Tanner Griffin playing for Loveland High School in 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio Machine have announced the addition of Tanner Griffin to their 25-man roster.
Griffin, a Loveland, Ohio native, played four seasons at Hofstra, starting 47 games during his career. The defenseman tied the team lead with 10 caused turnovers during his senior season and ended his career with the Pride with 98 groundballs and 35 caused turnovers. Griffin was a two-time All-CAA second team selection and CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award recipient.
Griffin’s Hofstra and LHS File
Griffin played four years of lacrosse and football at Loveland (OH) High School. Named to the USILA All-America team and voted Southern Ohio Player of the Year as a senior. Also an all-region first team pick in 2014…Picked up 93 ground balls and tallied three goals and two assists in 2014…Earned Under Armour Underclassmen All-America honors as a junior after scooping up 108 ground balls and notching three goals and three assists…Two-time All-ECC selection and all-region pick in 2012 and 2013. Was a three-year varsity starter at safety for the Loveland football team and played on the Ohio Division 2 State Championship team in 2013.
In 2014 Griffin was recognized as one of the top 20 HS lacrosse players in the Midwest.
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