Turbos take Gaits 1st Thunder gets Kroneberger


The Detroit Turbos, selecting first, picked the Gait brothers, Gary and Paul, from three-time defending National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I champion Syracuse, as an entry in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League's draft.

The Baltimore Thunder selected Brian Kroneberger from Loyola College in the first round and also drafted Vince Angotti from Cornell, Chris Gunkle from Loyola, Greg Gunning from Johns Hopkins and Joe Bonaci from Syracuse.

Brian Keith from Navy and Tim Hormes from Washington College were selected by the Pittsburgh Bulls in the first round. John Reese of Yale went to the New York Saints, and Tim Soudan of Massachusetts was selected by the Philadelphia Blazers to complete the first round.

The champion Philadelphia Wings did not have a first-round choice but took Andy DeCicco from Rutgers in the second round.

The draft:

Baltimore -- Brian Kroneberger, Loyola; Vince Angotti, Cornell; Chris Gunkle, Loyola; Greg Gunning, Johns Hopkins; Joe Bonaci, Syracuse. Detroit -- Gary and Paul Gait, Syracuse; Brian Lemon, Brock; Jeff Goldberg, N.C. State; Derek Kennan, Ithaca; Mike Sammut, Humber. Pittsburgh -- Tim Hormes, Washington; Brian Keith, Navy; Tom Burt, North Carolina; Bob Martino, Washington; Quint Kessenich, Johns Hopkins; Ed Stephenson, Towson State. New York -- John Reese, Yale; Rich Touhey, Brown; Rob Cogignotto, Massachusetts; Dave Kramer, Harvard; Jeff Reh, Adelphi. New England -- Tim Soudan, Massachusetts; Scott Hiller, Massachusetts; Dave Talmo, New Hampshire; Terry Dodge, Harvard; Steve Lux, Harvard. Philadelphia -- Andy DeCicco, Rutgers; Ted Nichols, Loyola; Tony Pavlik, Loyola; Brian Willard, Maryland.

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