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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Steve Pontrello, midfield, North Carolina( JEFFREY A. CAMARATI, UNC Athletics / March 13, 2013 )
The Tar Heels have won three in a row and host Hopkins on Saturday at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Pontrello has been running with their top group. "Steve is a dynamic dodger, explosive and fast," coach Joe Breschi said. "He has [skills with] both hands and averages seven double teams per game, which leads our midfielders."