Athlete On The Rise...Sophomore Lacrosse Player, Griffin Pyott

Name: Griffin Pyott                   

Position: Defense

Nickname: “Griff”                   

High School: Exeter Township Senior (2017)

Club: Black Bear Lacrosse


What aspects of your game are you working on to improve?

I am working on my footwork and off-ball positioning.

What makes you unique?

I am really good at communicating with my team when we are in the defensive zone.  I can catch and throw with both hands.  I am included while we are a man down.

Who Are Your Role Models? Why?

My role model is Pat Tillman – Pat Tillman played in the NFL (Arizona Cardinals) and left his professional football career to enlist in the US Army.  He was willing to sacrifice his professional career and his life for our country.

What Would Your Teammates Say About You?

My teammates would say I am hard working, enthusiastic player who wants to get better each and every day.

Who Helped You Improve Your Game The Most?

Pat McMullen, lacrosse player for RIT.  He was my coach for my summer travel team in 7th Grade.  He gave me the confidence that I could play and helped me fundamentally get better at each practice and tournament we played in.

What MLL or College Lacrosse Player Do You Model Your Game After?

I model my game after Nicky Polanco, Defense, Chesapeake Bayhawks.

What Is Your Favorite Subject In High School?

My favorite subject is History.

What Do You Want To Accomplish In High School?

I want to graduate in the Top 10% of my High School class.

Top Three Colleges On Your Dream List You Want To Attend?

My dream colleges are Lock Haven University, Penn State, and Salisbury University.