Lehigh Announces 16 Newcomers to Lacrosse Team for 2013

Casey Eidenshink D Wyncote, Pa. Arts and Engineering
From La Salle College High School, Eidenshink enters Lehigh as one of the nation's top defensive prospects. Listed as the #35 incoming defensemen by Inside Lacrosse, Eidenshink was a three-time All-Catholic Lacrosse performer (2010-12). He capped off his career as a senior when he was an All-American, Warrior All-American, Catholic League MVP, Team Captain and All-EPSLA (Pennsylvania All-State). Eidenshink was part of the 2009 State Championship Team, and was a two-time state runner-up in 2010 and 2012. He was part of the All-PhillyLacrosse team in 2012 as well. Strong in the classroom, Eidenshink was part of the National Honor Society while earning First Honors.

Corey Eppley D Darien, Conn. Business
Eppley was a standout three-sport student-athlete at Darien High School in Connecticut. In lacrosse, he garnered All-Fciac, All-State and All-America honors while earning All-Fciac and Defensive MVP laurels in football. Eppley also ran track, garnering All-Fciac, All-State and All-New England. He also served as team captain in both football and track.

Max Fredrickson A Victoria, British Columbia Engineering
Fredrickson marks the third Canadian on Lehigh's roster, joining sophomores Patrick Corbett and Dan Taylor. Co-captain of Claremont Secondary's varsity lacrosse team, the team went undefeated in 2012 - spanning over 30 games in five tournaments across Canada and the United States. Fredrickson led Claremont to the championship game where it defeated Charles Best Secondary, 10-9. He was named game MVP after posting three goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal. Fredrickson garnered co-MVP of the team, along with Division I bound goalie Stu Smith (Bellarmine). Fredrickson was captain of the Victoria Intermediate A Shamrocks (box lacrosse team), finishing with 31 goals and 40 assists in 13 games, despite an injury ridden season, while earning Team MVP at the end of the regular season. He went on to post 11 goals and 16 assists in six games of the Provincial Championships, leading the Shamrocks to silver. Fredrickson had three goals and three assists in the Gold Medal Game, but it wasn't enough in a 12-9 loss to New West. Fredrickson played for the U-19 Tier I Victoria Titans in the 2011-12 club field lacrosse season. He led the Titans to first place in the division and a berth in the Provincial Championships. Fredrickson posted 30 goals and 14 assists in 11 games, finishing first in the league in overall points, assists and man-up goals and second in total goals. Fredrickson graduated with honors from Claremont Secondary.

Andrew Iacocca A Allentown, Pa. Business
A local product, Iacocca comes to Lehigh from Allentown Central Catholic and Blair Academy where he was a four-year varsity starter in both lacrosse and football. He served as junior and senior captain, breaking the Blair Academy record for most career points (323) and goals (193) while adding 130 assists. He also won the Blair Academy Lacrosse Award junior and senior year. Iacocca was an All-Maple honoree all four years, earning honorable mention as a freshman, then first team each of his final three seasons. His junior year, Iacocca broke the Blair Academy record for most goals in a season (76). Iacocca was also a four-year varsity starter in football. Sophomore year, he was Second Team All-Prep for offense (as a wide receiver) before one-upping that as a junior when he was First Team All-State for offense and defense and First Team All-Prep for defense (as a safety). He earned First Team for both again as a senior, serving as team captain while receiving the Frerer Football Award. Iacocca also played basketball, helping lead his squad to the 2010 New Jersey Prep A State Championship. Iacocca received the Robert Dowling award (for the student voted most athletic out of his class) and was voted captain of the Long Island Sting Black Lacrosse Team.

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