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Jalen Knight

Defense
Position
5'7''
Height
Senior
Class
Peachtree City, Ga.
Hometown
McIntosh HS
High School

2020
• Played in six games with five starts
• Missed two games with a concussion
• Had one caused turnover and four ground balls
• Picked up season-high two ground balls in win at California

2019
• ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Appeared in 9 games and started 1
• Tallied one ground ball
• Had a caused turnover

2018 
• Appeared in four games
• Caused one turnover

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-time Georgia All-State Honorable Mention (2015, 2016, 2017)
• Named to the Georgia Class IA-5A Area 4 Girls Lacrosse All-Area First Team (2017)
• Named to the Fayette County, Georgia All-County First Team (2017)
• Named the Fayette County, Georgia All-County Girls Player of the Year (2017)
• Two-time McIntosh High School Varsity Team MVP (2016, 2017)
• McIntosh High School Varsity Team Offensive Player of the Year (2016)
• McIntosh High School Varsity Team Midfield Player of the Year (2015)
• Selected as Inside Lacrosse Player to Watch (2014)
• Led McIntosh to “Elite 8” in State Tournament, capping off an 18-2 season (2017)
• Team-leading 69 goals and collected 69 draw controls senior year (2017)
• Four-year Varsity Starter on the McIntosh Varsity Lacrosse team (2014-2017)
• Three-year McIntosh Varsity Lacrosse Captain (2015, 2016, 2017)
• Two-time selection as a Class IA-5A Georgia State DiVarsity All-Star (2016, 2017)
• MVP of the Class IA-5A Georgia State DiVarsity All-Star game (2016)

PERSONAL
• Parents are Jeffrey and Nicole Knight
• Has two brothers, Jaden and Paris Matthews, and one sister, Jonna