Guilford Welcomes 14 Newcomers for 2013 Campaign

GREENSBORO, N.C. Third-year head coach Tom Carmean welcomed 14 new student-athletes to Guilford College this year as part of the rebuilding process for the Quakers' men's lacrosse team. The class includes 12 freshmen and two transfers. It represents eight different states and a Canadian province. The newcomers are expected to make meaningful contributions right away as Guilford embarks on its 40th men's lacrosse campaign this spring.

The first-year students are:

Name                    Position           High School            Hometown
Jacob Broome G Thomas A. Edison Alexandria, Va.
Nick Caputo LSM Sprayberry Acworth, Ga.
Cam Davis D Athens Drive Cary, N.C.
Adam Fiore A Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y.
Daniel Haupt M Athens Drive Cary, N.C.
Dylan Haupt M Athens Drive Cary, N.C.
Daniel Hughey A Athens Drive Cary, N.C.
Connor Manning M Ithaca Ithaca, N.Y.
Andrew McDonagh A Dexter Whitmore Lake, Mich.
Connor Milton M The Woodlands The Woodlands, Texas
Landon Pope D Millbrook Raleigh, N.C.
Ian Wiesenberg M Dexter Dexter, Mich.

Broome, a 6-1, 185-pound goaltender, was the 2012 National District Defensive Player of the Year and earned all-district recognition for the fourth season. His .740 saves percentage helped Edison High School to the 2012 National District Championship. The four-year starter also was also strong in the classroom as he was named to the National Honor Society. Broome also participated in the Key Club and was an honor roll student each year.

Caputo, a 5-10, 165-pound long-stick midfielder, comes to Guilford after serving as team captain, three-year letter winner, Scholar-Athlete and Merit Award recipient at Sprayberry High School. Over his last two high school seasons, he totaled 118 ground balls, one goal and six assists. Caputo helped the Jackets to the state playoffs all four years. He also performed over 300 hours of community service in high school and played in the LB3 Lacrosse Club.

Davis, a 6-3, 180-pound defender, is one of four newcomers from Athens Drive High School, which reached the 2012 North Carolina state semifinals. He was an honorable mention all-state performer in 2012 and also received third-team all-region and Second Team All-Tri-9 Conference recognition. He lettered four seasons and has volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House and Salvation Army.

Fiore, a 6-2, 160-pound attackman, earned 2012 U.S. Lacrosse All-America honors and helped Ithaca High School to consecutive state championship appearances in 2011 and 2012. He was named the team's Terry Cullen Pest Offensive Player as a senior and also collected First Team All-Section IV recognition. Fiore, whose older brother, A.J., plays at Cornell University, scored 238 career points and was the Little Red's season scoring leader three times. He played with the Nike Upstate Rising Stars. Off the field he has been involved with his church and a home rebuilding project in New Orleans.

Daniel Haupt, a 6-3, 205-pound midfielder, is another Athens Drive alum who was named the team's Most Valuable Midfielder in 2012. He was also an honorable mention all-region and All-Tri 9 honoree. Haupt lettered three times and scored over 40 points in his two seasons as a starter. He was a standout swimmer in high school and also active with Habitat for Humanity.

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