Jake Withers
Jake  Withers


Peterborough, Ontario

High School:
Thomas A. Stewart

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192



Barger and Withers Earn B1G Player of the Week Accolades

Withers receives specialist award, Barger named defensive player of the week


Golf, Alumni Game and Banquet Highlight Weekend Activities

Meurer and King named team's Defensive and Offensive MVPs


Ohio State Falls to Air Force in ECAC Tournament Semifinals

Buckeyes end season with loss to Falcons


Buckeyes Play Host to ECAC Tournament, Take on Air Force Thursday

Ohio State is defending league tourney champion


Meurer Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Year, Nine Buckeyes Recognized

Evans, Haus and Meurer named First Team All-ECAC; Hunter, Imbordino, King, Planning and Spencer voted second team; Withers on all-rookie team


Ohio State 8, Furman 7

Buckeyes win season opener


Buckeyes Win Creator's Trophy with 13-8 Victory at Michigan

Buckeyes Win Creator's Trophy with 13-8 Victory at Michigan


2014 Banquet

The men's lacrosse program held its annual banquet to recognize the seniors and award winners from the 2014 squad.


Ohio State 8, Air Force 6

The Buckeyes clinched a share of the ECAC title with an 8-6 win over the Falcons in Ohio Stadium.


Men's Lacrosse vs. Penn State

Buckeyes and Nittany Lions met in Ohio Stadium March 1

Ohio State Career: Named to 2014 ECAC All-Rookie Team ... two-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten selection... four-time ECAC Rookie of the Week and an ECAC Specialist of the Week selection.

2015 (Sophomore Season): Played in 14 games ... picked up 18 groundballs ... won 44-of-86 (.512) faceoffs ... won 14-of-29 faceoffs and scored a goal, picking up six groundballs, vs. Denver in NCAA quarterfinals May 16 ... won a faceoff at Duke May 9 in NCAA tournament ... won 4-of-5 faceoffs and had two groundballs May 2 at Johns Hopkins in Big Ten tournament final ... 8-1 on faceoffs vs. Dartmouth Feb. 21 ... won 3-of-4 faceoffs against Maryland April 18 ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2014 (Freshman Season): Played in all 14 games ... second in the ECAC with a .509 faceoff winning percentage, winning 111-of-218 ... 4.57 groundballs per game to rank second in the conference and led the Buckeyes with 64 to earn the team’s Groundball Award ... named to ECAC All-Rookie Team ... five-time ECAC player of the week (four rookie awards, one specialist) ... ECAC Rookie of the Week April 21 after winning 10-of-17 faceoffs, with seven groundballs, vs. Air Force April 19 ... league’s rookie of the week April 14 after career-high 16 faceoff wins (in 25 attempts), picking up six groundballs, vs. Michigan April 12 ... tabbed ECAC Rookie of the Week March 31 with 11 groundballs and 16 faceoff wins vs. Notre Dame and Jacksonville combined (nine faceoff wins, eight groundballs vs. Notre Dame, seven victories, with three groundballs, vs. Jacksonville) ... ECAC co-Rookie of the Week after winning 14-of-21 faceoffs and picking up 11 groundballs vs. Marquette Feb. 22 (most groundballs for a Buckeye since Eric O’Brien had 10 in 2007 ... picked up ECAC Specialist of the Week acolades after picking up 10 groundballs, winning 15 (of 21) faceoffs and scoring first career goal, along with causing a turnover ... 10-of-15 on faceoffs, with five groundballs, March 8 at Hofstra ... nine faceoff wins, with four groundballs and a caused turnover, April 6 at Delaware ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School: Three-time team MVP (2009, ’10, ’12) … 2010 Junior Athlete of the Year and 2012 Senior Athlete of the Year at Thomas A. Stewart … played for the Petersborough Jr. ‘A’ Lakers under coach Mat Giles … won national championships with Team Ontario in 2006, ’08 and ’12 … also a letterwinner in hockey and wrestling and a 2011 All-Ontario wrestler.

Personal: Son of John and Sherry … has a sister, Tori … enjoys fishing and pond hockey … economics major … greatest sports thrill was winning three national championships with Team Ontario.