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Troy Dennis

School

Detroit

Position
Midfield
Major
Criminal Justice
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Classroom

* A four-year member of the University of Detroit Mercy Athletic Directors Honor Roll
* A two-year member of the MAAC Academic Honor Roll
* A two-year selection to the MAAC All-Academic Team
* A three-time member of the University of Detroit Mercy Deans List
* Currently holds a cumulative GPA above 3.2

Character

* University of Detroit Mercy Presidential Ambassador since 2013
* A three-year member of the Detroit Titans Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)
* Was the men’s lacrosse leader with 59,000+ push-ups during the Detroit Titans One Million Push-Up Fundraiser in 2011
* Detroit Titans Larry Bleach Award Nominee for excellence in strength and conditioning
* Featured on the cover of Inside Lacrosse Magazine on his dedication in strength and conditioning
* Earned the Reverend Nobert Heutter Award, presented to a male student-athlete who has demonstrated leadership, dedication, cooperation with teammates and coaches, pride in team achievements, determination to excel, and graciousness in victory or defeat.
* A nominee for the University of Detroit Mercy’s President’s Award, given to Detroit’s top male most outstanding senior student-athlete

Community

* Baldwin Summer Program Camp Supervisor in 2012 and 2013
* Extended Basketball and Lacrosse Program Counselor in 2013
* Detroit Arts Beats and Eats Festival Volunteer in 2013 and 2014
* Larry Bosciano Children Lacrosse Clinic Volunteer since 2006
* UDM vs. Cancer Fundraiser for child cancer awareness in 2014
* Habitat For Humanity Volunteer in 2010
* Campus Kitchens Volunteer in 2011 and 2012
* Special Olympics Volunteer in 2013
* Sandwich Bus Volunteer in 2012 and 2013
* Salvation Army Bell Ringer in 2013
* Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity INC. Thanksgiving Turkey Drive in 2014

Competition

* Has helped Detroit tie a school record for the third time in his four years with six wins
* Part of Detroit’s first-ever MAAC Championship as a junior in only the program’s fifth year of existence
* In his four seasons, UDM has made two trips to the MAAC Championship game and has made the MAAC Tournament in all four years
* Has played in 57 of 59 games with Detroit – missing two with an injury – and went from an offensive midfielder to a short stick defensive midfielder
* Has totaled 17 points on 11 goals and six assists, while collecting 33 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers
* Tallied eight goals and two assists as a freshman, helping UDM reach the MAAC Championship game
* Forced his only caused turnover of 2013 against Marist in the MAAC Semifinals upset victory, and then picked up a season-best three ground balls in the come-from-behind championship win versus Siena