Danny Tesler

82 Danny Tesler

  • Height:
    5-5
  • Weight:
    155
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    Acworth, Ga.
  • High School:
    Allatoona
  • Position:
    FO
gp 15
p 3
g 2
a 1

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. 

Pre-CSU Highlights
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. 

PERSONAL
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.

Recent Games
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 -
Points 3 0
Goals 2 -
Assists 1 -
Man-up goals 0 -
Man-down goals 0 -
Ground balls 76 -
Turnovers 12 -
Caused turnovers 0 -
Faceoffs 161-250 0-0
Faceoff percentage 64.4 0.0
Shots 11 -
Shooting percentage 18.2 -
Shots on goal 4 -
Shots on goal percentage 36.4 -
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
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
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 12 1 10 4 14 0 0 69 9 2 90-169 30 33.3 18 60.0
2017-18 13 - 4 3 7 1 0 70 4 4 135-267 12 33.3 9 75.0
2018-19 15 - 2 1 3 0 0 76 12 0 161-250 11 18.2 4 36.4
Total 40 1 16 8 24 1 0 215 25 6 386-686 53 30.2 31 58.5
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 - 2 1 3 0 0 76 12 0 161-250 11 18.2 4 36.4
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 7 - 1 0 1 0 0 25 2 0 52-75 6 16.7 3 50.0
Away 6 - 1 1 2 0 0 43 9 0 91-129 5 20.0 1 20.0
Neutral 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 18-46 0 - 0 -
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Wins 8 - 1 1 2 0 0 45 8 0 91-114 4 25.0 1 25.0
Losses 7 - 1 0 1 0 0 31 4 0 70-136 7 14.3 3 42.9
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February 5 - 2 0 2 0 0 30 4 0 65-108 5 40.0 3 60.0
March 5 - 0 1 1 0 0 31 5 0 60-94 3 0.0 0 0.0
April 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 15 3 0 36-48 3 0.0 1 33.3