Men's Lacrosse

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Joe Meurer

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Towson, Md.

High School:
McDonogh School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
Defense

Major:
Finance

Joe Meurer

Ohio State Career: Voted team co-captain for 2014 ... Face-Off Yearbook Preseason First Team All-American ... 2013 USILA Honorable Mention All-American and First Team All-ECAC ... drafted by Florida Launch in second round of 2014 MLL Collegiate Draft with the No. 10 overall pick, the second-highest draft choice in Ohio State history ... team's Defensive MVP in 2013 ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2013 (Junior Season): Started all 17 games at close defense, first with 18 caused turnovers, picked up 35 groundballs ... earned USILA Honorable Mention All-America and First Team All-ECAC honors in first season starting at close defense ... voted team's Defensive MVP as squad ranked 13th nationally in team defense, allowing 8.82 goals per game ... tied for 11th in the ECAC with 1.06 caused turnovers per game ... six groundballs and three caused turnovers in NCAA tournament, with four groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. Cornell in the quarterfinals May 18 and two gbs and a caused turnover in the win over Towson May 12 ... in ECAC tournament, had three groundballs and a caused turnover in the semifinal vs. Loyola May 2 and a groundball vs. Denver May 4 ... ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week April 8 after standout game vs. Hobart; had three groundballs and four caused turnovers vs. the Statesmen and held Alex Love, who came into the game first in the NCAA in goals per game and 10th in points per game, off the scoresheet ...three groundballs vs. Fairfield April 27 and at Air Force April 20, with two shots vs. the Falcons ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers at Bellarmine March 23 ... picked up two groundballs and caused a turnover at Virginia March 16 ... four groundballs and three caused turnovers in come-from-behind overtime at Penn State March 2 ... two caused turnovers and a one groundball vs. Marquette Feb. 23 ... three groundballs and a faceoff win vs. Jacksonville Feb. 17 ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers, along with a faceoff win, vs. Detroit Feb. 9 ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and to the Academic All-Big Ten team.

2012 (Sophomore Season): Saw action in all 15 games at LSM ... 25 groundballs and six caused turnovers on the year, along with two goals ... first career goal vs. Bellarmine March 24 ... tallied at Fairfield April 28 and had three groundballs ... three groundballs and three caused turnovers vs. UMass Feb. 25 ... three groundballs and a caused turnover at Michigan April 14 and vs. Robert Morris March 9 ... three groundballs, and won 2-of-3 faceoffs, vs. Virginia March 17 ... two groundballs, a caused turnover and two faceoff wins (in five draws) at Loyola March 31 ... took four faceoffs vs. Denver Feb. 19, winning one ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athelte and Academic All-Big Ten choice.

2011 (Freshman season): Played in 15 games ... 30 groundballs to rank fourth on the squad ... five groundballs vs. North Carolina Feb. 19 and four vs. Lehigh March 8; two or more in 10 games ... eight caused turnovers, including two at Virginia March 19 ... took 16 faceoffs, with three wins ... an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

McDonogh School: Winner of the C. Markland Kelly Award as the best player in the state of Maryland ... U.S. Lacrosse and Under Armour All-American ... earned a spot on the All-MIAA and all-metro first team and was named the Towson Times Player of the Year ... competed in the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic ... one of 11 players named to the Boy's 2010 All-Tewaaraton High School Team ... 104 groundballs as a senior and also chipped in five goals and two assists.

Personal: Son of David and Susan ... two younger brothers Michael and Troy ... favorite singer is Alicia Keys ... likes to play ping pong with his friends ... favorite book is A Clockwork Orange ... prized possession is his football card collection ... finance major.

Career Highs:
Goals: 1 (2x, last April 28, 2012 at Fairfield)
Points 1 (2x, last April 28, 2012 at Fairfield)
Shots: 2 (April 20, 2013 at Air Force)
GBs: 5 (Feb. 19, 2011 vs. North Carolina)
CTs: 4 (April 6, 2013 vs. Hobart)
FOWs: 2 (2x, last March 31, 2012 at Loyola)

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