Cold Spring Harbor senior, Will Spehr, has committed to play both football and lacrosse at Middlebury College next year. The midfielder from Lloyd Harbor, NY is a member of FLG’s 2021 team and plans to take his talents to Vermont in the fall.
FLG alum, Lauren Crotty a midfielder from Long Beach, NY graduated from Kellenberg High School in 2020. Now, she is preparing to play her first freshman spring season at the University of Scranton. But her freshman year experience has been under unique circumstances. Crotty tells more about what her last lacrosse season looked like and what she can expect for her next one.
FLG’s boy’s 2023 Coach and former midfielder, Tim Holman, graduated from Hofstra in 2010. He now focuses his lacrosse knowledge from the sidelines, coaching both FLG and Holy Trinity High School’s varsity team.
Kathryn Ehrlinger, Island Trees senior, has committed to play women’s lacrosse at Dominican College next fall. Ehrlinger plays goalie for FLG’s 2021 girl’s team and for Island Trees varsity. She says the sport has taught her not only skill, but teamwork and respect. After her junior season was cut short due to coronavirus concerns, Ehrlinger is ready to finish what she started last spring.
Chris Gray graduated from Shoreham Wading River high school in 2017 where he played varsity lacrosse and football. Just last year, Gray transferred from Boston University to the University of North Carolina for his junior season. Unfortunately, Gray’s junior season was prematurely cut short. Despite not being able to fully experience spring lacrosse as a Tar Heel, Gray is looking to make the most of his senior season.
Jessica Volpe is FLG’s newest coaching addition for the girl’s 2028 team. After playing varsity lacrosse and track in high school, Volpe played Division I women’s lacrosse for Stony Brook. SBU has one of the best women’s lacrosse programs in the country. After graduating, Volpe began her professional career in the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League. Now, the America East champion now fills the roll as FLG’s 2028 girl’s coach, and plans to instill skills she learned from legendary coach, Joe Spallina, into her own players.
Farmingdale High School senior midfielder, Thomas Decker, committed to play Division I lacrosse for UAlbany’s Great Danes. Decker has played boy’s varsity lacrosse and football at Farmingdale HS, which has helped elevate his game.
FLG Alumni, Erin Tucker from Centerport, has made waves at Brown University. Since leaving FLG and Harborfields, the Junior goalie started in all 15 games of her rookie campaign. She also started in all seven games of last year’s shortened spring season. Erin was a five-year varsity player at Harborfields high school and also played soccer and basketball. Let’s see what Erin has been up to in her third year at Brown.
FLG’s Boys 2023 Coach Shawn Hennessey highlights the importance of teamwork on his sidelines. Doubling as the Shaker High School coach and a father, Shawn still finds time to coach FLG’s boys, which he says provides development and opportunities for all. He also explains how lacrosse and other sports provided opportunities that academics and personal life couldn’t.
Tess Ferguson, Baldwin High School senior attacker, has committed to play women’s lacrosse for the Ithaca Bombers. Tess has played varsity lacrosse since the eighth grade but unfortunately missed out on her junior season due to coronavirus concerns. Although she wasn’t able to play the breakout season she was prepared for, Tess is ready to make the most of her final season as a Bruin.