Noah Richard, John Wagner, Nick Grill and Zachary Melillo were all honored by the BIG EAST
MU attackmen honored by the BIG EAST, while Wagner also earns national honors
Wagner is the attack player of the week and Blazer honored as the league’s top defensive player
Connor McClelland named the BIG EAST Midfielder of the Week after four-goal season debut
Wagner will play with Team Canada on July 7-16 in Coquitlam, British Columbia
Honors and Awards:
BIG EAST All-Academic (2015-16, 2016-17)
2018 Season (Jr.): All-BIG EAST First Team ... All-BIG EAST Championship Team ... Team captain ... Led MU with 30 goals and 39 points ... All five game winners came in OT or the final 10 seconds of regulation ... Posted a hat trick and the winner in the closing seconds of season-opening win over Jacksonville while recording two assists (Feb. 17) ... Recorded two goals, an assist, and three ground balls against Detroit Mercy (Feb. 24) ... Secured two goals, including the OT winner, and an assist in a win over No. 4/6 Ohio State while also grabbing two ground balls (March 2) ... Added two goals and two ground balls at Michigan (March 7) ... Potted four goals, including the game winner 35 seconds into overtime, against No. 16 Georgetown (March 24) ... Collected a hat trick in the matchup against No. 8 Villanova (March 31) ... His third goal to complete the hat trick served as the golden goal in OT at St. John's (April 7) ... Led the team with three points with two goals and an assist against No. 14/15 Notre Dame (April 17) ... Named BIG EAST Attack Player of the Week (April 16) after posting a career-high six points with four goal and two assists against Providence (April 14) ... Three goals against PC came in the final 1:37 of regulation and OT as MU trailed by four goals ... Scored in the final minutes of the game and added a ground ball in the loss against No. 3 Duke (April 20) ... Scored three times in the BIG EAST semifinals against then-No. 3 Denver (May 3).
2016 Season (Fr.): Scored four goals and posted a pair of assists with 10 ground balls as a true freshman while playing in 16 games and starting two ... Recorded his first two collegiate goals at Richmond (Feb. 27) as Marquette picked up a 7-2 victory ... Scored two goals on three shots in the BIG EAST semifinals against No. 16 Villanova (May 5) as MU won its first-ever postseason game.
Prior to Marquette: Earned a varsity letter during each of the three years he attended Cranbrook-Kingswood (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) and was voted captain for his senior season …. Ranked in the top 200 seniors in the class of 2015 by StudentSports ... Was a three-time all-state and US Lacrosse All-America selection ... Led his team to regional championships all three years of his high school career and helped the squad to state championships in 2013 and 2015 ... Concluded his high school career by totaling five goals in the Michigan state title game against Okemos, including the game-winner with 10.5 seconds remaining … Also scored the game winner in the 2015 state semifinal ... Amassed 69 goals and 41 assists as a senior, marking his third-straight 50-plus goal campaign … Netted 51 goals and tallied 30 assists in 20 games his sophomore season ... Followed that with a 54-goal, 58-assist performance in 19 games during his junior season... Named Perani’s Michigan Lacrosse 2015 Player of the Year during his senior campaign … Also played hockey at Cranbrook and helped to Cranes to state titles as a sophomore and the program’s 17th state championship as a senior … Plays box lacrosse with the Niagara Thunderhawks junior B team … Picked Marquette over Syracuse, Cornell and Brown, among others.
Personal: Born May 4, 1997 in St. Catharines, Ontario ... Son of Mike and Lainie Wagner ... Has one brother, Ryan, and one sister, Rachel.
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