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Reid Acton
Reid  Acton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario

High School:
Westminster School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
D

2013 (Senior): Team co-captain... Named Preseason All-America Honorable Mention by Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook.

2012 (Junior): Started all 19 games on defense for the Greyhounds and earned USILA All-American Honorable Mention... Picked up 44 ground balls and caused 20 turnovers... Caused two turnovers in the NCAA Championship game (5/28) and helped Loyola's defense hold Maryland to just three goals, a Championship Game record... Scored on a 75-yard shot with one second left in the ECAC Championship Game against Fairfield (5/5), a goal that earned No. 1 honors on ESPN SportsCenter's Top Plays that night... Also had three ground balls against the Stags... Had primary marking responsibilities against fellow Canadian Mark Matthews in Denver (4/14) during the regular-season and held Matthews scoreless, snapping his streak of 39-straight games with a goal... Caused a career-high five turnovers and picked up five ground balls against Ohio State (3/31)... Had six ground balls one week prior against UMBC (3/24)... Picked up a career-best seven ground balls against Air Force and had an assist in transition against the Falcons (3/17).

2011 (Sophomore):Played in and started 12 games on defense as a sophomore... Finished the season with 15 caused turnovers and 19 ground balls... Also scored a transition goal at Mount St. Mary's (3/26)...Opened the season with three caused turnovers and two ground balls versus Navy (2/19)... Logged a career-high four caused turnovers, to go with three ground balls against Bellarmine (3/5)... Matched his career-best with four caused turnovers at Ohio State (4/2)... Set a person-best with four ground balls against Fairfield (4/9).

2010 (Freshman): Played in seven games on defense for the Greyhounds, seeing time in the rotation and on man-down posesssions.

Before Loyola: Starting defender for the Canadian National Team at the 2009 U-19 World Field Championships... Helped the Canadian Team bring home the silver medal... Played for the Edge Lacrosse Club and the Toronto Beaches Minor Association... In the Ontario Junior `A' League for the Beaches, he started 18 games on defense in 2008... Had a three-assist game against the Akwesasne Indians... Attended Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn.

Personal: Reid Alexander Acton... Son of Bob and Heather Acton... Has one younger sister, Avery.

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