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Thunder commits three more 2019 players

The Thunder Nation congratulates 2019 players Cooper Higgins (middie '19), Charlie Higgins (goalie '19) and Eli Ensor (middie '19) on their verbal commitments.  

We look forward to watching these players develop in their high school careers and are very proud to call them Thunder players both by their play on the field and their actions off the field.


 
Cooper Higgins, a sophomore Lovett, plans to play for Andy Copeland and the the Stags of Fairfield University.  He will join his brother Charlie at Fairfield who won a share of the 2016 CAA regular season crown for the third year in a row.  Charlie Higgins, a sophomore from Lovett, plans to play for Coach Andy Copeland and the Stags of Fairfield.  Charlie will joins his brother Cooper at Fairfield who in 2016 had the 8th most difficult schedule in the country and finished the year 9-8 and 4-1 in CAA.  Eli Ensor, a sophomore from Lassiter High School, plans to play for Coach Sowell and the Navy Midshipmen.  Eli is the 6th commit from 2019 and will follow in his father's footsteps attending an Academy as Eli's father is an Air Force graduate.  Navy made it to the NCAA quarterfinals in 2016 falling to Brown 11-10.

 

 


by posted 12/04/2016
Thunder 2018 Prossor and McCormick commit to Mercer University

The Thunder Nation congratulates players John McCormick ('18) and Colvin Prosser ('18) from Lassiter HS on their commitments to play college lacrosse.  

Colvin Prosser has committed to play for coach Hannan at Mercer University.  Colvin is another in a strong class of Lassiter players to commit to play DI lacrosse.  Colvin and fellow teammate John McCormick will join 2017 Thunder player and Mercer commit Trey Robinson from Fellowship Christian to play for the Bears.

John McCormack has committed to play lacrosse for the Mercer Bears and Coach Hannan as a 2018 commit.  John will be yet another key member of what looks to be a State Championship caliber team over the next few years for Lassiter.  We look forward to following John and Colvin over the next 2 years locally at Lassiter and then at Mercer after graduation. 

 

 


by posted 12/03/2016
Thunder Commits

The Thunder Nation congratulates players Colin Gutzmer (defender '18), Jack Neill (midfielder '19) and Eric Malever (attack '20) on their verbal commitments this week.  

We look forward to watching these players develop in their high school careers and are very proud to call them Thunder players both by their play on the field and their actions off the field.

Colin Gutzmer, a rising junior from Westminster, plans to play for Coach Meade and the the Paladins of Furman University.  He will join Thunder players Sage Reith ('17) and Bailey Taylor('17) at Furman the fall of 2018  .  Jack Neill, a rising sophomore from Pace Academy, plans to play for Coach Rogalksi and the Leopards of Lafayette.  Jack will join 2015 Trip Wray at this outstanding collegiate institution.  Eric Malever, a rising freshman from Woodward Academy, plans to play for Coach Tillman and the Terrapins at the University of Maryland.  Eric is the state of Georgia's first 2020 commit and he will be joining Thunder player Peyton Bogard ('17) in a few years .

 


by posted 11/01/2016
Thunder commits two more players, Corby and MacLeod

The Thunder Nation congratulates players Adam Corby ('17 defender) from Pope HS and Cade MacLeod ('19 attack) from Roswell HS on their commitments to play college lacrosse.  

 Adam Corby a senior from Pope High School plans to play for Coach Peluso and the Ducks of Stevens Institute of Technology.  Corby is the 14th player from the 2017 Thunder class to commit to play collegiate lacrosse. Cade MacLeod, a sophomore from Roswell High School, commits to play for Coach Warne and the Hoyas of Georgetown University.  Cade is Thunder's first commit from Georgia to play for Georgetown.

 


by posted 08/21/2016
Ryan Commits to Tampa & Hudson Commits to Washington and Lee

The Thunder Nation congratulates players Michael Ryan ('16 midfielder) from Northview HS and Austin Hudson ('17 attack) from Gilman on their commitments to play college lacrosse.  

 Michael Ryan plans to play for Coach Whipple and the Spartans of the University of Tampa.  Ryan is the 13th player from the 2016 class, joining teammates committed to play for University of the South, Loyola, University of Delaware, Limestone, Piedmont, Robert Morris, Holy Cross, High Point, Washington and Lee and Duke.  Congratulations Michael we look forward to following your college career. Austin Hudson, a rising senior originally from Westminster, but a year ago transferring to Gilman, commits to play for Coach McCabe and the Generals of Washington and Lee University.  Austin joins Thunder 2015 players Josh Dolan and Collins Speed, as well as Nicholas Rodman, class of 2016.  Also, congratulations to Coach Hudson and both boys who played for team England this summer.

