North Carolina Finalizes Lacrosse Recruiting Class for 2014

Stephen Patrick DeMaine Kelly joins his older brother Frankie, a senior midfielder, on the UNC team this coming season. The son of Frank and Gayle Kelly, he is a native of Lutherville, Md., and a Calvert Hall College High School alumnus from 2013 where he was coached in lacrosse by his uncle, Bryan Kelly, a UNC lacrosse player from 1988-91. "Bones" played four years of football, basketball and lacrosse and put up some amazing numbers, leading to his designation as the No. 2 recruit in the class of '13 by Inside Lacrosse. In his career, he won 767 of 1032 face-offs (74 percent), scooped up 196 ground balls, tallied 68 goals and assisted on 56 others. A 2013 Under Armour All-America, he led Calvert Hall to the 2012 MIAA "A" Conference championship, only the second title for the school in 35 years. Named first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro three successive years, he was a member of the 2012 USA Under 19 Lacrosse Team that won the FILA World Championship in Turku, Finland. Kelly was the youngest player on that team and the only high school player to make the squad.

Peyton Welby Klawinski hails from Memphis, Tenn., where he graduated this past spring from Memphis University School magna cum laude. The son of Larry and Karen Klawinski, he played four years of midfield on the lacrosse team and four years of football as a middle linebacker. A three-time U.S. Lacrosse All-America, he led MUS to three successive state championships. His four-year statistical haul included 155 goals, 101 assists, 256 points and 202 ground balls. As a senior, he passed the century mark in points with 103 on a 63-goal, 40-assist effort. He was the MVP of the Tennessee state championship game as a senior.

Jack Alexander Lambert is from Cross River, N.Y., and the son of Kelley and Luke Lambert. He graduated from John Jay High School this past spring where he was a four-year starter on defense on the lacrosse field and a four-year letterman in football. As a senior, he had eight goals and eight assists with 115 ground balls and as a junior, he had nine goals and five assists as well as 100 ground balls. Lambert was a two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-America selection and a selection as a 2013 Under Armour All-America. He was on Inside Lacrosse's list of the Top 50 rising sophomores, juniors and seniors during the course of his career.

Ryan Taylor Macri is the son of Garrison and Belinda Macri and hails from Hamilton, Mass. He graduated this past spring from the Governor's Academy in Byfield, Mass., where he was a teammate of fellow incoming frosh Tate Jozokos. Macri played four years of close defense on the lacrosse team and was a middle linebacker and guard on the football squad. A three-time All-ISL and All-New England selection in football, he led his football and lacrosse squads to back-to-back ISL championships. He was the runner-up for New England Lineman of the Year as a senior. He has lived all over the planet in his 18 years, including California, England, Prague in the Czech Republic and Massachusetts.

Austin Nicholas Pifani is the son of Joe and Annette Pifani and a native of Roslyn, Pa. An alumnus of Abington Senior High School, he played four years of defense on the lacrosse field and was named to the 2013 Under Armour All-America Team. He was a two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-America selection. He finished his four-year career with 30 goals, 25 assists and an astonishing 480 ground balls. In his senior year he had 14 goals, 15 assists and 140 ground balls to his credit. He was the captain of the Abington team for two years.

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