3 Jordan DiNola
Awards and Honors
2008 Navy Lacrosse Team Captain
2008 Preseason Second-Team All-American
2007 Preseason Third-Team All-American
2006, `07 Honorable Mention All-American
2006, `07 First-Team All-Patriot League
DiNola in 2007: Named Honorable Mention All-America after leading the defensive unit to a No. 3 national ranking by giving up 6.60 goals per game ... co-recipient of the Lt. Robert T. Bianchi Award, presented to the team's most valuable player ... garnered First-Team All-Patriot League status for the second consecutive season as the Mids held their foes to a league-low 5.50 goals per game ... Navy's defense surrendered double-digit goals in four contests, including just once to a Patriot League team (in a 15-10 win over Colgate during the regular season) ... also spearheaded the Mids' man-down defense that allowed 11 goals on 51 attempts and was ranked sixth in the country ... over the final eight games of the season, the man-down defense gave up just three goals on 25 opportunities (.880) ... has started every game since his sophomore campaign (30 games) ... picked up 19 ground balls over the course of the season, including a career-high tying three in the Mids' first loss of the season, a 10-9 decision at Georgetown.
2006: One of five Midshipmen to receive All-America recognition ... earned Honorable Mention All-America honors a month after being named a First-Team All-Patriot League selection ... a member of the nation's No. 1-ranked scoring defense that surrendered just 5.47 goals per game and allowed double-digit goals only once during the season (in an 11-10 win by the Mids over arch rival Army) ... also a member of the Mids' 12th-ranked man-down defense that gave just 10 goals on 40 attempts ... started all 15 contests where he scooped up 19 ground balls, including a career-high tying three against Patriot League foe Bucknell at the First 4 Invitational played in San Diego, Calif.
2005: Saw action in 12 of the 16 games, including both Army games ... picked up his lone ground ball of the season in his first-collegiate contest, Navy's opener against Providence in Connecticut.
More on DiNola: A 2004 graduate of The Albany Academy who was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and also earned letters in football (3) and basketball (2) ... named Second-Team All-New England as a defenseman his junior and senior years ... named the Troy Record's Defensive Player of the Year ... named team MVP as a junior and senior ... earned a bronze medal his junior year playing in the Empire State Games ... brother, Dustin, is a Class of `03 graduate of the Academy and was a member of the Navy lacrosse team ... brother, Seth (`05), served as team captain his senior campaign and was a three-year letterwinner for the Midshipmen lacrosse squad ... full name is Jordan Philip DiNola ... born Oct. 4, 1985, in Schenectady, N.Y. ... son of Gary and Susan DiNola ... majoring in Ocean Engineering ... has been named to the Commandant's list four times, including all four fall semesters ... has service selected marine corps pilot.