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Summit Society MVP & Sportsmanship Winners 2018

2018 Scholastic


Jack Sawyer

MVP – Boys 2019-2020 Summit Division

Team:        FCA Lacrosse National HS Team
Hometown:    Baltimore, MD
Grad year:    Class of 2019
Years at LP:    2nd year 
Highlight:    Playing for Coach Brent Hiken


B.J. Burlace

Sportsmanship Award – Boys 2019-2020 Summit Division

Team:        Sweetlax National 2019
Hometown:    Annapolis, MD
Grad year:    Class of 2019
Years at LP:    3rd year 
Highlight:    Just being with all the guys


Nick Pecora

MVP – Boys 2019-2020 Gold Champions

Team:       Rising Gators
Hometown:    Congers, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2020
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    Going out for food with friends after games


Austin Holley

Sportsmanship Award – Boys 2019-2020 Gold Runner-up


Team:       Coldbrook Laxers
Hometown:    Hilton, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2020
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    The atmosphere and scenery


Pat Murad

MVP – Boys 2019-2020 Silver Division

Team:        Jamesville Dewitt Red Rams
Hometown:    Dewitt, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2019
Years at LP:    3rd year 
Highlight:    Being able to hang out in town with the kids you played with and against


Logan Callahan

Sportsmanship Award – Boys 2019-2020 Silver Division

Team:        Corning Gaffers
Hometown:    Victor, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2021
Years at LP:    3rd year 
Highlight:    Hanging out at the lake


Alec Vacarro

MVP – Boys 15U 2021-2022 Gold Division Champions

Team:        FCA Lacrosse 2021 Elite
Hometown:    Chicago, IL
Grad year:    Class of 2021
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    The scenery - you can't ask for a better setting to play lacrosse


Maui Wilhelm

Sportsmanship Award – Boys 15U 2021-2022 Gold Division Runner-Up

Team:        Sweetlax National Team 2021
Hometown:    Jacksonville, FL
Grad year:    Class of 2021
Years at LP:    2nd year
Highlight:    Mirror Lake


Matt Burnam

MVP – Boys 15U 2021-2022 Silver Division Champions

Team:       Orange Crush '22
Hometown:    Manlius, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2022
Years at LP:    4th year
Highlight:    The town - and Mirror Lake


Max Willix

Sportsmanship Award – Boys 15U 2021-2022 Silver Division Runner-Up

Team:       Blaze 2021
Hometown:    Bloomfield, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2021
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    All the ponds and streams


Grace Callahan

MVP – Girls 14U 2022-2023 Champions

Team:       Monster
Hometown:    Victor, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2022
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    Cliff jumping


Maggie Ramsay

Sportsmanship Award – Girls 14U 2022-2023 Runner-Up

Team:       FCA
Hometown:    Darien, CT
Grad year:    Class of 2022
Years at LP:    2nd year
Highlight:    The view - and cliff jumping


Jamie Lasda

MVP – Girls 2019-2021 Champions

Team:       Salt City 2020
Hometown:    Ithaca, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2020
Years at LP:    4th year
Highlight:    The beautiful surroundings & scenery


Morgan Schwab

Sportsmanship Award – Girls 2019-2021 Runner-Up

Team:       Monster Blue
Hometown:    Fairport, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2020
Years at LP:    3rd year
Highlight:    Fun place to be with my teammates


Kristen Shanahan

MVP – Girls 2018-2021 Northstar Champions


Team:       Golden Domers
Hometown:    Holbrook, NY
Grad year:    Class of 2020
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    Being around my teammates


Johanna Kingsfield

Sportsmanship Award – Girls 2018-2021 Northstar Runner-Up

Team:      Cats
Hometown:    Chicago, IL
Grad year:    Class of 2019
Years at LP:    1st year
Highlight:    Playing in the mountains - it's so beautiful


2018 Adult


Tom Gaggin

MVP – Mens 60+ Champions

Team:      Cloudsplitter 60+
Hometown:   Fayetteville, NY
Age: 68
Years at LP:    25
Highlight:    Seeing all the guys...and just great lacrosse.


Evan Vosburgh

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 60+ Runner-up

Team:      Eldest Statesmen
Hometown:    New York City, NY
Age: 63
Years at LP:    6
Highlight:    Everything is so beautiful


Gary Hanley

MVP – Mens 55+ Champions

Team:      Team Harley
Hometown:    Baltimore, MD
Age: 59
Years at LP:    16
Highlight:    The best tournament anywhere...incredible talent and a great town.


Chris Vachris

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 55+ Runner-up

Team:      Cloudsplitters 55+
Hometown:    Setauket, NY
Age: 55
Years at LP:    12
Highlight:    Seeing old friends and making new ones...I just love playing the game that brings us all together


Bill Naslonski

MVP – Mens 50+ Champions

Team:      Patriot 50+
Hometown:    Mahwah, NJ
Age: 57
Years at LP:    28
Highlight:    The camaraderie - just getting together with all the guys


Mike Murphy

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 50+ Runner-up

Team:      Smokey Joes Quakers 50+
Hometown:    Philadelphia, PA
Age: 50
Years at LP:    9
Highlight:    The people


Jim Loffredo

Co-MVP – Mens 45+ Gold Champions

Team:     Brown State
Hometown:    Charrlottesville, VA
College/year: OWU, '95
Years at LP:    16
Highlight:    Getting together with friends - from childhood to college

Matt Herold

Co-MVP – Mens 45+ Gold Champions

Team:     Brown State
Hometown:    Lutherville, MD
College/year:  Maryland, '91
Years at LP:    2
Highlight:    The weather, the scenery, the guys - and the best tournament around!


