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27 Scott McWilliams
Scott  McWilliams

Hometown:
Mountain Lakes, N.J.

High School:
Mountain Lakes

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Defense

05/22/2014

McWilliams Headlines UVa's Six USILA All-America Honorees

Cockerton, Emery, LaPierre, Pannell, Scales also honored

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

05/23/2013

McWilliams and White Headline UVa's Five USILA All-American Selections

Cockerton, Emery and O'Reilly also honored

04/27/2013

Virginia and No. 1 North Carolina Clash Sunday For ACC Title

UVa aims for seventh ACC Tournament championship

02/22/2014

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

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

02/18/2013

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

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

2014
• USILA second-team All-American
• Started all 16 of UVa's games
• One of UVa's three captains
• Led UVa with 24 caused turnovers
• Picked up two ground balls against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
• Picked up two ground balls and caused four turnovers at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Scored first goal of the season against Syracuse (March 1)
• Also scored goals vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22) and vs. Duke (April 11)
• Notched an assist vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22)
• Picked up a season-high five ground balls vs. Johns Hopkins (March 22)
• Caused four turnovers against the Blue Jays

2013

• USILA second-team All-American
• All-ACC honoree
• Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games with 11 starts on defense
• Started the final three games of the season as UVa's first LSM
• Missed start against Johns Hopkins, the first missed start of his career
• Finished the season No. 2 in the nation with 36 caused turnovers
• Caused at least one turnover in all 15 games except for the season finale against North Carolina (April 28)
• Scored one goal and four assists for five points
• Scored his lone goal at Stony Brook (Feb. 23)
• Dished out assists against VMI (Feb. 19), Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26), Cornell (March 9) and Maryland (March 30)
• Picked up 48 ground balls, including seven against VMI (Feb. 19) and six against Maryland (March 30)

2012

• USILA All-American honorable mention
• Started 15 games on defense
• With injury to Chris LaPierre, started at LSM vs Penn in Denver
• Appeared in all 16 games
• Had 29 ground balls
• Dished an assist at No. 20 Drexel
• Held Stony Brook's Jeff Tundo, a Ohio State transfer, to one assist
• Scored his first career goal against No. 3 Cornell
• Tallied three caused turnovers and picked up six ground balls at No. 9 UNC

2011

• Appeared in all 18 games, starting every single contest as a true freshman
• Tied for No. 2 on the squad with 16 caused turnovers
• Picked up three ground balls against Cornell in the NCAA Quarterfinal
• Also caused one turnover against the Big Red in the NCAA Tournament
• Set a career mark with three caused turnovers against Mount St. Mary's
• Also had three ground balls against The Mount

HIGH SCHOOL
• Listed as the No. 6 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 3 incoming defenseman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• 2010 Under Armour All-American and U.S. Lacrosse All-American
• First-team all-state, All-Gibbs Division and all-area in 2010
• Registered 42 Ground Balls, eight goals and five assists as a senior
• Hugh Chambers Award Recipient
• Ranked the No. 6 rising senior by Inside Lacrosse
• Played quarterback and safety for the Mountain Lakes football team that was the undefeated New Jersey North 1, Group 1 State Champions in both 2008 and 2009
• Tom Muir Award Recipient.

PERSONAL
• Son of Nancy and Scott McWilliams
• Has two older sisters, Kristen, and Kate
• Involved in UVa's Athletes Committed to Education (ACE) program
• Volunteer activities included being a member of the Team Haiti Project, and volunteering for the town recreation and lacrosse programs

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