Cathy Reese

High school lacrosse players are adjusting to NCAA recruiting rule change

High school lacrosse players are adjusting to NCAA recruiting rule change

As Eloise Clevenger and Kennedy Williamson left the field Thursday at the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse underclass tournament, the two Baltimore Girls’ Command Division players greeted friends and family members.

But the rising high school sophomores, who committed to Maryland last October for the Class of 2020, couldn’t acknowledge everyone who had come to see them play.

The NCAA changed its policy in April to prohibit college lacrosse coaches from contacting prospective student athletes before Sept. 1 of their junior years, so Clevenger and Williamson didn’t acknowledge Maryland coach Cathy Reese, who watched their game at Towson.

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