49 Craig Koester
49 Craig Koester
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wildwood, Mo.
High School: Desmet Jesuit
Position: M
Major: Business Administration
gp 15
p 4
g 2
a 2

2018 Third-Team All-ODAC

2018 (Junior): Again split time at the face-off before being sidelined by injury ... Appeared in 15 games and started eight ... Went 121-for-200 in one-on-ones and collected 66 ground balls, good enough for second on the team ... Scored goals March 3 vs. No. 5 York and March 10 vs. Bridgewater ... Went 15-for-16 at the face-off March 24 against Randolph-Macon.

2017 (Sophomore): Shared time as the main faceoff man in his second year with the Hornets, playing in 21 games...won 86 faceoffs while netting one goal and adding three assists...finished tied for third on the team with 46 ground ball controls...won 13 faceoffs while picking up seven ground balls against nationally ranked Franklin & Marshall on February 18th...went 11-12 on faceoffs while scoring a goal in a win over ODAC-foe Virginia Wesleyan on April 29th.

2016 (Freshman): Face-off specialist who saw time in six games during his first year for the Hornets...won 10 face-offs while controlling five groundballs...won three face-offs in the first round ODAC matchup against Va. Wesleyan on 5/3. 

Before LC: A three year starter, two time first team all state, second team all metro 2015, school record holder for face-offs won in a season.


Personal:

Minor: Psychology

Parents: George and Nancy Koester

Brother: Nick Koester

Sisters: Jennifer and Meghan Koester

Favorite TV Shows: House of Cards and Family Guy

Favorite Artist: Tiësto

Why Is Being A Hornet Important To You?: Because I am a part of a team and community striving to do more than what was done yesterday.

Recent Games
Apr 25 Shenandoah W, 21-3
Apr 28 at Hampden-Sydney L, 14-13
May 1 Randolph-Macon W, 24-6
May 4 at No. 12 Washington and Lee W, 11-8
May 5 vs. No. 17 Roanoke W, 13-8
May 9 at No. 9 Dickinson L, 16-12
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Points 4 2
Goals 2 1
Assists 2 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 66 36
Turnovers 2 1
Caused turnovers 0 0
Faceoffs 121-200 67-108
Faceoff percentage 60.5 62.0
Shots 10 3
Shooting percentage 20.0 33.3
Shots on goal 4 1
Shots on goal percentage 40.0 33.3
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 10 at No. 1 Salisbury L, 13-9 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 12-22 0 - 0 -
Feb 18 No. 15 Franklin & Marshall L, 14-11 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 15-27 2 0.0 0 0.0
Feb 24 at No. 7 Cabrini L, 16-15 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 7-12 0 - 0 -
Mar 3 No. 5 York (Pa.) L, 15-11 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2-4 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 10 Bridgewater (Va.) W, 21-7 1 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 7-9 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 11 Elizabethtown W, 21-7 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 6-8 3 0.0 2 66.7
Mar 16 vs. No. 1 Rochester Inst. L, 13-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-1 0 - 0 -
Mar 17 vs. Nazareth W, 10-6 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 7-9 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 24 Randolph-Macon W, 14-6 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 15-16 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 31 at No. 18 Roanoke L, 13-11 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 12-21 0 - 0 -
Apr 6 Stevenson W, 13-6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5-9 0 - 0 -
Apr 7 Guilford W, 16-5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7-12 0 - 0 -
Apr 14 at Va. Wesleyan W, 28-8 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 11-15 0 - 0 -
Apr 18 at Randolph W, 25-3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6-10 0 - 0 -
Apr 21 No. 13 Washington and Lee L, 15-13 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 9-25 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 Shenandoah W, 21-3 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 28 at Hampden-Sydney L, 14-13 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 1 Randolph-Macon W, 24-6 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 4 at No. 12 Washington and Lee W, 11-8 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 5 vs. No. 17 Roanoke W, 13-8 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 9 at No. 9 Dickinson L, 16-12 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 6 - 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 10-17 1 0.0 1 100.0
2016-17 21 6 1 3 4 0 0 46 3 1 86-177 9 11.1 4 44.4
2017-18 15 8 2 2 4 0 0 66 2 0 121-200 10 20.0 4 40.0
Total 42 14 3 5 8 0 0 117 6 1 217-394 20 15.0 9 45.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 8 2 2 4 0 0 66 2 0 121-200 10 20.0 4 40.0
Conference 7 4 1 1 2 0 0 36 1 0 67-108 3 33.3 1 33.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 8 3 2 0 2 0 0 38 1 0 66-110 9 22.2 4 44.4
Away 5 5 0 1 1 0 0 23 1 0 48-80 0 - 0 -
Neutral 2 - 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 7-10 1 0.0 0 0.0
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Wins 8 3 1 2 3 0 0 37 1 0 64-88 7 14.3 3 42.9
Losses 7 5 1 0 1 0 0 29 1 0 57-112 3 33.3 1 33.3
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February 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 34-61 2 0.0 0 0.0
March 7 1 2 1 3 0 0 34 2 0 49-68 8 25.0 4 50.0
April 5 4 0 1 1 0 0 16 0 0 38-71 0 - 0 -