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James Pannell

175 lbs.
Smithtown, N.Y.
Smithtown West
High School
James Pannell - Men's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

· Started UVa’s first six games before missing the final nine with a lower extremity injury
· Preseason third-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook
· Scored two goals and dished out two assists against No. 16 Drexel (Feb. 14)
· Scored two goals at Rutgers (Feb. 21)
· Scored six goals and had one assist and was named ACC Offensive Player of the Week after UVa’s win over No. 8 Cornell (March 7)

· USILA All-American honorable mention
· Appeared in all 16 of UVa’s games with 15 starts
· Scored goals in 14 of UVa’s 16 games
· Tallied four goals and five points in UVa’s overtime win versus No. 12 Loyola (Feb. 6)
· Scored UVa’s first goal of the season off a pass from Mick Parks
· Scored at 2:16 in overtime to lift UVa over No. 12 Loyola, 14-13, in the season opener for both teams
· Led UVa with four goals and an assist at Richmond (Feb. 8)
· Named ACC Offensive Player of the Week on Feb. 11
· Tallied two goals at Drexel (Feb. 16)
· Notched the hat-trick against Rutgers (Feb. 22) with three goals and also had one assist
· Scored two goals and an assist at Mount St. Mary’s (Feb. 25)
· Scored a career-high seven goals against Syracuse (March 1)
· Scored twice at No. 15 Cornell (March 8)
· Notched two goals against Johns Hopkins (March 22)
· Had a hat trick against VMI (March 24) in the first quarter
· Scored three times against No. 2 Duke (April 11)
· Notched three goals and an assist vs. No. 6 North Carolina (April 26) in Chester, Pa., in the ACC Showcase game (PPL Park)

· Appeared in all 15 of UVa’s games, but was hampered with a lower extremity injury early
· Made six starts at attack, including his first collegiate nod against Vermont (March 5)
· Also saw some time on the second midfield
· Dished out three assists for his first collegiate points against VMI (Feb. 19)
· Scored first two career goals at Stony Brook (Feb. 23)
· Also scored goals against Mount St. Mary’s (Feb. 26), Vermont (March 5), Cornell (March 9), Maryland (March 30) and versus Bellarmine (April 20)
· Also dished out assists against North Carolina (April 6) and against Bellarmine (April 20)
· Picked up 16 ground balls

· Listed as the No. 5 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
· Listed as the No. 3 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
· Under Armour All-American
· Inside Lacrosse ranked him as the No. 3 rising senior
· Tallied 43 goals, 31 assists and 49 ground balls to lead Smithtown West to a 14-4 mark in 2012
· Scored 50 goals and dished out 25 assists in 2011 as a junior
· Three-time All-Long Island selection and helped Smithtown win four league titles
· Scored 41 goals and dished out 36 assists as a sophomore and 40 goals and 25 assists as a freshman
· Finished high school career with 196 goals and 135 assists for 331 points
· His 331 career points are a school record, previously held by his brother Rob
· Three-year letterwinner in football and two-year letterwinner in basketball
· Was a captain as a senior in all three sports (football, basketball lacrosse)
· Broke Smithtown’s single game rushing record (392 yards)
· Dellecave finalist for the Suffolk County Athlete of the Year
· White Letter Award winner in basketball for leadership
· Booster Club Male Athlete of the Year scholarship award winner
· Music-athlete scholarship

· Son of Robert and Susan Pannell
· Younger brother of Cornell All-American Rob Pannell
· Has one sister, Genevieve
· Enjoys singing and was in the concert and jazz choirs in high school

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