Lehigh Announces 16 Newcomers to Lacrosse Team for 2013

Ben Junior M/A Wayne, Pa. Business
Standout at Radnor High School, Junior was the team's Offensive MVP as a senior while earning First Team All-Mainline Lacrosse and Second Team All-Central League. Junior set Radnor High School records for goals in a season and career. The squad was one of four remaining teams in the state playoffs in 2012. A year prior, Junior earned honorable mention All-Mainline, honorable mention All-Central League and was an All-EPSLA Public School selection for a second straight year. Radnor was also Tri-State runner-up for a third consecutive season. As a sophomore, Junior earned Second Team All-Mainline and honorable mention All-Central League. Junior was on the Supper Sizzle Champions' squad, a year after winning the Summer Slam Championship. Junior made Radnor's Varsity team as a freshman. Strong in the classroom, he was also a High Honors student.

Ray Mastroianni M Martinsville, N.J. Engineering
A midfielder at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, Mastroianni starred on and off the field. He finished his career with a bang in 2012 as a New Jersey Lacrosse All-American, Midfielder of the Year and Tournament of Champions winner. Mastroianni excelled in the 2012 Champion All-American Lacrosse Showcase in Orlando, Florida, listed among the 10 Who Impressed by Lacrosse Magazine. Mastroianni led Bridgewater-Raritan to the 2012 New Jersey Lacrosse Group IV State Title, along with the Somerset County and Skyland Conference Championships via an undefeated season. He led the squad to a 36-game winning streak bridging the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Bridgewater-Raritan finished third in the country in the 2012 ESPN Fab 50 rankings. Mastroianni also earned First Team All-State, All-Area, All-Somerset County and All-Skyland Conference honors while being featured in the 2012 MSG Varsity Magazine Spring Edition. He was just as impressive as a junior, leading Bridgewater-Raritan to a number of championships: New Jersey Lacrosse Tournament of Champions, Group IV State and Somerset County. Mastroianni also represented New Jersey in the 2011 Under Armour All-American Showcase. He was a two-year member of the Garden State Challenge, earning All-State, All-County and All-Skyland Conference lacrosse honors as a junior. Mastroianni was a star quarterback on the football team, captaining and earning team MVP honors in 2011. He was the 2012 Sunshine Football Classic (East vs. West) Most Valuable Player and Delaware Valley Chapter Football Hall of Fame Scholarship winner. He received various honors from the conference, county and state, and was recognized as a top 100 football player in New Jersey his final two seasons. A four-year Iron Man Award winner, Mastroianni received the Michael Bruce Lacrosse Scholarship. Finishing with an overall high school GPA of 4.12, he made the honor roll every marking period throughout high school. A two-year member of the National Honor Society, Mastroianni was the 2012 Bridgewater-Raritan Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient. He also had extensive volunteer experience for the United Way and Special Olympics.

Will McKee M Oakland, Calif. Business
The third California native on Lehigh's 2013 roster (along with Noah Molnar and Tom Farrell), McKee comes in as a U.S. Lacrosse and Adrenaline All-American. He garnered both honors as a senior, along with First Team All-League laurels and the Brophy Award (best male athlete at St. Ignatius). McKee was a senior captain, leading the team to a 21-1 record and league championship. He won 73 percent of his faceoffs (230 of 315), along with nine goals, nine assists and team-leading 91 groundballs. McKee was ranked as the #17 faceoff man in the nation by ESPN, while ranking as the 14th overall player in the West by Westside Lacrosse. He was also captain of the varsity football team, earning Second Team All-City to lead St. Ignatius to a Central Coast Section championship. As a junior, McKee was an Under Armour Underclassman All-American; he also attended Jake Reed's Nike Blue Chip and Peter Worstell's California Gold Invitational. McKee was an All-Star at California Gold (for three years), while attending the Adrenaline Challenge (twice) and King of the Hill. He was ranked as the #1 sophomore in the West by Westside Lacrosse and won "Most Athletic" Award at the NELC Camp with Kyle Harrison. McKee was a starting midfielder on JV as a freshman, leading all midfielders in faceoffs and goals.

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2012-08-21



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