Adrenaline Fall Invitational (PA) Team Spotlight: Knights Lacrosse

Team Spotlights


Adrenaline is excited to host New Jersey powerhouse 2 Knights Lacrosse at the Adrenaline Fall Invitational in Pennsylvania this November! 2 Knights is among a number of east coast teams attending the event that is loaded with collegiate potential. Find out more on the club in an interview below!


Club Program:

2 Knights Lacrosse


Divisions/Age Groups:

Rising 5th (2024) – Rising 12th (2017)



Chuck Apel – USA U-19 Head Coach 2008, USA U-19 Asst. Coach 1999; 450+Career Wins; 4- NJ State Championships 1998, 2011, 2012, 2015



Andrew Apel

Matt Apel

Jamie Lovejoy




Social Media Handles:

Twitter: @2knightslax


Where is your program based? What other cities are you in, if any?

Central New Jersey


How long has your program been around?

2 Knights Lacrosse leagues, camps and selected teams were established in 2001.


What are your team values/ goals?

2 Knights Lacrosse prides itself on developing strong students, great players and responsible leaders in the community.  The organization’s directors and coaches value their relationships with member families and work tirelessly to ensure that each player is offered opportunities specific to their individual abilities and personal circumstances.


What is your team motto?

“Lacrosse by design…family by choice.”


Any notable Alum that played/ play at the next level?

Jeremy Angle – West Point

Nick Arnold – Nazareth

Tyler Barbarich – University of Delaware – USA U-19 Team 2012

Scott Bieda – Rutgers University – 1st Team All Big Ten

Alex Eaton – University of Notre Dame

Jeff George – Rutgers University

Brendan Gover – Lafayette College

BJ Grill – Marquette University – 1st Team All Big East

Ryan Hollingsworth – Rutgers University

Scott Isenburg – Bucknell University

Jared Kaden – Bryant University

Tyler Konen – Towson Univeristy

Ray Mastroianni – Lehigh University

Connor McKeon – Stevens Tech

Zack Melillo – NJIT

Connor Murphy – Colgate University

Brandon Palladino – Dickinson College – 2013 DIII National Player of the Year

Brian Shemesh – Rutgers University – USA U-19 Team 2008

Alex Stone – Union College – current head coach at Bard

Mike Waterfield – Villanova University

Jimmy Wyatt – Villanova University


Any current committed players? Please include their full name, grad year, and where they are headed.

Thomas Boland, 2016, Cortland State University

Alec Caseiro, 2016, Stevens Tech

Andrew Eckert, 2016, Dickinson College

Tyler Furlong, 2016, Lafayette College

Nick Grill, 2016, Marquette University

Ryan Kaden, 2016, NJIT

Liam Kelly, 2016, Montclair State University

Brian Kolen, 2016, Gettysburg College

Thomas Mahoney, 2016, Elizabethtown College

Sean Mullaney, 2016, Holy Cross College

Scott Nizolak, 2016, Elizabethtown College

Brendan Nork, 2016, University of Scranton

Chad Simons, 2016, Amherst College

Jack Thompson, 2016, Rutgers University

Nick Attanasio, 2017, Rutgers University

Joe Lenskold, 2017, University of Delaware


Anything else you would like people to know about your program?

For the over a decade, 2 Knights Lacrosse has been consistently regarded as one of New Jersey’s premier select programs.  The organization has garnered recognition on a national level for its highly competitive teams, demonstration of integrity and respect for the game.  2 Knights Lacrosse directors and coaches take pride in developing the complete player, with an instructional reach beyond the field.  The organization’s recruiting initiatives and relationships have helped to establish consistent representation at the next level, with 95% of its members participating in college.