Uploaded Ad
Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
Cade Van Raaphorst
Player Profile:
Cade Van Raaphorst 2380164
Position: Defense
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Desert Vista

 Career Statistics   2016    


2016: Played in 14 games on defense … Finished the season with eighth ground balls … Had one caused turnover … Picked up three ground balls against Richmond (3/7) … Had two ground balls at Loyola (3/12).

Before Duke: Lettered five years for the varsity team at Desert Vista High School … 2015 Under Armour-All-American … Two-time US Lacrosse All-American …  Played in the Under Armour Underclassmen  Games as a sophomore and junior … A three-time first team all-state honoree … Named the Arizona Defensive Player of the Year three straight years 2013-15 … Voted second team all-state as a freshman … Also won the team’s Groundball Award as a rookie … Selected as the team’s Defensive Most Valuable Player as a sophomore and junior … Led Desert Vista to a 51-3 overall record from 2013-15, including a perfect 19-0 record in 2014 … Guided the Thunder to consecutive state titles in 2014 and 2015 … Was the state runner-up his junior season … Tabbed team’s overall Most Valuable Player his senior season … Also played football, lettering as a junior and senior .

Personal: Son of Jeff and Christine Van Raaphorst … Has a brother, Jacob, and sister Haley … Father played quarterback at Arizona State … Led the Sun Devils to the Pac-10 championship in 1987 as well as the school’s only Rose Bowl victory that season … Was inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 2006 … Played in the NFL for two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons … Currently is Arizona State football’s radio analyst … Uncle, Mike Van Raaphorst, was a backup quarterback to Carson Palmer at Southern California … Uncle, Kit Lathrop, played football at Arizona State and in the NFL … Grandfather Dick Van Raaphorst kicked for the Ohio State football team and for the San Diego Chargers of the NFL … Born July 17, 1996. 

Men's Lacrosse Photos: