3d Blue Chip: Northeast Regional Camp Standouts
***Please note: 3d Rising coverage is SEPARATE from the evaluation and selection process at the 3d Blue Chip camp. Being highlighted by does not indicate that a player has or has not been selected to attend the Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip Camp. 3d Blue Chip kicked off Friday night in Davenport, Florida, bringing nearly 300 players to the Sunshine State for... Read More
Posted 11:08am 01/20/16
Oceanside Hustle: Fall 2015 Standouts (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Oceanside Hustle, in its second year, is 3d Lacrosse’s premiere late fall recruiting event that takes place just a few minutes from the beaches of San Diego County in Southern California. Featuring teams from up and down the West Coast, it’s a good opportunity for college coaches to get a look at a unique collection of players just before the holiday season comes... Read More
Posted 9:37am 12/26/15
Iroquois Nationals U19 Second Round Tryouts: High-School Age Standouts
This past weekend the Iroquois Nationals held the organization’s second round of tryouts for next summer’s FIL U19 World Lacrosse Championships, which will be held in Coquitlam, British Columbia. About 100 players from reservations throughout the Lake Ontario region gathered on Saturday at the Pinnacle Athletics Complex in Victor, just outside of Rochester.... Read More
Posted 11:46am 12/23/15
Jake Reed's Fall Nike Blue Chip: Standouts (Photo: Luke Christiansen, 3d Rising)
The Jake Reed Fall Nike Blue Chip camp, an invitation-only recruiting event, was held the last weekend of November at the Matthews Sportsplex in Matthews, N.C. Reed’s successful recruiting events are the culmination of a coaching career that spanned over three decades, and included stops at Army, RPI and the McDonogh School. As a player Reed was an All-American goalie... Read More
Posted 9:33am 12/15/15
NXT Philly Freshman Showcase 2015: Standouts (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The NXT Philly Freshman Showcase, held the weekend before Thanksgiving at the United Sports complex in Downingtown, Pa., lived up to expectations as the fall’s most exciting recruiting event with lots of talent on hand and plenty of colleges coaches there to see it. We spent the entire day Saturday trying to see as many of the 16 teams as possible so we could see as... Read More
Posted 1:20pm 12/04/15
Midwest Top 80 2015: Standouts
This past weekend the second annual Midwest Elite Top 80 Showcase was held at the beautiful Grand Park Sports Complex, just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. More than 250 players and 30 college coaches were on hand for an event that featured many of the top undiscovered players from throughout the Midwest. A snowy Saturday made conditions tough for both the players and... Read More
Posted 10:02am 11/27/15
Notes from the MadLax East Coast Fall Recruiting Showcase
Sunny and crisp weather greeted me this past Saturday at the Landon School in Bethesda while I watched The East Coast Recruiting Showcase presented by MADLAX. Although the weather was brisk, the competition on the field was intense, feverish, and the effort of the players was impressive. The showcase highlighted high school-aged talent from across the East Coast and... Read More
Posted 11:13am 11/26/15
Fall FLG in 3d Shootout 2015: Standouts  (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Fall FLG in 3d Shootout was held the weekend before last, and 3d Rising was set up for its duration in New Castle, Delaware, taking in the action Saturday and Sunday at the Kirkwood Soccer Complex.  Teams from all over the country and even some from Canada traveled to face-off in the Mid-Atlantic this weekend, and the mix of teams competing on Day One at the... Read More
Posted 6:56pm 11/24/15
Big Four Fall Champions League 2015: Sunday Takeaways (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Big Four Fall Champions League was held this past weekend on the campus of The Hill School, just on the northwest side of Philadelphia, Pa., where many of the top club programs assembled and played for two days in what was for the most part good fall weather conditions. Just like we did on Saturday, we watched as much lacrosse as possible on Sunday, and tried to... Read More
Posted 6:05pm 11/20/15
I had the pleasure of taking in the second day of the Iroquois Nationals U-19 open tryouts, which were held this past Sunday. The weather was a perfect 55 degrees and sunny at the Nichols School in Buffalo. Approximately 80 players attended the tryout and the skill level was extremely high. This event gave us a great look at some of the Iroquois players that aren’t... Read More
Posted 8:26am 11/19/15