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Mark Cockerton
Mark Cockerton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oshawa, Ontario

High School:
Paul Dwyer

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
Attack



05/22/2014

McWilliams Headlines UVa's Six USILA All-America Honorees

Cockerton, Emery, LaPierre, Pannell, Scales also honored

04/23/2014

Cockerton Named to the Men's Lacrosse All-ACC Squad

UVa senior earns second career All-ACC nod

02/06/2014

Pannell's Overtime Goal Lifts No. 7 UVa Over No. 12 Loyola, 14-13

Cavaliers squandered an eight-goal lead before winning in overtime

01/10/2014

McWilliams Highlights 2014 MLL Draft for Virginia as Three are Selected

UVa has had at least one first round selection in each of the past six drafts

12/03/2013

UVa Places Six on Preseason All-America Team

Cockerton, Emery and Scales lead the Cavalier honorees with second team nods

04/11/2014

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

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

02/22/2014

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

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

04/20/2013

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

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

04/06/2013

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

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

03/30/2013

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

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

• Concludes career with 125 goals, tying him for No. 8 all-time with fellow Canadian Garrett Billings
• Along with his father, Stan Cockerton, the duo owns the all-time father/son goal-scoring record with 318 career goals
• Led the Whitby Warriors to the 2011 Minto Cup national junior A lacrosse championship in summer of 2011
• Scored three goals in the 12-7 final - It was Whitby's first Minto Cup since 1999


2014
• USILA third-team All-American
• All-ACC honoree
• No. 7 in the nation and No. 2 in the ACC with 2.94 goals per game
• Scored three goals against No. 12 Loyola, while being guarded primarily by the Greyhounds' Joe Fletcher, the lone collegian to be named to the USA Team for this summer's World Championship
• Scored two goals and one assist at Richmond
• Scored two goals and dished out two assists in win at Drexel
• Scored the game-winning goal at Drexel with 15 seconds left after picking up a ground ball on an errant pass
• Scored four goals and dished out a career-high three assists against Rutgers
• Set a new career high with seven goals at Mount St. Mary's
• Tied a career high with seven points on four goals and three assists against Syracuse
• Tallied a hat trick with three goals at No. 15 Cornell and did so again at No. 11 Notre Dame
• Scored two goals against Johns Hopkins and VMI
• Had four goals and one assist at No. 5 North Carolina
• Tallied four goals against Bellarmine
• Scored seven points on four goals and three assists against No. 6 North Carolina in the ACC Showcase game
• Tallied two goals against Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Tournament first round

2013
• USILA third-team All-American
• Named to the All-ACC and ACC All-Tournament teams
• Appeared in 14 of UVa's 15 games
• Did not appear in the season-opening game against Drexel
• Made 13 starts at the attack position
• Scored at least one goal in all 14 games he appeared in
• Scored 49 goals which ranks as the fourth-most in a season all-time at UVa
• His 3.5 goals per game average leads the nation and is the second-best rate for a season among UVa's Top 10 goal scorers for a season, trailing only Doug Knight's 1996 mark of 3.73 goals per game
• Tallied nine hat tricks during the season, including one in each of his final five game's of the season
• Started the season scoring six goals against VMI (Feb. 19), five goals at Stony Brook (Feb. 23) and six goals against Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26) in his first three games
• Scored at least two goals in every game except the Vermont (March 5) and Ohio State (March 16) games
• Collected hat tricks with three goals against North Carolina (April 6 & April 28), six at Duke (April 12), four against Bellarmine (April 20) and four against Maryland (April 26)


2012

• Appeared in all 16 games with two starts
• Saw most of his time running with the first and second midfield unit
• Also ran on attack
• Tallied first hat-trick of the season with three goals against VMI
• Scored a goal and notched an assist at Mount St. Mary's
• Tied his career mark with three goals at Ohio State
• Scored twice against No. 2 Johns Hopkins
• Scored once and dished first two collegiate assists at No. 9 UNC
• Scored the hat-trick against Vermont
• Tallied two scores against No. 3 Cornell
• Posted a score in a home loss to No. 7 Duke and vs. Penn at Denver's Sports Authority Field

2011
• Appeared in 17 of UVa's 18 games, starting four contests
• Made collegiate debut against Drexel
• Scored first collegiate goal against Mount St. Mary's
• Scored two crucial goals at No. 5 Stony Brook
• Set career highs with three goals against VMI and versus Denver in the NCAA Semifinal round
• Also had one assist for four points (career-high) in both the VMI and Denver game
• Had back-to-back assists against Maryland in the NCAA final that gave UVa a two goal lead heading into the intermission

High School
• Listed as the No. 3 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 3 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• MVP of the 2010 Under Armour All-American game
• A 2010 Under Armour All-American
• First Canadian Under Armour All-American
• While at Monsignor Paul Dwyer High School he tallied 51 goals and 46 assists in 25 games, including playoffs, for the Whitby Warriors of the Junior A Lacrosse League in 2009
• Led the Whitby club in scoring and was 11th overall in his first year playing in the Junior A Lacrosse League
• Was the youngest player at the U19 World Games in 2008, where he was fourth in scoring with 18 goals for Team Canada
• Also played hockey and football where he was named team MVP

Personal
• Son of Monica and Stan Cockerton
• Brother Matt was a four-year letterwinner at UVa from 2010-13
• Has one sister Elizabeth
• Father was a three-time first-team All-American lacrosse player at N.C. State, who currently ranks No. 2 all-time in NCAA goals scored with 193, graduated in 1980 as the all-time leader
• Father scored the overtime-winning goal for the Canadian National Team's upset victory over Team USA in the 1978 ILF World Championship game
• Father was inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2003

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