CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany officially announced the Cavaliers’ incoming 2024 signing class on Friday (July 5). UVA’s 10 signees makeup the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class according to Inside Lacrosse. This year’s incoming group of first-years includes five Inside Lacrosse five-star prospects, the most among all programs nationally.

Sean Browne (Dallas, Texas), Troy Capstraw (Daphne, Ala.), Kyle Colsey (Ridgefield, Conn.), Ryan Duenkel (Great Falls, Va.), Christian Grosso (Wellesley, Mass.), Hudson Hausmann (Greenwich, Conn.), Luke Hublitz (Fairfield, Conn.), Luke Jamin (Rumson, N.J.), JP Lagunowich (Chatham, N.J.) and Tommy Snyder (Bay Shore, N.Y.) are set to join the program this fall.

"Our coaching staff could not be more excited with the first-years joining us in Charlottesville. The recruiting efforts of our current staff and [former assistant coach] Sean Kirwan have allowed us to reload our roster despite significant losses due to graduation. Look for this crew of first-years to compete for critical roles with our program right away.” – Lars Tiffany

Sean Browne • A/M • 6-5 • 210 • Dallas, Texas • Episcopal School of Dallas

  • No. 24 overall prospect and No. 9 attackman according to Inside Lacrosse
  • No. 12 overall and five-star prospect according to NLF
  • Nike & New Balance Senior All-American (2024)
  • Two-time USA Lacrosse All-American (2023-24)
  • USA Lacrosse Academic All-American (2024)
  • Set Episcopal School of Dallas’ single-season goals record (69)
  • Episcopal’s all-time points record holder (300+)
  • Led the Eagles to a state championship (2024)
  • 2024 state championship MVP
  • Three-time all-state in lacrosse (2022-24)
  • 2024 Episcopal School of Dallas Athlete of the Year
  • 2024 Episcopal Team MVP
  • Two-time high school team captain
  • Four-year varsity starter and team MVP (2021-24) in basketball
  • All-Southwest Preparatory Conference in basketball (2023-24)


  • Son of Sean and Amy Browne
  • Father Sean (Sr.) played football at Boston University (1984-88)
  • Mother Amy competed on U.S. National Team for rhythmic gymnastics (1979-84)
  • Sister Jay played lacrosse at Stanford (2020-24)
  • Aunt Jill Browne played tennis and softball at UVA from 1982-86
  • Enjoys fishing, golfing and the award-winning novel/television series ‘Game of Thrones’

Why UVA?
“It is the perfect combination of everything I would want in a school. Being a championship contender every year on a team that is constantly at the top definitely speaks to the competitor in me. The academics and seeing all the successful, happy lives that Virginia alumni are living combined with the championship-level lacrosse made it impossible for me to not go to UVA.”

Troy Capstraw • G • 6-5 • 230 • Daphne, Ala. • Daphne HS

  • Four-star prospect according to Inside Lacrosse and NLF
  • 2023 USA Lacrosse High School All-American
  • Three-time Daphne lacrosse team captain (2022-24)
  • Bryant-Jordan Award nominee (Alabama’s top student-athlete)
  • Three-time Gulf South Lacrosse League First Team All-League (2022-24)
  • Three-time Gulf South Lacrosse League champion (2022-24)
  • Two-time Gulf South Lacrosse League First MVP (2023-24)
  • Inside Lacrosse All-Tournament Team (2022)
  • Inside Lacrosse All-Star Team (2021-22)
  • Radar 60 Showcase MVP (2022)
  • NXT Philly All-Star (2021)
  • Committed Combine 44 (2022)
  • Three-time New Balance All America Games Underclass Team (2021-23)
  • Five-time varsity letter winner of Daphne’s swimming & diving team
  • Three-time swimming & diving team captain (2020, 2023-24)
  • Also lettered for the Trojans’ varsity basketball team (2021)


  • Son of Jason and Kristin Capstraw
  • American Legion Alabama Boys State Delegate/Senator
  • Daphne junior city councilman
  • Advanced placement diploma with college distinction / summa cum laude
  • National Honor Society member
  • Enjoys hunting, fishing and boating

“I decided to commit to the University of Virginia because of its extensive academic history, public reputation, and for the elite men’s lacrosse program.”

