CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Chris Wojcik '96, The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men's Lacrosse, has announced the nine members of the incoming Harvard men's lacrosse class of 2022: Hayden Cheek, Isaiah Dawson, Zach Hobbes, Ollie Hollo, Tommy Joyce, Nick Loring, Austin Madronic, Jack Schlendorf and Chase Strupp.
"I'm happy to welcome the class of 2022 to campus today as they move into their dorms in Harvard Yard," said Wojcik. "This is an exciting time for our nine freshmen and our program, as they begin their journey as members of the Harvard Lacrosse family. The class is geographically diverse and balanced on each end of the field, and I know the freshmen are eager to get started. Our coaching staff is looking forward to the beginning of our fall season."
The class of 2022 joins a Harvard team that won seven games, including a six-game winning streak from February 24th-March 24th. The nine student-athletes hail from six states throughout the United States and one Canadian province, and can be found below:
Hayden Cheek | Attack | Wellesley, Mass. | Noble and Greenough
Five-year letterwinner …Two-year team captain…Career Independent School League and Noble and Greenough record holder for points (320) … Independent School League Champion (2018)…Two-time ISL honorable mention …Two-time ISL first team …2018 ISL Player of the Year (2018)...2018 Boston Lax All-American…Boston Globe All-Scholastics…Boston Herald All-Scholastics…Graduated with Distinction…Recipient of Shield Award for All-Around Skill and Leadership in Sport …His mother, Charlotte Joslin '90, played lacrosse, hockey and field hockey at Harvard… Brother, Morgan '18, played lacrosse at Harvard … Brother, Watson '20, plays lacrosse at Harvard.
Isaiah Dawson | Midfield | Chula Vista, Calif. | The Bishop's School
No. 19 recruit by Inside Lacrosse … Four-year letterwinner for The Bishop's School … Under Armour All-American … Adrenaline All-American … Two-time US Lacrosse All-American … 2018 Coastal player of the year … Three-time Under Armour Underclass all-tournament team … four-time Union Tribune student-athlete award recipient … No. 4 recruit on Recruiting Rundown … Three-time CIF Division 3 Regional champion … 2018 Academic Athlete of the Year … 2018 Head of School recipient … Four-time honor roll member.
Zach Hobbes | Midfield | Setauket, N.Y. | Ward Melville
Three-year starter at Ward Melville … US Lacrosse All-American … New York State Large School Co-Player of the Year … Warrior/US Lacrosse Northeast Player of the Year … Suffolk County Most Outstanding Player … Two-time N.Y. state champion … Three-time Long Island champion … Three-time county champion … All-county and All-Long Island linebacker … National Honor Society member … Sisters Hannah and Madison play lacrosse at Towson University.
Ollie Hollo | LSM | Bernardsville, N.J. | Deerfield Academy
No. 29 ranked recruit according to Inside Lacrosse … Three-year high school varsity player at Deerfield … 2018 All-New England selection … 2016 league champions … 2015 Maverik Showtime all-star … Won U-19 Vail Shootout with FCA Lacrosse … Captain of Hungarian National Team at 2018 World Lacrosse Championships in Netanya, Israel … Honor Roll student … Also played football and hockey.
Tommy Joyce | Defense | Newton, Mass. | Boston College High School
Four-year letterwinner for Boston College High School … Boston Lacrosse All-American … Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic … 2018 Massachusetts state champions … Three-time Catholic Conference champions … 2014-18 High Honors recipient … His father, Robert '87, and uncle, Thomas '77, played football at Harvard … His cousin, Connor Harrity '18, and sister, Catherine '19, row crew at Harvard … Cousin Kelly Joyce '11 graduated from Harvard … Sisters Caroline and Grace play tennis at Princeton.
Nick Loring | Midfield | Dedham, Mass. | Noble and Greenough
No. 54 ranked recruit according to Inside Lacrosse … Four-year letterwinner for Noble and Greenough School … Under Armour All-American … 2018 US Lacrosse Academic All-American … No. 32 ranked recruit on Recruiting Rundown … Team captain senior year … Won 2018 Independent School League Championship … First-team All-ISL as junior and senior … Second-team All-ISL as sophomore … Brother, George '20, is also a member of Harvard men's lacrosse.
Austin Madronic | Attack | Victoria, British Columbia | Culver Military Academy
No. 70 ranked recruit according to Inside Lacrosse … 2018 Culver Prep Lacrosse MVP … Captain as a senior … Scored 72 goals and tallied 28 assists as a senior … Played Junior A Box with the Victoria Shamrocks … Victoria Jr. Shamrocks Rookie of the Year … Unit Commander and Regimental Aid to the Administration at Culver … Also played football and squash.
Jack Schlendorf | Goalie | Lake Oswego, Ore. | Oregon Episcopal School
Four-year letterwinner and starter for Oregon Episcopal…Two-year captain…Two-time state champion…Two-time U.S All-American…Adrenaline All-American…Under Armour Underclass All-American…Two-time All-State first team…Three-time All-Conference first team…His father, John, played football at St. Mary's College.
Chase Strupp | Defense | New Canaan, Conn. | New Canaan
Four-year letterwinner at New Canaan High School … Captain as a senior … Two-time all-state first team selection … Three-time Connecticut state champion … Four-time High Honor Roll … Brother, David '20, plays lacrosse at Harvard.