Seven Incoming Minutemen Named U.S. Lacrosse High School All-Americans
July 3, 2014
BALTIMORE - Seven University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse incoming freshmen received U.S. Lacrosse High School All-America honors on Wednesday afternoon. Buddy Carr, Peter Lindley, Jake Lisauskas, Noah Rak, Paul Schalau, Peter Sconzo and Dom St. Laurent were each recognized for their scholastic success as U.S. Lacrosse announced its second group of all-Americans.
Carr played in the midfield for Exeter High School and was named the 2014 New Hampshire Boys Lacrosse Division I Co-Offensive Player of the Year, an award he shared with St. Laurent. A Bishop Guertin High School standout, St. Laurent was chosen all-New Hampshire as he captained the Bishop Guertin squad to its fifth consecutive state championship.
Lindley paced Darien High School to the No. 5 national ranking and No. 1 spot in the Northeast according to the Nike/US Lacrosse National High School Top-25 Poll. In addition to being a high school all-American, Lindley has also taken in All-Connecticut, MSG Varsity All-Metro and All-FCIAC First Team in 2014.
Lisauskas, also a US Lacrosse High School All-American as a junior in 2013, earned New Hampshire Boys Lacrosse Division I All-State First Team in 2014 with Pinkerton Academy in addition to competing alongside St. Laurent with the New Hampshire Tomahawks.
A standout at The Caterbury School in Connecticut, Rak finished his scholastic career with 436 groundballs, 51 goals, 27 assists and 529 faceoff victories in 698 taken (75.8 percent). He helped the Saints to a 15-3 record and a Division II Western New England Championship in 2013 as he scored 25 goals and added 20 assists for 45 points.
Schlau earned First Team All-Michigan recognition in 2014 and was the 2013 Lansing State Journal Player of the Year following a 103-point season at Holt High School. During his scholastic and club lacrosse career, Schlau also took home CAAC Dream Team, CAAC All-Area, Top 205, Blue Chip 225 and Midwest Select honors.
A long-stick midfielder at Simsbury High School, Sconzo helped his squad to an appearance in the 2013 CIAC class LL Semifinal Round and was named CIAC All-Conference. Sconzo was a tri-sport standout at Simsbury, also excelling in soccer and hockey.