) Penguins 2022

Denison University (NCAA Division III)

Appeared in 2 games

Jabes Escalante (Attack/Midfield ) Penguins 2020

Felician University (NCAA Division II)

5g, 5a. 5th on the team in points and goals, 3rd in assists also has 10 gbs

Connor Henchey (Midfield) Penguins 2022

Franklin Pierce University (NCAA Division II) 

1 gb in 7 games

Aidan Walsh (Face-Off Athlete) Penguins 2022

Gordon College (NCAA Division III)

Winning 59% of his face-offs. 55gbs and 2 gs. 1st on the team in gbs. Started all 10 games

Chris Closuit (Defense) Penguins 2022

Ithaca College (NCAA Division III) 

Appeared in 2 games and has 1 gb

Cole Campbell (Attack) Penguins 2019

Monmouth University (NCAA Division I)

 Appeared in 1 game

Brady Morgan (Goalie) Penguins 2021

Nichols College (NCAA Division III) 

Started all 11 games for Nichols. GAA of 8.23 and 61% save percentage

Colby Wheeler (Midfield) Penguins 2022

North Greenville University (NCAA Division II) 

2gbs in 4 games

Liam Conneely (Midfield) Penguins 2022

Norwich University (NCAA Division III)

1g 3gbs in 10 games

Marc Hirshom © (Defense) Penguins 2020

Plymouth St University (NCAA Division III) 

16 Cts, 25 gbs. 2nd on the team in both categories also has added 1 assist

Brendan Kelleher (Midfield) Penguins 2019

Post University (NCAA Division II)

1a 7gbs in 4 games

Nick Cotting (Midfield) Penguins 2022

Roger Williams University (NCAA Division III)

 1gb in 5 games

Max Fenn (Face-Off Athlete) Penguins 2022

Siena College (NCAA Division I) 

Appeared in 1 game with 1 face-off win

Sean Murphy (Attack) Penguins 2022

St. Michael’s College (NCAA Division II)

1 g and 2 gbs in 3 games

Trevor Koppy (Goalie) Penguins 2019

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

Started 11 of 12 games. 50% save percentage making 118 saves on the season

Otto Kirleis (Goalie) Penguins 2020

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

Appeared in 7 games, starting 1. 50% save percentage and a GAA of 6.49

Luke Murphy © (Midfield) Penguins 2019

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

Started all 12 games for UMB. 15g-19a-34pts stat line. 3rd in points and 2nd in assists. 51 gbs and 18 cts. 2nd on the team in both gbs and cts

Mic Flynn (Midfield) Penguins 2019

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

11g, 7a, and 5 gbs in 11 games

Sean Cullagh (Defense) Penguins 2021

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

Leads the team with 19 CTs also has 21 gbs to go along with 3 gs 

Jack Ranta (LSM) Penguins 2018

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

Started 7 of 12 games with 8gbs and 6 CTs. Also has 3 g and 3 a

Nolan Beauregard (Midfield) Penguins 2022

UMass Boston (NCAA Division III)

18 gs 3a and 7gbs. Ranks 4th on the team in goals.

Patrick Stevens (Defense) Penguins 2022

University of New England (NCAA Division III)

3 gbs and 2 cts in 1 game

Nikolai Markovich (Attack/Midfield) Penguins 2019

University of New England (NCAA Division III)

 8g 1a, and 6gbs starting 7 games

Brendan King (Face-Off Athlete) Penguins 2020

Wentworth Institute of Technology (NCAA Division III) 

4 face-off wins in 3 games

Marty Barrett (Defense) Penguins 2021

Wentworth Institute of Technology (NCAA Division III)

Appeared in 1 game

Tim Kolb (Attack) Penguins 2019

Western New England University (NCAA Division III)

4g and 1a in 6 games

Ben Kolb (Midfield) Penguins 2019

Western New England University (NCAA Division III)

4g, 4a in 12 games 

Jack Board (Attack) Penguins 2021

Wheaton College (NCAA Division III)

10g 11a 21 points. 2nd in assists and 4th in points for Wheaton. Also has 13 gbs

Mike McLaughlin (Midfield) Penguins 2021

Wheaton College (NCAA Division III)

20g, 15a. 1st in points and assists. 3rd in goals. Also has 9gb and 5ct

Coach Mike Pressler hired as Recruiting Coordinator

The Penguins Select Lacrosse program is excited to announce the hiring of Coach Mike Pressler as the Penguins Recruiting Coordinator. Coach Pressler will be working with Penguin high school student-athletes to help guide them through the college recruiting process. 

Coach Pressler has an impressive resume which includes coaching lacrosse at the highest level at Duke University (NCAA Division I), Bryant University (NCAA Division I), and winning Gold with Team USA at the World Championships. Most recently, he was hired as the Head Coach of Highland Park High School in Texas and will become the GM and Head Coach of the Atlas Lacrosse Club of the Premier Lacrosse League in the Summer of 2023. 

We are excited to welcome Coach Pressler to the Penguins family!

Penguins in College – 2023

Penguins Select Lacrosse is excited to share that over 40 players will be participating on NCAA rosters during the spring 2023 season. Players represent teams in NCAA Division I, II and III. See below for full list of players. Each week we will be highlighting a Game of the Week as well as player interviews.

