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Blake Eklund

2022 | AZ: Tucson
2.27 Thousand
Recruit Profile
Left Dominant Middie and FOGO. Engaging with teammates, loyal, competitive, fast, polite, resilient, aggressive, coachable, with a passion for Lacrosse and a high Lacrosse IQ.

From the age of five, Lacrosse has always been my passion. Starting with local Tucson clubs the Scorpions, Dust Devils, and Bandits. The travel teams I played for include: the Arizona Outlaws Field and Box, West Coast Starz, and SoCal Express. As a Middie, FOGO, and Box "Runner", I have always been a versatile player and a team leader able to take on whatever is asked of me by my coaches.

Below is a list of Tournament Championship Teams I have played for:

1.) Vegas Box Invitational - Las Vegas - December 2019 - Arizona Outlaws
2.) Tinsel Town Throw Down - Irvine, CA - July 2019 - Arizona Outlaws
2.) U.S. Box Nationals - Hunting Beach, CA - August 2018 - Arizona Outlaws
3.) 3d Riptide Classic - Irvine, CA - June 2018 - Arizona Outlaws
4.) Adrenaline Platinum Cup - Frederica, DE - June 2018 - West Coast Starz
5.) Arizona State Championship - Cactus Cup - Casa Grande, AZ - April 2018 - Tucson Bandits
6.) Vegas Box Invitational - Las Vegas - December - 2017 - Arizona Outlaws
7.) Bitter LAX Festival - Austin, TX - June 2017 - Tucson Bandits

At the Arizona State Championship - Cactus Cup in 2018 I was selected to the All Tournament All Star Team and played in the season ending All Star game. In August of 2017 at the US Box National's in San Jose, CA, I was selected and played in the All Tournament All-Star Team.

In the Spring of 2019 as a Freshman at Avon Old Farms, I played JV Lacrosse as a Middie / FOGO and received Avon's MVP Award. In the fall of 2018 at Avon Old Farms, I played Freshman football as a Running Back, Outside Linebacker, and played on Special Teams. The team selected me for the season MVP award.

At Avon Old Farms I have consistently achieved Honor Roll. In Middle School I was on Honor Roll, student council, received the MVP award for football and received the Athlete of the Year Award. In addition, I have actively participated in individual charitable events as well as those sponsored by Avon Old Farms and St Michael's Middle School.

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Athletics
Honors & Awards:
JV Lacrosse MVP - Avon Old Farms - Spring 2019
MVP Avon Old Farms Freshman Football Team - Fall 2018
Under Armor Underclassman All American Lacrosse First Wave Invitation - June 2018
All Star Selection Cactus Cup Arizona State Lacrosse Championship - April 2018
All Star selection US Box Lacrosse Nationals In San Jose, CA - August 2017
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Other HS Sports Played:
Basketball, Football, Skiing
Play 2 Sports In College?
No
Relevant Lacrosse Accolades:
Leading Scorer and Lead Face Off for 2019 Avon Old Farms JV lacrosse team - Spring 2019 Avon Old Farms JV Lacrosse MVP

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Performance Metrics
10 Yard Dash
1.74 sec
40 Yard Dash
4.77 sec
5-10-5 Shuttle
5.05 sec
Shot Speed
104.0 mph
Broad Jump
7' 41/2"
Vertical Jump
25"
Coach Contacts
High School:
Avon Old Farms
Coach:
Robert Whitty
Team Name:
Winged Beavers
Jersey Number:
01
Club Name:
Coach:
Team Name:
Trilogy ICE 2022
Jersey Number:
NA
2nd Club Name:
West Coast Starz
Coach:
Jesse Foss
Team Name:
West Coast Starz
Jersey Number:

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Academics
GPA (unweighted):
87-89; 3.3; B+

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Recruit Calendar
Trackable Events
Adrenaline Tinseltown Throwdown
Jul 20-21 '19
CA: Irvine
   
   
3d Denver Shootout
Jun 14-16 '19
CO: Commerce City
   
   
 
Platinum Cup
Jun 8-9 '19
DE: Frederica
   
   
Adrenaline Black Card
Jun 7 '19
DE: Frederica
   
   
NLF Summer Championship
Jul 20-22 '18
PA: Bethlehem
   
   
 
3d Riptide Classic
Jun 30-Jul 1 '18
CA: Irvine
   
   
Americas Finest Rivalry
Jun 16-17 '18
CA: Del Mar
   
   
NAL North American Lacrosse Summer Tourney
Jun 16-17 '18
DE: New Castle
   
   
 
Platinum Cup
Jun 9-10 '18
DE: Frederica
   
   
Black Card Showcase
Jun 8 '18
DE: Frederica
   
   
 
maybe attending; confirmed attending.
Recruit Relationships
Endorsements

Ben Prepchuk

Jun 5, 2020

Blake is solid lefty midfielder who can do it all. He plays the game hard and loves to compete. He is willing to do anything asked of him on the field, from using his speed and athleticism on offense, taking face-offs, and playing tough defense.

Robert Whitty

Dec 15, 2019

Blake is a tenacious, versatile midfielder, face-off specialist and selfless teammate. He has a high lacrosse IQ and is acutely aware of his responsibilities on the field, having the intellect, physicality and drive to execute quickly. He is extremely coachable and was our most valuable player last year.

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