Lacrosse (Boys)


Tom Coyne- Head Coach

Luke Harbottle

Stephen Fijor

Junior Varsity:

Andrew Zimmerman

Freshman/ Sophomore:

Pierceson Mapes

Gerry Freaney

Friends of York Lacrosse Newsletters








Dukes All Time Records:

2009: 11-8. (2-2 in conference)

2010: 9-11. (0-5)

2011: 8-11-1. (0-5)

2012: 14-9. (2-4)

2013: 12-7. (3-5)

2014: 18-4. (8-2)

2015: 16-4. (8-1)

2016: 14-5. (5-0)

2017: 15-5. (4-1)

2018: 11-11-1. (3-2)

2019: 16-8. (3-2)

2020: 0-0

2021: 20-2. (10-0) 3rd in State

2022:  17-4. (6-0)

All Time Conference Records:

Vs. Lyons Township 10-9

Vs. Hinsdale Central 9-8

Vs. Glenbard West 12-12

Vs. Downers Grove 12-0

Vs. Oak Park River Forest 16-3




Get updates on everything York Lacrosse on Twitter. Follow @YorkDukesLax


Josh Elmore '10 - Judson University

Mike Brunke '10 - Western Michigan University

Pat Sheehan '12 - University of Kansas

Lorenzo Munoz '12 - Marquette University

Tommy Madden '12- Marquette University

Austin Kliebhan '13 - University of Iowa

Alex Montesantos '13 - Marquette University

Liam Gaughan '14 - Indiana University

James Rogers '14 - University of Dayton

Matt Arnieri '14 - Purdue University

Grayson Zubradt 15' - Hood College

Lee Whorwell 15' - Augustana College

Sam Rivera 15' - Depauw University

Tommy Angelos 16' -Augustana College

Cam Debrotka 16' -Wittenberg University

Bryant Moritz 16'- Creighton University

Ian Moles 16' -Monmouth College

Quinn Gaughan 16' -Carnegie Mellon University

Grant Zielke 16' -University of Nebraska

Jack Buckley 16' -Siena College

Bryant Moritz 16'- Creighton 

Sam Rasnic 16'- University of Illinois

Matteo Grujic 16'- Marquette University

Tom Sieracki 16'- Marquette University

Nick Thomas 17'- Monmouth College

Matt Colagrossi 17'- Monmouth College

Pierceson Mapes 17'- Augustana University

Steve Robertson 17'- Augustana University

Jack Redick 17'- College of Wooster

Gavin Vandenberg 17'- Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cory Jaeger 17'- Michigan State University

Bob Robertson 17'-    Augustana University

Matt Anderson 18'- University of Southern California

Mark Schneeloch 18'- Wittenberg University

Joe Chornij 18'- University of Illinois

Sam Toreja 18' - University of Illinois

Joey Cornell 19'- Johnson and Wales University

Sam Walsh 19'- Merrimack College

Gavin Rieger 20'- North Central College

Peter Budzinski 20'- North Central College

Anthony Flores 21'- Otterbein College

Chase McNeill 21'- University of Florida

Josh Temple 21'- Kenyon College

Charlie Toreja 21'- University of Illinois

Ryan Woolfe 21'- Wingate University


Boys lacrosse tryouts are February 26th through the 29th.
Please make sure you register for boys lacrosse and that you have a current physical on file with the Athletic Office. You cannot tryout without a Physical.

Boys Lacrosse will have their final Open gym Wednesday February 21st.  Everyone is welcome to come out and participate in lacrosse in the York Fieldhouse.
Open Gym is Wednesday 2/21 from 6:30-8:30pm in the York Fieldhouse, enter through Door 5. Reach out to Coach Fijor for questions"

-February 23rd    -   Deadline to sign up for Boys lacrosse AND have a valid/current physical on file with the Athletic Office. NO PLAYER CAN TRY OUT FOR LACROSSE WITHOUT SIGNING UP - AND A PHYSICAL

-February 26-March 1      Tryouts for Varsity & Junior Varsity Teams.  First Practices for Freshman. The Freshman will NOT have tryouts. All students are eligible. (“No Cut”)

·         Varsity and Junior Varsity will have tryouts.   There are limited spots on these two rosters. Unfortunately, we will have players who do not make these teams and will not participate in York lacrosse in 2024.

- March 24-March 28 -     Spring Break

IMPORTANT – Varsity players spring break starts March 24 (after our game Saturday March 23rd) and ends Friday March 29th at our 4:00PM practice.  

- May 18 Freshman – Season Ending Jamboree 

-May 21-June 1                  State Playoffs

Winter LeagueCoach Freany has done it again!  Get ready for Winter League at the Westmont Yard!

11/4-12/16 One game every Saturday between 8:00-2:00pm. No game 11/26.

Players should register for Varsity-York.

New Wave Winter League Information and sign up here. 

Off season team liftingOffseason Lifting for all out of season Lax players.

Lifts will be Tuesday-Thursday after school in the York Fitness Center.

Lifting Days: 11/2, 11/7, 11/9, 11/14, 11/16, 11/21, 11/28, 11/30, 12/5, 12/7, 12/12, 12/14.

This is a team expectation and the season begins now!


The York Dukes are the 2023 Glenbard West/ Marist Lacrosse invitational Champions!



Frosh/Soph Lacrosse Practice: Practices are Mon-Fri 4:00-6:00pm. Bus leaves York at 3:45 and Returns to York at 6:00pm. Equipment storage in South Gym Storage from 7:00-7:25am.

Varsity/ JV-  Practices are Mon-Fri 4:00-6:00pm at Berens Park; Sat 10:00am-Noon. 

Cuts: No cut for freshman team. Depending on numbers, we may cut for JV & Varsity levels.

Tryouts: For JV & Varsity- the first 3 days of the season. No tryouts for Freshman team

Schedule: Practices are Monday-Friday 4-6pm at Berens Park. Saturday practices are in the AM. Games for freshmen are typically around 4 or 4:30 after school, and some Saturday Mornings. JV and Varsity games are in the evenings. Freshman do have the option to be busses to and from York for practice. 

Equipment Needed: Stick, mouth guard, arm pads, gloves, protective cup.

  • York Lacrosse only provides equipment during the season only.
    • Effective January 1, 2022, shoulder pads for boys’ field players must be designed for lacrosse and meet NOCSAE standard ND200. 

Questions? Reach out to Coach Coyne at 

2022 Seniors!

Congrats to the 2022 Dukes!

Conor Selfridge- Wesleyan University

Jeffrey Coglianese- Illinois State University

Colin Richardson- University of Dayton

Tyler Scaro- University of Kentucky

Boe Trainer- University of Kentucky

Wes Trainer- University of South Carolina

Troy Walker- University of South Carolina 

Chris Markuson- University of Iowa

Jack Wagner- Michigan State University

Aidan Wicklow- University of Kentucky

Everett Snyder- Ohio State University

Connor Wall- Michigan State University

Ryder Maston- Swarthmore College

Bruce Duda- Lewis University

Liam Walker- Beloit College

Andon Rieger- Hope College

Will Siegenthaler- Ohio Wesleyan University

EJ Espinosa- College of Holy Cross


Below you will find the 2021 boys lacrosse conference award winners. Special Thank you to photographer Steve Pettorelli  of Pettorelli Photos for creating these great images as well as taking phenomenal photographs of the team all season!

Senior Captain and Midfielder Charlie Toreja

Senior Captain and Midfielder Chase McNeill

Junior Goalie Conor Selfridge

Junior Attackman Drew Kircher

Junior Defenseman EJ Espinosa

Junior Defenseman Everett Snyder

Senior Captain and Defenseman Josh Temple

Sophomore Midfielder Lance McCann

Senior Defensive Midfielder Boyd Puckett

Senior Attackman Ryan Woolfe

Junior Attackman Ryder Maston

Junior Long Stick Midfielder Troy Walker

York Boys' Lacrosse Incoming 8th Grade Welcome!!

York Boys Lacrosse Program Information 

York Boys Lacrosse Program Video

Thank you 2020 Seniors!

