Scottie Rose Growney
Led Tar Heels to 2022 NCAA Championship
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Personal: Majored in exercise and sport science at North Carolina … brother played lacrosse at Williams College … another brother, Chase, played lacrosse at Trinity College … father, Scott, played lacrosse at Trinity College from 1978-81 and holds school single-season and career points records before going on to play for the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League in 1987.
2022 Season: Rookie attacker who accumulated 665 leaderboard points while starting 10-of-12 games … fashioned season-high 192 leaderboard points in final outing against Team Glynn … seventh in the league with 18 goals … eighth in the circuit with 25 points … registered three hat tricks, including season-high five goals in season finale against Team Glynn … also posted three-goal efforts against Team Apuzzo (July 30) and Team Colson (Aug. 6) … scored first two-point goal of professional career on July 23 against Team Glynn.
At North Carolina: Five-year letter winner for the Tar Heels who started 53-of-91 games from 2018-22 … started all 50 games over final three seasons at North Carolina … finished career as ninth-leading scorer in program history with 151 goals … also contributed 48 assists with 81 draw controls and 48 ground balls … led Tar Heels to 2022 NCAA Championship with perfect 22-0 record … ranked second on the team with 56 goals and 76 points … netted eventual game-winning goal in championship game against Boston College … tallied 18 multi-goal efforts, including 10 games with three or more goals … Tar Heels’ third-leading scorer during 2021 campaign with 65 points, scoring 46 goals with 19 assists … earned Honorable Mention All-America status from Inside Lacrosse and USA Lacrosse Magazine … received IWLCA Second-Team All-Region distinction as a senior … First-Team Inside Lacrosse All-America selection in 2020 after tallying 22 goals with five assists during COVID-shortened season … key contributor as a reserve during sophomore season, scoring 21 goals with four assists … scored six goals in 21 games as a freshman.