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Danny Sweeney
Danny  Sweeney


Glenelg, Md.

High School:
McDonogh School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 230




Villanova Men's Lacrosse Announces Class of 2017

Head Coach Mike Corrado Welcomes 11 Newcomers for the 2013-14 Academic Year

Awards: 2017 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team…All-BIG EAST First Team…Was the 78th pick during the 2017 MLL Draft by the Charlotte Hounds…BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (May 1, 2017)

Career: Appeared in 57 games while making 47 starts as a close defenseman…Collected 63 ground balls…Caused 30 turnovers while is 10th best in program history…Recorded two goals and two assists.

2017: Started in all 15 games…Collected 21 ground balls and caused 11 turnovers…Tied his career high for ground balls with five at Providence (Apr. 29)…Set a new career high in caused turnovers with four against Penn State (Feb. 25)…Netted a goal at Georgetown (Apr. 15)…Dished out an assist at Denver (Apr. 9)…BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all five conference contests…Grabbed 14 ground balls and caused four turnovers…Had three caused turnovers vs. St. John’s (Apr. 22)…Had three ground balls at Denver (Apr. 9) and Georgetown (Apr. 15).

2016: Started in all 14 games as a defenseman during his junior season…collected 21 groundballs and caused eight turnovers…scored his first career goal against Providence (Apr. 30)…had a career five groundballs against Georgetown (Apr. 16)…caused two turnovers against both Penn (Mar. 12) and Georgetown (Apr. 16)…BIG EAST:  Appeared in all five games…collected 14 groundballs…averaging 2.8 per game… took two shots against league foes

2015: One of just three players to start all 14 games on the season... Collected 21 ground balls and caused 11 turnovers during his sophomore campaign... Took three shots... Tallied a career-high three caused turnovers vs. Providence (Apr. 25)... Ranked 5th on the team with five caused turnovers for the season. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all five conference contests... Grabbed four ground balls and caused three turnovers against BIG EAST opponents... Took two shots against league foes... Tallied two ground balls vs. Providence (Apr. 25)... Tied for second on the team with three caused turnovers in conference action.

2014: Appeared in 14 games while making four starts as a defenseman during his freshman season... Registered one assist vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Collected nine ground balls and caused six turnovers on the season... Tallied a season-high two ground balls vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12) and St. John's (Apr. 19)... Caused a season-high two caused turnovers vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12). BIG EAST: Appeared in four conference contests while making three starts vs. Rutgers (Apr. 12), St. John's (Apr. 19) and Providence (Apr. 26)... Tallied an assist vs. St. John's (Apr. 19)... Collected four ground balls and caused three turnovers in BIG EAST action.

McDonogh School: Earned three varsity letters under head coach Andy Hilgartner... Named a 2013 Under Armour All-American... Named a 2013 All-MIAA "A" Conference selection... Ranked No. 64 on the 2013 Inside Lacrosse "Power 100" List... Ranked No. 17 on the Inside Lacrosse Positional Ranking (Defense)... 2013 NILCA Second Team All-American... Chosen as a Top 205 All-Star... Selected as the Best Male Athlete of the 2013 McDonogh graduating class... Named a 2012 NSCLA All-American... Played club lacrosse for the Maryland Roughriders... Also lettered in water polo and basketball.

Personal: Born December 10th, 1994 in Ellicott City, Md... Parents are Brian and Ellen Sweeney... Siblings are Brian and Jack... Brother, Brian, is on the swim team at the United States Naval Academy... Was the high school teammate of fellow classmate Austin Frederick... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.