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John Schiavone

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Silver Spring, Md.

High School:
Our Lady of Good Counsel

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 185

Position:
FO/M


2010 (Senior): Earned preseason All-ECAC and Preseason All-America Honorable Mention from Face-Off Yearbook.

2010 (Junior): Earned USILA All-America Honorable Mention and was named to the All-ECAC First Team as a specialist following another season as one of the top players at the `X' nationwide... Won 166-of-277 restarts (.599), good for sixth-best in the nation and second amongst players on teams who reached the NCAA Tournament... Led the team with 90 ground balls... Earned ECAC Defensive Player of the Week honors on May 10 after winning 12-of-19 and grabbing 10 groundballs against Johns Hopkins (5/8)... Won 13-of-17 faceoffs and picked up a career-high 12 groundballs against Duke (3/13)... Tallied 12 wins in 14 restarts a week later versus Air Force (3/20)... Faced off at a 75-percent winning clip against Georgetown (4/17), winning 15-of-20... Won 12-of-15 faceoffs following halftime against Cornell (5/15) in the NCAA Tournament, helping the Greyhounds rally to tie the game and force three overtimes.

2009: Established himself as one of the top faceoff specialists in the nation, finishing fourth in NCAA Division I with a .587 faceoff winning percentage... Led the ECAC in the statistical category... Earned All-ECAC Second Team honors... Started 13 games before missing the season finale with an injury... Started the season on the right foot, going 14-of-20 in the season debut against Notre Dame (2/14)... Had a pair of monster games against St. John's (3/14) and Rutgers (4/4)... Won 17of-20 at the X versus the Red Storm, picking up a career-high 11 groundballs... Then, he won 16-of-19 restarts against the Scarlet Knights, helping the Greyhounds to a pair of league victories... Finished second on the team with 76 groundballs and was 19th in NCAA Division I in ground balls per game (5.5)... Recorded three assists, all off faceoff wins.

2008: Played in eight games at the face-off X for the Greyhounds... Won 11-of-18 face-offs (.611)... Scored his first collegiate goal against Hobart (4/26).

Before Loyola: Was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Our Lady of Good Counsel... Served as team captain his senior year... Earned All-Conference First Team, All-Area First Team and Washington Post All-Metro Honorable Mention in 2006... Was an All-Conference Second Team selection in 2005 ... Also captained diving team and played football for two seasons.

Personal: Majoring in information systems at Loyola... Son of Paul and Margaret Schiavone... Has a younger brother, Michael.

Schiavone's Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GB TO CT FO Pct.
2008 8 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 11-18 .611
2009 14 0 3 3 4 1 76 6 0 149-253 .589
2010 14 2 0 2 5 5 90 8 1 166-277 .599
Career 36 3 3 6 10 7 169 15 1 326-548 .595