General: Excellent addition to the defensive corps from the high school class of 2013.
Prep: A graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River, N.Y. ...four-year starter in lacrosse as a defenseman...2013 Under Armour All-American selection...outstanding defenseman who excelled at ground balls and could also score in transition...had 115 ground balls as a senior while scoring eight goals and adding eight assists...as a junior, he had 100 ground balls, nine goals and five assists...a two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-America...2013 first-team All-Tri State selection...one of the Top 25 recruits in 2013 as named by Max Preps...ranked in the Top 50 Inside Lacrosse Rising Seniors in 2012, Rising Juniors in 2011 and Young Gun Sophomores in 2010...named MSG Varsity Top Tri-State Defenseman in 2013...two-time lacrosse captain at John Jay...MSG Varsity Newcomer of the Year in 2010...named to MSG Varsity All-Hudson Valley first-team (2011-2013)...also All-Section and All-League each of those three years...member of National Honor Society...named to honor roll in 15 of 16 quarters in high school...led his 2013 varsity lacrosse team on a volunteer mission to demolish homes affected by Hurricane Sandy...tutored at Bedford Elementary School in English as a second language...won Dr. Nick Daniello Academic/Athletic Scholarship in 2013.Personal: Full name is Jack Alexander Lambert...son of Luke and Kelley Lambert...was born in November 1994 in Niskayuna, N.Y. ...business administration major...his brother Dean plays baseball at Tufts University.
Catching Up With Jack Lambert
The best thing about being a Tar Heel lacrosse player is being able to play against high-level competition and competing for a national championship.
My favorite thing about playing for Coach Breschi is the family atmosphere he creates.
Since last year the aspect of my game I've worked on the most is becoming more physical.
My best friend on a college lacrosse team other than Carolina is Tommy Beck (Rutgers).
My greatest strength as a lacrosse player is moving the ball in transition.
More About Jack
My favorite lacrosse bus trip movie is Now You See Me.
My favorite sport other than lacrosse is football.
My favorite singer or musical act is the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The teammate who makes me laugh the most is Brett Bedard.
My teammates would be surprised to know one of my hobbies is whittling sticks and collecting pocket knives.
My dream vacation spot is Bora Bora.
My favorite tailgate food is a pulled pork sandwich.
My favorite beverage is chocolate milk.
My favorite food made by a relative is pumpkin pie.
And Here's Some More
In a perfect world my dream job would be a pro baseball player.
My favorite class at Carolina is Drama 160.
The celebrity I'd most like to hang out with is Seth Rogen.
My most cherished possession as a kid was my playmobile.
The most interesting person I've met at Carolina is Luke Goldstock.
|Hometown:||Cross River, N.Y.|
|High School:||John Jay|