2019 – JUNIOR SEASON
Played in all 15 games … Served as a team captain for second straight year … Was the team’s primary option on faceoffs … Won 64.4 percent of his faceoffs on the year, going 161-for-250 … Ranked eighth in Division I in faceoff percentage … Led the team with a career-high 76 ground balls, ranking among the top 40 nationally in ground balls per game … Won more than half his faceoffs in 12 of 15 games … Won 19-of-23 faceoffs while tallying 14 ground balls in win at Lafayette (3/12) … The 19 wins and 14 GB’s are the most by a Viking to date … Went 18-for-25 on faceoffs with nine ground balls at nationally ranked Denver (2/24) … Won 17-of-23 faceoffs with an assist in win at Mercer (3/2) … Won 16-of-18 faceoffs while adding 10 ground balls and a goal in win vs. Bellarmine (2/16) … Went 10-for-12 in win vs. Detroit Mercy (4/24) … Scored a goal and won over half the faceoffs against a preseason All-American at nationally ranked Ohio State (2/2) … Won at least 72 percent of faceoffs in four straight games (2/24 – 3/12).
2018 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 13 of 14 games on the season … Led team in faceoff wins (135) and ground balls (70) … Was among the top 25 in Division I in ground balls per game (5.38) … Went 135-for-267 on faceoffs on the season … Tallied seven points on four goals and three assists … Won 16 of 21 faceoffs, notched a season-high 11 ground balls and added a goal and an assist at nationally ranked Robert Morris (4/14) … Won 16 of 27 faceoffs with six ground balls in win over Sacred Heart (4/21) … Won 10 of 16 faceoffs against eventual national finalist Duke with seven ground balls (3/18) … Scored goals at nationally ranked Denver (2/25) and at Penn State (3/24) … Claimed 15 of 26 faceoff wins with eight ground balls at Canisius (3/4) and won 12 of 13 against Hampton (4/7).
2017 – FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 12 of 14 games, missing two contests due to injury … Led team in faceoff wins (90) and ground balls (69) … Was among the top 20 in Division I in ground balls per game (5.67) and was the third-best freshman in the category … Went 90-for-169 on faceoffs for the season … His .533 faceoff winning percentage was among top five of DI freshmen … Posted 14 points on 10 goals and four assists … Tied for second on the team in shooting percentage (.333) (min. 10 shots) … Registered points in 10 of 12 games played, including each of the first seven of his career … Made one start as a midfielder on the season, a March 16 win in which he scored a goal and won 14 of 18 faceoffs … Notched a goal, an assist and seven ground balls in collegiate debut Feb. 4 vs. Michigan … Scored two goals, won 14 of 23 faceoffs and picked up eight ground balls Feb. 12 at nationally ranked Duke … Scored twice, won eight of 14 faceoffs and tallied seven ground balls March 11 at nationally ranked Ohio State … Won 14 of 22 faceoffs, recorded a season-high 12 ground balls and added two points in April 29 win over Detroit Mercy … Also scored goals at No. 1 Denver and at nationally ranked Virginia.
Named U.S. Lacrosse First-Team All-American at the faceoff position in 2016 … Selected all-state first team at faceoff and second-team all-state at midfield in his senior season … Helped lead Allatoona to a state championship in 2016, the first in program history … Won 72% of his faceoffs for the Buccaneers and set school record for faceoff wins … Named all-state second team in 2015 and all-county first team … Selected as Allatoona’s Defensive Player of the Year in his junior season … Helped the Buccaneers reach the state semifinals in 2015 and quarterfinals in 2014 … Competed for LB3 Atlanta on club scene … Also helped Allatoona win a state championship in football and was All-Cobb County Honorable Mention … Was a scholar-athlete.
Son of Bruce and Kelli Tesler … Born October 6, 1997 … Public safety management major … Older brother, Ryan, was an all-conferene lacrosse player for Ferrum College.
|Mar 23||No. 1 Penn State||L, 15-11|
|Apr 2||Canisius||W, 19-10|
|Apr 6||St. Bonaventure||W, 18-5|
|Apr 13||Robert Morris||L, 13-8|
|Apr 20||at Utah||W, 17-8|
|Apr 24||Detroit Mercy||W, 11-9|
|Shots on goal||4||-|
|Shots on goal percentage||36.4||-|
|Jan 26||The Hill Academy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Jan 26||The Edge||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Feb 2||at No. 15/16 Ohio State||L, 12-9||1||0||1||0||0||4||0||0||13-25||2||50.0||1||50.0|
|Feb 9||No. 20 Michigan||L, 10-8||0||0||0||0||0||5||1||0||12-20||1||0.0||1||100.0|
|Feb 16||Bellarmine||W, 17-8||1||0||1||0||0||10||1||0||16-18||1||100.0||1||100.0|
|Feb 23||vs. Air Force||L, 11-8||0||0||0||0||0||2||0||0||6-20||0||-||0||-|
|Feb 24||at No. 8/9 Denver||L, 16-8||0||0||0||0||0||9||2||0||18-25||1||0.0||0||0.0|
|Mar 2||at Mercer||W, 12-8||0||1||1||0||0||5||2||0||17-23||2||0.0||0||0.0|
|Mar 9||at Marquette||W, 7-5||0||0||0||0||0||5||1||0||11-15||0||-||0||-|
|Mar 12||at Lafayette||W, 10-9||0||0||0||0||0||14||1||0||19-23||0||-||0||-|
|Mar 17||vs. No. 15 North Carolina||L, 15-9||0||0||0||0||0||6||1||0||12-26||0||-||0||-|
|Mar 23||No. 1 Penn State||L, 15-11||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||1-7||1||0.0||0||0.0|
|Apr 2||Canisius||W, 19-10||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0||4-4||0||-||0||-|
|Apr 6||St. Bonaventure||W, 18-5||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1-1||0||-||0||-|
|Apr 13||Robert Morris||L, 13-8||0||0||0||0||0||4||0||0||8-13||2||0.0||1||50.0|
|Apr 20||at Utah||W, 17-8||0||0||0||0||0||6||3||0||13-18||0||-||0||-|
|Apr 24||Detroit Mercy||W, 11-9||0||0||0||0||0||4||0||0||10-12||1||0.0||0||0.0|