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35 AJ Fish
AJ  Fish

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grayslake, Ill.

High School:
Grayslake North

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
Midfield

03/09/2016

No. 17 UVA Poised for Saturday Clash at Cornell

Cavaliers and Big Red are meeting for the eighth year in a row

03/07/2015

Men's Lacrosse vs. Cornell (by Matt Riley)

Men's Lacrosse vs. Cornell (by Matt Riley)

TIFFANY ON FISH
“There are multiple ways this man can create offense and put pressure on the opposition.  AJ’s game is highlighted by a strong combination of high lacrosse IQ and sophisticated skills.  This past fall, AJ proved he can be a threat in both the settled and unsettled, an area that really accentuates his sport-specific acumen.  While there is still some question what his role will be, there is no questioning the fact that AJ will be on the field making us a more dangerous team.”

2016
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games with 14 starts
• Scored at least one point in 12 of UVA's 15 games
• Ran on UVA's first midfield
• Finished season with 14 goals and eight assists
• Fifth on the team with 22 points
• Scored three goals and dished out one assist at Drexel
• Tallied two goals and one assist against Penn
• Scored twice against Syracuse

2015
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games
• Made the move in the fall from attack to midfield
• Scored four goals and four assists on the season
• Ran on the second midfield, saw some time at attack and SSDM
• Scored goals against Cornell (March 7), Saint Joseph's (March 10), Johns Hopkins (March 21) and VMI (March 24)
• Picked up a career-high three ground balls against Drexel (Feb. 14)

2014
Appeared in four of UVA's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Scored first career goal against VMI (March 24)
• Scored two goals against the Keydets and tallied first career assist
• Picked up three ground balls
• Also saw time at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25) and against Rutgers (Feb. 22)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Helped lead Grayslake North to a state championship title in 2012
• All-American with 74 goals and 49 assists in 2012
• One of five juniors in the country who was selected to participate in the Champion All-American Showcase lacrosse game in Orlando, Fla.
• All-state and all-conference performer
• Was the quarterback on the football team and an all-star in basketball

PERSONAL
• Son of Brad and Susie
• Father Brad played lacrosse at Rutgers
• Has two younger sisters, Maggie and Abby, and one younger brother, Nicholas

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