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Nate Menninger

Defense
Position
6'1''
Height
220 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Newton, Mass.
Hometown
High School
Newton North/Hamilton College
Previous School

2015
• Sat out the season with a lower extremity injury
• Will apply for a medical hardship
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014
• Appeared in 11 of UVa’s 16 games
• Made UVa debut against Rutgers (Feb. 22)
• Against Rutgers won a faceoff and streaked down the field scoring his first UVa goal
• Won .420 (26-of-69) of his faceoffs
• Picked up 15 ground balls and caused six turnovers
• Had a season-high four ground balls vs. Rutgers (Feb. 22)
• Won 9-of-15 faceoffs vs. the Rutgers

PREVIOUS SCHOOL
• Spent the 2013 season at DIII Hamilton College and helped the Continentals to a 9-6 record
• Appeared in all 15 games
• Took 201 faceoffs, winning at a .468 clip (94-of-201)
• Scored five goals and dished out two assists
• Picked up a team-best 75 ground balls and caused 12 turnovers

HIGH SCHOOL
• A three-year letterwinner at Newton North High School
• Two-time All-American nominee
• Was a running back, kicker and defensive end for the football team
• Was a three-year varsity starter for football
• Also was a sprinter and shot putter for the indoor track team
• Posted a 4×200 record (131.37 – split of 22.4)
• On honor roll all four years in high school
• Member of the National Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Son of Eric Menninger and Karen Hacker
• Has one older brother, Elias
• Volunteered at the Animal Rescue League of Boston
• Helped coach Newton Youth Lacrosse Camp
• Enjoys writing stories and poems
• Plays the saxophone