July 9, 2008
Providence, RI - Fresh off an Ivy League Championship in 2008 where the Bears posted an 11-3 overall record and a 13th place national ranking, Brown head lacrosse coach Lars Tiffany has announced the Brown recruiting Class of 2012. The talented group of nine players will step onto the Brown campus in the fall, looking to help the Bears repeat as Ivy League Champions.
Brennan Bailey #42
Smithtown, New York
High School Coach: Sean Keenan
3 Varsity Letters, starter in every game for the past 3 years.
2008: Captain, Team MVP, All-County, set single season school record for ground balls 136 and takeaways 110.
2007: All-County; Suffolk County Class A Super-Six Champions 2006, 2007, 2008
2 Varsity Letters, starter in every game for the past 2 years; 2007: Captain, Team MVP, All-County, Academic All-Division, played tight-end and linebacker, also was punter and kicker, Captain of the Suffolk County All-Star Team; 2006: All-Division
Noah Beatty #8
High School Coach: Ned Herter
Career - 4 year starter and led the league in save percentage sophomore, junior, and senior year; Captain Senior year.
2008- All-American, All-ISL, and All-New England
Played in the East-West all New England game; 2007- All-ISL; 2006- All-ISL; ISL Co-Champions freshman and sophomore year.
3 years on varsity.
2 years on varsity.
Parker Brown #35
San Francisco, California
University High School
High School Coach: Matt Mesa
First team all league all four years (BCL); League and section (NCS) leading scorer all four years; All-American junior and senior years; Captain as a junior and senior; Earned 4 letters; Golden Gate Lacrosse League champ all four years. NCS runner up freshman year.
Cross Country --
First team all league (Bay Counties League) freshman and sophomore year; First team all section (North Coast Section) for both years; Individual league champ sophomore year (BCL); League champ both years (BCL). Section champs (NCS) both years.
Two year starter (Jr. and Sr. years); First team all league (BCL) senior year; 2 letters; BCL League champ senior year. NCS runner up both years.
Willie Fix #31
High School Coach: Phil Gash
4 year varsity starter, most improved award freshman year, MVP sophomore, junior, and senior years, all-MAC team sophomore junior and senior years, school groundballs record, school career goals record, captain junior and senior years, Madlax All-Stars team
4-year varsity, 3-year starter, Defensive MVP sophomore year, All-MAC team junior and senior year, captain senior year; Team posted the best record in school history senior year
Non Athletic -
Resselaer Medal, Cum Laude Society
Jason Hardy #13
High School Coach: Ned Herter
Co-Captain of the Lacrosse team ' 08; All ISL (All League) ' 07, ' 08; All New England ' 08; Earned four varsity letters; League Co-Champions ' 05, ' 06
Earned four varsity letters; ISL Eberhart Division Champions ' 06 - ' 07 Season
Earned four varsity letters
Nicholas Laster #39
High School Coach: Eric Bergofsky
2007: Eastern New England Division I All-Region Selection (Attack); Leading goals scored Exeter (29); Exeter Coach's Award Winner for Dedication & Commitment; 2008: All American (Midfield); Eastern New England Division I All-Region selection (Midfield) ; Selected for the East/West New England Division I Prep Senior All-Star game ; Single Season School Record for Goals by a Midfielder at Exeter(47); Offensive Player of the Year (Exeter); (2005; 2006) Varsity Letters in Lacrosse from Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, NC; North Carolina State Championship (2006); Runner-up for State Title (2005); (2007; 2008); Varsity Letters in Lacrosse from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH.
Dan O'Brien #34
High School Coach: Kevin Giblin
2007 Jake Reed Blue Chip Camp; 2007 D.C. Under Armour Underclassman team; Three-year record of 60-4. Played on the #1 team in the country his Sophmore year and the Number 4 team in the country his Junior year; Dean of Students award for Academic and athletic leadership at Georgetown Prep.
Seth Ratner #41
Episcopal School of Dallas
High School Coach: Kevin Barnicle
Transfer from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
MIP Lacrosse 2005; Honorable Mention Face-off Specialist in Texas (SO, JR); All District Face-off Specialist in Texas (SR); All-League, Leadership Award Men's Varsity Soccer (SO); Texas Developmental Offensive MVP (SO); Unsung Hero Award (SR); Eagle Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence (SR); North District Runner Up (04,05); North District Champions (06,07); State Championship Runner up (05,06); State Champions (07).
Varsity Sports -
Lettered in Football, Soccer and Lacrosse for all four years in high school, Captain of lacrosse as a senior, football as a junior and senior, and soccer as a senior.
Rob Schlesinger #40
Noble and Greenough School
High School Coach: Michael Herring
All-American Senior year; All-ISL 3 years; 2nd all-time scorer in school history (240 points); Leading scorer in ISL as a senior (88 points); MVP of New England East-West All Star Game; Senior captain; ISL Champs freshman and sophomore years; 4-year starter
All New England senior year; All-ISL as junior and senior; Senior captain; New England Class B Champs, ISL Champs 9-0 (school record for wins) senior year; New England Class B Co-Champs junior year; started 3 years, lettered 4 years.