38 - Joe LaSala
Joe LaSala
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilton, Conn.
High School: Wilton
Position: D
gp 21
p 1
g 0
a 1

2013: Three-year letterwinner and a two-year team captain ... one of the top returning defensemen in the country ... has missed the latter part of the last two seasons with separate knee injuries ... is a preseason Third Team All-America selection by Inside Lacrosse.

2012: Started the first 13 games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury for the second straight season ... still earned First Team All-ODAC and Honorable Mention All-America honors ... also garnered the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award ... led the team with 31 caused turnovers and also totaled 22 ground balls ... had a season-high five caused turnovers and picked up two ground balls in a 12-11 loss to Franklin & Marshall (3/10) ... also had four caused turnovers each against Christopher Newport (2/18), Washington College (3/3) and Williams (3/27).

2011: Started each of the first 11 games of the season before suffering a season-ending knee injury ... earned First Team All-ODAC and Honorable Mention All-America honors despite missing the final six games of the season ... collected 22 ground balls and was third in the ODAC with 37 caused turnovers ... helped the defense rank 19th in Division III with a 7.06 goals-against average ... GAA was 5.82 with LaSala in the lineup ... had six caused turnovers in a 13-7 win over Kenyon (3/15) ... picked up six ground balls and forced four turnovers in an 18-4 season-opening win over Ferrum (2/15) ... forced five turnovers each in a 7-6 loss to F&M (3/12) and a 4-3 win over Lynchburg (3/25).

2010: Started all 17 games and led the team with 40 caused turnovers in posting Second Team All-ODAC laurels ... notched a goal in a 12-6 win over Randolph-Macon (4/28) in the ODAC Tournament ... also had 26 ground balls for a Generals' defense that ranked 13th in Division III in scoring defense (6.71 GAA) and 12th in Division III in man-down percentage (.821) ... caused six turnovers and collected four ground balls in a 9-5 win over Washington College (3/4) ... had five caused turnovers and scooped up two ground balls in a 7-5 loss to Franklin & Marshall (3/13) ... received the C.W. Pacy Award as the team's top first-year player.

High School: Earned four letters in football and three in lacrosse at Wilton High School …served as a captain of the lacrosse team his final two seasons and was a football team captain as a senior ... earned all-conference honors in both sports as a junior and senior …also garnered all-state laurels in lacrosse his final two seasons ... received the scholar-athlete award for both football and lacrosse and was an All-American in lacrosse following his final season.

Off the Field: Brother, Stephen ’11, also attended W&L … uncle, Pete McSherry, played lacrosse at Virginia … serves as a University peer tutor and is a member of the "23" Student-Athlete Group ... accounting major.

Recent Games
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney W, 11-10
Apr 30 Virginia Wesleyan W, 13-8
May 4 vs. Lynchburg W, 7-6
May 5 at Roanoke L, 10-9
May 8 Sewanee W, 19-6
May 11 Salisbury L, 7-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 9
Points 1 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 0
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 30 10
Turnovers 12 2
Caused turnovers 43 12
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 2 2
Shooting percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots on goal 1 1
Shots on goal percentage 50.0 50.0
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 12 Ferrum W, 23-4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 16 Christopher Newport W, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 20 at Salisbury W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
Feb 24 at Denison W, 8-7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 2 at Washington College L, 8-4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 9 Franklin & Marshall W, 11-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 7 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 16 Randolph-Macon W, 13-9 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 20 Mary Washington W, 9-4 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 23 Guilford W, 9-5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 Lynchburg L, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 30 at Virginia Wesleyan W, 16-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 3 Bridgewater W, 27-1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 13 Randolph W, 27-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 at Roanoke L, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 24 at Shenandoah W, 14-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney W, 11-10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 30 Virginia Wesleyan W, 13-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 4 vs. Lynchburg W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 5 at Roanoke L, 10-9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 8 Sewanee W, 19-6 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 11 Salisbury L, 7-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2012-13 21 21 0 1 1 0 0 30 12 43 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Total 21 21 0 1 1 0 0 30 12 43 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 21 21 0 1 1 0 0 30 12 43 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Conference 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 12 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -

Home 12 12 0 1 1 0 0 19 8 31 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Away 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 10 4 12 0-0 0 - 0 -
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -

Wins 16 16 0 1 1 0 0 21 11 39 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Losses 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 4 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0

January - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
February 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 12 3 13 0-0 0 - 0 -
March 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 12 7 18 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
April 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 7 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
May - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -