SJU Men's Lacrosse BIO
Will McNamara
Player Profile:
Will McNamara 3118043
Position: Midfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Haverford, Pa.
High School: Haverford School/Virginia

2017 (Virginia): Appeared in 14 of 15 games as a short stick midfielder, making five starts… Scored a goal against Siena and tallied an assist at Loyola… Totaled 17 ground balls and three caused turnovers… Team tri-captain.

2016 (Virginia):
Appeared in 14 of 15 games as a short stick midfielder… Scored a man-down goal at Cornell… Dished out one assist… Totaled 20 ground balls and four caused turnovers.

2015 (Virginia): Appeared in all 15 games as a short stick midfielder… Made collegiate debut at #7 Loyola on February 7… Scored first collegiate goal against #9 Cornell… Also scored against #19 Johns Hopkins… Totaled 23 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers… Recipient of the 2015 Will Rixey Award.

2013 (Virginia): Redshirted season.

High School/Personal: 2012 Under Armour All-American, ESPNU All-American, and USILA All-American as a senior… Listed as the No. 1 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse… Led team to 44-2 combined record over junior and senior seasons, including a 23-0 record as a junior… 2011 Underclass Under Armour All-American, ESPNU All-American, and USILA All-American as a junior… Three-time All-Inter-Ac First Team pick… Recipient of the Frank C. Robert III Cup and Iron Man Award at the Haverford School… Four-year varsity letterwinner… Also lettered in soccer and basketball… Community service experience includes Athletes Committed to Education… Was a two-time chairman of the Will Barrow Memorial Flag Football Tournament… SOCA volunteer youth soccer coach… Younger brother, Tommy, plays Division I lacrosse at Notre Dame… Stepbrother, T.J., played Division 3 lacrosse at Amherst… Father, Bill, played squash at Cornell… Graduated from the University of Virginia in May 2017 with a B.A. in English… Pursuing an M.S. in Financial Services from Saint Joseph’s University.

                             Single-Game Career Highs (All Set At Virginia)                               

Goals: 1 (4x) last vs. Siena (2/21/17)
1 (2x) last at Loyola (2/11/17)
Points: 1 (6x) last vs. Siena (2/21/17)
Shots: 2 (3x) last vs. Drexel (2/18/17)
SOG: 1 (7x) last vs. Siena (2/21/17)
Up Goals: ---
Down Goals: 1 (2x) last at Cornell (3/12/16)
Ground Balls: 4 (2x) last vs. #3 Syracuse (3/4/16)
Caused Turnovers: 2 (3x) last vs. #10 Johns Hopkins (5/10/15)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
2015* 15-0 2 0 2 4 3 0 23 11
2016* 14-0 1 1 2 8 3 0 20 4
2017* 14-5 1 1 2 4 1 0 17 3
TOTAL 43-5 4 2 6 16 7 0 60 18

* – Stats from previous school (The University of Virginia)

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