Harvard Adds 11 Newcomers for 2012 Campaign

Stephen Jahelka/Garden City, N.Y./Garden City High School/Defenseman
Four year starter on the lacrosse team and three year starter on the football team at Garden City ... Captained the lacrosse and football teams for two seasons ... Named Garden City lacrosse MVP, first-team all-metro, first-team All-Long Island and first-team All-American in 2010 and 2011 ... Chosen as Under Armour All-American in lacrosse in 2011 ... Named Long Island Player of the Year in 2011 ... Two-time All-Long Island lacrosse team captain ... Selected to the U19 USA lacrosse team ... Ranked the No. 1 defenseman and No. 6 overall by ESPN ... Earned two first-team All-New York state honors in football ... Owns the Garden City career record with 37 touchdowns ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Winner of the James J. Regan Award presented to Long Islands' exceptional male scholar athlete ... Named first team academic All-American for lacrosse and National Football Foundation first team scholar athlete ... Presented with the GCHS Peer Leadership Award for his work with special needs children ... Father, Bob, was a first team academic All-American in 1984 as a football player at C.W. Post College and a member of the C.W. Post Football Hall of Fame.

Sean Mahon/Garden City, N.Y./Chaminade High School/Midfielder
Four year starter on the lacrosse team and three year starter on the football team at Chaminade ... Two-time lacrosse team MVP ... Named all-conference in lacrosse two times...Chosen as an Under Armour All-American in 2011 ... Named Nassau Suffolk Catholic High School Athletic Association Midfielder of the Year in 2011 ... Selected as Channel 12 scholar athlete in 2011 ... ESPN Rise ranked him as the No. 13 midfielder and No. 49 overall player in the class of 2011 ... Member of the U.S. Men's U19 team to compete in the U19 Men's World Championship in Finland in 2012 ... Member of the National Honor Society and honor roll ... Selected as a Newsday scholar-athlete in 2011.

Keegan Michel/Westminster, Md./McDonogh School/Midfielder
Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter for the lacrosse team ... Named all-conference, Baltimore Sun all-metro, first-team Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association all-state and ESPN Rise first-team All-America as a senior ... Won the C. Markland Kelly Award presented to the most outstanding athlete at McDonogh School ... Led his conference in points by a midfielder with 65 ... Led team in assists, ground balls and face-off win percentage ... Selected to the Dean's list and honor roll.

Matt Scalise/Nahant, Mass./St. John's Preparatory School/Attackman
Lettered four years in lacrosse, two in swimming, once in water polo and once in track at St. John's Preparatory ... Two-time Catholic Conference all-star ... Selected Lynn Daily Item player of the year as a senior ... Chosen as a Salem News all-star and EMass senior all-star as a senior ... Led team to Massachusetts division 1 state championship in 2010 ... Also helped his team to state final appearances in 2009 and 2011 ... Member of the National, Spanish Honor Societies ... Mother, Maura Costin '80, swam at Harvard and was the women's swimming coach from 1984-96 ... Father, Bob Scalise, is Harvard's Nichols Family Director of Athletics and was a two-time All-American and three-time All-Ivy selection in lacrosse at Brown ... He will be teammates with his brother, Mark, on the Harvard lacrosse team ... His brother, Michael '10, was a midfielder for Harvard lacrosse.

Grove Stewart/Malvern, Pa./The Haverford School/Midfielder
Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and two-year letterwinner in soccer ... Has a rich family history of college athletics as his cousin, Steve Feather, graduated from Bucknell in 2003 and played soccer and his cousin, Scott Feather, graduated from Wake Forest in 2005 and played basketball ... His father, Bill, was a member of the lacrosse team at Duke and graduated in 1983.

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