Conor LenfestUMass Boston
Scott EhrenbergMerrimack College
Jack RantaUMass Boston
Jason VickeryAmerican International College
Demitri PapoulisBabson College
Cole CampbellMonmouth University
Brendan KelleherPost University
Trevor KoppyUMass Boston
Padraig FlynnUMass Boston
Luke MurphyUMass Boston
Ben KolbWestern New England University
Tim KolbWestern New England University
Nikolai MarkovichUniversity of New England
Teddy WillettAssumption College
Tucker CrowleyBentley University
Jabes EscalanteFelician Univeristy
Marc HirshomPlymouth State University
Otto KirleisUMass Boston
Brendan KingWentworth Institute of Technology
Liam HillCatholic University
Harry LeducClark University
Brady MorganNichols College
Collin NorredSpringfield College
Sean CullaghUMass Boston
Marty BarrettWentworth Institute of Technology
Jack BoardWheaton College
Mike McLaughlinWheaton College
Sean MurphySt. Michael’s College
James CarrBryant University
Nolen BeauregardUMass Boston
Anton BoxlerDenison University
Chris ClosuitIthaca College
Liam ConneelyNorwich College
Nick CottingRoger Williams University
Jordan DamskeCastleton University
Kevin FeeneyOhio Wesleyan University
Maximo FennSiena College
Connor HencheyFranklin Pierce University
Zach SullivanClarkson University
Patrick StevensUniversity of New England
Andrew WalshCatholic University
Colby WheelerNorth Greenville University
Aidan WalshGordon College

Penguins at Colonial Clash

The Penguins program had nine teams competing over the weekend at the Colonial Clash Tournament in four locations across the area. Overall the the teams went a combined 13-12-2 with some impressive victories along the way.

Penguins 2024 Gold

2-0-1 with solid team wins against Express North and Seven Hills

Penguins 2025 Gold

2-1 having a close games against Maine Mussells and losing a hard fought game against 3d NE Blue

Penguins 2026 Orange

0-3 losing some tight games against Express North and Laxachussetts Green

Penguins 2027

2-1 with team wins against Rip It and Team CT

Penguins 2028

1-2 with a good win against Rip It and close game against PLC

Penguins 2029 Blue

3-0 with decisive victories against the Littlenecks and 4 Leaf

Penguins 2030

1-2 with tight games all day against Gorilla, 4 Leaf, and HGR

Penguins 2031/32

1-2 with a solid win against Team CT and hard fought loss against a tough 3d NE Red

Penguins 2032/33

1-1-1 with a good win against 4 Leaf and last second tie against Bucket Town

Penguins at Fall Brawl

The Penguins program had eight teams competing across youth and high school as they participated in the Fall Brawl in Rhode Island and Fitchburg. Combined the program went 11-7-4 was highlighted by 3- 0 days for the Penguins 2028 and Penguins 2027 teams.

Penguins 2032/33

2-0-1 with a quality win against the Littlenecks 2031/32 team

Penguins 2030

1-2 with a good win against the Houlagans and one goal loss to 3d NE Blue

Penguins 2029 Orange

1-0-2 with a dynamic win against the Coyotes to finish the day and ties against the Littlenecks and RI Bulldogs

Penguins 2028

3-0 with a great win against the Littlenecks to start the day and finished off strong against the Houlagans and HGR

Penguins 2027

3-0 with solid wins against HGR, Piatelli Lacrosse, and Houlagans

Penguins 2025/26

1-1-1 with a good team effort against Piatelli to tie and took home a victory on the last game of the day against the RI Bulldogs

Penguins 2023

0-3 with two close games to finish the day against the Houlagans and Coyotes

Penguins at Fall Classic

The Penguins program had 10 teams competing at the Fall Classic on October 29th and 30th in Lancaster and Fitchburg. Combined the Penguins went 18-10-2 in what was a great weekend for the program. Highlights of the weekend included 3-0 records for the Penguins 2029 Orange and Penguins 2027.

Penguins 2032/33

2-1 with decisive victories against the Houlagans and 802 Lacrosse. The lone loss came against 3d New England in a last second goal.

Penguins 2031/32

Started the day with an emphatic victory against the RI Bulldogs. Dropped a hard fought game against a tough Kings team and rebounded to beat the Coyotes to end the day 2-1.

Penguins 2030/31

Started off slow and dropped a close contest to the Kings. Went on to finish the day 2-0 with a +14 goal differential over and good wins against HGR and Houlagans.

Penguins 2029 Orange

3-0 on the day with good team victories against the Kings, CT Valley and HGR.

Penguins 2028

Lost a competitive early game to the Houlagans and finished the day 1-2 with a good win against the Blaze.

Penguins 2027

3-0 overall with wins over HGR, Maineiax, and 802 Lacrosse.

Penguins 2026 Orange

Solid 1-0-2 record with back to back 4-4 ties and a one goal victory against 802 Lacrosse.

Penguins 2025

2-1 on the day with a great team wins against 2Way North and HGR.

Penguins 2024 Orange

Finished 1-2 with a great victory against the Buzzards to close out the day.

Penguins 2023

1-2 and had tight games all day with a good win against the RI Bulldogs to finish strong.

Penguins at Laxtoberfest

The Penguins program had five teams participate at the Laxtoberfest Tournament in Devens, MA on Sunday, October 23rd. Combined the program went 6-9 and had some competitive results against regional opponents. Team of the day was the Penguins 2031/32 team that went 3-0 on the day!

Penguins 2027

Went 0-3 with close games against the Coyotes and the Hawks.

Penguins 2029 Blue

Went 1-2 with a great team win against the Coyotes Blue and dropped a close one goal contest to 4Leaf Orange to start the day.

Penguins 2029 Orange

Went 1-2 on the day with close first game against the Littlenecks and then a solid team win against NH Tomahawks Gold to finish the day.

Penguins 2030

Finished 1-2 with tight games all day long. They won a 4-3 game against 4Leaf Orange in the final game slot.

Penguins 2031/32

The team went 3-0 and had great team victories against the NH Tomahawks, Coyotes and Hawks!