Former Great Oak standout Dakota Rohlin has been named a captain at Jacksonville University. A senior, Rohlin has become one of the Dolphins’ top offensive threats, notching 14 goals and 8 assists last year. The official press release from JU is below:
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Returning men’s lacrosse seniors Derek Andrake, Ray Banister and Dakota Rohlin have been tabbed captains for the 2016 season, Jacksonville Head Coach Guy Van Arsdale has announced.
This marks the first year that either Andrake, Banister or Rohlin have served as a Dolphin captain. The three players were selected by Van Arsdale.
“I am really looking forward to working with these three men in their roles as leaders of our team,” Van Arsdale said. “They represent the best of college athletics as students, citizens and players. I am confident that their diligence and care for our team will help us to reach our full potential.”
Andrake, a midfielder and native of Manlius, N.Y., made three appearances last season and has five in his three-year career.
Banister appeared in 11 games with eight starts last season and tallied three ground balls and two caused turnovers. The Okotoks, Alberta native was named to the 2015 Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team and sports a 3.71 GPA in marine science. In three seasons with the Dolphins, the defender has appeared in 25 games, including nine starts, with one goal, 10 ground balls and three caused turnovers to his credit.
Rohlin appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts and was fourth on the team in 2015 with 14 goals to go along with eight assists, eight ground balls and one caused turnover. The Temecula, Calif., product has appeared in 38 games in three seasons with 27 starts with 37 goals, 18 assists and 20 ground balls.