 Kyle Colsey • A/M • 5-10 • 180 • Ridgefield, Conn. • Ridgefield HS

  • No. 9 overall and No. 4 attackman according to Inside Lacrosse
  • No. 4 overall and five-star prospect according to NLF
  • U.S. U20 National Team tryout invitee
  • Nike & New Balance Senior All-American (2024)
  • Three-time USA Lacrosse High School All-American (2022-24)
  • 2024 Connecticut Player of the Year
  • Four-time First Team All-State and FCIAC (2021-24)
  • Concluded has career at Ridgefield with 388 points
  • Registered 65 goals and 42 assists his senior year (2024)
  • FCIAC freshman-season points record holder (101)
  • Three-time All-FCIAC (2021-23) and CHSCA First Team All-State (2023) in football
  • Walter Camp All-Connecticut Second Team selection (2023)
  • Ridgefield Team MVP (2023)
  • Ridgefield Football’s Offensive Player of the Year (2022)


  • Son of Roy and Chrissy Colsey
  • Father Roy was a three-time First Team All-American at Syracuse and is a US Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductee
  • Mother Chrissy played field hockey and lacrosse at Keen State
  • Older brother Ryan joined the UVA men’s lacrosse program in the fall of 2022
  • Enjoys water sports, fishing, hunting, dirt biking, golf and spike ball

“There are many of reasons when it comes to why UVA, but they all connect to the fact that it’s the best of all worlds. I love its campus, academics, athletics, and colors. I love it all, but I also get to take the field with my older brother [Ryan] again,  which I am grateful for and cannot wait to win a national championship with him.”

Ryan Duenkel • A/M • 5-8 • 165 • Great Falls, Va. • St John’s College HS

  • No. 3 overall and nation’s top attackman according to Inside Lacrosse
  • Five-star prospect according to NLF
  • Nike & New Balance Senior All-American (2024)
  • Led St. John’s in scoring in three straight seasons (2021-23)
  • John’s College High School team captain (2024)
  • Missed senior season due to injury (2024)
  • Inside Lacrosse and New Balance All-American (2023)
  • Washington Post First Team All-Met (2023)
  • Two-time First Team Washington Catholic Athletic All-Conference (2022-23)
  • Helped the Cadets finish with a 15-3 overall record and a No. 8 ranking according to Inside Lacrosse (2023)
  • Ranked the nation’s No. 1 overall prospect by Inside Lacrosse in 2022
  • Led St. John’s to a national championship after going 19-0 in 2022
  • Washington Post Second Team All-Met (2022)
  • John’s Two-Sport Athlete of the Year (football/lacrosse)
  • Ranked the No. 1 kicker in the nation (2021)
  • Helped St. John’s to an IAC/WCAC championship (2021)


  • Son of Doug and Alison Duenkel
  • Father Doug played football at UVA from 1987-92
  • Mother Alison Duenkel played soccer at James Madison from 1990-91
  • Older brother Justin played football (kicker) at UVA from 2019-23
  • Sister Halle played lacrosse at JMU from 2016-20, where she won the 2018 national championship
  • Recipient of St. John’s San Miguel Febres Cordero Academic Award for achieving an A-average (2022)
  • Enjoys fishing and being outdoors

“UVA is in my blood. For a long time, I have been going down to Charlottesville for different sporting events, especially football and lacrosse. I also cherish the education that I am going receive as well as the pure greatness of the lacrosse program and the tradition it carries. I fell in love with Grounds when I was young, and it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen.”

Christian Grosso • M/FO • 5-8 • 160 • Wellesley, Mass. • Noble & Greenough School

  • Three-star prospect according to Inside Lacrosse
  • Two-time (2023-24) First Team All-ISL (Independent School League)
  • Two-time Boston Lax Network All-American (2023-24)
  • Noble and Greenough School team captain (2024)
  • All-NEPSAC Honorable Mention (2023)
  • Wellesley High School Lacrosse Team Offensive MVP (2022)
  • Wellesley team captain (2022)
  • Two-time Wellesley Bay Conference All-Star and Eastern Massachusetts All-Star (2021-22)


  • Son of Vincent and Christine Grosso
  • Older brother Michael joined Georgia Tech’s club lacrosse program in 2022

“The University of Virginia provides the best balance of elite athletics with a world class education. Growing up, this was my dream school, and it is an honor to be able to represent UVA.”

Hudson Hausmann • M • 6-1 • 190 • Greenwich, Conn. • Brunswick School

  • No. 12 overall prospect and No. 4 midfielder according to Inside Lacrosse
  • Five-star prospect according to NLF
  • U.S. U20 National Team tryout invitee
  • Nike & New Balance Senior All-American (2024)
  • Brunswick School team captain and co-MVP (2024)
  • First Team All-League New England Division I (2024)
  • New England Division I Top Midfielder (2024)
  • Also played defensive back for the Bruins’ football team


  • Son of Peter and Jennifer Hausmann

“The University of Virginia has always been my dream school. From a young age, I was able to realize how UVA is the perfect blend of great academics and athletics, and part of such a special community.”

