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Truitt Sunderland

160 lbs.
Baltimore, Md.
Calvert Hall College HS
High School
Truitt Sunderland - Men's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

2023 – “Truitt has already made a splash with his collegiate career, demonstrating an offensive acumen and intuitiveness for finding openings in a defense both as an off-ball player looking for a feed, and as the feeder himself. Truitt lit up the scoreboard during our Alumni scrimmage, and his teammates recognize the tremendous value he brings to our program both as a scorer and rider. Truitt is smoothly navigating the sensitive decision-making of when to be the aggressor on offense versus recognizing when a linemate has a better opportunity.”


  • Appeared in 16 games, including his first career start at North Carolina (April 7)
  • Scored nine goals, dished out eight assists and collected 14 ground balls as an attackman
  • Registered one goal in UVA’s NCAA Tournament first round win over Richmond (May 13)
  • Recorded three games with three points: Harvard (Feb. 18), Ohio State (Feb. 25) and Lafayette (April 25)
  • In his collegiate debut against Michigan (Feb. 11), recorded two ground balls and one shot on-goal
  • Ranked the No. 2 overall incoming freshman in the nation, according to Inside Lacrosse
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • No. 4 prospect in the nation, according to Inside Lacrosse
  • Led the team in goals (47) and assists (45) in 2022
  • C Markland Kelly Award nominee (2022)
  • Under Armour and Nike All-American (2022)
  • All-MIAA First Team selection (2022)
  • All-Metro First Team selection (2022)
  • Team MVP & captain (2022)
  • Tallied 35 goals and 22 assists his freshman season (2019)
  • Helped Calvert Hall win its third consecutive MIAA A championship and National Prep championship (2019)
  • Sophomore season (2020) was cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Missed junior season with a broken foot (2021)
  • Played club for Kooper’s Lacrosse Club (2015-21)


  • Son of Athan and Kate Sunderland
  • Has two sisters, Emma and Lucy
  • Father, Athan, played lacrosse and soccer at Randolph Macon (1992-95)
  • Major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences


  • “I chose UVA because as a kid I grew up watching the games and I knew one day I wanted to play at Klöckner stadium. When the recruiting process came around, there was no call I was more excited about than the calls with UVA. I could get a sense of the strong culture and I could immediately tell it was something I wanted to be a part of.”