Finished his career as the NCAA and Syracuse’s all-time leader in wins (59) and minutes played by a goalie (3,776) … Posted an overall career record of 59-8 … Ranks seventh in NCAA history and holds the Syracuse record for best career goals-against average (7.33)… Also holds the Orange record for NCAA Tournament career goals-against average (min. six games as a starter) with a mark of 7.20 … Seventh on the Orange’s all-time saves list (601) … Only starting goalie in NCAA history to win national championships as a freshman and sophomore … Only two-time, first-team All-American goalie in school history … Program’s first two-time national academic All-American.
Senior Year (2011): Winner of the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award as nation’s best goalkeeper and named to the USILA All-America First Team for the second straight season … Also tabbed the BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year and an All-BIG EAST First Team selection for the second year in a row … Tewaaraton Award finalist as the college lacrosse player of the year … Only the second goalie to be selected as a Tewaaraton finalist, joining Trevor Tierney (Princeton, 2001) … Winner of the ‘Cuse Award as Syracuse University’s Male Athlete of the Year … Capital One Second Team Academic All-American … Also named to the Capital One Academic All-District I First Team … Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award finalist as the nation’s most outstanding men’s lacrosse student-athlete and picked to the Lowe’s Senior All-America First Team … BIG EAST Institutional Scholar-Athlete Award winner and USILA Scholar All-American … Team co-captain … Named the BIG EAST Conference Defensive Player of the Week three times (March 14, March 28 and April 4) … Also picked to the conference’s weekly honor roll twice (Feb. 21 and March 7) during the season … Started all 17 games and posted a 15-2 record … One of eight players to start every game ... Key member of a Syracuse unit that ranked third nationally in scoring defense (6.90 goals per game) and set a school record for man-down defense efficiency, leading the nation at 81.7 percent … Set the school record and ranked third in the NCAA and second in the BIG EAST in goals-against average (6.70) … Led the BIG EAST in goals-against average (5.25) and save percentage (.655) during conference play ... Ninth nationally and second in the BIG EAST with a .572 overall save percentage … Recorded 147 saves and played 985:45 … Also had two assists on the season … Set an Orange NCAA Tournament record (min. two games as a starter) with a 4.90 goals-against average versus Siena and Maryland in the postseason … Held 14 of SU’s 17 opponents to single-digit goals … Surrendered five goals or less six times, including a season-low one goal in 54:01 of action versus Rutgers at the ESPNU Warrior Classic … Made at least 10 saves in a game six times, including a season-high 16 versus Duke to earn Konica Minolta Big City Classic Player of the Game honors … Eclipsed Scott Bacigalupo’s NCAA wins record against the Blue Devils by recording his 52nd victory … Became SU’s all-time winningest goalie by earning his 48th career victory against Georgetown at the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic … Also had 13 saves against the Hoyas … Recorded the first point of his career with an assist on Joel White’s goal versus Providence at the New England Lacrosse Classic … Also had an assist against St. John’s … Picked up 42 ground balls … BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Named to the SU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters.
Junior Year (2010): Became the first SU goalie to win the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award as the nation’s best goalkeeper … USILA First Team All-American … Named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year and selected to the All-BIG EAST First Team … ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-American … Also an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I First Team choice … Started all 15 games and posted a 13-2 record … Part of a Syracuse unit that led the nation in scoring defense (7.4 goals per game) … Led the nation in goals-against average (7.16) … Also ranked third nationally and second in the BIG EAST in save percentage (.595) … Second in the conference in saves per game (9.6) … Finished the season with 144 saves in 821:09 … Made at least 10 saves six times … Held the opponent to single-digit goals 13 times in 15 games … Recorded a season-high 18 saves at Virginia ... Had 16 stops versus Army in the NCAA Tournament … Named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll (April 12) after registering 11 saves and allowing one goal in 49:40 of action versus Princeton at the Konica Minolta Big City Classic … Became the 16th Division I goalie to reach the 40-win plateau on April 13 at Cornell … Totaled seven saves in the team’s 8-7 victory against the Big Red … Also collected 28 ground balls on the year … BIG EAST All Academic Team … Named to the SU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall and spring.
Sophomore Year (2009): Started all 17 games he played … Made 160 saves and played 957:56 in goal … Posted a record of 15-2 … Ranked seventh nationally in goals-against average (7.64) … 15th nationally in save percentage (.567) … Made at least 10 saves seven times … Part of an SU defense that ranked fourth nationally in scoring defense (7.39 goals per game) … Had a career-best 19 saves in a win at Georgetown … Tied the school record for the fewest goals allowed (60 min.), surrendering three at Massachusetts … Also had 14 saves against the Minutemen … Recorded eight saves and surrendered a season-low one goal in three quarters of action against Rutgers … Stopped 21 shots in the NCAA Final Four ... He had 11 saves in a 17-7 win against Duke in the national semifinals and 10 versus Cornell in the NCAA title game ... Collected 36 ground balls on the season … Member of the SU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the spring.
Freshman Year (2008): One of nine players to start all 18 games … Became the fifth true freshman goaltender in NCAA history to lead a team to the national championship … Won a school-record 16 games … Ranked 13th nationally, and first among Division I freshman netminders, in goals-against average (7.78) … Third among rookie goalies nationally in save percentage (.534) … Third on Syracuse’s freshman saves list with 150 stops … Made at least 10 saves seven times … Tallied 37 ground balls … Became the first true freshman to start a season-opener since Tom Nims in 1981 when he made his collegiate debut against Villanova … Made five saves in 30 minutes of action against the Wildcats … Had a season-best 15 saves against Virginia at the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic … Finished with 10 saves in overtime wins against Georgetown and Johns Hopkins … Five saves and surrendered a season-low one goal in 45 minutes versus Binghamton … Stopped seven shots and tied his season best with one goal allowed in three quarters of work against Massachusetts … Finished with nine saves, including two in overtime, in a come-from-behind win against Virginia in the NCAA semifinals … Seven saves in the NCAA title game versus Johns Hopkins … Named to the SU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall and spring.
High School: Goalie for three seasons at West Genesee High School … The Wildcats were 63-6 in Galloway’s three years and made three appearances in the Class A state title game, winning the championship in 2005 … Helped West Genesee to three Section III titles … Recorded 268 saves and a .730 save percentage as a senior … Finished his career with 619 saves and set the school’s single-season saves record as a junior … 2007 Under Armour and U.S. Lacrosse All-American … First goalie to be namedThe Post-Standard’s CNY Player of the Year (2007) … Earned first-team All-CNY honors and was selected to the 2007 OHSL Division I National First Team … North Team MVP at the U.S. Lacrosse National Senior Showcase … West Genesee MVP in 2006 and 2007 … Member of the Central team that competed at the 2006 Empire State Games ... Two-time team captain … Teammate of SU’s Ryan Barber, Tim Desko, Collin Donahue and Joe Fazio.
Personal: John Patrick Galloway ... Born in March 1989 in Syracuse, N.Y. … Son of Joe and Anne Galloway … One brother, one sister … Public relations major.
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