Five Earn Spots On UA West Roster

Five Orange County boys’ lacrosse players representing five different high schools were named to the West roster for the 2015 Under Armour Underclass Lacrosse Tournament. Long stick midfielder Scotty Barger, (Trabuco Hills, Towson), defenseman Nick Bauer (Mater Dei, Princeton), attack Samuel Harnisch (St. Margaret’s; Denver) attack Kevin Kodzis (Foothill, Holy Cross), and faceoff middie Jason Simaan (Corona del Mar, Brown) will join four players from Los Angeles and four players from San Diego to give Southern California a dominating presence on the 24-person roster. All five OC players are rising seniors.

The tournament will take place July 3-5 at Towson University in Baltimore and feature 10 teams of players in the graduating classes of 2016-18 representing Baltimore, Long Island, the Midwest, New England, New Jersey, Philadelphia, the South, Upstate New York, Washington, D.C., and the West.

The roster, announced on the Recruiting Rundown website, was selected under the direction of Under Armour Inc. and Corrigan Sports Enterprises. The West team will be coached by Jono Zissi (Torrey Pines, Calif.) as well as assistants Matt Plitnick (Columbine, Colo.), Beau Pich (Brophy Prep, Ariz.) and Nick Gradinger (Park City, Ut.).

Here is the full West roster:

A – JoJo Biddle ’16 – Pacific Ridge (Calif.) – Penn
A – Bubba Fairman ’16 – Calverton (Md.) – Navy
A – Samuel Harnisch ’16 – St. Margaret’s Catholic (Calif.) – Denver
A – Kevin Kodzis ’16 – Foothill (Calif.) – Holy Cross
A – Josh Stout ’16 – Lone Peak (Ut.) – Uncommitted
M – Nick Clarke ’17 – St. Ignatius (Calif.) – Uncommitted
M – Tristan Courtney ’16 – Juan Diego Catholic (Ut.) – Uncommitted
M – Isaiah Dawson ’18 – Bishop’s (Calif.) – Ivy League
M – Bryn Evans ’17 – St. Ignatius Prep (Calif.) – Harvard
M – Peter Henkhaus ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Marquette
M – Keaton Komatz ’16 – Heritage (Colo.) – Notre Dame
M – Christian Marshall ’17 – Faith Lutheran (Nev.) – Air Force
M – Mo Mirer ’17 – Cathedral Catholic (Calif.) – Notre Dame
FO – Jason Simaan ’16 – Corona Del Mar (Calif.) – Brown
FO – Philip Thompson ’16 – Harvard Westlake (Calif.) – Princeton
LSM – Scott Barger ’16 – Trabuco Hills (Calif.) – Towson
LSM – Beau Botkiss ’16 – Torrey Pines (Calif.) – Harvard
D – Nick Bauer ’16 – Mater Dei (Calif.) – Princeton
D – Drake Gillis ’17 – Regis Jesuit (Colo.) – Uncommitted
D – Jarrett Jones ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Georgetown
D – Stephen MacLeod ’16 – St. Ignatius (Calif.) – Georgetown
D – Shane Sharp ’16 – Palos Verdes (Calif.) – Lafayette
G – Philip Goss ’16 – Deerfield (Mass.) – Brown
G – Jake Miller ’16 – Columbine (Colo.) – Uncommitted

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