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Mike Poppleton

Mike Poppleton

Birth Date Dec 7, 1990
Birth Place Manlius
Birth State NY
Bio

CAREER
As a National:
Hamilton Nationals’ fifth-round selection (34th overall) in the 2013 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft.

College/Amateur: In 2013, he was named a Second Team All-American… Won 161 of 235 (.685) faceoffs this season and grabbed a team-high 89 ground balls… Ranked second in the nation in faceoff winning percentage (.685), which was a single-season team record… He ended his career at Johns Hopkins as the school record holder in career faceoff winning percentage (.644)… In 2012, he was led Johns Hopkins primary faceoff specialist… Won 167-of-271 (.616) faceoffs, while leading the team with 78 ground balls… His 167 faceoffs wins were the seventh-highest single-season total in school history… Ranked sixth in the nation in faceoff winning percentage and 19th in ground balls per game (5.2)…  Recorded one of the great performances in Hopkins’ NCAA Tournament history by a faceoff man in a 19-9 win over Stony Brook in the first round on 5/13/12… He won 20-of-26 faceoffs with a game-high 13 ground balls… His 20 faceoffs wins is believed to be the second-highest total ever by a JHU player in an NCAA game (Steve Vecchione won 28 against Syracuse in the 1992 NCAA Semifinals (28-of-41)… In 2011, he was part of JHU's three-man faceoff rotation… He won 13-of-19 faceoffs with five ground balls in six games… In 2010, he played in four games as a faceoff specialist/midfielder… Won 10-of-20 faceoffs and grabbed six ground balls on the year… At Fayetteville-Manlius, scored 33 goals and added nine assists as a senior… Had 79 goals and 29 assists in his career... He received First Team All-CNY honors as a senior after grabbing Second Team honors as a junior… Poppleton was a standout out in lacrosse and hockey… Was a hockey goalie.
 
Personal: Economics major with a minor in entrepreneurship and management.
 
 
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