SJU Men's Lacrosse BIO
Pat Swanick
Player Profile:
Pat Swanick 1535419
Position: Attack
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 162
Year: Senior
Hometown: Haverford, Pa.
High School: St. Joseph's Prep

7th all-time in career games played at SJU (60)

2016 United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-American
2016 Senior CLASS Award All-American Second Team
2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team
2016 SJU Raymond Vasquez Award
2015 Northeast Conference Second Team
2014 SJU Scholar-Athlete Award
2013 Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team
2013 SJU Most Outstanding Performer

United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-American... Senior CLASS Award All-American Second Team selection... Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area selection... Made 15 appearances with 11 starts... Posted 19 points on 15 goals and four assists... Added 18 ground balls... Led squad and ranked second in the Northeast Conference in man-up goals (4)... Landed 29 of 37 total shots on goal for a .784 SOG percentage, which led SJU's top seven scorers... Posted a .405 shot percentage, which ranked third among SJU's top seven scorers... Scored one goal and added one ground ball against both Robert Morris and Hobart in the Northeast Conference postseason tournament... Matched career-high four goals to go with two ground balls vs. Sacred Heart... Scored two goals and added one assist against both St. John's and Hobart... Scored two goals and added two ground balls at Wagner... Recorded season-high four ground balls to go with a caused turnover in season opener vs. VMI... One of five team captains... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Recipient of SJU's Raymond Vasquez Award.

2015: Northeast Conference Second Team selection... Made all 17 appearances with 16 consecutive starts... Totaled 22 points on 19 goals and three assists... Averaged 1.29 points per game and 1.12 goals per game... Landed 45 of 64 total shots on goal for a .703 SOG percentage... Ranked third for SJU in goals, shots, and shots on goal... Added 26 ground balls... Matched career-high four goals and added three ground balls vs. Wagner... Scored three goals at #7 Virginia... Posted two goals apiece vs. Robery Morris, Mount St. Mary's, and Sacred Heart... Tallied one goal and one assist vs. Monmouth and Bryant... Scored vs. Bryant with 1:10 to play in regulation and assisted on game-tying score with 6.5 seconds remaining en route to the come-from-behind win... Added goals vs. High Point, #14 Penn, VMI, and Hobart... Matched career-high five ground balls vs. #14 Penn and Bryant... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2014: Made 12 appearances with 11 starts… Totaled 18 points on 16 goals and two assists… Posted career-high five points with career-high four goals and an assist at Michigan… Scored three goals against Sacred Heart… Added two goals against Delaware and Hobart… Landed 25 of 37 shots on goal for a .676 SOG percentage… Ranked fifth on team in points, goals, shots, and shots on goal… Added six ground balls... Named SJU's Scholar-Athlete Award recipient... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll.

2013: CAA All-Rookie selection... Became first player in program history to earn CAA postseason honors... Played all 16 games with 15 starts... Led team in points (28) and goals (22) to average 1.75 points per game and 1.38 goals per game... Ranked second in shots on goal (41) and shot percentage (.407), fourth in assists (6), and tied for fourth in ground balls (25) and shots (54)... Netted three man-up goals to tie for team lead... Landed 41 shots on goal in 54 attempts for a .759 SOG%, fifth-best on team... Scored at least one goal in 12 of 16 games... Posted seven multi-goal games... Recorded three hat-tricks... As of Apr. 21, ranked 10th in nation in shot percentage (.452)... Netted three goals at Marist and two goals at Michigan... Also picked up season-high five ground balls at Michigan... Scored one goal and dished out one assist in CAA win over Massachusetts... Netted two of SJU's three goals against nationally-ranked Drexel... Posted hat-trick and added an assist for four points in win over Marquette... Registered second four-point game of season with two goals and two assists against Mercer... Tallied three goals and dished out first collegiate assist in win over Wagner... Scored two of SJU's five goals to record first multi-goal game against nationally-ranked Penn... Tallied a goal in win over VMI... Scored first collegiate goal and picked up four ground balls in first collegiate start in win over High Point... Made collegiate debut at #10 Lehigh... Named team's Most Outstanding Performer.

High School/Personal: Two-time EPSLA Private Team selection... Captained St. Joseph's Prep team en route to being named a 2012 All-Catholic Honorable Mention... Led team to the 2011 Pennsylvania State Final, 2011 Catholic League Championship, and three Catholic League Finals... Three-year varsity letterwinner... Member of Headstrong Lacrosse Club and Community Service Team and LEAPS Lacrosse Community Service Team... Also lettered in ice hockey... Selected to ice hockey All-Star Team for four consecutive years and named team captain as a senior... Grandfather, Mike Swanick, played basketball for Saint Joseph's and is in SJU's Hall of Fame... Brother, John, played ice hockey for Saint Joseph's... Majoring in accounting.


                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          
Goals: 4 (3x) last vs. Sacred Heart (4/9/16)
2 vs. Mercer (3/6/13)
Points: 5 at Michigan (3/22/14)
Shots: 8 at Michigan (3/22/14)
SOG: 6 vs. Wagner (4/7/15)
Up Goals: 1 (7x) last vs. Hobart (5/7/16)
Down Goals: ---
Ground Balls: 5 (3x) last at Bryant (3/29/15)
Caused Turnovers: 1 (8x) last vs. Delaware (3/19/16)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
2013 16-15 22 6 28 54  41 0 25 2
2014 12-11 16 2 18 37 25 1 6 0
2015 17-16 19 3 22 64 45 0 26 3
2016 15-11 15 4 19 37 29 0 18 3
TOTAL 60-53 72 15 87 192 140 1 75 8