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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Zachary Oliveri, goalie, Massachusetts( Thom Kendall, UMass Athletics / February 10, 2013 )
Redshirt freshman from Long Island is the starter in Amherst. The righty has been stellar and can intuitively flop or drop to a knee to make a spectacular save. UMass (5-4) has dealt with injuries and will make a push for the Colonial Athletic Association automatic qualifier.