2010-11 Men's Lacrosse
John Linnan
John Linnan
No.: 7
Pos.: M
Cl.: So.
Ht.: 5-9
Wt.: 175
Hometown (Last School): Penn Yan, N.Y. (Penn Yan)
Rosters: 2011-12 Men's Lacrosse
2010-11 Men's Lacrosse
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 15 games, making four starts at midfield…scored six goals and added six assists for 12 points off 26 shots…collected 40 ground balls, making him just one of four JU players to reach that plateau…caused seven turnovers, representing the third-most on the team from non-defensemen….tied a career high with a two-goal effort in a key conference win over VMI (4/24) for his second career multi-goal game…also added a goal in a win over Canisius (3/19) and against the defending national-champion Duke Blue Devils (4/30)…produced best all-around effort against Manhattan, notching a goal and an assist while collecting six ground balls (4/2)…scooped up six ground balls at Mercer (2/23) to help JU post first road victory in program history.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010): played in all 13 games…scored four goals and added two assists for six points…fired 20 shots and 12 shots on goal…collected 30 ground balls and caused five turnovers…scored a career-high two goals against Robert Morris (3/27)…also scored a goal against Duke (4/4)…added his final goal of the campaign versus Presbyterian (4/17)…picked up a season-high five ground balls against Denver, helping JU to its first win in program history (2/21).


HIGH SCHOOL: Started three years at Penn Yan Academy for head coach Brian Hobart…as a senior, scored 26 goals and 32 assists while picking up 100 ground balls and received U.S. Lacrosse All-America honors…as a junior, scored 36 goals and 33 with 112 ground balls…as a sophomore, scored 24 goals and 14 assists…received all-league honors for his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.


PERSONAL: Born Aug. 7, 1990 in Elmira, N.Y...son of Tom and Kathy…has two sisters, Jen and Steph…proposed academic major is exercise science…plans to be a teacher.