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Phil Poquie

Midfield
Position
5'10''
Height
180 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown
Haverford School
High School
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Phil Menson Poquie

• Name is pronounced Poh-qwee

2016
• Appeared in six of UVA’s 15 games
• Made collegiate debut against Saint Joseph’s and scored two goals
• Against Saint Joseph’s he scored the game-tying goal and the game-winning marker in a 9-7 win HIGH SCHOOL
Listed as the No. 46 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Listed as the No. 12 midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• A 2015 graduate of the Haverford School
• Was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and football at Haverford
• 2015 All-American honorable mention
• Helped lead Haverford to a 26-0 record and the 2015 UA/IL National Championship
• Helped lead Haverford to the Inter-Ac League championship in 2015
• Named MVP of the 2015 Inter-Ac League championship game
• Named 2014 semifinal MVP of Haverford’s Inter-Ac League tournament game
• Rushed for 1,078 yards and 13 touchdowns during senior football season
• Inter-Ac first-team honoree in football as a junior and senior

PERSONAL
• Son of Mary Nyeayea
• Born in Ivory Coast
• Has one brother, Dad, and one sister, Kou
• Brother, Dad Poquie, played football at Penn State
• Family is from Liberia and they left the country when Phil was two-years old after civil war broke out. Family moved to Philadelphia
• Led a blood drive at Haveford as a junior and senior

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