Ravens Men’s Lacrosse Recruits Gearing Up for Inaugural Season

08/15/2011 10:33

ROSEMONT, Pa. – The first year of Rosemont’s Men’s Lacrosse program is seven months away, but some of the team’s student-athletes who will be playing for the Raven’s inaugural team are already known.

Junior Thomas Dugan (Defenseman), a History major from Upper Darby, Pa. played lacrosse at Upper Darby High School. While at Upper Darby, Dugan was an outstanding wrestler, earning Honorable Mention, All-Delco in both his junior and senior years. Dugan also earned the Outstanding Lineman award for the Royals Football team. At Rosemont, Dugan followed in the footsteps of his sisters who are both alumni. He has competed for Coach Rob Thomas’ golf team and was recently named the first Captain of the Rosemont Men’s Lacrosse team for the 2011-2012 year.

Incoming freshman will play a key role as the Rosemont program begins building this season. Four of these freshman will be on the squad in 2012.

Austin Molocznik (Midfield/Attack) hails from Medford Lakes, NJ, where he graduated from Shawnee High School. Molocznik played for Coach Tim Gushue in a 2011 season where his team finished with a 17-5 record before falling in the NJSIAA Group III playoffs.

Michael Manning (Attack) comes to Rosemont from East Brunswick, NJ. Manning graduated from East Brunswick High School under Head Coach Matt Sevarino. Manning was team captain in his senior year, scoring five goals and tallying four assists.

Dean Grisoff (Midfielder/Face-Off Specialist) claims Voorhees, NJ as his home. Grisoff graduated in 2011 from Eastern Regional High School after contributing to a very successful 11-8 record in his senior year. His team earned a berth in the NJSIAA Group IV playoffs. Under Head Coach Steve Picot, he amassed career statistics of 14 goals, four assists and 81 ground balls, despite missing his Junior campaign due to an injury. Grisoff also played football and baseball.

Justin Regan (Attackman) graduated in 2011 from Hillsborough High School in New Jersey where he played for Head Coach Mark Wilson. In his senior campaign he contributed four goals and two assists for the most successful lacrosse team in Hillsborough’s history. Hillsborough finished the 2011 season with a 13-5 record, reaching the NJSIAA Group IV Semifinals and a final Laxpower ranking of 15 in New Jersey.