WOMEN’S LACROSSE – Position Profiles in Recruiting

ATTACK

 

Grades: 3.0 GPA + 24 ACT + 1000 SAT (out of 1600)

Tier 1 Attack

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’9″

Expert Notes:

The ability to take over a game at any point.  Handling the ball with pressure and confidence.  A high IQ and the Quarterback of the offense.  A threat to score and distribute.   Tough player with great change of direction and vision.  Performs well in the biggest stages.

Tier 2 Attack

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’8″

Expert Notes:

Shows flashes of taking over games.  A consistent threat to score and point up points.  Handles the ball often and with successful out comes.  Might not be the flashy player but always getting the job done.  Does all the little things well and competes.

Tier 3 Attack

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’7″

Expert Notes:

A consistent ability to find teammates for scoring chances and steady offense.  Moves the ball well and can make a solid impact in goals and assist.  Good athlete who has the ability to create offense.

Tier 4 Midfield

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’5″

Expert Notes:

Steady contributor on offense.  Good athlete and quick.  Uses their advantages very well.  Finds a way to be a steady threat.

DEFENSE

Grades: 3.0 GPA + 24 ACT + 1000 SAT (out of 1600)

Tier 1 Defense

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’11”

Expert Notes:

Can take over a game or the player they’re covering.  Great on-ball skills and the commander of the defenders around them.  Handles the ball often and a threat in the clearing game.  Always covering the top offensive player for the other team with great results.  A great mix of physical presence and technical skill.

Tier 2 Defense

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’10”

NCSA Expert Notes:

Steady influence on the player the are covering.  Steady mix of GB play and 1 vs. 1 defense.  Shows flashes of being the top defensive player on the field.   Can cover the top tier offensive threats.  Great athletic ability.

Tier 3 Defense

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’9″

Expert Notes:

Solid athlete who is a  steady contributor.  Handles the ball often and fins roles they succeed in.  Can cover solid offensive threats and performs well.

Tier 4 Defense

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’7″

Expert Notes:

Steady contributor in team concepts.  Good athlete and help defense.  Uses their advantages very well, and really helps out with communication.

GOALIE

 

Grades: 3.0 GPA + 24 ACT + 1000 SAT (out of 1600)

Tier 1 Goalie

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’11”

Expert Notes:

Can take over the game at any moments.  Shows that any goals come with difficulties.  Makes all the “must” saves and many they should not even have a chance on. Great at communication and the leader of the defense.  Can lead the break out, solid and accurate in the clearing fame.

Tier 2 Goalie

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’9″

Expert Notes:

Shows flashes of greatness and very stubborn in net.  Communicates and leads the defense in front of them.  Strong with handling the ball in clearing game.  Leads those around them.

Tier 3 Goalie

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’8″

Expert Notes:

Solid in net with fundamentals.  Communicates well with the defense and can keep a team in the game.  Strong in the clearing game and handles the ball with confidence.

Tier 4 Goalie

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’7″

Expert Notes:

Gets to all the steady saves.  Strong communicator in the net and handles the ball often in the clearing game.

MIDFIELD

 

 Grades: 3.0 GPA + 24 ACT + 1000 SAT (out of 1600)

Tier 1 Midfield

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’11”

Expert Notes:

Dominating athlete who runs well in transition.  Good two-way midfielder who demands double teams when of offense.  Great vision and can create offense at will.  Exceptional at defense & / specialty positions – FO / DM

Tier 2 Midfield

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’10”

Expert Notes:

Great athlete who moves the ball and is a steady contributor on the score sheet.  Shows the ability to demand extra attention on the offensive end.  Solid on defense & / specialty positions – FO / DM

Tier 3 Midfield

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’8″

Expert Notes:

Good athlete who knows their role.  Finds a way to steady be a factor and difference maker.  Solid dodger and feeder.  Shows flashes of the ability to be the go-to player.

Tier 4 Midfield

Physical Measurables:

  • 5’6″

Expert Notes:

Strong contributor on offense and truly finds their niche.  A threat in transition and finds teammates to incorporate / create scoring chances.