#43 - Jake McGuinness
Position: M
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Barnstable, Mass.
High School: Barnstable HS
Height: 5-7
Weight: 165

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Saw time in four games, starting three... tallied five goals on the season... picked up 10 ground balls and caused one turnover... fired off 11 shots and six shots on goal for a .545 shots-on-goal percentage.


Despite having his season cut short due to sickness, McGuinness still positively impacted the Lions’ offense…A sparkplug for the Lions, he amassed four goals and two assists for six points on 21 shots…McGuiness also added 47 ground balls and forced five turnovers…All of his scoring came in three contests, as he posted two goals against Pfeiffer (3/7/10), two goals against Merrimack (3/13/10) and two assists against Catawba (2/28/10)…He also accumulated a season-high eight ground balls in the Lions 8-7 victory over Mars Hill (3/20/10).


McGuinness made an immediate impact for the Lions appearing and starting in all 14 games…The midfielder scored two goals and added three assists for a five-point season…He also led the squad in ground balls with 68…He secured three or more ground balls in all but two contests…He tallied the first goal of his career in a multiple-goal effort against Wingate (04/17/09)…He posted his first career assist against Grand Canyon (03/05/09) and scooped up a career-best 12 ground balls against Mars Hill (03/27/09)...He was named Deep South Conference Player of the Week on March 16, 2009.

Was Co-Captain and recorded 83 points during his senior year…2007 & 2008 Maratime League All-Star…Received the 2007 Maratime League Sportsmanship Award…2008 Eastern Mass All-Star…Received the 2008 Red Raider Sportsmanship Award…2007 All Cape Island All-Star.

McGuinness was born February 1 in Plymouth, Mass…Business major…His hobby is skiing…His career goal is to own his own gym…His best asset to the team is his speed…Names Mike Vrabel as his favorite athlete and the New England Patriots as his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because it has everything he was looking for in a college…Son of Cynthia and Michael McGuinness…Has one brother, Lukas.