National Signing Day has arrived and Signing Day Central will have the most up-to-date coverage of Maryland men's lacrosse's 2009 recruiting class. With the signings of Emmet Cahill and Ryan Lord the 2009 recruiting class is now complete. Welcome Future Terps!
Signing Day Log
Nov. 11: 8:35 a.m. - Brian Cooper
Nov. 11: 8:42 a.m. - Sean McGuire Many signees were not able to commit on Nov. 11 due to schools being closed in observance of Veteran's Day. Nov.
12: 9:51 a.m. - Michael Ehrhardt
Nov. 12: 9:51 a.m. - Patrick Rhodey
Nov. 12: 11:02 a.m. - Brendan Saylor
Nov. 12: 11:02 a.m. - Greg D'Arienzo
Nov. 12: 3:19 p.m. - Casey Ikeda
Nov. 13: 9:56 a.m. - Rustin Bryant
Nov. 13: 9:56 a.m. - Quinn Haley
Nov. 17: 10:51 a.m. - Emmett Cahill
Nov. 17: 10:51 a.m. - Ryan Lord
Hometown (Previous School)
White Hall, Md. (Hereford HS)
Towson, Md. (Loyola Blakefield)
Crofton, Md. (Archbishop Spalding HS)
Franklin Square, N.Y. (H. Frank Carey HS)
Westbury, N.Y. (Chaminade HS)
Berwyn, Pa. (Conestoga HS)
Graysonville, Md. (Queen Anne's Co. HS)
Devon, Pa. (Conestoga HS)
Wyckoff, N.J. (Bergen Catholic HS)
Towson, Md. (Calvert Hall)
Fairport, N.Y. (Fairport HS)
2009 Signee Bios
Rustin Bryant Attack
White Hall, Md.
2009 US Lacrosse High School All-American ... 2009 member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Baltimore ... second team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun ... also named to the Sun's All-Baltimore County team ... helped lead Hereford to back-to-back state championships as a sophomore and junior ... lead the team as a junior with 39 goals and 43 assists for 82 points ... naqmed the Free State attackman of the year ... also runs cross country ... maintains a 3.8 GPA.
Two-time member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Baltimore ... helped lead the Dons to the 2008 MIAA championship ... played with current Terps Joe Cummings and MJ Leonard on that squad ... also a standout basketball player ... was a part-time starter/6th-man on the 2008-09 hoops team that finished second in the Baltimore Catholic League Tournament.
Brian Cooper Midfield
Archbishop Spalding HS
Named All-Anne Arundel County by The Capital after scoring 23 goals and adding seven assists as a junior ... his 2009 season was highlighted by a six-goal performance against nationally-ranked St. Andrews (Fla.) ... helped lead Spalding to its first ever MIAA "A" playoff berth as a sophomore in 2008 ... scored 14 goals and added 13 assists, playing on the first midfield line ... also a standout performer at linebacker for the Cavalier football team ... led the team in tackles as a junior in 2008 and was named to The Capital's all-county team, as well as All-MIAA and all-state (small schools) ... will join his brother Kevin, who is a freshman on this year's Terrapin squad.
Greg D'Arienzo Midfield
Franklin Square, N.Y.
H. Frank Carey HS
2009 member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Long Island, which won the tournament ... named team MVP as a junior after totaling 53 points on 21 goals and 32 assists ... honorable mention all-county selection ... two-time selection to the Section 8 Academic All-Conference team ... also a standout on the gridiron ... as a senior in 2009, broke Carey's single-season records with 20 touchdowns, while rushing for more than 1,000 yards ... two-time first team all-county ... named team MVP in 2008 after rushing for 11 TDs and more then 1,300 yards.
Michael Ehrhardt Defense
Rated as the seventh-best defender in the country according to Inside Lacrosse's Top 50 Young Guns Rising Seniors list ... is ranked 45th overall on that list ... 2009 member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Long Island, which won the tournament ... named a member of the 2009 Long Island Catholic League all-league team ... finished his junior year with 72 groundballs, two goals and one assist ... a two-sport star, he also plays wide receiver on the football team ... earned all-league honors as a junior in 2008.
Casey Ikeda Defense
Rated as the fourth-best defender in the country according to Inside Lacrosse's Top 50 Young Guns Rising Seniors list ... is ranked 21st overall on that list ... 2009 member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Philadelphia ... named to the 2009 EPSLA All-Star Junior Showcase ... a three-sport star that also excels in football and basketball ... was first team All-Chester County and honorable mention all-state on the gridiron in 2008 ... team captain as a senior ... listed as one of the top 100 Philadelphia football recruits ... is also an outstanding student, maintaining a 3.6 GPA ... three-time member of the Conestoga Academic Honor Roll ... joins Conestoga teammate Ryan Lord in this year's recruiting class.
Two-time member of the Under Armour Underclassman All-America team for Washington, D.C. ... named to the 2009 Baltimore/Washington High School Tewaaraton Watch List ... team captain and player of the year as a junior ... posted 31 goals, 21 assists and 55 caused turnovers in 2009 ... helped lead Queen Anne's to a regional championship and a spot in the state finals ... a two-time all-conference selection ... member of the 2008 Free State team ... also a standout on the gridiron as three-year starter at five different positions ... 2009 team captain ... led the team in touchdowns ... selected to the regional All-Star game ... led the team in receptions, interceptions and return yards as a junior ... an honor roll student.
Ryan Lord Midfield
A throwback two-way midfielder ... selected to the All-Eastern Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association (EPSLA) team and was a first team All-Central League pick ... helped the Pioneers to a 24-2 record and a berth in the first Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) championship ... honorable mention All-Main Line honoree ... joins Conestoga teammate Casey Ikeda in this year's recruiting class.
Sean McGuire Attack
Bergen Catholic HS
Honorable mention All-New Jersey Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association selection as a junior after scoring 35 goals and adding 23 assists ... his 58 points were the second-most ever for a junior in a season at Bergen Catholic ... scored seven goals and added an assist for an eight-point performance against Indian Hills (N.J.) ... had the third-best sophomore point total with 36 on 23 goals and 13 assists in 2008 ... also scooped up 20 groundballs as a sophomore ... also a standout on the hardcourt ... a two-year starter at point guard for the Bergen Catholic basketball team.
Patrick Rhodey Defense
Honorable mention All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun ... starting defender that helped the Cardinals a runner-up finish in the 2009 MIAA championship ... invitee to the Top 205 Rising Junior camp.
Brendan Saylor Attack
2009 US Lacrosse High School All-American ... led the Red Raiders with 97 points on 68 goals and 29 assists ... had an 11-point game en route to helping Fairport to the 2009 Division I championship and the Section V Class A finals ... named to the Democrat & Chronicle All-Greater Rochester Super 16 ... selected to the Section V Class A All-Tournament team ... a two-time all-league honoree ... has totaled 171 points in his three seasons on 120 goals and 51 assists ... a two-sport standout he is also a striker on the Fairport soccer team ... helped lead the Red Raiders to the 2007 and 2008 league championship ... has scored 14 goals and added four assists to help Fairport reach the Section V playoffs in 2009.