#lohudlacrosse preview: Fordham Prep

#lohudlacrosse preview: Fordham Prep

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#lohudlacrosse preview: Fordham Prep

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The Rams will likely have to endure some bumps while the underclassmen learn.

The Rams will likely have to endure some bumps while the underclassmen learn.

Fordham Prep Rams

League: NY CHSAA

Head Coach: Chris Hemsley (second years)

Assistants: Jay Rabinowitz, Ryan Gorup, Alex Tanzilli, Connor Brown

Last season: 12 – 5

Returning starters: 4

Marquee players:  Andrew Abbattista, Sr., A; Jack Casella, Sr., MF; Colin Malarchuk, Sr., D; Colin Trimble, Sr., A; Matthew Moores, Sr., D; David Randell, Jr., MF; Thomas Marra, So., A.

On the verge: Ryan Gilchrist, So., A; John Dougherty, So., MF; William McLaughlin, So., MF; James Murray, So., MF; Edward Madden, So., MF; Carson Brown, So., D/LSM; Nick Coppola, Jr., G; James Corasaniti, So., G; Thomas Natkin, Jr., MF.

Playing at the next level: Casella (Scared Heart), Malarchuk (Wesleyan), Marra (Holy Cross).

Rival: Iona Prep

Strong point: Team chemistry.

Biggest concern: Health and Inexperience.

Coach speak: “We are an inexperienced team with eleven freshmen and sophomores making significant contributions,” Hemsley said. “As a team we are not in the best of health with several key guys out with injuries or illness. We expect some mistakes and struggles early in the season but are hopeful that as we get healthy and gain some experience we will be competitive.”

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