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Zach Miller

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Steamburg, N.Y.

High School:
The Hill Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
Midfield


04/25/2015

[5/5] Denver Wins BIG EAST Crown with 18-11 Win Over [16/17] Marquette

Pioneers claim fifth conference title in the last six seasons

04/18/2015

[5/5] Denver Uses Second-Half Run to Top Providence, 13-9

Three players record hat tricks in Pioneers 10th win of the campaign

03/28/2015

[5/5] Denver Uses 13-1 First Half Run to Rout [14/14] Georgetown, 19-7

Pioneers set school attendance record with 3,117 in attendance

03/07/2015

Miller Sends [4/4] Denver Past [3/3] Notre Dame 11-10 in Overtime

Pioneers record second top-5 win of the season

05/25/2015

NCAA Championship - Denver vs. Maryland

USATSI photos of Denver vs. Maryland men's lacrosse national championship on May 25, 2015

AWARDS AND HONORS:
Tewaaraton Award Nominee (2016)...USILA First Team All-America (2016)...USILA Third Team All-America (2015)...NCAA All-Tournament Team (2015)...Inside Lacrosse Preseason Second Team All-America (2015)...First Team All-BIG EAST (2015 and 2016)...BIG EAST Offensive POW (3/17/14)...BIG EAST Honor Roll (2/17/14)...BIG EAST All-Tournament Team (2014 and 2016)...Tewaaraton Award Nominee (2014)...Inside Lacrosse Freshman of the Year (2014)...BIG EAST Preseason Team (2016).

2016:
Played and started in all 16 games on Denver’s first offensive midfield…Second on the team in points with 50 on 27 goals (also second on the team) and 23 assists (second/11th in Denver’s Division I single-season history)…Had 3+ points in 10 games, 4+ points in six games, 5+ points in four games and a season-high six points (3g/3a) in Denver’s 17-8 BIG EAST Semifinal win over Providence (4/23)…3+ assists in three games, including a career-high four in Denver’s 14-11 win over Marquette (4/30)…Four hat tricks, including a season-high four in Denver’s 13-12 overtime win at North Carolina (3/5)…Scored the overtime winner for the second-straight regular season in Denver’s 10-9 win over [2/1] Notre Dame (3/13)…NCAA RANKINGS: 60th in points per game (3.13), 98th in goals per game (1.69), 44th in assists per game (1.44), 55th in shot percentage (0.37)…48th in man-up goals (5).  

2015:
Played and started in all 19 games...Finished first on the team in assists (35) and third on the team in points (61)...Netted 26 goals, including six in the NCAA Tournament...Scored three game-winning goals, including the overtime winner, his fourth goal of the game in Denver's regular season matchup against Notre Dame (3/7)...Had three or more points in 15 games, including all four NCAA Tournament games...Scored six man-up goals, including two in wins over Notre Dame (3/7) and Lehigh (3/17)...NCAA RANKINGS: 23rd in assists per game (1.84) and 22nd in man-up goals (6).

2014:
Saw action in 18-of-19 Pioneer games, averaging 4.44 shots per game, 2.11 goals per game, 1.06 assists per game and 3.17 points per game...Posted a .712 shot-on-goal percentage...Tallied career-highs in goals (5) and points (7) against Ohio State (3/15)...Tied his career-high in assists four times, most recent vs. Duke (5/24)...Grabbed a career-high four ground balls against Villanova in the BIG EAST Championship game (5/3)...Took a career-high eight shots at Duke (2/15).

BEFORE DENVER:
Played high school for Hill Academy...Named 2013 Under Armour All-American...Named 2013 NALI All-American...Picked for the Under Amour Senior All-American game, where he finished with five goals and one assist...Helped the Iroquois National Team to a bronze medal in the 2012 U-19 World Games in Finland.

PERSONAL:
Born March 1, 1996 in Ithaca, N.Y...Son of Chris and Dawn...Has one brother, Ben, and three sisters, Ashley, Caryn and Jorja...Chose DU because of the overall atmosphere from on campus to off campus...Enjoys hunting, fishing and outdoor activities.

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