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The current and former college players competing at the Lacrosse World Championships

Updated: Jun 24, 2023

Everyone seemed to share and enjoy the list of PLL players at the World Games, but it’s possibly the rest of the players in the games were sold a little short. To truly demonstrate the level of play at the World Championships, it makes sense to look a little closer.


The point of this exercise is to demonstrate just how global lacrosse has become, and is still becoming. Players from across the world aren’t just playing lacrosse, they’re playing it at high levels. Anyone good enough to represent their country, let alone to play at a DI school in the US, is an exceptional lacrosse player.


Here is, by country, the players at the World Lacrosse Championships who played or are currently playing high level NCAA lacrosse. The focus is on DI teams, plus DII and DIII teams that are usually found in or just outside the Top 20. If you know of someone who I missed, please reach out so they can be included.


AUSTRALIA

Sean Aaron - Union

Mitchell Baker - Rutgers

Cal Gibson - Coker

Tim Graham - Cornell

Matt Heuston - Loyola

Donnie Howard - BU

Connor McDonough - Towson

Jeff Melsopp - Adelphi


AUSTRIA

James Miller - Hampden-Sydney

Niki Shannon - Notre Dame

Stefano Stadlinger - Bates


CANADA

Wes Berg - Denver

Josh Byrne - Hofstra

Zach Currier - Princeton

Curtis Dickson - Delaware

Brett Dobson - St Bonaventure

Connor Fields - Albany

Owen Grant - Delaware (out due to injury)

Michael Grace - RIT

Lattrell Harris - Brock

Graeme Hossack - Lindenwood

Justin Inacio - Ohio State

Ryan Lee - RIT

Brodie Merrill - Georgetown

Clarke Petterson - Cornell

Ryland Rees - Stony Brook

Challen Rogers - Stony Brook

Patrick Shoemay - RIT

Dhane Smith - Renounced eligibility and went pro, but attended Conestoga College

Jeff Teat - Cornell

Dillon Ward - Bellarmine

Dyson Williams - Duke

Casey Wilson - Denver

Jake Withers - Ohio State

Cam Wyers - Loyola


CZECH REPUBLIC

Adam Carroll - Holy Cross

Jake Malasek - UVA


DENMARK

Evan Chaberski - Denison

Oscar Hertz - Brown

Connor Murphy - Colgate

Lucas Pedersen - Fairfield


ENGLAND

William Baxter - Limestone

Eric Coburn - Merrimack

Tim Collins - Mount Olive

Nick DeCaprio - Michigan

Sean Goldsmith - UNC

Daniel Jones - High Point

Christian Scarpello - Rutgers

Jak Wawrzyniak - Providence


FRANCE

James Barlow - UVM

Luke Blanc - Marquette

Keita Christophe - Washington

Matt Hill - UVM/Florida Tech

Justin Rosenberg - UVM

Sebastien Seymour - Hood College

AJ Smith - Virginia Wesleyan

Joe Varella - Anderson Broaddus


GERMANY

Wynton Bastion - Providence College

Per Anders Olters - UVM


HAUDENOSAUNEE

Brendan Bomberry - Syracuse

Warren Hill - OCC/Syracuse

Kyle Jackson - Michigan

Ron John - Albany

Zach Miller - Denver

Tehoka Nanticoke - Albany (out due to injury)

