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32 James Pannell
James  Pannell


Smithtown, N.Y.

High School:
Smithtown West

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175



Starsia Announces Men’s Lacrosse Captains for 2016

Coholan, Pannell and Scales selected by peers as captains


Barrett and Pannell Sweep ACC Player of the Week Awards

UVa duo helped lead the Cavaliers to a home win over No. 8 Cornell


UVa Places Three on the Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List

Pannell, Tucker and Williams grace this year's watch list


Scales, Pannell & Tucker are Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-Americans

Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook ranks UVa No. 10 in the preseason


McWilliams Headlines UVa's Six USILA All-America Honorees

Cockerton, Emery, LaPierre, Pannell, Scales also honored


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

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


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

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


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

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

• Started UVa's first six games before missing the final nine with a lower extremity injury
• Preseason third-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook
• Scored two goals and dished out two assists against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Scored two goals at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
• Scored six goals and had one assist and was named ACC Offensive Player of the Week after UVa’s win over No. 8 Cornell (March 7)

• USILA All-American honorable mention
• Appeared in all 16 of UVa's games with 15 starts
• Scored goals in 14 of UVa's 16 games
• Tallied four goals and five points in UVa's overtime win versus No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
• Scored UVa's first goal of the season off a pass from Mick Parks
• Scored at 2:16 in overtime to lift UVa over No. 12 Loyola, 14-13, in the season opener for both teams
• Led UVa with four goals and an assist at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 11
• Tallied two goals at Drexel (Feb. 16)
• Notched the hat-trick against Rutgers (Feb. 22) with three goals and also had one assist
• Scored two goals and an assist at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25)
• Scored a career-high seven goals against Syracuse (March 1)
• Scored twice at No. 15 Cornell (March 8)
• Notched two goals against Johns Hopkins (March 22)
• Had a hat trick against VMI (March 24) in the first quarter
• Scored three times against No. 2 Duke (April 11)
• Notched three goals and an assist vs. No. 6 North Carolina (April 26) in Chester, Pa., in the ACC Showcase game (PPL Park)

• Appeared in all 15 of UVa's games, but was hampered with a lower extremity injury early
• Made six starts at attack, including his first collegiate nod against Vermont (March 5)
• Also saw some time on the second midfield
• Dished out three assists for his first collegiate points against VMI (Feb. 19)
• Scored first two career goals at Stony Brook (Feb. 23)
• Also scored goals against Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26), Vermont (March 5), Cornell (March 9), Maryland (March 30) and versus Bellarmine (April 20)
• Also dished out assists against North Carolina (April 6) and against Bellarmine (April 20)
• Picked up 16 ground balls


• Listed as the No. 5 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 3 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
Inside Lacrosse ranked him as the No. 3 rising senior
• Tallied 43 goals, 31 assists and 49 ground balls to lead Smithtown West to a 14-4 mark in 2012
• Scored 50 goals and dished out 25 assists in 2011 as a junior
• Three-time All-Long Island selection and helped Smithtown win four league titles
• Scored 41 goals and dished out 36 assists as a sophomore and 40 goals and 25 assists as a freshman
• Finished high school career with 196 goals and 135 assists for 331 points
• His 331 career points are a school record, previously held by his brother Rob
• Three-year letterwinner in football and two-year letterwinner in basketball
• Was a captain as a senior in all three sports (football, basketball lacrosse)
• Broke Smithtown's single game rushing record (392 yards)
• Dellecave finalist for the Suffolk County Athlete of the Year
• White Letter Award winner in basketball for leadership
• Booster Club Male Athlete of the Year scholarship award winner
• Music-athlete scholarship

• Son of Robert and Susan Pannell
• Younger brother of Cornell All-American Rob Pannell
• Has one sister, Genevieve
• Enjoys singing and was in the concert and jazz choirs in high school

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