Marist Lacrosse Welcomes 10 Recruits to the Class of 2018

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. Marist and head coach Keegan Wilkinson have announced the addition of 10 players to the roster for the 2015 season. The Red Foxes come to Poughkeepsie from New York, North Carolina and Ohio.

"We are thrilled to welcome this talented group of student athletes to the Marist Lacrosse family," said Wilkinson. "Our staff could not be more excited to work with this group of players. I must recognize the hard work of my assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, Mike Gongas. His dedication and passion was an integral part of putting together another excellent recruiting class. This incoming class along with our returning players will work very hard to impress all in the Marist community both on and off the lacrosse field."

Billy Andrle | Defense 5'11 225 East Meadow, N.Y. East Meadow
Andrle comes to Marist as a defender following four years of lacrosse and football at East Meadow. Andrle, a two-time team captain, earned All-County Honorable Mention his senior year following 60 ground balls, two goals and four assists as a defenseman. He was a member of the Nassau County All-Star Team in 2011, 2012, and 2013 alongside All-Conference honors in 2013. Andrle was also named a Newsday Top 100 Lacrosse Player on Long Island. Andrle was named the top football player in Nassau County in 2012 in addition to All-County, All-Long Island, All-State, and All-Metro honors throughout his career. Andrle played on the U15 Lacrosse National Tournament Team. He has been a member of the scholastic honor roll all four years.

Michael DeLuca | LSM 5'8 155 Huntington, N.Y. St. Anthony's
DeLuca joins Marist as an LSM after playing four years of lacrosse and one year of football at St. Anthony's in New York. He finished his career with 10 goals, 17 assists, and 267 ground balls. DeLuca was an All-League Long Stick Midfielder his senior year. St. Anthony's. In 2014, St. Anthony's was the CHSAA runner-up. He also was a captain on the lacrosse freshman team and NYSCHSAA AAA Division State semifinalist when he was on JV and varsity. DeLuca was invited to the All-Star Top 205, All-Star Top 225, and All-Star Prep Showcase. He received the Dun Scotus Certificate and was named to the honor roll in high school. DeLuca's dad played hockey at Pace University.

Jack Korber | Midfield 5'7 165 Massapequa, N.Y. Massapequa
Korber joins the Red Foxes following four years of football and lacrosse at Massapequa. As team captain his senior year, Korber led his team to a State Championship, Long Island Championship, and County Championship. He received the Massapequa High School Athletics Medallion and the Margaret Callahan Leadership Award from Massapequa High School for outstanding leadership and excellence in the classroom. Korber was an All-County Honorable Mention and a Newsday Top 100 Lacrosse Player on Long Island. He was also an All-County, Honorable Mention All-State, Second Team All-Long Island and MSG Varsity Top 100 Football player at Massapequa. His sister, Emily, plays soccer at Lehigh.

David Meyer | Goalie 6'1 175 Summerfield, N.C. Northern Guilford
Meyer comes to Marist after four years in the net on the varsity lacrosse team at Northern Guilford. Meyer enjoyed a very successful senior season. He earned team MVP and team GPA honors alongside being a team captain for the second consecutive year. Meyer was also named All-Conference, Defensive Player of the Year, Triad All-Area Team, Triad Player of the Year, First Team All-Region, First Team All-State, a two-time US Lacrosse High School All-American and North Carolina Great 38 game participant. He finished his senior year with a save percentage of 80 percent. In addition, Meyer participated in the Champ Camp, Legacy Tournament, Philly Showcase, 2014 Fab 40 All-Star Game MVP, and UMass Mid-Summer Classic. Meyer is a Junior Marshall, member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, and was named Student-Athlete of the Month.

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