40 John Roth
40 - John Roth
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Year: Sr
Hometown: Merrick, N.Y.
High School: Sanford H. Calhoun
Position: A
Major: International Studies
gp 17
p 51
g 30
a 21

- "I chose Virginia Wesleyan because of the high caliber lacrosse program, along with the beach, plus the everlasting knowledge and relationships that I can acquire and establish along the path towards obtaining my degree."
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over University of Hartford, Eastern Connecticut State Univeristy, and Mount Saint Mary's University

Career Highs
Goals: 5 - (2x, most recent, at Randolph-Macon - 4/20/16)
Assists: 3 - (2x, most recent, at Shenandoah - 4/9/16)
Points: 7 - (2x, most recent, New England Col. - 3/9/16)
Ground Balls: 5 - (3x, most recent, at Southern Virginia - 3/30/16)
Caused Turnovers: 1 - (4x, most recent, at Randolph - 4/23/16)
Face-Off Wins: NA

2016 All-ODAC Third Team

Senior (2016): Started all 17 games for the Marlins on the attacking end… Set a career-high of seven points twice, at Greensboro on February 27 and against New England College on March 9… Second on the team in points (51), goals (30), and assists (21)… Scored five goals twice, against New England College and at Randolph-Macon on April 20… Scooped five ground balls at Southern Virginia on March 30… Totaled 24 ground balls on the year.

Before VWC: All-Conference Section 8 Nassau County Lacrosse…54 points senior year on 32 goals and 22 assists…Athlete of the Month…played four years of high school soccer….member of the Chess and Major Key Clubs

Personal: Son of Rick and Evelyn Roth… Has one sister, Nicole

Get to Know Johnny

- Enjoys spending a day on the sand and catching some rays with teammates
- Favorites include musical artist Kid Rock, the movies "Pulp Fiction" and "The Revenant", and the TV show "Eastbound and Down"
- A fan of the NHL’s New York Rangers

  • 10 words that describe you: "Laid back, attentive, innovative, thrill seeker”
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is:  “being able to work hard every day, see my progression, and participate within the upper echelon of athletics”
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to help our team win and ODAC (Old Dominion Athletic Conference) championship"
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Kenny Powers, that man knows how to have a good time”
  • People might be surprised to know: "I am a first-degree black belt in Ji Do Kwon Tae Kwon Do"
  • It's the year 2030 and: “I’m in the tropics with my feet in the sand, worry free”
Recent Games
Apr 16 Roanoke L, 23-8
Apr 20 at Randolph-Macon W, 16-12
Apr 23 at Randolph W, 17-6
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney L, 16-10
Apr 30 Lynchburg L, 17-11
May 3 at #4 Lynchburg L, 20-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 9
Points 51 23
Goals 30 13
Assists 21 10
Man-up goals 4 3
Man-down goals 1 0
Ground balls 24 8
Turnovers 23 8
Caused turnovers 4 2
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 93 41
Shooting percentage 32.3 31.7
Shots on goal 59 24
Shots on goal percentage 63.4 58.5
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 20 Widener W, 11-10 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 8 37.5 5 62.5
Feb 27 at Greensboro W, 18-8 4 3 7 0 1 1 2 0 0-0 9 44.4 8 88.9
Mar 2 Methodist W, 17-5 1 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 5 Adrian W, 21-10 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 0-0 6 16.7 3 50.0
Mar 9 New England Col. W, 17-8 5 2 7 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 10 50.0 8 80.0
Mar 12 Guilford W, 11-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 19 at Washington and Lee L, 10-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0-0 5 0.0 3 60.0
Mar 23 Chris. Newport L, 16-9 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 4 0.0 2 50.0
Mar 26 Bridgewater (Va.) L, 12-11 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 9 0.0 3 33.3
Mar 30 at Southern Virginia W, 19-11 2 1 3 0 0 5 4 0 0-0 8 25.0 6 75.0
Apr 9 at Shenandoah W, 15-11 2 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 5 40.0 4 80.0
Apr 16 Roanoke L, 23-8 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0-0 5 20.0 3 60.0
Apr 20 at Randolph-Macon W, 16-12 5 1 6 1 0 1 0 0 0-0 8 62.5 5 62.5
Apr 23 at Randolph W, 17-6 2 1 3 1 0 4 0 1 0-0 4 50.0 3 75.0
Apr 27 at Hampden-Sydney L, 16-10 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 30 Lynchburg L, 17-11 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 100.0 2 100.0
May 3 at #4 Lynchburg L, 20-10 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0-0 4 25.0 1 25.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
2012-13 12 - 4 1 5 0 0 11 6 0 0-0 12 33.3 7 58.3
2013-14 16 - 8 4 12 1 0 14 9 0 0-0 47 17.0 20 42.6
2014-15 15 7 19 19 38 0 0 31 21 0 0-0 58 32.8 30 51.7
2015-16 17 16 30 21 51 4 1 24 23 4 0-0 93 32.3 59 63.4
Total 60 23 61 45 106 5 1 80 59 4 0-0 210 29.0 116 55.2
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 17 16 30 21 51 4 1 24 23 4 0-0 93 32.3 59 63.4
Conference 9 8 13 10 23 3 0 8 8 2 0-0 41 31.7 24 58.5
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 9 8 13 11 24 1 0 9 10 3 0-0 48 27.1 28 58.3
Away 8 8 17 10 27 3 1 15 13 1 0-0 45 37.8 31 68.9
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 10 10 25 15 40 3 1 16 13 2 0-0 62 40.3 44 71.0
Losses 7 6 5 6 11 1 0 8 10 2 0-0 31 16.1 15 48.4
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February 2 2 7 4 11 1 1 1 2 0 0-0 17 41.2 13 76.5
March 8 7 9 8 17 0 0 14 16 2 0-0 46 19.6 27 58.7
April 6 6 13 9 22 3 0 6 3 2 0-0 26 50.0 18 69.2
May 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0-0 4 25.0 1 25.0