2018 Top 25 Preseason DI Rankings: Clams Well Represented

The NCAA DI season is just weeks away from officially starting, and as an organization we keep a close eye on how former Clams do after their playing days with the Clams. The highly anticipated Preseason rankings were released by Inside Lacrosse this past week, revealing the top 25 programs for this upcoming Spring season. With that being said, there are 27 former and current committed Clams that will suit up for these teams this Spring and in the seasons to come. Below is the list of Top 25 teams that have Clam representation.

#1 Duke

Sophomore attackman Joe Manown (La Salle, RI)

Freshman defenseman Josh White (Nobles)

#5 Denver

Senior attackman/midfielder Connor Donahue (Bishop Guertin)

#6 Notre Dame

Senior midfielder Austin Gaiss (Phillips Andover)

Junior midfielder Brooks Tyrrell (Marblehead HS)

#8 Ohio State

Junior attackman Lukas Buckley (Xaverian)

Sophomore defenseman Caleb Mahoney (Rivers)

Sophomore goaltender Josh Kirson (Rivers/Hill)

#9 Syracuse

Committed: 2019 midfielder JJ Levandowski (St. Mark’s/IMG)

#10 University of North Carolina

Senior defenseman Ryan Macri (Govenors)

#16 University of Virginia

Junior defenseman Zach Ambrosino (Taft)

#17 Army

Sophomore midfielder Matt Manown (La Salle, RI)

Committed: 2019 defenseman Ned Lynch (Deerfield)

#18 Brown

Senior defenseman Max Gustafson (Belmont Hill)

Junior midfielder Foster Leboeuf (Phillips Andover)

Sophomore midfielder Will Richardson (Groton)

Committed: 2020 attackman Eric Raguin (Acton-Boxboro HS)

#19 Boston University

Senior attackman Kyle Parsons (Belmont Hill)

Junior attackman/midfielder James Burr (Middlesex)

Committed: 2019 attackman Anthony Forziati (Wakefield HS)

#21 Villanova

Senior attackman Danny Seibel (Belmont Hill)

Junior attackman/midfielder Andrew Gallahue (St. John’s Prep/Taft)

Committed: 2018 attackman Pat Daly (Tabor)

#22 Navy

Committed: 2019 defenseman Johnny Goudreault (Dover-Sherborn)

#23 Princeton

Senior midfielder Drew O’Connell (St. John’s Prep)

#25 Bryant

Senior defenseman Ty Martz (Beverly HS)

Sophomore attackman Alex Parent (Central Catholic)