Via press release:
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s lacrosse head coach John Paul has announced the addition of 12 standout prep student-athletes to the 2015 squad on Friday (Nov. 22). The class is highlighted by goalie Tommy Heidt (Greenwich, Conn./Brunswick School), who comes in at No. 39 in the Inside Lacrosse Top 50 Young Gun rankings heading into his senior year. The publication also ranks him as the No. 1 senior goalie in the country.
Others slated to join the Wolverines will be attackman PJ Bogle (Culver, Ind./Culver Military), longstick midfielders Liam Bourke (Ross, Calif./Redwood) and Jackson Kinley (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge), attackmen BJ Mattheiss (Owings Mills, Md./St. Paul’s School) and Sean McCanna (The Woodlands, Calif./The Woodlands), midfielder Parker McKee (Dedham, Mass./Noble & Greenough), long pole Hugh Mosko (Bethesda, Md./Boys Latin), attackmanWill Reynolds (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand/Choate), long pole Eric Smith (Dover, Md./Taft School), and midfielders Shawn Smith (Cross River, N.Y./John Jay-Cross River) and Chase Young (Ambler, Pa./St. Joseph’s Prep).
“Our third Division 1 recruiting class is going to help propel the Michigan program forward as we begin Big Ten play next year,” said Paul. “We’re confident that this class will help us at every position, and we can’t wait to welcome this group to campus.
PJ Bogle – Attack – (Culver, Ind./Culver Military)
Prep … Culver Military Academy (2014) … Member of the Blue Key society and National Society of High School Scholars … Recipient of the Mark Todd Berger Scholarship Award … Gold A Award Recipient … All-Conference as a sophomore … Under Armour underclassman All-American as a sophomore and junior … Committed to University of Michigan as a sophomore … North American Elite League champions as sophomore and junior … Finished junior year ranked No. 5 in the nation and No. 1 in the Midwest … Midwest Select Fall Tournament champions senior year.
Personal … Peter Andrew Bogle Jr. … Son of Peter and Megan Bogle … Father played lacrosse at College of Wooster … One sister, Katie, and one brother, Harry.
Liam Bourke – LSM – (Ross, Calif./Redwood)
Prep … Redwood High School (2014) … Second team All-MCAL Lacrosse as a freshman … First team All-MCAL as a sophomore and junior… Played for Alcatraz Outlaws and Golden State Titans.
Personal … William Everett Bourke … Son of Anthony and Mary Bourke … Father played soccer at University of California, Berkley … Two sisters, Hannah and Sarah.
Jackson Kinley – LSM – (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge)
Prep … Glen Ridge (Glen Ridge, N.J.) (2014) … First team All-Essex County as an offensive midfielder, scoring 22 goals and dishing out 31 assists … First team All-Gibbs Conference … Second team All-Group 1 …. Section North Finalists … Played defensive midfield as a sophomore, scoring seven goals and five assists to go along with 28 ground balls … Won Essex County Tournament … Played varsity lacrosse as a freshman, one of three players on the team to do so … Will captain lacrosse team as a senior … Three-year starter in football, finishing third in the state of New Jersey with 11.5 sacks as a sophomore … Honorable mention all-conference for basketball as a junior … Zebra/Nike Blue Chip, Trilogy lacrosse, Maverik Showtime, Blue Chip 225, Project 9.9., and Top 205 Participant.
Personal … Jackson Brooks Kinley … Son of Guy and Tami Kinley … Father was on the crew team at Princeton … Has two sisters (Caroline, Lily), as well as a brother, Davis … High Honor Roll student.
Tommy Heidt – Goalkeeper – (Greenwich, Conn./Brunswick School)
Prep … Brunswick School (2014) … Played four years varsity lacrosse, was named captain senior year … Ranked 42nd on Inside Lacrosse rankings as a junior … First team US Lacrosse All-American as a junior … First team All-League as a junior … Ranked 39th Top 50 Young Gun senior in Inside Lacrosse Magazine as a senior.
Personal … Thomas Clark Heidt … Son of Doug and Kathy Heidt … Father played football at the University of Maine … Two brothers, Jimmy and Billy, play lacrosse at Dartmouth College.
Hugh Mosko – Defense – (Bethesda, Md./Boys Latin)
Prep … Boy’s Latin School (2014) … Academic Honor Roll Winter/Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 … Selected to play on the Washington D.C. Under Armour Underclassmen All-Star Team as a sophomore … Selected to play on the Baltimore Under Armour Underclassmen All-Star team as a junior … Played varsity lacrosse sophomore and junior year … MIAA League Team Runner Up as junior.
Personal … Hugh Alexander Mosko … Son of Michael and Pam Mosko … Father played lacrosse at the University of Maryland … Four Siblings, Andrew, Maeve, Bliss and Libby … Brother, Andrew, plays lacrosse at the University of Michigan … Sister, Libby, rows at Cornell University.
