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6 Tanner Scales
Tanner  Scales

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Regis Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
Defense

02/13/2017

UVA Sweeps ACC Player of the Week Honors

Aitken and Scales honored for their play against then-No. 6 Loyola

01/10/2017

Three Cavaliers Earn IL Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-America Honors

Howard, Scales and Williams recognized by Inside Lacrosse

06/20/2016

Four Cavaliers Named to the All-ACC Academic Team

D’Amario, Hooper, Murphy and Scales all earn first career accolades

02/23/2016

UVA Places Five on Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List

Barrett, Coholan, Pannell, Scales and Williams grace this year’s watch list

10/02/2015

Starsia Announces Men’s Lacrosse Captains for 2016

Coholan, Pannell and Scales selected by peers as captains

04/11/2014

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

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

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)

One of UVA's three captains

2016
• One of UVA's two captains
• Started 15 of UVA's 16 games
• Missed the Cornell game with an injury
• Picked up 36 ground balls and caused 15 turnovers
• Picked up four ground balls and caused two turnovers against Loyola
• Picked up three ground balls and caused two turnovers at Drexel
• Had six ground balls against Syracuse

2015
• Preseason first-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook
• Missed entire season with a lower extremity injury
• Will apply for a medical hardship
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014
• USILA third-team All-American
• Started all 16 of UVa's games
• Third on the team with 49 ground balls
• Second on the team with 22 caused turnovers
• Grabbed one ground ball against No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
• Had four ground balls and three caused turnovers at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Had five ground balls against No. 8 Syracuse (March 1)
• Caused three turnovers three times (at North Carolina, at Richmond, at Mount St. Mary's)
• Matched a career high with four caused turnovers vs. Johns Hopkins (May 11) in the NCAA Tournament

2013
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• Becomes UVa's 11th ACC Freshman of the Year and first since Steele Stanwick in 2009
• Only the second defensemen from UVa to be named ACC Freshman of the Year (Mike Schattner, '88)
• Led the nation's freshmen with 25 caused turnovers
• Only two sophomore's in the country had more caused turnovers
• Finished rookie season with 33 ground balls
• Made collegiate debut vs Drexel
• Registered first collegiate stats vs VMI, picking up five ground balls and causing three turnovers
• Had one GB and one CT at Stony Brook
• Caused four turnovers vs. Vermont and piecked up four ground balls
• Made first collegiate start vs. No. 3 Cornell and had two GBs and three CTs, including stripping All-American Rob Pannell various times and helping UVa force him into a career-high eight turnovers
• Started again against Ohio State and had four GBs and three CTs
• Had three CTs versus Johns Hopkins and Maryland

HIGH SCHOOL

Listed as the No. 14 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Listed as the No. 3 incoming defensemen in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Tallied one goal, one assist and 75 ground balls as a senior at Regis Jesuit
• Helped lead Regis Jesuit to a 15-1 mark in 2012
• Spent junior year at Salisbury School in Connecticut where he played hockey and lacrosse
• Inside Lacrosse ranked him as the No. 8 rising senior
• All-American and an Under Armour All-Star
• New England Defender of the Year at Salisbury in Connecticut
• Graduated from Regis Jesuit in his home state of Colorado,
• Graduatd from same school as current Cavaliers Rhody Heller and Tanner Ottenbreit
• Played one season of football as a senior at Regis Jesuit
• Was on Regis Jesuit's 2009 and 2012 state championship hockey teams
• Made honor roll all four years of high school

PERSONAL
• Son of Stuart and Shelly Scales
• Has one sister, Manon

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