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RL Lacrosse Beyond the Walls


Roxbury Latin Lacrosse alumni continue their stellar athletic performance beyond the school walls. Former players contribute to several collegiate programs across the nation. 

Tommy von den Benken '16 enters his sophomore year at attack for the Marquette Golden Eagles. He recently scored in his team's win against Detroit Mercy. He was recognized with RL teammate Andrew Song '17 in the New England Lacrosse Journal. Song, a freshman, has already served well in the defensive rotation for Princeton University. Dazzling in a game against mid-Atlantic powerhouse University of Virginia. In that contest, Song cut into his opponent’s scoring area and put away a goal despite a tough loss. Song's performance on defense and offense earned him Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors, the first such accolade in Princeton Men's Lacrosse history.

Other Ivy League players Robert Shaw '14, Chris Rota '16, and Will Weitzel '16 continue to build off of their 2017 seasons. Shaw, a standout amongst Ivy goalies, and Rota, now a sophomore, expect to contribute to Harvard Crimson's 2018 campaign. Weitzel will battle for Yale University’s Bulldogs this year after cementing himself as a foundational prospect for the program last spring. Elsewhere, Sean Lowrie '15 continues to make strides for Duke University's Blue Devils as he starts his junior season. He was featured on the New England Lacrosse Journal this winter and started his season with two goals in a win against Air Force. 

On and off the field several other RL Lacrosse men have upheld the School’s lacrosse tradition proudly at the college level, including Parker Kent '16, Jack Ricciuti '17, Isaac Krier '14, and Connor Braun '16Krier and Braun are members of Haverford's Lacrosse program, one which prides itself on its initiatives with the non-profit Harlem LacrosseKrier, a senior entering his second year as captain, was honored as one of "Haverford's top 15 senior scholar-athletes for accomplishments and as a representative of the many more students who have excelled in both aspects of their college experience."