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Reed Malas

School

Bucknell University

Position
Midfield
Major
Accounting & Financial Management

Classroom

Reed Malas has excelled in the classroom during his time at Bucknell. A two-time Academic All-Patriot League Team honoree, he holds a cumulative GPA of 3.96. Malas, who has made the Bucknell Dean’s List every semester to date, is working toward a degree in accounting and financial management and is on pace to graduate in May 2019.

In addition, Malas has interned for Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., CVC Credit Partners and Morgan Stanley. This past summer, he served as a summer analyst in Deutsche Bank Securities’s Healthcare Investment Banking Group, for which he developed a case study on a prospective acquisition of a healthcare company.

Character

Malas will serve as one of Bucknell’s captains in 2019. Head Coach Frank Fedorjaka praised Malas for his strong leadership and relentless work ethic. “Reed takes pride in everything he does,” Fedorjaka said. “He’s a coach’s and a professor’s dream. You can always count on him to do the right thing. He goes hard in every drill. He never misses a class or a practice. He’s a great teammate, and he’s able to hold people accountable because he holds himself to such a high standard.”

Community

In his hometown of Mamaroneck, New York, Malas is heavily involved in the youth lacrosse community. Through the years, he has volunteered with multiple youth programs and given lessons. In addition, as a member of the Bucknell men’s lacrosse team, Malas is involved with Team IMPACT and gives anti-bullying lectures at local elementary schools.

Competition

Malas has been a key midfielder for the Bison since arriving in Lewisburg. Over the past two seasons, he has started all 28 of Bucknell’s games. In 2018, he enjoyed a breakout year, placing fourth on the team with 34 points (22g-12a) while helping the Bison capture a share of the Patriot League regular-season title and achieve a top-10 national ranking. For his efforts, he earned All-Patriot League Second Team accolades for the first time in his career. Malas enters 2019 with 64 points (40g-24a) in 41 career games.