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19 Jeff Kratky
Jeff  Kratky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Darien, Conn.

High School:
Taft School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Midfield

TIFFANY ON KRATKY
“Jeff is one of the strongest men in the program, both from a physical and mental perspective.  He has a professional approach to his work.  Jeff has embraced the expanded role given to faceoff men with our up-tempo transition game.  His willingness to do whatever is asked of him is clearly evident as he throws around big plates in the weight room and fights for every ball at the faceoff X.” 

2017
• Appeared in seven of UVA's 15 games
• Was 10-of-20 from the faceoff X
• Picked up eight ground balls
• Won three faceoffs against Siena

2016
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games
• Finished the season 51-of-104 on faceoffs
• Picked up 17 ground balls
• Was 5-of-7 on faceoffs against Penn
• Was 4-of-5 on faceoffs against Saint Joseph’s

2015
• Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games
• Finished the season 71-of-169 on faceoffs
• Was 7-of-16 on faceoffs at No. 7 Loyola (Feb. 7)
• Was 7-of-23 on faceoffs against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Scored first collegiate goal against the Dragons
• Was 7-of-13 against Penn on faceoffs (April 25)

2014

• Appeared in eight of UVa's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Scored first collegiate goal after winning a faceoff and streaking down the field vs. VMI (March 24)
• Picked up six ground balls
• Won 13-of-42 faceoff attempts

HIGH SCHOOL

• Four-year letterwinner at Taft School
• All-Western New England Division I honoree three times
• Scored 34 goals and dished out 12 assists for 46 points as a senior
• Picked up 137 ground balls as a senior and took over 300 faceoffs, winning 65 percent
• Played in the Senior East-West All-Star game
• Runner-up for the Western New England midfielder of the year
Inside Lacrosse's No. 44 young gun rising senior
• Had over 90 ground balls in 2012
• Team captain in 2011-12-13
• Earned two letters in football and three in Wrestling
• Class committee member for student council junior year

PERSONAL
• Son of John and Valerie Kratky
• Father John played baseball and was on the wrestling team at Colgate
• Has an older brother, Mike, and an older sister, Teal
• Plays the drums

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