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Joe

McErlean

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#16

Defense
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Phoenixville, Pa.
High School: Bishop Shanahan/Phoenixville

Bio

2016 SJU Dorie Leahy Award
2014 SJU Raymond Vasquez Award

2016:
Made six appearances vs. Manhattan, Monmouth, Hobart, Wagner, and Sacred Heart, as well as final collegiate game vs. Hobart in the Northeast Conference Championship game... Scooped up one ground ball and took one shot at Hobart... One of five team captains... Named to Northeast Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Recipient of SJU's Dorie Leahy Award.

2015: Appeared in six games before missing remainder of season due to injury... Took shots against VMI and #7 Virginia... Earned two ground balls vs. #7 Virginia... Added ground balls vs. Richmond and High Point... Also saw action vs. Monmouth and Michigan.

2014: Saw action in 11 games… Totaled 10 ground balls and caused one turnover… Matched season-high three ground balls and took only shot of season in non-conference action at Delaware…  Scooped up three ground balls in Northeast Conference semifinals against Hobart… Notched two ground balls in NEC win over Sacred Heart… Caused a turnover in season-opener at High Point... SJU's Raymond Vasquez Award recipient.

2013: Made 13 appearances... Scored first collegiate goal in season finale at Towson... Landed two shots on goal out of five attempts for a .400 SOG%... Picked up 19 ground balls and caused two turnovers... Recorded four ground balls in back-to-back games against Towson and Marist.

High School/Personal: Earned two varsity letters from Bishop Shanahan and two varsity letters from Phoenixville... At Bishop Shanahan, two-time Ches-Mont First Team selection and 2011 All-Area First Team selection... Led Bishop Shanahan in scoring for two consecutive seasons... Received the 2012 Kelly's Sports Male Athlete of the Year Award... Captained team as a senior... Totalled 101 goals and 51 assists in two seasons... At Phoenixville, was selected to PAC-10 Attack Second Team... Received Phoenixville's 2010 Sophomore Athlete of the Year Award... Led Phoenixville in scoring as a sophomore... Totaled 70 goals and 35 assists in two seasons... Outside of high school teams, was named Top 205 All-Star, Hotbeds All-Star, and EPSLA Private Schools All-Star... Also lettered in swimming... Two-time All-State, All-Area, and All-Chesmont League selection for swimming at Bishop Shanahan... Holds swimming records at both Bishop Shanahan and Phoenixville... Father, Joe, played football at Princeton University... Mother, Cathy, played field hockey at the University of North Carolina... Majoring in history.

 

                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          
Goals: 1 at Towson (4/27/13)
Assists:
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Points: 1 at Towson (4/27/13)
Shots: 1 (9x) last at Hobart (3/26/16)
SOG: 1 (3x) last at VMI (2/25/15)
Up Goals: ---
Down Goals: ---
Ground Balls: 4 (2x) last at Towson (4/27/13)
Caused Turnovers: 1 (3x) last at High Point (2/16/14)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB CT
2013 13-0 1 0 1 5 2 0 19 2
2014 11-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 1
2015 6-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 0
2016 6-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 36-0 1 0 1 9 3 0 34 3
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