Hauppauge native Sam Llinares making headlines at Hofstra University

A local lacrosse player is making quite the name for himself. Hauppauge native Sam Llinares, a freshman at Hofstra University, leads the school's team in

Llinares was recruited by some of the top lacrosse programs in the nation.

Llinares was recruited by some of the top lacrosse programs in the nation. (3/27/13)

UNIONDALE - A local lacrosse player is making quite the name for himself.

Hauppauge native Sam Llinares, a freshman at Hofstra University, leads the school's team in total points this season. He was named the Suffolk County Player of the Year in 2012 and developed into a star on his high school squad.

Llinares was recruited by Ohio State, Notre Dame and Johns Hopkins, but decided to play close to home.
 

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