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43 Joe French
Joe  French

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario

High School:
St. Michael's College/Deerfield Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
Attack

2015
• Appeared in 11 of UVa's 15 games
• Suffered a thumb injury that kept him out of four games
• Scored four goals and picked up seven ground balls
• Caused two turnovers
• Scored once at No. 7 Loyola (Feb. 7)
• Recorded a hat trick at VMI (March 24)
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014

• Appeared in four of UVa's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Scored first career goal at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25)
• Scored a career-high four goals against VMI (March 24)
• Tallied first two career assists against the Keydets for a career-high six points
• Also saw time against Rutgers (Feb. 22)
• Picked up one ground ball

HIGH SCHOOL

• Listed as the No. 5 post-grad recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 1 post-grad attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Scored 42 points against stiff New England West I competition
• Posted 35 goals and seven assists while earning All-League Western New England Division I
• Member of Canada's U-19 squad that took the silver medal in 2012 in Finland
• Was the youngest attackman on Canada's U-19 team
• Was a two-time leading scorer for St. Michael's
• Won two Ontario High School gold medals with St. Michael's and was a two-time captain
• Won two Canadian national championships with Team Ontario
• Recipient of the Enzo Montemurro Award for sportsmanship, school spirit and athletics
• Played football at St. Michael's where he was a running back and linebacker on the 2009 Ontario Metro Bowl championship team
• Was the 2010 Western Ontario Football MVP

PERSONAL
• Son of Dean and Jane French
• Has a brother, Ben, and a sister, Emily
• Likes to sleep with his lacrosse stick the nights before games
• Played with fellow second-year Alec Webster at Deerfield in 2013


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