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Mike Poppleton
Mike  Poppleton


Manlius, NY

High School:
Fayetteville Manlius

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200



Three Blue Jays Selected in 2018 MLL Draft

Tinney, Stanwick, Moreland Selected in 1st, 6th and 7th Rounds


Johns Hopkins-UMBC Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays Make Short Trip to Battle Retrievers


Johns Hopkins-Princeton Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays Head to New Jersey to Battle 10th-Ranked Tigers


Johns Hopkins-Michigan Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays Host Wolverines Saturday at Noon


Johns Hopkins-Towson Men's Lacrosse Notes

Blue Jays Welcome Local Rival Tigers to Homewood Field

2012: Enjoyed a strong season in first year as JHU's primary faceoff specialist • Won 167-of-271 (.616) faceoffs on the year and led the team with 78 ground balls • 167 faceoffs won is the seventh-highest single-season total in school history • Finished sixth in the nation in faceoff winning percentage and 19th in ground balls per game (5.2) • Missed season-opener vs. Towson, but returned to win 10-of-16 faceoffs with six ground balls in the win vs. Delaware • Had career highs in faceoffs won (15) and attempted (18) in win over Siena • Won 11-of-21 faceoffs in 10-8 win at Princeton and 10-of-12 in 11-0 win over Manhattan • Added an 11-of-21 showing with five GBs vs. UMBC and set the pace with a 12-of-18 performance with three GBs in win over sixth-ranked Syracuse • Scored first career goal to jump-start 11-10 win at top-ranked Virginia • Won 15-of-21 faceoffs and grabbed a career-high 14 ground balls in a 17-6 win over Albany ... 14 ground balls are the most by a Johns Hopkins player since Kyle Harrison had 14 in a 17-5 win over third-ranked Syracuse in 2004 • Magnificent in loss to Maryland as he was 14-of-19 on faceoffs with eight ground balls - 14 FO wins was one shy of career high • Won 8-of-13 faceoffs with three GBs at Navy • Matched career high with 15 faceoff wins on 19 attempts and added six GBs in win over Army • Turned in one of the great performances in JHU NCAA Tournament history by a faceoff specialist in 19-9 win over Stony Brook in the first round as he won 20-of-26 faceoffs with a game-high 13 ground balls - 20 faceoffs won is believed to be the second-highest total ever by a JHU player in an NCAA game (Steve Vecchione won 28 against Syracuse in the 1992 NCAA Semifinals (28-of-41)).

2011: Part of JHU's three-man faceoff rotation • Won 13-of-19 faceoffs with five GBs in six games played.

2010: Played in four games as a faceoff specialist/midfielder • Won 10-of-20 faceoffs and grabbed six ground balls on the year • Saw the most extensive action of his career at Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as he won 6-of-13 faceoffs and had five ground balls.

At Fayetteville Manlius: Two-sport standout in lacrosse and ice hockey • Helped team to section playoffs three times in lacrosse • Garnered First Team All-CNY honors as a senior after grabbing second team honors as a junior • Totaled 33 goals and nine assists as a senior and 79 goals and 29 assists in his career • Goalie on the hockey team.

Personal: Michael J. Poppleton • The son of Scott and Kari Poppleton • Born December 7, 1990 • Economics major with a minor in entrepreneurship and management.