Tuesday, May 07, 2013

College: DI Tournament, California Players – Denver

#34 6'1" 175

ERIC ADAMSON 2012: Appeared in ten games • posted eight points, including five goals and three assists • grabbed four groundballs and forced one caused turnover • recorded seven points in ECAC-play • set career-highs in points (2), goals (2) and shots (3) against Hobart (03/31/12) • recorded first caused turnover of career against Bellarmine (04/6/12).
BEFORE DENVER: Played lacrosse at Foothill-Santa Ana High School • six years of lacrosse as an attack • tabbed All-American and All-County honors his senior year • also MVP of Orange County along with All-County honors • Attackman Scholar Athlete all-four years• Member of 2009 U.S. Boys' High School All-America Team.
PERSONAL: Born February 25, 2993 in Anaheim Hills, Calif. • son of Randy and Tammy • has two brothers, Jake and Quinn , and one sister, Beth • intends to major in engineering • chose the University of Denver because of his love for the state of Colorado and also because the lacrosse program is D-I but not all the way on the east coast • was recruited by Arizona State, Marquette University, Univ. of Calif.-Santa Barbara, Tufts University and Colorado College • enjoys playing badminton, snowboarding, fishing and mountain biking in his free time • volunteered for a club that walked 60 miles to raise $30,000 for Breast Cancer, California Scholarship Foundation and the Boys Charity League.

#31 6'0" 191 lbs

NICK EGGEMEYER 2012: Appeared in three games, tallying one groundball against Michigan (02/25/12).
2011: Saw action in four games • recorded one ground ball in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Villanova (05/15/11).
2010: Played in one game.
BEFORE DENVER: Played lacrosse from 2006-09 for The Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., as a defenseman • served as the team captain his junior and senior seasons • named All-Coastal League his sophomore, junior and senior seasons • named a First-Team All-CIF and All-American his senior year • honored as the team MVP his senior year • was a member of the West Coast Starz for four years • also played high school football his freshman year as defensive end • played forward for his high school basketball team for two years.
PERSONAL: Born May 21, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. • son of John and Martha Eggemeyer • has one younger brother, Chris • was involved with Teen Volunteers in Action since he was in seventh grade and was also involved in a service project that helped protect wolves in Colorado • enjoys surfing, snorkeling, snowboarding and coaching lacrosse • chose DU because it was the best fit academically as well as athletically and because it was close to the mountains • international business major

#5 5'11" 180 lbs

TYLER ECKEROTH 2012: Saw action in four games • tallied first career goal against Robert Morris (02/26/12).
BEFORE DENVER: Played lacrosse at Rancho Bernardo High School • played four years of high school lacrosse at midfield and five years of club lacrosse • named Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Offensive Player during his high school career • was the Starz Cup Champion with his club team .
PERSONAL: Born May 14, 1993 in San Diego, Calif. • son of Jon and Jamie • has one brother, Austin, and one sister, Emma • chose the University of Denver because of its proximity to California, how the classes were run, the coaching staff, the other players and because he saw himself being the most successful at Denver • was also recruited by Duke, North Carolina, Maryland, Cornell, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Yale, Ohio State, Bryant, Towson and Fairfield • hopes to graduate on time and get a good job after he graduates • volunteered for the Hearts for Africa mission trip to Nairobi, Kenya • also enjoys playing volleyball.

#23 6'0" 185 lbs

MIKE RIIS 2012: Saw action in 16 games • grabbed 17 groundballs and added six caused turnovers • grabbed a career-high three groundballs twice, with the last time occurring against Bellarmine (04/6/12) • recorded two caused turnovers against Penn State (03/10/12) • grabbed eight groundballs and recorded two caused turnovers during ECAC-play.
BEFORE DENVER: Was a two-sport athlete at La Costa Canyon High School • played six years of lacrosse as a long stick midfielder • was ranked eighth in the west by West Side LAX • was invited to the All-Star team at California Gold twice and to the Adrenaline Shootout twice • also played five years of football as a strong safety, cornerback, and free safety.
PERSONAL: Born December 21, 1992 in San Diego, Calif. • son of Tim and Beth • has one brother, Tom and one sister, Katie • intends to major in business • chose the University of Denver because of the coaches as well as its location• was also recruited by Drexel, Air Force and Chapman • hopes to be a four-year graduate and get a business-related job in Southern California • volunteered for the non-profit organization No Stick Left Behind and Operation Homefront.

#4 6'0" 190 lbs

HAYDEN SCHUETTE 2012: Played in seven games • recorded three groundballs.
2011: Played in 14 games • finished the season with 10 points (9g-1a) and eight ground balls • set and tied his career-high in points (2) and goals scored (2), most recently against Ohio State (05/05/11) • set and tied his personal best in shots (6), most recently against Fairfield (05/07/11) • set and tied his career-high in ground balls (2), most recently against Duke (04/09/11).
2010: Played in 10 games • scored two goals and one assist for three points • finished with a 62.5 shot-on-goal percentage • scored one game-winning goal • grabbed four ground balls, including three against Canisius (03/13/10).
BEFORE DENVER: Played varsity lacrosse all four years for the Santa Fe Christian Eagles • named Rookie of the Year his freshman year • made First Team All-Coastal League in 2007, 2008 and 2009 • named 2009 Coastal League Player of the Year • made First Team All-North County Times his sophomore and junior years • was Second Team All-CIF his junior year and First Team All-CIF his senior year • was named Team Offensive MVP his junior year • All-American his senior year • scored 317 career points and currently holds the record in points and goals scored.
PERSONAL: Born October 20, 1990 in La Jolla, Calif. • son of Steve and Kim Schuette • has two siblings Jenna and Reed • enjoys snowboarding and surfing • is a member of the California Scholastic Federation • was on High Honor Roll and was a Union Tribune Scholar Athlete • chose Denver because of the location, beautiful campus, excellent academics and the chance to play for a top lacrosse program • would like to win the ECAC every year and eventually win a National Championship • real estate major.

#38 5'10" 170 lbs

TYLER SIMMONS 2012: Did not play.
AT HOBART COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Hobart College • saw action in 14 games in 2011, starting in eight • scored eight goals and recorded three assists for 11 points in 2011 • in 2010, saw action in 12 games, starting in three • scored his first collegiate goal against then No. 20 Bucknell • also scored against eventual conference champion Denver • finished his freshman season with two goals and one assist for three points.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a two-sport athlete at Redwood High School • named MCAL Player of the Year in 2009 • named MCAL First-Team as a junior • scored 93 points as a junior and 95 points as a senior • MCAL Honorable Mention as a sophomore • was a three-time All-League selection.
PERSONAL: Born July, 21 1990 in San Francisco, Calif. • son of Scooter and Nancy • has one brother, Ryan and two sisters, Nicki and Jenny • intends to major in anthropology • chose the University of Denver because it's his parent's alma mater, as well as due to its location and great lacrosse team• transferred from Hobart• hopes to graduate and remain in the sports industry in some way • enjoys playing tennis and golf with friends in his free time.

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