Congratulations to the 2019 seniors!

2019 Defenseman Sam Walsh named US Lacrosse All American

Senior captain Sam Walsh was honored as the first All-State and US-Lacrosse All- American player. Sam will study and play lacrosse at Division I Merrimack College in Massachusetts.




2015, 2016, 2017, 2021


2012 (IHSLA; B division. runner up)

2021 (3rd place in State)

Super Sectional ChampionshipS


Sectional ChampionshipS



2010 (B division)

2013 (B division)

2016 (A division)


2011 (B division)

2015 (A division)

2017 (A division)



All American   2nd Team All Conference year
Sam Walsh 2019 John Grubbs- Attack 2009
All State   John Grubbs- Attack 2010
Sam Walsh 2019 Andrew Lockhart- Defense 2010

Academic All American

year Austin Kliebhan- Attack 2012
Kenny Sidoryk 2016 Pat Sheehan- Midfield 2012
Gavin Vandenberg 2017 James Rogers- Defense 2013
Charlie Toreja 2021 James Roger- D 2014
1st Team All-Conference year Sam Kuhn- D 2014
Evan Mack- Defense 2011 Matt Arnieri- G 2014
Evan Mack- Defense 2012 Cam Debrotka- D 2015
Austin Kliebhan- Attack 2013 Jack Buckley- A 2015
Brian O'Malley- Midfield 2013 Frank Turk- LSM 2015
Liam Gaughan- D 2014 Sam Rasnic- D 2016
Grayson Zubradt- A 2014 Grant Zielke- A 2016
George Frolik- M 2014 Jack Redick- M 2017
Sam Kuhn- D 2015 Mark Schneeloch- D 2017
Lee Whorwell- A 2015 David Leonard- A 2018
Grayson Zubradt- A 2015 Joe Chornij- M 2018
George Frolik- M 2015 Sam Toreja- FO 2018
Tommy Angelos- G 2016 Mitch Holmes- M 2019
Cam Debrotka- D 2016 Wil Owens- M/D 2019
Matteo Gruijic- LSM 2016    
Quinn Gaughan- M 2016 All Conference Honorable Mention year
Jack Buckely- A 2016 Josh Elmore- Attack 2009
David Leonard- A 2017 Jake Kruetzer- Defense 2009
Gavin Vandenberg- A 2017 Connor McDonnell- Midfield 2011
Pierceson Mapes- D 2017 Tony Kuhn- Goalie 2012
Artie Renier- G 2018 Joe Hlavacek- Defense 2012
Sam Walsh- D 2018 Jack Lesniewski- Attack 2013
Joey Cornell- G 2019 Matt Arnieri- Goalie 2013
Sam Walsh- D 2019 Sam Rivera- M 2015
Harrison Proud- A 2019 Tommy Angelos- G 2015
Ryder Maston- A 2021    
Josh Temple- D 2021    
Charlie Toreja- M 2021    
Sportsmanship Award year Kenny Sidoryk- M 2016
Connor Kopp 2012 Artie Renier- G 2017
Christian Ahern 2013 Nick Thomas- LSM 2017
Luke Babbe 2013 Steve Robertson- A 2017
Sam Rivera 2014 Cory Jaeger- FO 2017
Sam Rivera 2015 Sam Becton- M 2018
Ian Moles 2016 Mark Schneeloch- D 2018
Louis Gianneschi 2017 Matt Aniekiej- D 2019
Matt Anderson/Sonny Alfini 2018 Aidan Gaughan- M 2019
Brendan Feeney 2019 Joe Guerino- FO 2019
MVP year Ryder Maston- A 2019
Connor McDonnell 2011 Most Improved year
Brian O'Malley 2012 Frank Turk 2015
Brian O'Malley 2013 Gavin Vandenberg 2016
Liam Gaughan 2014 Jack Redick 2017
George Frolik 2015 Sam Becton 2018
Bryant Moritz 2016 Wil Owens  2019
Cory Jaeger 2017 Hard Hat year
David Leonard 2018 Artie Renier 2018
Joey Cornell 2019 Sam Walsh  2019