Starred in the spotlight with big-time goals, including state-title game-winner. Scored in six of seven playoff games, assisted in the other. Tribune's tournament MVP. Looking at EIU, WIU, Wis.-Green Bay, among others.
Frank Patano, sr., Leyden
Scoring machine climbed the state lists while taking Eagles to first sectional final. Scored 36 goals with 19 assists this season to finish 10th in goals (122) and eighth in assists (68). Considering Wisconsin, NIU and others for college choice.
Jack Smithson, sr., Hinsdale C.
Clever playmaker scored 22 goals and recorded 17 assists for a Red Devils team that had a 22-game unbeaten streak and was ranked No. 1 through regular season. School career goals leader (53) headed to New Mexico.
Zac Scaffidi, sr., Geneva
Scored seven goals in five playoff games to lead the Vikings to surprise Elite Eight berth. Had 24 goals and six assists while displaying tireless work ethic. Considering Northwestern, Michigan State, Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.
Brad Ring, sr., Rockford Guilford
All-State defender in 2003 moved back to midfield and had 42 goals and 20 assists. Led Vikings to third place after runner-up finish in '03. Fast with a strong and accurate shot. Mulling offers from Wisconsin and Indiana.
Nick Gauna, sr., Evanston
Great field presence and game knowledge added up to 25 goals and 16 assists. Team captain had an excellent first touch, contributing to his evasiveness. Considering attending Washington U. (St. Louis) or Northwestern.
Tyler Voigt, sr., Wheaton Warrenville South
Tigers' "Mr. Versatility" filled in wherever the team needed him, including forward and sweeper. High-energy performer worked end-to-end and had 12 goals and 11 assists for champions of Barrington and Pepsi tournaments. Headed to Northwestern.
Kevin Harrigan, sr., Downers Grove South