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Michael LeClair

School

High Point University

Position
Attack
Major
Accounting

Classroom

Michael LeClair is set to graduate in May with a degree in accounting. He currently holds a 3.4 grade-point average and is a four-time Millis Scholar-Athlete Award winner at High Point University. The Elkridge, Md., product has used that success in the classroom to set up a post-graduate position with KPMG—one of the biggest accounting firms in the world—as an audit associate.

During his time at High Point University, LeClair has had summer internships with Burdett & Associates LLC (2015) and KPMG LLP (2016).

Character

Michael LeClair is one of the unquestioned leaders for the High Point University men’s lacrosse program. The senior is entering his second season as a captain. Last season, on a team with 13 seniors, LeClair was elected by his teammates to serve as a captain despite being a junior.

Now as a senior, LeClair has taken on a larger leadership role as HPU’s top two scorers in program history, Dan Lomas and Matt Thistle. have gone on to graduate.

Community

During his time at High Point, LeClair has worked with several charities and organizations. He has used his position as a student-athlete to impact the community by serving as a Big in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program for three years while also volunteering with the Special Olympics.

Similarly, he has taken part in the Salvation Army’s Stuff-A-Stocking program and spent time building houses for with Habitat for Humanity with the rest of his teammates.

Competition

LeClair has been one of the most consistent offensive threats in the nation during his career. In fact, he began his senior season with a point-scoring streak of 41 games—the third-longest active streak in America. Similarly, the attackman has finished in the top two in the SoCon each of the past two seasons in points. The righty has posted 51 points as a sophomore and then followed that up with 53 points as a junior. In 2016, he paced the conference with 26 assists.

A Preseason All-SoCon selection, LeClair has garnered postseason conference awards in each of his three seasons in the Purple & White. As a freshman, he was elected to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team, then after each of the last two seasons he was placed on the All-SoCon Second Team.