Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
4 Dan Wigrizer
Career: Had career cut short his senior season due to injury … Played in 58 career games, going 36-18 in those contests … Finished with a 9.43 goals against average and a .517 save percentage … Became the sixth goalie in NCAA history to help team to a NCAA title as a freshman … A four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll recipient.
2013: Started six games before suffering a career-ending injury … Posted a 12.22 goals against average and a .425 save percentage ... Made 14 saves at Penn … Had six stops in 46 minutes of action against Notre Dame … Collected give ground balls and three caused turnovers … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in 15 games and started 14 ... Finished the year with a 8.94 goals against average and a .516 save percentage ... Had 10-plus saves in six contests ... Made a season-high 16 saves at Notre Dame (2/18) ... Also had three ground balls versus the Irish ... Stopped 14 shots and picked up three ground balls in win over No. 1 Virginia (4/13) ... Named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against the Cavaliers ... Made 12 saves in the NCAA Tournament first round win over Syracuse (5/12) ... Also had 10 saves in wins over Brown (3/27), Marist (4/7) and Maryland (4/20) ... Named to the All-ACC Tournament team after compiling 15 saves on 29 shots, picking up 10 ground balls and causing two turnovers to lead Duke to the ACC title ... Had nine saves on 15 shots with three ground balls and three caused turnovers in NCAA quarterfinal win over Colgate ... Saved over 50 percent of shots faced in nine contests ... All-ACC Academic Team ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played and started in 17 contests in goal ... Posted a 9.20 goals against average and a .550 save percentage ... Amassed 145 saves in 945 minutes ... went 11-6 overall in the 17 games ... Tied his career-high in saves with 17 in the overtime victory over Maryland (3/5) ... Earned ACC Defensive Player of the Week recognition after performance against the Terrapins ... Made 11 stops in regular season win over Virginia (4/16) to earn second ACC Defensive Player of the Week award ... Had 14 saves in NCAA Tournament quarterfinal win over Notre Dame (5/22) ... Also had 14 stops at Jacksonville (4/30) ... Had 10-plus saves in 10 contests ... Ranked third on the team with 42 ground balls ... Picked up five loose balls in ACC Championship against Maryland (4/24) ... Made 23 saves in two NCAA Tournament games to rank seventh all-time amongst Duke goalies in NCAA postseason action ... Currently ranks fifth at Duke in career saves in NCAA Tournament play ... One of seven goalies to register double-digit saves in a NCAA Tournament game as his 14 stops are tied for 10th in Duke NCAA Tournament single game history ... Voted to the All-ACC Tournament team after compiling 21 saves in two games ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
2010: Played in 19 games, starting 16 … Ffinished rookie season with a 9.41 goals against average, a .508 save percentage and a 12-4 record … Made 154 saves for the year … Made a career-high 17 saves against Bucknell (2/13) in first career game … Compiled 15 stops against Notre Dame (2/20) … Made 10-plus saves in five games … Collected five saves in national championship game against Notre Dame (5/31) … Became just the sixth true freshman goalie to win a national title as a starter, joining Rodney Rullman, UVA (1972), Kevin Mahon, Johns Hopkins (1974), Quint Kessenich, Johns Hopkins (1987), Derek Kenney, UVA (1999), John Galloway, Syracuse (2008) … All-ACC Academic selection.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for John Nostrant at Haverford ... Twice named a U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American ... Selected as an Under Armour Senior All-American, helping the South team to victory in the 2009 game ... Led Haverford to the Inter-Ac Championship and tournament title as a senior ... Named county Player of the Year in 2009 ... Earned first team all-state and all-county honors three times ... Named to the All-Inter-Ac first team three times ... Selected as an Under Armour Junior All-American in 2008.
Personal: Son of Steven and Debbie Wigrizer ... Has one brother, Michael, and two sisters, Jennie and Shari ... Born April 8, 1991.