About

Seton Hall Prep’s Lacrosse program is recognized as one of the most competitive in the state of New Jersey. The Prep fields three teams: Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity, making it the second largest at Seton Hall. Prep teams compete during the regular season in the Fitch-Pitt Division, Super Essex Conference, enter the Essex County Tournament and enter the NJSIAA tournament in the Non-Public A bracket. The team has had tremendous team success, winning the Group IV State Championship in 2004 and winning the Essex County Championship in 2005, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Pirates have also won the Super Essex Conference every year since its inception in 2014. The Pirates' success is in part due to the dedication of our student-athletes, which can be seen in their continued achievements at the highest collegiate levels. Over the past six years The Prep has sent players to the most prestigious colleges: Notre Dame, Brown University, Johns Hopkins, Princeton, Cornell, Loyola, Villanova, Bucknell, Syracuse, Lehigh, University of Denver, Rutgers, Delaware, Denison, Bates, Franklin & Marshall, Boston University, and Colgate University, among others.

The strength of the Seton Hall Prep Lacrosse program lies in the people that make it up. Coaches, athletes and families are motivated, talented, energetic and determined to make a student-athlete's four year involvement a rewarding, life-changing experience.


2019 Lacrosse Schedule & Results

2019 Varsity Lacrosse Roster
No. Name Grade
1 Connell Kumar 11
3 Ryan Kemp 12
4 Cullen Wolff 12
5 Partick Grimes 12
6 Luke Blanc 11
7 Nicholas Gullace 11
8 Ben Ferraro 12
9 Thomas Colucci 12
11 Max Merklinger 10
12 Sean Tevlin 12
13 Zach Hoban 12
14 Andrew Bailey 11
15 Kyle McConeghy  11
18 Jack Dubee 12
19 Kyle Stephenson 11
20 Connor Cook 11
21 Billy Rojack 11
22 Charles Malatesta 12
23 Matthew Esposito  12
24 Louis Magliaro  12
25 Albert Abboud 12
26 Zachary Lukas 11
28 Tommy Testa 11
30 Terence Mahon 12
32 Elijah Robinson 12
33 Todd Carolonza  12
34 Ryan Quinn 12
35 Adam Porfiris  12
38 Ryan Weber 11
39 Pierce Stuermann  11
40 Leo Scotti  11
42 Connor Marston 12
43 JP Foley 12
44 Matt Colantuono 11
45 Jack Mc Gonigal  12
47 Matthew Douglas 11
50 Brian Hipp 12

Managers: Brendan Burke, Colby Dixon, & Brendan Finney

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HEAD COACH

Dave Giarrusso

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Dave Giarrusso is the current Head Lacrosse Coach of Seton Hall Preparatory School, West Orange, New Jersey. In his tenure as head coach, his Prep teams have continuously finished in the top 10 of the state while gaining national recognition. Before that he was at the Pingry School where he helped them win their first Non Public B State Championship. A 1988 graduate of Hingham, MA. Dave was a four year starter, captain and team MVP. He played collegiately at the University of Vermont, where he was again a four year starter, captain and MVP. He began his coaching career at Saint Ignatius Prep in San Francisco, where he led the team to three straight California State championships and an undefeated season in 2002. He was voted Northern California coach of the year four times and Man of the Year for his effort in getting the sport sanctioned by the state. He was recently inducted into the Northern California lacrosse Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Hingham High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017. He was a recipient of the Msgr. Edward J Larkin Award from the Essex County Mercier Club in 2018. He is a current Board of Trustee member for the New Jersey Chapter of US Lacrosse. David is a History teacher and the head Freshman Football coach at Seton Hall Prep, and a lecturer for the Positive Coaching Alliance. He resides in Verona, NJ with his wife and three sons.

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2018 Post Season Awards
2017 Post Season Awards and Stats
2016 Post Season Awards
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