The 2017, and inaugural, All-LaxRecords Team is not another All-America team. Instead, this team are players who set either national, state or team records as reported to LaxRecords.com during the 2017 season.
The goal of selecting this team is to highlight some of the best performances from the 2017 season and the player’s careers. So much focus is placed on where a player is going to play in college, sometimes the players who are not big-name recruits fly under-the-radar and have stellar careers. This team celebrates those careers.
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Mikey Berkman, Jr., West Orange (Fla.), Attack
Berkman needs 98 points to tie the Florida record for most points in a career. He already took over the state lead for most assists and is the first-known player in state history to record at least 200 career assists. He had the best assist season in state history with 86 this year. His 152 points this season is good for 4th all-time.
Kevin Lindley, Sr., Darien (Conn.), Attack
Became Darien’s all-time leader in goals and points in a season (106 and 134 respectively) and the program’s all-time leader in goals with 219. He passed Case Matheis for the program lead in goals and reached the Top 5 in state history in goals. He finished in the Top 10 for career points with 289.
Cory Lund, Sr., El Segundo (Calif.), Attack
Lund finished his career as the best-known assist man in California history this season in addition to posted the best known assist season in state history. Lund had 71 assists this season and averaged 8.00 points per game. He finished his career with 192 assists. Lund will play for Williams
Christian Paley, Sr., Somers (Conn.), Attack
Paley finished just shy of the state’s all-time point lead this season, ending his career as Connecticut’s second-leading scorer. The Hartford signee finished with 463 points, second only to Henry Hunt’s 489. He is in the Top 5 in both goals and assists for a career and had two of the Top 5 single seasons in state history in 2016 and 2017.
Cam Peritz, Sr., Pope Francis (Mass.), Attack
Peritz became just the sixth known player in Massachusetts history to reach 500 career points. The attackman scored 513 points from 2013 to 2017 and is sixth all-time. Peritz will play hockey for Wesleyan College.
Gavyn Pure, Jr., Dawson School (Colo.), Attack
Pure is just a junior and already the best-known scorer in Colorado history. The attackman passed Chad Kreuzer’s 333 this season, ending the year with 334 career points. Pure had the best-known season in state history in 2016 with 128 points and followed that up with 107 this year. He averaged 5.63 points per game this season.
Will Ramos, Sr., Nyack (N.Y.), Goalie
If Ramos played in any other state, he would be the state leader in saves by a wide margin. The Albany commit is 4th all-time in saves, both nationally and in New York, after posting a 212 save season. He completed his career with 1,154 saves. Of the eight players known to have made at least 1,000 career saves, all are from New York.
Joe Robertson, Sr., St. Anne’s-Belfield (Va.), Attack
Robertson finished his career as Virginia’s all-time leading goal scorer. The Duke signee finished with 222 career goals, passing Dan Doty who set the record in 2000. His 100 goals this year is the best-known season in state history and his 132 points ranks 2nd all-time.
Jack Ryan, Sr., Mystic Valley (Mass.), Attack
Ryan started playing on the Mystic Valley varsity team as an eighth grader and completed his career as Massachusetts’ No. 5 all-time leading scorer. Ryan tied for the state lead with 362 career goals and is No. 5 with 523 career points. He posted 59 goals and 50 assists this season. He will attend UMass Boston.
Nicky Solomon, Jr., Centennial (Roswell, Ga.), Attack
Solomon posted the best-known assist season and the second-most points in Georgia history this year. The UNC commit posted 101 assists and ended the season with 175 points. He averaged 7.95 points per game for the Knights. With another season like this one, Solomon could pass his brother, and current Syracuse star, Nathan Solomon as the state’s all-time leader.
Joe Theuer, Sr., Loyola-Los Angeles (Calif.), Goalie
Theuer became California’s best-known save leader this season, breaking Matt Sandoval’s mark of 747. Theuer completed his career with 760 career saves. He posted one of the best single games in state history on May 10 when he stopped 24 shots against Palos Verdes (Calif.). Theuer will play for Tufts University.
Alex Trippi, Sr., Bullis (Md.), Attack
Trippi became Bullis’ all-time leading scorer this season and finished with 335 career points. He is 6th all-time in Maryland with that point total as well. The UNC commit posted two of the best assist seasons in Maryland history in the last two seasons, besting last season’s 48 assists with 61 this year.
Joe White, Jr., Collegiate (Va.), Attack
White took over the No. 1 spot in Virginia history with 333 career points. The junior will likely become the state’s all-time assist leader next season. He has 141 career assists, which puts him 28 assists away from tying the record set by Matt Crist.