#5 - George Proechel
Position: A
Year: So.
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Lake Highland Prep
Height: 5-8
Weight: 145

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
All-Deep South Conference Second Team Attack...Deep South Conference Player of the Week (03/07/11)…Second in goals scored with 27…Played in all 14 games…Made 13 starts…Led team in assists with 18…Totaled team-best 45 points…Compiled 96 shots…Fired 54 shots-on-goal…Registered .562 shot-on-goal shooting percentage…Posted two game-winning goals…Scored four man-up goals…Accumulated 32 ground balls…Caused right turnovers…Tallied seven multiple-goal games…Registered six multiple-assist games…Recorded season-high six goals in season-opener against Rollins (02/19/11)…Posted three assists on a pair of occasions…Scooped season-high six ground balls against Notre Dame de Namur (03/06/11)…Caused season-best four turnovers against Catawba (03/12/11).


AS A FRESHMAN (2010)

Deep South Conference Offensive Player of the Week twice (March 15 | March 22)…Deep South All-Conference…Proechel rocketed onto the scene as a freshman, immediately asserting himself as one of the Lions’ top offensive threats…He competed in all 15 contests and made 12 starts…He tallied 26 goals and registered 14 assists for 40 points…He blasted 77 shots and posted one game-winning goal and five man-up goals…Proechel was also responsible for 48 ground balls…He put together eight multiple goal games, including four hat tricks…In addition, he posted four multiple-assist games, as well as a three assist contest against Notre Dame de Namur (3/9/10)…In the same challenge, Proechel secured a season-best five points…Of his four hat tricks, his most imperative came in the DSC Tournament semifinals victory over Florida Southern (4/15/10)…In addition, he tabulated a season-best nine ground balls against Pfeiffer (3/7/10)…He ranked in the top 50 nationally in points-per-game (41), goals-per-game (49), assists-per-game (42), and ground balls per game (48).

CAREER

Proechel was named Lake Highland Prep Offensive MVP from 2007-09 and First Team All-Central Florida…He was also named Orange County Player of the Year in 2009…Currently owns the high school record for points in a season at Lake Highland…Tabbed US Lacrosse High School All-American.

PERSONAL
Born November 15 in Orlando, Fla…Sport Business major…His hobbies include fishing, playing golf, and being on the water…His career goal is to become a sports agent…Believes his competitiveness is his best asset to the team…He names Michael Jordan his favorite athlete and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of its location, as well as its athletic and academic standing…Son of George Proechel and Juanita Addeo.