25 Joshua Merkel
25 Joshua Merkel
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Irondequoit, N.Y.
High School: Irondequoit
Position: A
gp 13
p 16
g 10
a 6

2016: Appeared in seven games for the Knights … collected one goal, two assists and two ground balls in a 27-2 victory at Alfred State (3/1) … totaled three goals, four assists and four ground balls for a 27-5 win against Wells (3/22).

2015: Appeared in five games on the year ... made his collegiate debut in 8-4 victory at Morrisville (3/7) ... picked up two ground balls in 24-1 loss at RIT (4/1).

Prior to Geneseo: Played for Irondequoit High School under head coach Craig Whipple ... named second-team all-county in 2013 and first-team all-county in 2014.

Personal: Joshua "Josh" Robert Merkel was born in Rochester, N.Y. … raised in Irondequoit, N.Y. ... parents are Robert and Bonnie … has two siblings, Zachary and Caitlyn … majoring in education … enjoys eating and hunting with his dog, Sampson … favorite athletic-related moment was winning a braveheart in ninth grade against Victor to win the tournament. His team piled on top of him and carried him off the field … started playing lacrosse in fifth grade because he wanted to play with his cousin … favorite professional sports team is the New England Patriots … favorite professional athlete is John Cena … names his parents as having the most influence on his playing career because they have gone to his games no matter where they were and win or lose they always tell him how well he played and how proud they are of him. 

Recent Games
Apr 12 Cortland L, 12-8
Apr 15 at Potsdam W, 11-8
Apr 22 at Plattsburgh L, 13-6
Apr 26 Brockport L, 7-6
Apr 29 Oneonta W, 10-5
May 3 at Cortland L, 16-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 6
Points 16 10
Goals 10 5
Assists 6 5
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 4 1
Turnovers 18 11
Caused turnovers 0 0
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 41 19
Shooting percentage 24.4 26.3
Shots on goal 28 14
Shots on goal percentage 68.3 73.7
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 1 at Morrisville W, 11-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 5 Alfred W, 13-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 18 at Wilmington (OH) W, 18-7 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 6 33.3 3 50.0
Mar 23 at St. John Fisher L, 8-5 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 Olivet W, 18-11 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 28 at Skidmore L, 10-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 6 0.0 3 50.0
Apr 1 Elmira W, 22-2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 5 at Scranton W, 8-4 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Apr 8 at Oswego W, 8-7 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0-0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Apr 12 Cortland L, 12-8 1 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 15 at Potsdam W, 11-8 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 22 at Plattsburgh L, 13-6 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0-0 5 40.0 2 40.0
Apr 26 Brockport L, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 6 0.0 4 66.7
Apr 29 Oneonta W, 10-5 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
May 3 at Cortland L, 16-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 1 0-0 6 0.0 4 66.7
2015-16 7 - 4 6 10 0 0 7 3 1 0-0 13 30.8 8 61.5
2016-17 13 - 10 6 16 0 0 4 18 0 0-0 41 24.4 28 68.3
2017-18 - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
Total 25 - 14 12 26 0 0 15 26 2 0-0 60 23.3 40 66.7
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 - 10 6 16 0 0 4 18 0 0-0 41 24.4 28 68.3
Conference 6 - 5 5 10 0 0 1 11 0 0-0 19 26.3 14 73.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 5 - 4 4 8 0 0 1 6 0 0-0 14 28.6 11 78.6
Away 8 - 6 2 8 0 0 3 12 0 0-0 27 22.2 17 63.0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 8 - 7 4 11 0 0 4 9 0 0-0 20 35.0 16 80.0
Losses 5 - 3 2 5 0 0 0 9 0 0-0 21 14.3 12 57.1
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March 4 - 2 1 3 0 0 2 4 0 0-0 13 15.4 7 53.8
April 8 - 8 5 13 0 0 2 14 0 0-0 26 30.8 20 76.9
May 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0