34 Will Bender
34 Will Bender
Height: 5-10
Weight: 260
Year: So.
Hometown: Apex, N.C.
High School: Apex HS
Position: G
Major: Sport Management
gp 4
gs 1
min 73:45
ga 13
gaa 10.58
sv 9

High School: Graduated from Apex (N.C.) HS... Coached by John Hayden... Lettered two seasons on the lacrosse field... Led Apex to 2015 NCHSAA 4A State title... 2016 recipient of the Coaches' Award... 2015 Stats: 19 saves on 25 shots, .760 save percentage; 2016 Stats: 44 saves on 65 shots, .677 save percentage; Career Stats: 63 saves on 90 shots, .700 save percentage... Also lettered two seasons in football where he was coached by John Hayden.

Personal: Born Sep. 12, 1997 in Durham, N.C... Nicknames: "Willie B" or "Bender"... Majoring in sport management with a minor in coaching... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: College lacrosse coach or work in management for a sports organization... Hobbies: Fishing, golf, fantasy football and video games... Favorite book: "The Blind Side"; Favorite midnight snack: Klondike Bars; Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans"; Favorite musical artist: Skillet; Favorite song: "Monster"; Favorite sports teams: Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics; Will can't imagine a week without: The Food Network and The Game Show Network; Favorite athlete: Ray Lewis; Most thrilling moment in sports: Winning the 2015 NCHSAA State championship at Apex HS; Advice to kids: "No matter what anybody tells you, don't let anyone or anything stand in the way of chasing your dreams, no matter how crazy it may be. You never know what the future holds or who will be there to help you along the way"; Favorite color: Purple; Favorite food: Ribs; Favorite sport other than lacrosse: Football; Person Will most admires: His father; Most famous person Will has ever met: Toby Keith; Toughest player Will has ever played against: Reilly Walsh (Duke lacrosse); What people don't know about Will: He loves to cook and he is a great cake decorator.

Recent Games
Mar 24 at Queens (N.C.) L, 12-5
Mar 31 at Newberry W, 12-11
Apr 6 Coker L, 17-13
Apr 11 at Lincoln Memorial L, 14-12
Apr 14 Wingate L, 13-9
Apr 21 at Catawba L, 14-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 4 3
Games started 1 1
Minutes 73:45 66:26
Goals against 13 12
Goals-against average 10.58 10.84
Saves 9 8
Save pct 40.9 40.0
Wins 1 1
Losses 1 1
Ties 0 0
Win pct 50.0 50.0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga sv sv%
Feb 4 at #7 Tampa L, 19-7 - - - - -
Feb 16 Shorter W, 24-7 0 7:19 1 1 50.0
Feb 24 North Greenville L, 10-9 - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Ala.-Huntsville W, 12-6 - - - - -
Mar 7 at #14 Limestone L, 17-6 - - - - -
Mar 10 Mars Hill W, 13-5 0 0:44 1 1 50.0
Mar 17 #4 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 14-10 - - - - -
Mar 24 at Queens (N.C.) L, 12-5 - - - - -
Mar 31 at Newberry W, 12-11 0 37:04 3 5 62.5
Apr 6 Coker L, 17-13 1 28:38 8 2 20.0
Apr 11 at Lincoln Memorial L, 14-12 - - - - -
Apr 14 Wingate L, 13-9 - - - - -
Apr 21 at Catawba L, 14-10 - - - - -
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
2016-17 4 0 27:37 5 10.86 4 44.4 0 0 0 0.0
2017-18 4 1 73:45 13 10.58 9 40.9 1 1 0 50.0
Total 8 1 101:22 18 10.65 13 41.9 1 1 0 50.0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% win loss tie win %
Total 4 1 73:45 13 10.58 9 40.9 1 1 0 50.0
Conference 3 1 66:26 12 10.84 8 40.0 1 1 0 50.0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Home 3 1 36:41 10 16.36 4 28.6 0 1 0 0.0
Away 1 0 37:04 3 4.86 5 62.5 1 0 0 100.0
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0
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Wins 3 0 45:07 5 6.65 7 58.3 1 0 0 100.0
Losses 1 1 28:38 8 16.76 2 20.0 0 1 0 0.0
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February 1 0 7:19 1 8.20 1 50.0 0 0 0 0.0
March 2 0 37:48 4 6.35 6 60.0 1 0 0 100.0
April 1 1 28:38 8 16.76 2 20.0 0 1 0 0.0