Detroit Inks Nine Lacrosse Recruits During Early Signing Period

Charlie Hayes * Midfield * 5-11 * 180-LB * Shelby Township, Mich. * Eisenhower
A multi-star athlete lettering in lacrosse, football and basketball ... Has earned a number of accolades in his lacrosse career including All-State Honorable Mention as a junior as he helped his team to a second-straight MAC Red championship ... Also tabbed All-League as a sophomore and junior and All-Region all three years ... His team made a regional finalist appearance in 2012 ... Played club with GP Select ... In other sports, he was All-League in basketball as a sophomore and ended his football career this past fall as All-County Second Team and Team MVP.

Coach Holtz on Hayes: "Charlie is just a pure athlete. He is a player who can fill a lot of roles for us and we are excited to have an athlete of his caliber joining the program."

Adam Perroni * Midfield * 6-3 * 185-LB * Whitby, Ont. * Donald A. Wilson
Another Canadian product and teammate of fellow Titan signee Jeff Fernandes, Perroni has earned four varsity letters in lacrosse and football ... He has been a team captain all four years ... Played club with the Green Gaels Jr. B this past summer and totaled 15 points on 11 assists and four goals ... Also played minor with the Whitby Warriors ... A member of Team Ontario.

Coach Holtz on Perroni: "He is a fantastic athlete and extremely skilled player. He is a natural leader and as he grows as a player, he will turn into a big part of what we do."

Austin Polson-McCannon * LSM * 5-7 * 165-LB * Prior Lake Minn. * Prior Lake
Lettered in hockey and lacrosse as a prep ... Earned All-Section and was Mr. Hustle at his school ... A team captain for both hockey and lacrosse ... Led Prior Lake in ground balls and scored two goals as a junior.

Coach Holtz on Polson-McCannon: "Austin is a very aggressive and athletic LSM who will be able to help us out on the defensive end in short time."

Travis Sparling * Defense * Novi, Mich. * Novi
A three-year letter winner in lacrosse... A two-time All-State player earning second team as a sophomore and first team as a junior ... Led his team in caused turnovers and was among the leaders in ground balls in 2013 as he guided his squad to a KLAA Association championship for the second time in three years ... As a freshman, he helped his team win a regional championship ... Has attended a number of camps and showcases, including the Blue Chip All Star, Wolverine War camp All-Star, Chicago Showcase All-Star and Carolina Shootout All Star ... Played club with Team Total and Go Blue Lacrosse, helping his teams to third place at the Dick's Sporting Good's Tournament of Champions as well as titles at the Pipe City Lacrosse and Cherry Bomb tournaments ... Was a member of the U-15 Michigan All-Star Select Team.

Coach Holtz on Sparling: "Travis is a strong and athletic defensive midfielder who plays a very smart and aggressive style. He will fit in very well to our system."

Michael Turnbull * Goalie * 5-9 * 155-LB * Columbus, Ohio * Worthington Kilbourne
A four-year letter winner in lacrosse at Dublin Scioto High School, while also earning a letter in wrestling and football ... Holds the single game record for saves at his high school with 25, breaking the mark of former Titan and All-MAAC standout A.J. Levell ... He was tabbed Honorable Mention All-Midwest and All-MSLCA as well as All-Region his freshman season ... A Resolute Lacrosse member, he attended MVP, Tri-State and Long Island Classic tournaments helping his squad to a championship at MVP.

Coach Holtz on Turnbell: "Michael is a great ball stopper who has really rounded his game out as of late and he is going to be a fantastic goalie for us."

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2013-12-16



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