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5 Ryan Lukacovic
Ryan  Lukacovic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Syosset, N.Y.

High School:
Chaminade

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Attack

03/09/2016

No. 17 UVA Poised for Saturday Clash at Cornell

Cavaliers and Big Red are meeting for the eighth year in a row

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

03/07/2015

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

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

04/11/2014

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

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

• One of UVA's three captains

TIFFANY ON LUKACOVIC
“This country needs more Ryan Lukacovics.  This program is certainly glad we have this one! Ryan epitomizes the ideals that are central to any team-orientated organization.  This tri-captain is selfless with his focus, ensuring his teammates are prepared and in a good emotional mindset.  Ryan’s willingness to play any position asked of him by Sean Kirwan serves as a guiding light for the rest of the team.  Ryan competes unabashedly while maintaining a coolness and poise.”

2016
• Appeared in 14 of UVA's 15 games with 13 starts
• Finished second on the team with 36 points
• Led UVA with 16 assists and scored 20 goals
• Scored three goals and dished out one assist against Penn
• Scored once and dished out four assists against Syracuse
• Tallied three goals and one assist at Cornell

2015
• Started all 15 of UVA's games at attack
• Scored at least one point in all 15 games
• Led UVA with 27 assists
• Was No. 2 on the team with 49 points
• Scored 22 goals
• Scored two goals and dished out two assists at No. 7 Loyola (Feb. 7)
• Scored two goals and dished out two assists against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
• Scored two goals at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
• Scored four goals and dished out five assists in a win over Saint Joseph's (March 10)
• Dished out four assists against Richmond (March 28)
• Scored three goals and dished one assist against Penn (April 25)
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014

• Appeared in 15 of UVA's 16 games
• Made collegiate debut against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
• Made first career start at No. 5 North Carolina (April 5)
• Scored first collegiate goal at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Had a goal and assist at Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 25)
• Scored two goals against No. 9 Johns Hopkins (March 22) in the fourth quarter that tied the game 10-10
• Had a career day against VMI (March 24) with four goals and five assists
• The nine points against the Keydets was the most in a game for UVA in 2014
• Scored one goal and one assist against No. 2 Duke (April 11) and Bellarmine (April 19)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Listed as the No. 12 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 5 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Tallied 36 goals, 33 assists for 69 points in 2013
• Picked up 20 ground balls and helped lead Chaminade to a 14-2 mark
Member of Newsday's 2012 and 2013 All-Long Island first team
• In 2012 was a Under Armour All-Star and helped Chaminade to a 16-1 record behind his 34 goals and 35 assists
• Became the first sophomore to make Chaminade's varsity team as a sophomore in 20 years while leading the team in assists and was second in points
• Was a starting cornerback on the Chaminade football team

PERSONAL
• Son of Tom and Suzanne Lukacovic

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