#37

Eric Wenz

Defense

Player profile

  • Height 6-5
  • Weight 210
  • Hometown Wantagh, N.Y.
  • Last School Hofstra / St. Anthony’s
  • Year Graduate

Prior to Ohio State
• Played in 47 games during a four-year career at Hofstra
• On the preseason All-CAA team in 2020 before COVID-19 limited the season to just seven games
• Led the Pride with 12 caused turnovers
• Was third on the team with 20 groundballs
• A member of the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll for the Fall 2018 semester
• Second team All-CAA as a junior in 2019 when he had 11 caused turnovers and 23 ground balls in 13 games
• Played both long stick midfield and defense during his sophomore year of 2018

Personal
• Played two years of varsity lacrosse at St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington, N.Y.
• Member of the Friars’ NSCAAA state championship team in 2016
• National Honor Society and Foreign Language Honor Society member
• His sister, Stefanie, played lacrosse at Marist while his father played baseball and football at St. John’s
• Graduated from Hofstra with his bachelor’s degree in economics
• Is enrolled is a specialized master’s program within the Fisher College of Business