Jakob Patterson - Albany

Jake Piseno - Albany

Austin Staats - OCC

Jerry Staats - Syracuse

Randy Staats - OCC/Syracuse

Larson Sundown - RIT

Kason Tarbell - Cornell

Oakley Thomas - OCC

Jeremy Thompson - Syracuse

Jerome Thompson - OCC

Lyle Thompson - Albany

Jack Van Valkenburgh - Albany

Zed Williams - Virginia


HONG KONG

Liam Ferris - St Joseph’s

Logan Ip - Harvard


IRELAND

Patrick Corbett - Lehigh

Conor Foley - UMass Amherst

Conor Kelly - Notre Dame

Andy Meyers - Marquette/Carthage

Brady Morin - RIT

Tadgh O’Riordan - Manhattan

Luke Palmadesso - Villanova

Conor Shears - Bucknell/Jacksonville

Brian Smyth - Duke

Pat Smyth - St John’s

Kevin Somerville - Colorado College

Joe Walsh - Colgate


ISRAEL

Jackson Appelt - Virginia

Matt Balter - UMass Lowell

Jean-Luc Chetner - Richmond/Towson

Ryan Fitzpatrick - UMass

Ian Kadish - Amherst

Joseph Kraft - Tufts

Max Krevsky - Yale

Drew Morris - Maryland

Zach Pall - Hofstra

Matt Popeck - SJU

Robert Schain - Penn

Eric Schneider - Johns Hopkins

Wylie Sherman - Hobart

Jake Silberlicht - Hobart

Nate Solomon - Syracuse

Griffin Spolansky - Virginia

Cody Swing - Ithaca

Griffin Thomas - Yale


ITALY

Zach Cole - St. Joseph's

Christian Cuccinello - Villanova

Harrison Della Fera - Villanova

Matt DeLuca - Delaware

John Piatelli - Cornell

Bobby Russo - Rutgers

Joe Saggese - Sacred Heart

Jeff Trainor - UMass

Christian Trasolini - Rutgers

Will Vitelli - Quinnipiac


JAMAICA

Joel Brown - Florida Southern

Antoine Campbell - Stony Brook

Mark Darden - Hobart

Tony Diallo - UMBC

Stone Evans - Currently in HIGH SCHOOL, committed to Air Force

Rob Kelly - Richmond

Cliff Kurker - UMass Lowell

Michael Lawrence - Hampton

Nate McPeak - Syracuse

Goran Murray - Maryland

Isaac Newland - High Point

Danielo Parkinson - St John’s/Howard CC

Evan Redwood - Amherst

Tanner Sims - Flagler


KOREA

Ethan Ashley - Virginia

Benedict DiGiovanni - Dartmouth

Grant Garrity - Endicott

MinJae Joo - Penn

MinSeung Joo - Yale


LATVIA

Andris Doktors - RIT

Ryan Fournier - Loyola

Trey Kailuna - Detroit Mercy

Ilajs Lasda - Albany

Railijs Lasda - Albany

Harrison Nye - Utah


MEXICO

Will Cabrera - Yale

Liam Cavanaugh-Fernandez - Utah

Fernando Garcia - Limestone

Mike Hernandez - Michigan

Ernie Melero - Tufts

Matt Murakami - Brown

Josh Sanchez - Salisbury

Federico Serrano - York


NETHERLANDS

Finn Ahrens - Wesleyan

Jake Bowman - Frostburg State

Jan Schoonen - Stevens

Alderik van der Heyde - Middlebury

Brady Wijbrandts - St Bonaventure


NEW ZEALAND

Andrew Clayton - Chapman

Frederick Lee - Towson


PERU

Ben Acosta - Florida Southern

Isaiah Arteaga - Rivier

Michael Bottinelli - Bowdoin

Jose Gomez - Hudson Valley CC

JP Henry - Marquette

Payton O'Mara - Harford CC

Andrew Ortega - Illinois Wesleyan

Will Rhodes - Trinity

Chris Santangelo - Penn

Matthew Sheinfeld - Methodist

Gabe Vargas - Alma


PHILLIPINES

Andrew Tan - Colorado College

Anjelo Austria - Dartmouth

Chase LaDrido - Johns Hopkins

Christian Janelle - Endicott

Dan Morris - Maryland

Darren Almodiel - Hampton

John Tornabene - UMBC

Jonathan Dugenio - Rutgers

Justin Hussey - LeMoyne

Mario Ventiquattro - Ohio State

Michael Garchitorena - Yale


POLAND

Lucas Hucal - Lafayette

Colin Jesien - RIT

Gregory Marzec - Detroit Mercy

Konrad Miklaszewski - Yale

Will Powley - Queens


PUERTO RICO

Brandon Aviles - Syracuse

Josh Balcarcel - Marist

Brennan Banks - Florida Tech

Blake Behlen - Stony Brook

Matt Chlastawa - Bates/Fairfield

Jared Hershman - Marquette

Donovan Lacey - Maryland

Christian Laureano - Mercer

Kevin Lewis - Lafayette

Will Mark - Syracuse

Russell Melendez - Johns Hopkins

William Mercado - Christopher Newport

David Miele - Stony Brook

Thomas O’Connell - Maryland

Steven Ramirez - Albany

Lorenzo Ramos - Binghamton

Will Ramos - Albany

Alex Rodriguez - VMI

Tomas Rodriguez - UMBC/Pace

Nelson Telemaco - Rollins

Nicholas Vazquez - Hartford


SCOTLAND

Matt MacGrotty - Bryant

Colin Uyeki - Wesleyan

Christopher Willox - Merrimack


SWEDEN

Nils Barry - Penn State

Griffin Gustafsson - Wesleyan

Anton Johansson - Springfield

Luke McCallion - UVM/Cabrini

Kevin Powers - Dominican

Erik Sahlgren - Belmont Abbey

Dickson Smith - Virginia

Eric Smith - Michigan

August Snyder - Mercyhurst


SWITZERLAND

Nick Brenn - Union

Aidan Christian Niklaus - Colorado College


UGANDA

Yosef Ngowe - Lindenwood


UNITED STATES

Trevor Baptiste - Denver

Jesse Bernhardt - Maryland

Charlie Bertrand - Merrimack/UVA

Liam Byrnes - Marquette

Ryan Conrad - Virginia

Matt Dunn - Maryland

Michael Ehrhardt - Maryland

JT Giles-Harris - Duke

Zach Goodrich - Towson

TD Ierlan - Albany/Yale/Denver

Connor Kelly - Maryland

Jack Kelly - Brown

Danny Logan - Denver

Kieran McArdle - St John’s

Brennan O’Neill - Duke

Rob Pannell - Cornell

Matt Rambo - Maryland

Jake Richard - Marquette

Blaze Riorden - Albany

Jack Rowlett - North Carolina

Tom Schreiber - Princeton

Michael Sowers - Princeton/Duke

Ryan Terefenko - Ohio State


WALES

Andrew Gresham - Manhattan



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