Transfer News, Chris Gray Update

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The college lacrosse offseason is even more exciting now that we have the NCAA Transfer Portal and the new rules that make it easier to transfer than every before. Over the past few weeks there have already been multiple players enter the Transfer Portal, and a few already have a landing spot. 

Of the transfers that we have see thus far, none have been bigger than former Virginia goalie Patrick Burkinshaw transferring to Penn and the news that Boston U. attackman Chris Gray has entered the transfer portal and is looking for a new home to finish his last two seasons of college lacrosse. 

According to a report from Chris Jastrzembski from College Crosse, Duke, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, and North Carolina are all in the mix for Chris Gray. The attackman and 2019 regular season points leader is reportedly is transferring for “academic reasons.”

Update: The New Haven Register reported on Friday, May 7th that Chris Gray had submitted an application to Yale and that the Bulldogs were in contention to land the coveted attackman.

In addition to the news of Gray and Burkinshaw looking to transfer and transferring, there have been multiple other players enter the NCAA Transfer Portal over the past few weeks.

Former Villanova LSM Michael Ubriaco has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal and will be heading to Maryland. The Boy’s Latin (Md.) product had 3 goals, picked up 25 ground balls, and causes 13 turnovers as a freshman for the Wildcats. 

Stony Brook faceoff man Nolan Enneguess has also entered the NCAA Transfer Portal. He went 51.6% at the faceoff dot as a sophomore last season. This news comes just a few weeks after Stony Brook announced that Jim Nagle would no longer be the Seawolves head coach. 

Hartford freshman midfielder Ben Garcia has entered the Transfer Portal, per his Twitter. The Freshman out of Springfield-Delco (Pa.) didn’t see any time for the Hawks during the 2019 season. In high school Garcia helped lead Springfield-Delco to a PIAA State Championship in 2017 and a the District 1 finals in 2018.

As first reported by Ty Xanders, Penn midfielder Jared Warner has also entered the NCAA Transfer Portal as a grad student. He had 4 ground balls and 3 caused turnovers during the 2019 season. Jared is the younger brother of former Yale midfielder Tyler Warner who now plays for the Whipsnakes in the PLL. 

 

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