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Career Highlights
• 2009 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
• 2008, `09 Second-Team All-Patriot League
• 2009 Coach Willis P. Bilderback Award
(Presented to Navy's Most Outstanding Defensive Player)

Woeppel in 2009 (Jr.): One of the most experienced long stick midfielders on the team, he is particularly strong in the transition part of the game ... a 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League selection, he played an instrumental role on the wings of faceoffs for the Mids ... member of the Mids' defensive unit that finished the 2009 campaign ranked No. 7 (7.69) ... Inside Lacrosse selected Woeppel to represent Navy's long stick defensive midfield corps following the Mids' Patriot League Tournament win ... played one of his best games in Navy's victory over Bucknell in the Patriot League Championship ... teammed up with Zack Schroeder to completely shut out Patriot League Rookie of the Year Charlie Streep ... forced a pair of Colgate turnovers in the Patriot League Semis ... also grabbed three loose balls ... the Mids gave up a whopping 15 goals against Johns Hopkins, the most since the Blue Jays scored 17 against the Mids in 2003 ... the Mids' defense held Army to a season-low four goals en route to a 8-4 win in the Star Game ... Navy held Maryland to a season-low four goals en route to a 10-4 upset win ... it was the largest margin of victory by the Mids in the series since 1992 ... caused a pair of Lehigh turnovers, while grabbing three grounders ... picked up a season-high four ground balls and forced a turnover in the win over Lafayette ... caused Ohio State to turn the ball over twice ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008 (So.): One of the most valuable defensive midfielders on the roster, Woeppel continues to flourish in his role with the Midshipmen ... received Second-Team All-Patriot League recognition as a sophomore for his role in guiding Navy to its share of a fifth-consecutive Patriot League regular-season title ... helped Navy secure a No. 3 national ranking in fewest goals allowed per game (scoring defense), surrendering 104 goals in 16 games (6.50) ... going into the NCAA quarterfinals, the Mids had been ranked No. 1 for seven consecutive weeks ... the Mids held 10 of their 16 opponents to seven or fewer goals, winning 22 in a row when achieving this feat ... Navy held seven of its foes scoreless in the opening stanza ... Maryland, who owned the nation's seventh-ranked scoring offense, was unable to score against the Mids' defense for the first 41 minutes of the game ... held Lehigh and Holy Cross to a combined 36 shots (back-to-back games) ... held the Mountain Hawks without a shot in the first quarter, while the Crusaders managed just two shots in the opening half ... member of Navy's man-down defense that was ranked 16th in the country, stopping the EMO on 74.3 percent of the opportunities ... overall, the Mids surrendered nine extra-man goals and just two by Patriot League foes ... looking to become a scoring threat for the Mids, he took a shot in Navy's win over Lehigh, as well as a shot on goal against Johns Hopkins in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament ... picked up 29 ground balls, including a season-high four against VMI, Cornell and Lehigh ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2007 (Fr.): Made an immediate impact on the defensive midfield as a rookie ... played in all 15 games for the Midshipmen where he scooped up 35 ground balls ... grabbed a career-high seven grounders in Navy's one-goal loss at Johns Hopkins ... grabbed five loose balls against Holy Cross in a game played at SMU's Ford Stadium in Texas ... member of Navy's nationally-ranked (3rd) defensive unit that surrendered 6.60 goals per game ... held Patriot League 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).

More on Woeppel: A 2006 graduate of West Genesee High School, Woeppel was a member of the lacrosse teams that won back-to-back state titles in 2004 and `05 ... the two squads combined to produce a 43-1 record, dropping only one game during the 2004 campaign ... named a High School All-American his senior year, while serving as team captain ... graduated from the same high school that produced two-time All-American Greg Conklin, Class of `03 ... member of the National Honor Society ... member of the student council ... full name is Jaren Lee Woeppel ... born May 17, 1988, in Syracuse, N.Y. ... son of John Woeppel and Karen Fox ... majoring in Economics ... has appeared on the Commandant's List three times, indcluding this past fall ... was also named to the Dean's List during the fall semester.

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