HU Men's Lacrosse BIO
John Antoniades
Player Profile:
John Antoniades 699027
Position: M
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 173
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hauppauge, NY
High School: St. Anthony's

Fourth year on the  Hofstra Lacrosse roster...Co-captain...Named to 2013 Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-America third team...Received the Nick Colleluori Award for 2013 and will wear jersey number 27.

2012:  All-CAA second team selection...Played in all 14 games as the primary face-off specialist...Ranked 22nd in the country and fourth in the CAA in face-off winning percentage...Captured 143 of 265 face-offs for a .540 winning percentage...Led the Pride, was second in the CAA and 18th in Division I in ground balls per game with 75 for a 5.36 average...Picked up a season-high 13 ground balls against Delaware and 11 against St. Joseph's...Tallied two goals and one assist on the season...Scored against UMass and St. Joseph's and picked up his lone assist against Sacred Heart...Took just four shots including two on goal.

2011: USILA All-America honorable mention...All-CAA first team selection...Played in all 16 games...Ranked fifth in the nation in face-off percentage with a .642 mark...Ranked 20th in the country in ground balls per game with a 5.25 average...Won174 of 271 face-offs...Won 16 of 22 face-offs with nine ground balls against Princeton...Captured 15 of 19 face-offs against Air Force...Won 15 of 20 face-offs with eight ground balls against Massachusetts and 15 of 21 with eight ground balls against Drexel...Also picked up nine ground balls against Delaware and Manhattan...Picked up 84 ground balls on the year...Tallied two goals and four assists ...Posted a goal and an assist at Towson...Also scored against Johns Hopkins...Picked up assists against Princeton, Drexel and Delaware...Took just four shots on the year...CAA Commissioner's Academic Award recipient...

2010: CAA All-Rookie Team selection...Played in all 14 games as the primary face-off specialist after the injury to Mike Vaccaro in the season opener...Tallied one goal and two assists for three points...Scored his lone goal of the year at St. John's and assisted on goals against Manhattan and Delaware...Second on the team with 47 ground balls...Picked up eight ground balls against Jacksonville, six against Towson and five versus Princeton and Army...Took eight shots...Won 180 face-offs and lost 149 for a .549 winning percentage, ranking 25th in Division 1...Also ranked fifth in the CAA in face-off winning percentage... Won 21 of 30 face-off at Princeton...Captured 19 of 27 face-off against Jacksonville...Won 17 of 25 face-offs against Towson...Captured 16 of 28 face-off against Brown and 12 of 17 at St. John's...Grabbed 10 of 13 face-offs against Manhattan...

Prep School: Came to Hofstra after one year at Loomis Chaffee Prep School in Windsor, Connecticut...Named to the All-New England team after recording 30 goals, 20 assists, 162 ground balls and winning 85% of his face-offs...Selected to the East-West All-Star Game...

High School: Played scholastically at St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, New York...Voted CHSAA Face-Off Midfielder of the Year as a senior...Named team Most Valuable Player and received the Army Reserve Award for the Friars, who were ranked fourth nationally with a 15-3 record, in 2008...Recorded 15 goals, 15 assists, 157 ground balls and won 83% of his face-offs...

Personal: Born June 8, 1990...Has one sister...Enjoys weight-lifting and ice hockey in his free time...Also recruited by Army, Navy and Virginia...Aspires to a career in criminal justice or teaching...History  major.

Year    GP    Sht.    G    A    Pts.    GB    FOW-L    Pct.
2010    14    8    1    2    3    47    180-149    .547    
2011    16    4    2    4    6    84    174-97    .642
2012    14    4    2    1    3    75    143-122    .540
Career    44    16    5    7    12    206    497-368    .575


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