BJ Mattheiss – Attack – (Owings Mills, Md. /St. Paul’s School)
Prep … St. Paul’s School (2014) … Cum Laude Society Member … Headmaster’s List as freshman, sophomore and junior … Member of the Spanish National Honor Society … Recipient of the Washington and Lee Book Award for Academics, Athletics, and Leadership as a junior … Played varsity soccer all four years and was named captain senior year … Has played three years of lacrosse and is team captain senior year.
Personal … Bryce John Mattheiss … Son of Tanya and Blair Mattheiss … Father played tennis in college … Has one sister, Colbee.
Sean McCanna – Attack – (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands)
Prep … The Woodlands High School (2014) … Three-year varsity lacrosse letterman … Recipient of the Most Valuable player and Outstanding Offensive Player award on junior varsity team as a freshman … Texas Top 99 All-Star, and Adrenaline High Rollers All Star as a sophomore … Texas High School Lacrosse League South District All-District second team as sophomore … Denver Shootout All-Star and King of the Hill All-Star as sophomore and junior … Lettered in varsity football junior year … Texas High School Lacrosse All-American as junior … Texas High School Lacrosse League Division I South District All-State as junior … Texas High School Lacrosse South District Most Value Player and The Woodlands High School Most Valuable Player as junior
Personal … Sean William McCanna … Son of Patrick and Carey McCanna … Father played baseball at Central Michigan University … Has two brothers, Brendan and Kevin, who plays baseball at Rice University.
Parker McKee – Midfield – (Dedham, Mass./Noble & Greenough)
Prep … Noble & Greenough School (2014) … Lacrosse Independent School League (LISL) First team All-League … BostonLax All-ISL Team … LISL Honorable Mention as a sophomore … Two-year letterwinner in soccer … Noble & Greenough Lacrosse Arnold Bowl Recipient … Team captain in both lacrosse & soccer … Top Gun Fighting Clams … Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip … All-Star Philly Showcase 2011-12.
Personal … Father played soccer at University of California, Berkley … Two sisters, Hannah and Sarah.
Will Reynolds – Attack – (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand/Choate)
Prep … Daniel Hand High School (2013) … Currently a post-graduate student at Choate Rosemary Hall (2014) … Four years on the Honor Roll … JV lacrosse MVP as a freshman … Play varsity football junior year and won Class L state championship … Member of the CT Super Junior All-Star Team … Three years varsity lacrosse and named captain senior year … First team all conference and New Haven All-Area Team junior and senior year … Second team All-State junior year and first team All-State senior year … Member of the Hartford Courant First team senior year … Daniel Hand High School Lacrosse Player of the Year senior year.
Personal … William Toll Reynolds … Son of Jeff and Joanne Reynolds … Has three siblings, Chase, Brynn, and Carter, who plays lacrosse at Trinity College.
Eric Smith – Defense – (Dover, Ma./Taft School)
Prep … Taft School (2014) … Member of the Swedish National Lacrosse team … Captain of the 2014 Taft Lacrosse team … TC Jamboree, Brine Shootout, Top 205 Rising Junior participant … Also played linebacker/defensive end on the football team.
Personal … Eric Carl Johan Smith … Son of Dickson and Monica Smith … Sister, Elisabeth and brother, Dickson, who plays lacrosse at University of Virginia.
Shawn Smith – Midfield – (Cross River, N.Y./John Jay)
Prep … John Jay (2014) … All-New York Section I Class B as a junior … All-Section as a junior … All-league, all-section honorable mention as a sophomore … Lettered in lacrosse as a freshman … Also a standout hockey player, earning Section I Division II Player of the Year, MSG Player of the Year, MSG Varsity All-Tristate second team, and all-league, all-section honors as a junior and sophomore … Prime Time Lacrosse, King of the Hill, Battle of the Hotbets, Jake Reed’s Nike Blue Chip, Maverik Showtime participant.
Personal … Shawn Robert Smith … Son of Robert and Laura Smith … Mother played soccer at Boston College … Has two sisters, Kaitlyn and Tory … National Honor Society & Spanish National Honor Society member.
Chase Young – Midfield – (Ambler, Pa./St. Joseph’s Prep)
Prep … Saint Joseph’s Preparatory High School (2014) … Academic Second Honors 2011-2013 … Recipient of the Bakari Freshman of the Year award, Bakari Academic Honorable Mention, and National Latin Exam Award in 2011 … Nike Blue Chip All Star and Big 4 All-Star as a freshman … Member of the Philly Showcase Gait Fab 40 as a freshman … Philadelphia District 12 Catholic League champions as a freshman … Pennsylvania State Championship finalist as a freshman … Third team All-Catholic as a senior … Tri-State national champions and Champ Camp national champions his senior year.
Personal … Chase Alexander Young … Son of Donovan and Robin Young … Has a brother (Jordan).
U-M’s 2013 season begins on the road against the Penn State Nittany Lions in a matchup with Creators Trophy implications on the line on Saturday, Feb. 8, in State College, Pa. Michigan’s first home game of the season will take place inside Oosterbaan Field House on Friday, Feb. 14, against the Mercer Bears at 7 p.m.