12 John DePeters
12 John DePeters
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Junior
Hometown: Woodbury, CT
High School: Taft
Position: A/M

Bigger, stronger and poised to emerge, there is a great deal for John to prove.  We have seen glimpses of his potential in his first two years, as he possesses a powerful right-handed shot off the dodge, or while standing with room and time.  John has the versatility to play attack and midfield, of which he will do both in 2012.  The biggest determinant for his playing time is to be found inside John, as he attacks the opposition with greater determination.  John is a big part of the Man-Up Offense's plans...2011: Played in 13 games and earned starting roles against St. Joseph’s and Vermont…Scored goals against Harvard, Vermont, Bryant and Providence…Also picked-up two ground balls…2010: Played in six games for the Bears…Enjoyed a big day against St. Joseph’s, scoring two goals and adding an assist…Also scored a goal against Cornell…Secondary School Background: A graduate of the Taft School where he lettered in soccer (4) and lacrosse (4), and also participated in squash and ice hockey at The Gunnery… Lacrosse team captain… US Lacrosse All-American selection… Led his team in scoring his junior and senior seasons…  Two-time Founders League All-Star… All-Western New England selection… Named to the New England Senior East/West game… US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase selection… Also was a runner up for the Stu Lindsay award for the best attack man in Western New England… Recipient of the Odden Lacrosse Award… Had 122 career points at Taft in three years… Recipient of the Senior Athletic award given to athletes with at least six varsity letters… Member of the class committee for two years and honor roll for one… Was the bass section head for the school choir and head of the school a cappella group… Personal: The son of Alan and Mary DePeters… Has two older siblings, Sarah, and Pat… Interested in economics and music… Interned in London this past summer for several insurance firms…Concentrating in Economics.