Dan Wigrizer, a native of Villanova, PA, is a distinguished lacrosse player who has left an indelible mark on the sport. From his early days at Haverford School to his collegiate career at Duke University, Wigrizer showcased remarkable talent, leadership, and determination, earning numerous accolades along the way.
During his time at Haverford School, Wigrizer displayed exceptional skills as a goalie. He was a four-year letterwinner under the guidance of coach John Nostrant and made significant contributions to the team’s success. Twice named a High School All-American, Wigrizer played a pivotal role in leading Haverford to a Top 25 National Ranking, the Inter-Ac Championship and tournament title during his senior year. His outstanding performances earned him MVP of the Inter-AC tournament and the prestigious title of Delaware County Player of the Year in 2009.
Wigrizer’s exceptional abilities and consistent performance on the field garnered him statewide recognition. He received first team all-state and all-county honors in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Additionally, he was named to the All-Inter-Ac first team for three consecutive years from 2007 to 2009. His talent and dedication were further recognized when he was selected as an Under Armour Junior All-American in 2008, followed by his inclusion in the Under Armour Senior All-American team in 2009. Wigrizer’s skills were acclaimed nationwide as Inside Lacrosse ranked him the number one goalie in the nation and the eighth overall player in the country.
Upon entering Duke University, Wigrizer’s impact on the lacrosse world continued to grow. As a freshman in 2010, he led the Blue Devils to their first-ever national championship. Wigrizer’s remarkable abilities and unwavering focus between the pipes made him one of only six freshman goalies to ever win a national lacrosse championship. His stellar performances elevated the team to unprecedented heights and solidified his place in lacrosse history.
Over the course of his collegiate career, Wigrizer consistently demonstrated his mastery of the position. As a four-year starter in goal, he proved to be an indispensable asset for Duke. His leadership, composure, and exceptional shot-stopping skills were instrumental in the team’s success. In his senior year, Wigrizer once again hoisted the national championship trophy, solidifying his status as one of the most accomplished goalies in college lacrosse.