Zach Granger, former MU lacrosse player, to play in USILA Senior All-Star Game

RADNOR, Pa. (CBS 58) -- The United States Intercollegiate Lacross Association announced Wednesday, May 24, Zach Granger, a former Marquette University men's lacrosse player was named to the Division I/II North roster for the 2023 USILA Senior All-Star Game. 

Granger, who is marked down as a long-stick midfielder, is one of 27 players on the North squad playing in a game that will be held at Cabrini University on Friday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. CT.

Granger played six seasons with Marquette from 2018 to 2023. He just ended his career there fifth in MU history with 48 caused turnovers, and ninth with 85 ground balls, in 45 career games. He started in all of the 40 games over the last four seasons and was an All-BIG EAST Second Team pick in 2021.

Granger was a BIG EAST All-Academic Team member five times and is in Chi Alpha Sigma, the national student-athlete honor society.

He was an associate leader for SHAPE (Student Health Allies & Peer Educators) and engaged in mental health and wellness workshops on empathy, active listening and leading difficult discussions. He was a liaison with Marquette University Sports Medicine to help with peer outreach to any injured MU student-athlete and began the 'Ready Squad' giving peer help to injured athletes.

He is the fourth MU player to be picked to play in the USILA North-South Game and is the first since faceoff specialist Zachary Melillo in 2018. Jordan Greenfield and Logan Tousaw were also players chosen in 2015.

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