Quint Kessenich: Newcomers to watch in college lacrosse
The kids are better than all right.
In college lacrosse, freshmen have the opportunity to step right onto the stage and make an impact.
And across the board they are doing just that, from the best teams in the country (Notre Dame) to the worst (Michigan), from the most established (Johns Hopkins) to the newest (Marquette).
Keep an eye on these guys for the next four years:
—By Quint Kessenich, For The Baltimore Sun
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Sam Llinares, attack, Hofstra
Under Armour All-American from Hauppauge, N.Y., on Long Island is a water bug at 5 feet 9, 155 pounds. He has 23 points in nine games for the Pride (6-3). "Sam has a sudden change of direction and can play with both hands," coach Seth Tierney said. "He has a will to be great. He is leading our team in points."