Austin  French
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Austin French

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

High School:
San Ramon Valley H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
Attack


08/02/2017

Men's Lacrosse Places 35, Women's Lacrosse 30, on Big East All-Academic Team

Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season

05/13/2017

[7/5] Denver Sprints Past [17/17] Air Force at 17-10 in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Pioneers will face winner of Notre Dame/Marquette on Saturday, May 20, on ESPNU

04/29/2017

[2/2] Denver Wins Sixth-Straight, Topping Marquette 16-8

With seven points today, freshman Ethan Walker now has 35 points during winning streak

04/22/2017

Walker's Eight-Point Day Leads [3/3] Denver Past [20/20] Providence, 12-2

Pioneers claim fourth straight BIG EAST Regular Season Championship in win

04/09/2017

Baptiste Posts First Career Hat Trick in [5/5] Denver's Win over [18/18] Villanova

Junior faceoff specialist closes with four points and 23 faceoff wins in 16-11 decision

2017:
Played and started all 17 games as the X attackman for the Pioneers…Tallied 33 more points than he did in his rookie season, finishing with 47 on 28 goals and 19 assists…Scored multiple goals in 10 games, including a stretch of eight-straight from April 1 to May 20…Netted a career-high four goals in Denver’s 16-4 NCAA Quarterfinal win over Notre Dame (5/20)…Recorded his first three career hat tricks...Distributed multiple assists in six games, including three in Denver’s wins over Duke (2/18) and in the Pioneers’ regular season game against Marquette (4/29)…Scored four man-up goals, picked up 10 ground balls and caused two turnovers. NCAA RANKINGS: 1st in shot percentage (.519), 69th in man-up goals (4), 83rd in assists per game (1.12) and 87th in points per game (2.76).

2016:
Played in all 16 games, starting six and playing on Denver’s second midfield in the final 10 games…Tallied 14 points on eight goals and six assists…Netted first career multi-goal game in Denver’s 17-4 win at Georgetown (4/2)…Added an additional multi-point game (1/1) in Denver’s 14-11 win over Marquette to clinch the Pioneers third-straight regular season title (4/30)…Picked up five ground balls, including two against Marquette (4/30).

BEFORE DENVER:
US Lacrosse High School All-American…League (EBAL) MVP and Offensive MVP in 2015…Adrenaline All-American in 2015…Times Sports Player of the Year (2015)…Also played varsity football as a starting safety.

PERSONAL:
Born on July 3, 1997 in Upper Montclair, N.J...Son of Michele French...Has one brother: Cole…Chose the University of Denver because it is a great fit academically and athletically…Enjoyed the beautiful campus, the coaches are the best out there and it’s the closest Division I program to his hometown.

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