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Stanwick, Tinney, Valis Named 2018 Men's Lacrosse Captains

Shack Stanwick, Joel Tinney and Brinton Valis have been selected as the captains of the 2018 men's lacrosse team.
Sept. 26, 2017

BALTIMORE, MD – Johns Hopkins University men’s lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala announced today that senior attackman Shack Stanwick and senior midfielders Joel Tinney and Brinton Valis have been selected in a vote by their teammates as captains for the 2018 season.

“The selection of our team captains is as important as anything we do as a program,” Pietramala stated. “Through their growth and development over the last three years, Shack, Joel and Brinton have earned the respect of their teammates with their hard work and dedication to our program and Johns Hopkins University. I am thrilled that they will have the opportunity to help establish our culture and lead our team during the 2018 season and look forward to them taking on and embracing the responsibility that comes with being a captain.”

Stanwick is a two-time USILA All-American and totaled 26 goals and 21 assists for 47 points and earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors in 2017. He has scored at least one point in all 48 games in his career and will enter his final season tied for 11th in school history in assists (82) and 22nd in points (156). With 74 goals and 82 assists to his credit, he is in position to become just the third player in school history to record 100 goals and 100 assists. Stanwick is majoring in political science.

Tinney earned Second Team USILA All-America and First Team All-Big Ten honors last season, when he scored 19 goals and added nine assists and 40 ground balls. A Third Team All-American, an Honorable Mention All-Big Ten selection and the Big Ten Rookie of the Year as a freshman, Tinney counts 47 career goals and 19 assists to his credit and is majoring in political science.



Valis has played in 34 games in his career, including 26 of 30 in the last two years as a key member of the Blue Jays’ second midfield. He has five goals and three assists in his career and has twice earned Academic All-Big Ten honors. Valis is majoring in economics.

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