Joe Carrello

Sportsmanship Award– Mens 45+ Gold Runner-up


Team:     Team Long Island

Hometown: Huntington, NY

College/Year: Hofstra '91

Yrs at LP: 2

Highlight: I love everything about Lake Placid; it will soon be a family event.  My daughter and son will also be playing next year - and for the next 30 years!   


Dave Smith

MVP – Mens 45+ Silver Champions

Team:      Checkmate
Hometown:    Potomac Falls, VA
College/year: University of Virginia, '89
Years at LP:    6
Highlight:    The mountains and the scenery


Keith Askenas

Sportsmanship Award– Mens 45+ Silver Runner-up

Team:      Denison
Hometown:    Reistertown, MD
College/year: University of Maryland, '86
Years at LP:    10
Highlight:    The people, and the camaraderie


Joe Brock

MVP – Mens 40+ Champions

Team:      Port Jefferson Sports
Hometown:    East Islip, NY
College/year: NY Tech, '97
Years at LP:    5
Highlight:    Great family atmosphere, and the best tournament in the country


Jamie Blalock

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 40+ Runner-up

Team:      TROG
Hometown:    Rumson, NJ
College/year: University of Delaware, '95
Years at LP:    10
Highlight:    Hanging with all my TROG brothers


Craig Miller

Co-MVP – Mens 35+ Champions


Team:      Cro-Art Nation
Hometown:    Tampa, FL
College/year: University of Florida, '05
Years at LP:    2
Highlight:    The competition, and the brotherhood


Chris Vallone

Co-MVP – Mens 35+ Champions


Team:      Cro-Art Nation
Hometown:    Boston, MA
College/year: RIT, '02
Years at LP:    10+
Highlight:    Scoring goals, drinking beers, and winning championships


Peter Vlahakis

MVP – Mens 30+ Champions


Team:      Motive Pure
Hometown:    West Hartford, CT
College/year: Fairfield, '04
Years at LP:    3
Highlight:    The people, the team...Team Motive Pure is the most awesome group of people


Ryan Joss

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 30+ Runner-up


Team:      Room 2 Smile
Hometown:    Cicero, NY
College/year: Lemoyne
Years at LP:    4
Highlight:    Spending time with family and friends, playing the game we all love


Sarah Queener

MVP – Womens 30+ Champions

Team:     Laxified
Hometown:   Claremont, CA
College/year: Yale, '03
Years at LP:   Almost all of them!
Highlight:   Coming up to play with family and friends


Ally Kennedy

MVP – Womens 18+ Silver Champions

Team:     Brew's Your Daddy
Hometown:   North Babylon, NY
College/year:  Stony Brook, '20
Years at LP:   1
Highlight:   The people I've met


Julia Michaels

Sportsmanship – Womens 18+ Silver Runner-up

Team:     Wayne Sporting Goods
Hometown:   Mt. Sinai, NY
College/year:  Villanova '18
Years at LP:   2
Highlight:   Every person here shares the same passion for lacrosse!


Allie Pavinelli

MVP – Womens 18+ Gold Champions

Team:     Team HLA
Hometown:   Northport, NY
College/year:  University of Florida, '18
Years at LP:   3
Highlight:  It's the best weekend of the summer - we have a good time off the field and we end up winning a championship!


Marisa DiVietro

Sportsmanship Award – Womens 18+ Gold Runner-up

Team:     BIGLax - YOLO
Hometown:   Niskayuna, NY
College/year:  UNC, '20
Years at LP:   Since 6th grade
Highlight:  The great people


T.D Ierlan

MVP – Mens 18+ Gold

Team:     Bankers Healthcare Group
Hometown:   Victor, NY
College/year:  Yale, '20
Years at LP:   5-6 years
Highlight:  Seeing all the guys again - it's one big reunion


Forry Smith

Sportsmanship – Mens 18+ Gold Runner-up

Team:     Mesa Fresh
Hometown:   Philadelphia, PA
College/year:  Johns Hopkins '20
Years at LP:  6-7 years
Highlight:  It's laid back, it's fun hanging out, and it's great lacrosse environment


Noah Fossner

MVP – Mens 18+ Silver Champions

Team:     R2D26
Hometown:   Wilmington, DE
College/year:  University of Delaware '11
Years at LP:  11
Highlight:  This brings our Niskayuna families together every year


Theodore Ottens

Sportsmanship Award – Mens 18+ Silver Runner-up

Team:    Cranx
Hometown:   Wilton, CT
College/year:  Brown
Years at LP:  1
Highlight:  The lacrosse is awesome. There's great competition, great people, and it's such a beautiful place!