Steele Stanwick

Steele Stanwick (born September 12, 1989) is a lacrosse player who played his NCAA Division I career at the University of Virginia. He won the Tewaaraton Trophy and the Jack Turnbull Award.

Steele Stanwick
Born (1989-09-12) September 12, 1989
Baltimore, Maryland
NationalityUnited States
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight180 pounds (82 kg)
MLL teamChesapeake Bayhawks
NCAA teamUniversity of Virginia
Career highlights

College career

Prior to joining the Cavaliers, Steele attended and played lacrosse at Loyola Blakefield in Towson, Maryland, where he led the team to the MIAA championship, recording 37 goals and 35 assists. A highly rated prospect coming out of high school, Steele was selected by Inside Lacrosse as the #1 high school player in the country.[1]

In his first year at Virginia, Steele was named ACC Rookie of the Year after setting a points record for UVA freshmen with 58 points (36 goals, 22 assists).[2] In his second year, he improved his total with 29 goals and 32 assists for 61 points, which was fifth amongst all ACC players that year. That year, Steele was named a Second-Team All-American. In 2011, he scored 32 goals and completed 38 assists, including an unprecedented 20 points over a three-game stretch in the NCAA tournament, leading the Cavaliers to their fifth NCAA championship. Steele was named a First-Team All-American and won the Tewaaraton Trophy as the nation's best college lacrosse player. He was Virginia's third Tewaaraton winner following Chris Rotelli in 2003 and Matt Ward in 2006.

Virginia was 56 and 14 in Stanwick's four years there, with three straight trips to the final four as well as one national title.[3]

MLL career

He was drafted 2nd overall in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft by the Ohio Machine.[4] During the 2012 MLL season, he played in 9 games for the Machine and led all rookies in assists with 17.[5] Today, Steele is an assistant coach to the Johns Hopkins Women's Lacrosse Squad. In September 2017 he was traded to the Chesapeake Bayhawks


University of Virginia

Totals69126143269 (a)3.90
(a) 19th in NCAA Men's Division I Total Career Points

Ohio Machine


See also


Preceded by
Rob Pannell
Jack Turnbull Award
Succeeded by
Lyle Thompson
Preceded by
Ned Crotty
Tewaaraton Trophy
Succeeded by
Peter Baum


  1. Inside Lacrosse Top 100 - 2008 Archived 2013-01-26 at,
  2. Steele Stanwick Biography Archived 2011-11-17 at the Wayback Machine,
  3. UVa's Steele Stanwick Wins Tewaaraton Trophy,, June 2, 2011
  4. 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft,, January 13, 2012
  5. Ohio Machine bio,, August 31, 2012
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