 


by posted 07/24/2016
2017 Wrap up Thunder Careers in Vail

Our Thunder 2017's went out in style playing in the Vail Shootout in Vail, Colorado. Great lacrosse, fly fishing, white water rafting and good times were had by all. Many of these boys have been playing together with Thunder for over five years.  We are so thankful and proud of these players because of their contribution to the game, their impact on the growth of the Thunder organization and for the mature responsible young men they have become.  We look for big things from these boys in their final year of high school and beyond.

Also, a special thank you to Coach Mike Rabbit and Coach Nate Young for their leadership, coaching, and dedication to this team.

With the retirement of the 2017 team also comes the retirement of two of the most selfless and influential volunteers in the Thunder program.  Our team mom and manger for 2017, Shaun McCarthy  and our Twitter administrator, Jim Perry.  We can not thank them enough for their leadership and selfless generosity of their time.  They both had not only a profound impact on their team but the entire Thunder program.  

Jim started our first Thunder twitter and has tweeted 1,480 tweets over the past several years with almost 1100 current followers which include numerous college coaches and lacrosse organizations.  

Shaun created the template and standard for managing a team that all our team moms/managers now follow.  

You will both be sorely missed - Shaun and Jim, your Thunder family will be forever grateful.  


by posted 07/20/2016
Thunder Academic All Americans 2016

While we celebrate our players accomplishments on the field success in the class room is even more important and noteworthy.  Please join us in congratulating our Academic All Americans for 2016.  These players are in an elite group who have excelled at the highest level both on the field and in the class room.

 

Thunder 2016 High School ACADEMIC All Americans

 
Conrad McEvoy – Attack
John Farley – Midfield
Ryan Heinrichs – Defense
 

 


by posted 05/22/2016
Thunder Fall News

The Thunder family has much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.  We are coming off our most successful fall in the history of the program.  Through the month of November, our 2017-2019 players had opportunities to compete in some of the best fall individual and team showcases offered in the country.  And though just nine years old and comprised of players from outside a traditional “hotbed” for lacrosse, Thunder was one of twelve top level club teams nationwide selected to participate at the National Lacrosse Federation’s Fall Frosh event held on November 1st at Boys’ Latin in Baltimore, MD.  The invitation simply confirms what we’ve heard from other program administrators around the country, that Thunder Lacrosse produces players and teams capable of competing with the top travel programs in the nation.

This fall our Thunder players continued to grow the legacy of Thunder lacrosse and show that Georgia lacrosse is no longer a niche market, but a solid feeding ground for top talent.  In the twenty four games played in Maryland and Pennsylvania through November, our Thunder high school teams won or were extremely competitive in all of them.  We had four 2019 players selected at the Philly Showcase for the All Star game, more than every other travel program except one.  Evidence of our growing success was on display as college coaches from all over the country lined up along the sidelines to take notes on our 2019 players.   While our 2017s and 2018s continue to turn heads, play well and add commits, the serious recruiting pursuit of many of our 2019s shows that we have arrived at the level of the best hotbeds in the country.  Our 2017 currently have eleven committed players and that number will continue to grow as national signing day for that class approaches.

Also in November, our Thunder 2020s (eighth grade) played in the Southside Holiday Classic.  The Peachtree City tournament included all of the top travel programs from Georgia and the 2020 bracket offered the best collection of teams that we’ve ever seen assembled at a local event including programs from as far north as Virginia.  With the depth of talent growing in the state, the 2020s coaches and players were excited to get a preview of next summer’s team.  The team went 6-0 on the weekend, showing improvement each game and reinforcing Thunder’s claim as the top club program in the region.

Thunder Lacrosse is as healthy as it has ever been and continues to offer exceptional opportunities to players in Georgia that are unmatched by other clubs. We are so thankful for the coaches and players that have helped put Thunder on the map over the last nine years.  We are blessed to have families and players who this program is now entrusted to who we know will honor and respect what Thunder is all about and who will continue to make this organization top-class for years to come.   People make the program and as a non-profit, grass-roots, volunteer based organization we are only as strong as the heart, desire, passion, selflessness and extraordinary efforts of those volunteers, coaches and families at the heart of the program – with this being the case we are in great hands and have a lot to look forward to with another great chapter about to be written in 2016.   Roll Thunder!


by posted 11/28/2015
2019 Thunder Twins Connor & Grant Mitchell commit to Ohio State

The Thunder Nation congratulates Connor and Grant Mitchell 2019 Midfielders on their verbal commitments to play for Coach Myers and the Buckeyes of Ohio State University.  The Mitchell brothers are not only the first 2019 commits for Thunder, but the first graduating class of 2019 commits for the state of Georgia and for OSU.  They will start their high school lacrosse career this spring at Buford High School.    

 
 
 

 


by posted 10/01/2015
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