Rams’ Harry Stanton, five Darien players named boys lacrosse All-Americans


Tonight, the world of Connecticut high school boys lacrosse will convene at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington for the presentation of All-State, All-American, Academic All-American honors among other awards for the 2014 Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State banquet. The event is set for 7 p.m. and will also recognize the Darien boys lacrosse team as the 2014 team of the year.

Five members of the Blue Wave squad, Peter Lindley, Phil Huffard, Mark Evanchick, Kyle Cornell and Harry Gillespie, have been announced as All-Americans, in addition to New Canaan’s Harry Stanton. Multiple players from both schools were also named to the All-State teams, including all of the aforementioned All-Americans.

2014 All-State boys lacrosse honorees


Peter Lindley, First team attack*

John Reed, First team attack

Harry Gillespie, First team midfield*

Kyle Cornell, First team midfield*

Ian Burgoyne, Second team midfield

Mark Evanchick, First team defense*

Kyle Gifford, First team defense

Sam Meyjes, Second team defense

Brad McCarthy, First team long-stick

Will Hammernick, First team short-stick

Andrew Pugliese, Second team short-stick

Phill Huffard, First team goalkeeper*

New Canaan

Harry Stanton, First team attack*

Michael Kraus, First team attack

Justin Meichner, First team attack

Cole Turpin, First team midfield

Teddy Bossidy, First team midfield

Kyle Smith, First team midfield

Frank Cognetta, First team defense

David Strupp, First team defense

Seth Neeleman, Second team long-stick

Trent Nader, Second team goalkeeper


* denotes All-American

Andrew Callahan