LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Men's Lacrosse Head Coach John Svec announced the addition of 12 to the program. The Saints 12 additions come from seven different states.
"I am excited to welcome the Class of 2021 to the Siena Lacrosse family," said Svec. " We think that there is a tremendous amount of talent coming to Loudonville this fall from all over the country as well as some of the best from the Capital District. As talented as this group is they are even better young men. Their character and academic ability will fit right into the Franciscan culture here at Siena College."
Buford High School team captain Harrison Breyo will make his mark on the defense for Siena. The Lawrenceville, Georgia native was a Battle of Hotbeds All-Star in 2014. In 2015, Breyo was an All-Star at both the Carolina Summer Shootout and NXT Southern Showcase. He lettered as a sophomore defesemen at Lambert High School. Breyo plays with Higher Game Atlantic during the summer months.
Nick Casner comes to Siena from Wall, New Jersey. He finished his high school career with 105 goals, 117 assists and 222 points for Christian Brothers Academy. During his senior year, Casner tallied 75 points coming from 28 goals and 47 assists. He had a season-high eight points twice during the season against Freehold Township and Middletown South. Casner tallied 10 points (six goals, four assists) against Peddie during the 2015 season. He was an All-Shore First Team member and an All-A North First Team selection.
A team captain for Centennial High School #10, Eric Cecere comes to Siena as a goalie. The Roswell, Georgia native was a Second Team All-State Goalie after his team won the Area 7 Championship. He was named the Centennial High School Defensive Player of the Year in 2016 after having the most saves in the state of Georgia. Cecere was also part of the LB3 Club Team.
Jack Kiernan was a two-sport athlete at Ridgewood High School. The Black River, New Jersey native played three years of varsity lacrosse. He finished his high school career with 120 points coming from 72 goals and 48 assists. In 2016, Kiernan scored 33 goals. He was part of the team the was a two-time Bergen County Tournament Champion. In the 2017 victory, Kiernan had one goal and one assist. He was a First Team All-County, First Team All-State and First Team All-North Jersey selection.
On the defensive side, Braedon Labar comes to Siena from Macungie, Pennsylvania. He played for the Emmaus Sting and Skyhawks Elite club teams. Labar was named an EPC Lacrosse All-State. He was a two-time Defensive Player of the Year selection at Emmaus High School. Labar was a two-time All-Conference and two-time All-Area selection. Labar won the Player's Player Award. He won first place for architecture design contest at Philadelphia University.
A three-time All-Conference selection, Brendan Lantieri comes to Siena from Trinity Pawling School (NY). The Glastonbury, Connecticut native was a two-sport athlete playing both hockey and lacrosse. He was a First Team All-WNESSLA and an All-League Honorable Mention in lacrosse. During his senior year, Lantieri earned All-Conference in hockey.
Dan Maloney forced 23 turnovers in 2016 for Rumson-Fair Haven High School. The Fair Haven, New Jersey native picked up 24 ground balls in 2016. He was a 2016 All-Shore Second Team selection in 2016 and 2017 First Team All-Shore nominee. Maloney was tallied as an All-State honorable mention and First Team All-Division in 2017.
Jake Marcus makes his way to the Saints from Bend, Oregon. The long stick midfielder played at Bend Senior High School. He was a First Team All-Conference selection. Marcus earned Second Team-All Conference, while also being a Second Team All-State selection.
National High School Lacrosse Showcase member, Kyle Mcavoy comes to Siena from Fairport High School 36. The Fairport, New York native was a 2014 New York Section Five All-Tournament Team member. He also earned Section Five Honorable Mention in 2015. Mcavoy was named an All-League Honorable Mention selection in 2016. He scored 22 goals and dished out 10 assists during his season season and finished his career with 64 goals and 33 assists.
Nick Pepe comes from right down the road from Shaker High School. He was a US Lacrosse All-American. The Latham, New York native was a three-sport athlete playing football, basketball and lacrosse. Pepe earned the sportsmanship award and was a varsity captain his senior season. His team was Sectional Champions.
Anthony Tebbano makes his way down route nine from Clifton Park, New York. The goalie hails from Shenendehowa High School. He was the 2016 Saratogian Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year. He had a Section II best 252 saves and recorded a 64-percent save percentage. Shenendehowa was 2016 Section II Champions for the first time since 2013. Tebbano was named a Times Union 2016 First Team Goalie. He was named a Northeast Player of the Week by Lax Magazine following 29 save Section II Championship win over Niskayuna. Tebbano also comes to Siena having earned a 3.9 GPA. In 2015, he earned the Shenendehowa Green Letter Award winner for 4 consecutive quarters of 95% average. He was also a part of the National Honor Society.
Jason Zou makes his way to the Saints roster from Fairfax High School. The Fairfax, Virginia native played three years of lacrosse and was a starter for all three seasons. Zou is a faceoff specialist and midfielder.