Newsday's Sunday, February 12th edition has dedicated a full page to lacrosse and once you get past the Rob Pannell article covering the upcoming season at Cornell, the right margin has the Preseason Top 10 Collegiate teams with their associated key Long Island rooted players.
 Virginia - None
 Duke - Justin Turri (West Islip)
 Cornell - Rob Pannell (Smithtown West), Steven Mock (Huntington)
 Johns Hopkins - None
 Denver - None
 North Carolina - Nick Galasso (West Islip), Steven Rastivo (Ward Melville)
 Syracuse - Tom Palasek (Rocky Point)
 Maryland - Mike Ehrhardt (Chaminade)
 Notre Dame - Sean Rogers (Holy Trinity), Steven Murphy (Floyd)
 Villanova - Kevin Cunningham (Kellenberg), Mike Vigilante (Massapequa)
Others were named from Army, Hartford, Lehigh, Massachusetts, Penn, Princeton, and Yale.
Is this a good representation as a Long Island "Hot Bed"? Should we have seen more or do these names anchor the Long Island Boys-side reputation as an on-going hotbed?