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34 Zach Wood
Zach  Wood


Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Metea Valley

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195



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• Appeared in 10 of UVa's 15 games
• Mostly saw time running on UVa's second midfield
• Scored his only goal of the season at VMI (March 24)

• Appeared in 11 of UVa's 16 games
• Saw time on UVa's second midfield
• Scored first collegiate goal at Richmond (Feb. 8)
• Had a career-high three goals against VMI (March 24)
• Scored a goal and assisted another against No. 2 Duke (April 11)
• Picked up a season-high two ground balls vs. VMI (March 24)

• Appeared in two of UVa's games
• Made collegiate debut against VMI (Feb. 19)
• Picked up a season-high three ground balls and caused one turnover against the Keydets
• Also saw time against Mount St. Mary's (Feb. 26) where he caused another turnover


• Listed as the No. 46 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 14 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Tallied 81 goals, 48 assists and 96 ground balls in 2012 at Metea Valley
• All-American and an Under-Armour All-Star in 2010 and 2011
• All-state performer at Metea Valley High School
• Two-time first team all-state honoree
• Four-time first team all-conference selection
• Led the state of Illinois in points in 2009 (108) and 2010 (108)
• Is the all-time leading scorer for the state of Illinois with 316 goals, 144 assists and 460 career points
• Is the all-time leading goal scorer for the state of Illinois with 316 goals
• Played football and was listed as a Top 50 football player on both offense and defense in DuPage County in 2010
• Academic all-conference
• Member of the honor roll
• Only footblal player at Metea Valley High School to play offense and defense (TE/DE)
• Part of the very first class at Metea Valley High School

• Son of Thomas and Pam Wood
• Has one brother, Nicklaus
• Father, Thomas, played two seasons of lacrosse at the Naval Academy
• Father, Thomas, started a youth lacrosse league in Illinois so Zach and his brother Nicklaus could play
• Loves to golf
• Community service includes teaching lacrosse to underprivileged kids in a program called Wounded Warriors

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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