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J.P. Forester
Player Profile:
J.P. Forester 1237237
Position: Attack
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 174
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
High School: Brother Rice

Career Stats

Career Highlights
• First Spider to reach 50 points in a single season
• 2015 First-Team All-Southern Conference
• 2014 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team
• 2016 All-Southern Conference Preseason Team
• Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Month, March and April, 2015
• Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, 4/21/15

2016 (Junior)
• Saw action in 13 games for the Spiders, starting eight
• Named to the All-Southern Conference Preseason Team
• Finished sixth on the team in points with 21, scoring 14 goals and adding seven assists
• Collected 17 ground balls and caused three turnovers on the year

2015 (Sophomore)
First-Team All-Southern Conference
• Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Month, March and April, 2015
Southern Conference Honor Roll
• Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, 4/21
• One of 17 players to appear in all 16 games, one of five to start every game
• Led Richmond in 2015 in goals (30), assists (20) and points (50)
• First player to 30 goals and 20 assists in the same season
• Second player to reach 30 goals in one season
• Second player to reach 20 assists in a single season
• Scored a goal in 13 of the 16 season games, adding at least one assist in 10 games
• Finished third in the SoCon in points and assists per game, fifth in goals per game
• Ranked 63rd in the NCAA in points per game, 64th in assists per game and 79th in goals per game nationally
• Became Richmond's first seven-point scorer in a single game, posting three goals and four assists in a home win over VMI, 3/7, the first-ever Southern Conference game
• Tied for third-most points in a game by a SoCon performer for the season
• One of only four four-assist performances in a single game in program history to date
• Posted a pair of game-winning goals, against Mount St. Mary's, 3/11, and against Furman, 4/30, in the Southern Conference Championship semifinal at home
• Tied for the lead in ground balls among attackmen, grabbing 24, and at least one in 14 of the 16 season games
• Caused a career-high high two turnovers

2014 (Freshman)
• Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team
• One of 10 players to appear in all 17 games, one of four to make 16 starts
• Second on squad with 28 goals, third with 31 points (three assists)
• His 1.65 goals per game was ninth in conference
• Led team with 11 multi-goal games, including team-best seven in a row
• Tied for team lead with eight fourth-quarter goals and four game-tying goals
• Three go-ahead goals were fourth-most on the squad
• Took second-most shots (95) for the season, with second-most (60) shots on goal
• Shots per game average was tied for eighth in conference
• His 13 shots in home win over Wagner were second-most in a game for a Spider
• Scored a season-high three goals twice, in conference opener at Mercer, 2/22 and road win at Furman, 4/5
• Collected a season-high five ground balls in home game against high Point, 4/12
• Also caused one season turnover in that High Point contest

Prep
Helped Brother Rice to win three-straight state championships, extending the school’s streak to 10 in a row
• Left Brother Rice streak in tact of not losing to an in-state team in the previous ten seasons
• Three-year letterman and two-year starter, team captain his senior season
• All-County and All-Catholic honoree, First-Team All-Midwest
• Honor Roll student

Personal
Son of Denise and Creighton Forester
• Volunteer lacrosse coach
• Volunteered with Work-Christ child mentor program

 

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