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The early history of the Jesuits in North America is intertwined with the development of lacrosse. Originated by native North Americans, in 1636 the French Jesuit missionary St. Jean de Brebeuf, S.J. adapted lacrosse for French pioneers in Canada.

A few centuries later in the spring of 2012, after several years as a club team, Jesuit High School lacrosse began FHSAA play as a Varsity sport.

Charlie Cummins enters his 5th year as head coach in 2024. In 2023, Jesuit won the Ihrig-Shaler Cup, the premier trophy game in the region, with a 12-11 win v. Plant at the University of Tampa. The Tigers also claimed back-to-back Region titles and their 5th consecutive District Championship (there was no District Tournament in 2020), their 8th District crowns in the past 11 years. Jesuit defeated Community School of Naples in the Region Final for the second straight year, advancing to the State Semifinal where the Tigers fell to Jacksonville Bolles, 13-10. Among the top players in 2023 were Lleyton Hall '24 (53 goals, 27 assists), Colin Kruger '23 (46 g, 23 a),  S.K. Moore '23 (72% faceoffs), Charles Knost '23 (40 gb, 10 ta), Aiden Eriksen '25 (26 gb, 16 ta), Gavin Paglieri '24 (38 g, 15 a, 41 gb), Cole Peck '26 (45 g, 38 a), and Cole Narkiewicz '26 (7.8 gaa, 0.564 save %)

Each year, several Tigers sign to play in college. The school's first Division I lacrosse player was Evan Olsen '08, who walked on at Providence College, and the first DI signee was  Stephano Mastro '15 (Mount St. Mary's), and among the college signees since then are Kruger (Boston University), Moore (High Point University), Antonin Hoppman-Salario '22 (Haverford College), Jake Lemon '18 (Canisius College), Seth Cashen '18 (Bellarmine University), and Brad Baker '17 (Holy Cross). The top returning Tigers in 2024 include Hall, Eriksen, Peck, Narkiewicz, Paglieri, and Nate Martino '24. 

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2023 and 2022 Region Champions



HEAD COACH: Charlie Cummins, 5th season

District Champions: 2023, 2022, 2021
Region Champions: 2023, 2022
Record: 51-13

Stephano Mastro '15, Kevin Castle, Shawn Needham, Sebastian Rivers '16, Max Troha

Nick Mastro '17, Mr. Peter Bell, S.J., Campbell Peck



Jesuit Lacrosse Alumni - College Players

Colin Kruger '23 - Boston University
Brian Kubiak '23 - Florida Southern
S.K. Moore '23 - High Point University
Antonin Hoppman-Salario '22 - Haverford College
Kenneth Lane '19 - Salisbury University
Seth Cashen '18 - Bellarmine University
Chris Jennings '18 - Lynchburg University
Jake Lemon '18 - Canisius College
Brad Baker '17 - Holy Cross College
Thomas Chadwick '17 - University of Dallas
Ian Knott '17 - Rosemont College
Nick Mastro '17 - Marymount University
Christopher Conn '16 - Rhodes College
Stephano Mastro '15 - Mount St. Mary's Univ.
Cole Fox '13 - Swarthmore College
Evan Olsen '08 - Providence College