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Devon Wills

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Position: Goalie
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
College: Dartmouth '06
Height: 5'9"
Birthday: 3/28/1984 (Age 29)

Teammates on Devon

Unparalleled athleticism, irrespective of position…incredibly determined to get better every day…incredible work ethic…instills confidence in defenders…very strong voice in cage…like another defender when double-teaming… makes a big effort to get to know teammates, whether new or old.

U.S. Team

  • Two-time FIL World Cup gold medalist (2009, 2013)
  • FIL World Cup All-World Team (2013)
  • Started all seven games at 2013 World Cup, making 16 saves while posting a 5.58 goals against average
  • Earned Player of the Match honors in the 2009 championship game, making eight saves while allowing just five goals in the U.S. team's win over Australia
  • Finished 2009 World Cup with a 6.69 goals against average and a 46.6 save percentage
  • Member of 2008 Prague Cup Touring Team
  • U.S. National Team (2007-13)
  • U.S. Developmental Team (2003-06)

College

  • IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America second team (2004-06)
  • All-Ivy League first team (2004-06), second team (2003)
  • Ivy League Rookie of the Year (2003)
  • Finished career ranked second all-time at Dartmouth in saves
  • Finished career with 6.99 career goals against average
  • Team captain (2006)
  • Helped Dartmouth to NCAA Championship Game in 2006
Year GP-GS GAA Saves PCT W L GB CT
2006 20-20 6.59 134 0.502 14 6 64 18
2005 19-19 7.00 138 0.521 16 3 49 12
2004 16-13 7.56 133 0.53 10 6 49 9
2003 11-9 6.81 88 0.547 9 2 31 12
Total 66-61 6.99 493 0.525 49 17 193 51

Off the Field

  • Assistant women's lacrosse coach at USC

Getting to Know...

  • Nickname: Dev
  • Twitter: @devon3wills
  • Other sports played in high school: Ice hockey
  • Foreign countries visited: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Switzerland.
  • Favorite lacrosse player: Lindsey Munday
  • Favorite athlete from another sport: Matt Barkley
  • Best advice received from a coach: Just relax and go play the way you do. Have fun.
  • What should every player at your position be able to do on the field: Be a part of the defense.
  • Game day ritual: I never step on the eight-meter line.
  • Best lacrosse moment: World Cup 2009 – the national anthem of every game and the last 10 seconds the gold medal game.

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