Mars Hill Welcomes 23-Member Recruiting Class for 2013 – Including Two Floridians

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MARS HILL, N.C.–The Mars Hill College Men’s Lacrosse Program will welcome the largest class in program history this fall with the addition of 23 newcomers.  The list includes Josh Maeda from Bartow and Rodney Young of Gainesville.  Josh played for Summerlin Military Academy (WFLL) and Rodney played at Eastside HS.

Mars Hill is coming off their best season in program history with a record of 11-3 and for the third consecutive year won the Deep South Conference regular season championship. In 2013 the Lions will compete as an independent and will join the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) in its first year sponsoring Men’s Lacrosse in 2014. The 2012 recruiting class is made up of members from 15 different states.

“We are very excited about this incoming group of young men,” said head coach Dave Klarmann. “Their accomplishments on and off the field will be an asset to the Mars Hill College Lacrosse Program for years to come.”

The 2012 recruiting class consists of:

Peter Appenzeller – Broomfield, CO – Monarch
Jackson Ayers – Woodmont, SC – Woodmont
Rashad Brown – Lockport, NY – Genesee CC
Robert Bryant – Lynchburg, VA – E.C. Glass
Tyler Define – Atlanta, GA – Allatoona
Kevin Eskridge – St. Louis, MO – St. John Vianney
Cody Garcia – Houston, TX – Clear Lake
Scott Goldcott – Raleigh, NC – Ravenscroft School
Matthew Gutierrez – Fair Oaks, CA – Bella Vista
Brian Hall – Houston, TX – Clear Lake
Garrett Hargis – Nashville, TN – Brentwood
Kevin Kolipinski – Allentown, PA – Mercyhurst Northeast
Tanner Leach – Smithsburg, MD – Smithsburg
Josh Maeda – Bartow, FL – Summerlin Military Academy
Hunter Maggs – Mayfield Heights, OH – East Lake
Joe Masterpol – Marcellus, NY – Marcellus
Connor McGillicuddy – Falls Church, VA – JEB Stuart
Robert Peterson – Clarkston, MI – Clarkston
Darian Richardson – Atlanta, GA – Wheeler
Will Scott – Mooresville, NC – Lake Norman
Andrew Seip – Schnecksville, PA – Parkland
Dimitri Vouvoudakis – Hicksville, NY – Hicksville
Rodney Young – Gainesville, FL – Eastside