Michigan Signs 12 Prep Lacrosse Standouts to NLIs for 2015

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan lacrosse head coach John Paul has announced the addition of 12 standout prep student-athletes to the 2015 squad on Friday (Nov. 22). The class is highlighted by goalie Tommy Heidt (Greenwich, Conn./Brunswick School), who comes in at No. 39 in the Inside Lacrosse Top 50 Young Gun rankings heading into his senior year. The publication also ranks him as the No. 1 senior goalie in the country.

Others slated to join the Wolverines will be attackman PJ Bogle (Culver, Ind./Culver Military), longstick midfielders Liam Bourke (Ross, Calif./Redwood) and Jackson Kinley (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge), attackmen BJ Mattheiss (Owings Mills, Md./St. Paul's School) and Sean McCanna (The Woodlands, Calif./The Woodlands), midfielder Parker McKee (Dedham, Mass./Noble & Greenough), long pole Hugh Mosko (Bethesda, Md./Boys Latin), attackmanWill Reynolds (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand/Choate), long pole Eric Smith (Dover, Md./Taft School), and midfielders Shawn Smith (Cross River, N.Y./John Jay-Cross River) and Chase Young (Ambler, Pa./St. Joseph's Prep).

"Our third Division 1 recruiting class is going to help propel the Michigan program forward as we begin Big Ten play next year," said Paul. "We're confident that this class will help us at every position, and we can't wait to welcome this group to campus.

PJ Bogle - Attack - (Culver, Ind./Culver Military)
Prep ... Culver Military Academy (2014) ... Member of the Blue Key society and National Society of High School Scholars ... Recipient of the Mark Todd Berger Scholarship Award ... Gold A Award Recipient ... All-Conference as a sophomore ... Under Armour underclassman All-American as a sophomore and junior ... Committed to University of Michigan as a sophomore ... North American Elite League champions as sophomore and junior ... Finished junior year ranked No. 5 in the nation and No. 1 in the Midwest ... Midwest Select Fall Tournament champions senior year.

Personal ... Peter Andrew Bogle Jr. ... Son of Peter and Megan Bogle ... Father played lacrosse at College of Wooster ... One sister, Katie, and one brother, Harry.

Liam Bourke - LSM - (Ross, Calif./Redwood)
Prep ... Redwood High School (2014) ... Second team All-MCAL Lacrosse as a freshman ... First team All-MCAL as a sophomore and junior... Played for Alcatraz Outlaws and Golden State Titans.

Personal ... William Everett Bourke ... Son of Anthony and Mary Bourke ... Father played soccer at University of California, Berkley ... Two sisters, Hannah and Sarah.

Jackson Kinley - LSM - (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge)
Prep ... Glen Ridge (Glen Ridge, N.J.) (2014) ... First team All-Essex County as an offensive midfielder, scoring 22 goals and dishing out 31 assists ... First team All-Gibbs Conference ... Second team All-Group 1 .... Section North Finalists ... Played defensive midfield as a sophomore, scoring seven goals and five assists to go along with 28 ground balls ... Won Essex County Tournament ... Played varsity lacrosse as a freshman, one of three players on the team to do so ... Will captain lacrosse team as a senior ... Three-year starter in football, finishing third in the state of New Jersey with 11.5 sacks as a sophomore ... Honorable mention all-conference for basketball as a junior ... Zebra/Nike Blue Chip, Trilogy lacrosse, Maverik Showtime, Blue Chip 225, Project 9.9., and Top 205 Participant.

Personal ... Jackson Brooks Kinley ... Son of Guy and Tami Kinley ... Father was on the crew team at Princeton ... Has two sisters (Caroline, Lily), as well as a brother, Davis ... High Honor Roll student.

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