Accolades: Named to Inside Lacrosse’s 2009 Second-Team preseason All America squad... Earned honorable mention All America honors after scoring 32 goals and amassing 40 points for the 2008 NCAA quarterfinalist Ohio State… Also earned All GWLL First Team honors.
At Ohio State: Scored in 15 of 17 games last season and amassed multiple points 13 times… Posted season-high four points vs. Colgate (Feb. 24), Bellarmine (April 2) and Duke (May 18) in the NCAA quarterfinals… Scored a career-high three goals vs. Colgate, Penn State (March 8), Quinnipiac (March 29), Bellarmine, and Cornell (May 10) as the Buckeyes upset the fourth-seeded Big Red in the NCAA First Round game in Ithaca, N.Y…. Totalled five goals and seven total points in a pair of NCAA Tournament games… Scored two goals and added an assist in UMBC’s 12-11 double overtime win at Ohio State on March 22… Tallied five man-up goals for the Buckeyes last season.
Background: Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... A two-time NJCAA All-American, Region XX Offensive Player of the Year and first team All-Region XX at Howard (Md.) Community College... Served as team captain both years ... Scored a school-record 84 points, with 58 goals and 26 assists, as a freshman ... Registered 60 points, including 39 goals and 21 assists, as a sophomore ... Squad was 2006 and ’07 NJCAA Region XX champions and made first appearance in NJCAA semifinals in 2007… Amassed a league-record 410 career points at Seneca Valley ... Was a three-year captain and four-time Most Valuable Player ... Earned all-section and all-conference honors throughout his career ... A U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American and a Western Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association Player of the Year as a senior… Also lettered in ice hockey… Started playing lacrosse at age 14… Lists favorite book as Driven by Michael Jordan… Has siblings Courtney, age 24 and Morgan, 20… Would like to coach after his playing days are over… Son of Stephanie and Neil Poillon… Born May 21, 1987.
Pen. 2008 (at OSU)