UND Roster

2016-17 Men's Lacrosse Roster

#52 Garrett Epple


Height 6'1''
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Cockeysville, MD


  • 2017 USILA First Team All-American
  • 2017 Inside Lacrosse Second Team All-American
  • 2017 Inside Lacrosse Midseason First Team All-American
  • 2017 All-ACC selection
  • 2017 Preseason All-ACC Team
  • 2015 USILA Honorable Mention All-American
  • USILA Defensive Player of the Week (3/8/17)
  • NCAA Player of the Week (3/8/17)
  • Co-ACC Defensive Player of the Week (3/6/17)
  • Co-ACC Defensive Player of the Week (2/27/17)

AS A SENIOR (2017)

  • Started all 15 games in his final season as the anchor of the Irish defense
  • Led the team with a career-high 47 ground balls
  • Posted a career-best 27 caused turnovers, which also was the best mark on the team
  • Recorded the best performance of his career in the win over No. 1 Maryland (3/4), causing four turnovers and scooping up six groundballs while holding Tewaaraton Finalist Matt Rambo scoreless
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal in overtime at Virginia (3/25)

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Earned 11 starts in the 12 games he played in 2016, recording one assist, 28 ground balls and seven caused turnovers.
  • Posted the first point of his career with an assist against Georgetown (2/20) in a 12-7 win
  • Scooped up a season-high six ground balls against UNC (4/23)


  • Started in all 15 games of his second season with the Irish
  • Had a strong showing in the close defense
  • Tallied 51 ground balls leading the team for the season
  • Picked up three ground balls in the season opener against Georgetown, a 14-12 home victory
  • Also scooped up eight ground balls in the 12-10 win against Towson


  • Played in all 18 games and started the final seven contests of the season in the close defense
  • Recorded 28 ground balls
  • Earned his first start in the ACC semifinal showdown versus Maryland and caused the turnover that led to Matt Kavanagh’s last-second game-winning goal in the 6-5 Irish victory
  • Helped the Fighting Irish defense hold Harvard to just five goals in the 13-5 triumph in the first round of the NCAA Championship and scooped up four ground balls in the win .
  • The Irish defense limited Maryland to just six goals in the 11-6 win in the national semifinals
  • Picked up a season-high five ground balls in that showdown with the Terrapins


  • Under Armour All-American
  • Appeared at No. 57 in the Inside Lacrosse Power 100 Freshmen and was the No. 15 defensive player
  • Named to the 2013 National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association (NILCA) All-America First Team
  • Earned four varsity letters as a four-year starting defenseman at Calvert Hall
  • Team captain during his senior season
  • 2013 Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association (MSLCA) First Team All-State
  • Selected to the 2013 MSLCA Senior All-Star Game
  • Baltimore Sun First Team All-Metro
  • First Team All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA)
  • 2011 MIAA champion
  • Earned three varsity letters in football at Calvert Hall
  • Football team captain as a senior
  • Football squad was ranked No. 1 in Maryland in 2010 along with appearing in the USA Today national rankings
  • 2012 All-MIAA linebacker
  • 2012 Baltimore Sun All-Defensive Football Team
  • 2012 Defensive All-State Football Team helped Calvert Hall win the 2012 MIAA title
  • Selected to the Under Armour Underclassman Team three times
  • Son of Carl and Lisa Epple
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as an IT management major.