Luke Hublitz • D • 6-2 • 200 • Fairfield, Conn. • Brunswick School

  • No. 15 overall prospect and No. 3 defenseman according to Inside Lacrosse
  • No. 8 overall and five-star prospect according to NLF
  • U.S. U20 National Team tryout invitee
  • USA Lacrosse All-American (2024)
  • Nike & New Balance Senior All-American (2024)
  • New England West All-League (2024)
  • Brunswick team captain (2024)
  • Brunswick Lacrosse Durkin Family Award recipient (2024)
  • Helped Brunswick to an Inside Lacrosse poll top-5 finish in four consecutive years
  • Helped Brunswick to its 2022 prep national championship
  • Logged 102 career ground balls
  • Also played tight end for Brunswick’s football team (2020-23)


  • Son of Kyle and Ellen Hublitz
  • Father Kyle played ice hockey (1988-91 ) and lacrosse (1988-89) at Hamilton College
  • Great uncle, George Nelson Schramm, lived on The Lawn and graduated from UVA in 1956

“I chose the University of Virginia because the type of people that are produced by the culture at UVA is like no other school in the country. You also cannot beat the town of Charlottesville.”

Luke Jamin • D • 6-3 • 210 • Rumson, N.J. • The Taft School

  • Four-star prospect according to Inside Lacrosse and NLF
  • New England West All-League at Taft (2024)
  • Attended Rumson Fair-Haven from 2019-23
  • USA Lacrosse All-American (2023)
  • New Jersey All-State selection (2023)
  • Three-time All-Division and two-time All-Shore Conference at RFH
  • Three-time letterwinner as a safety for the RFH’s football team
  • Helped RFH to a Group One state championship


  • Son of Michael and Jennifer Jamin
  • Father Michael played football at Cornell (1990-92)
  • Brother Patrick joined Middlebury College’s football and lacrosse teams in 2021
  • Sister Grace played lacrosse at Richmond from 2019-23
  • Enjoys skiing and golfing

“UVA is an amazing academic opportunity combined with a great lacrosse history. When I first arrived on campus and met the coaches and players, I caught a glimpse of the team culture and strong bonds that they held. I knew that UVA was the place I wanted to be.”

JP Lagunowich • M • 6-1 • 195 • Chatham, N.J.  • Chatham HS

  • No. 39 overall prospect and No. 13 midfielder according to Inside Lacrosse
  • Two-time USA Lacrosse High School All-American (2023-24)
  • Two-time Chatham High School team captain (2023-24)
  • New Jersey Midfielder of the Year (2024)
  • Chatham team MVP (2024)
  • First Team All-State (2023-24)
  • Three-time First Team All-Fitch-Pitt (2021-24)
  • Three-time First Team All-Group 3 (2021-24)
  • Two-time First Team All-NJAC (2022-24)
  • Led Chatham’s football team in receiving yards (2024)


  • Son of Nick and Elena Lagunowich
  • Father Nick played lacrosse at Rutgers from 1992-95
  • Morgan’s Message ambassador
  • Enjoy surfing, skiing and movies

“I chose UVA to have the opportunity to annually compete for a national championship. It’s an unbeatable combination of challenging academics, competitive lacrosse, and has a beautiful campus.”

Tommy Snyder • D • 6-5 • 205 • Bay Shore, N.Y. • St. Anthony’s HS

  • No. 34 overall prospect and No. 6 defenseman according to Inside Lacrosse
  • No. 19 overall and five-star prospect according to NLF
  • U.S. U20 National Team tryout invitee
  • Nike Senior All-American (2024)
  • Anthony’s team captain (2024)
  • Three-time CHSAA-AAA state champion (2022-24)
  • Newsday All-Long Island Lacrosse team (2024)
  • All-League (2024)
  • USA Lacrosse Academic All-American (2024)
  • Played center for St. Anthony’s basketball team (2021-24)
  • Two-time St. Anthony’s basketball team captain (2023-24)
  • Anthony’s basketball team MVP (2024)
  • Basketball (2023) and lacrosse (2024) Scholar Athlete


  • Son of Bill and Annie Snyder
  • Father Bill played lacrosse at St. John’s from 1986-89
  • Mother Annie swam at Fordham from 1996-99
  • Grandfather, Tom Golden, played football at St. John’s from 1970-73
  • Older brother Will joined Fairfield’s lacrosse team as a goalie in 2022

“The University of Virginia was my dream school since I first visited Grounds in 2013. The combination of its amazing academics, beautiful campus, and a culture of winning within the lacrosse program made coming UVA a dream come true.”