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AJ Kluck
Player Profile:
AJ Kluck 1993847
Position: Defense
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: Central Memorial

2017:
• America East All-Rookie Team close defender
• Started all 18 games for UAlbany, tallying 19 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers
• Notched two caused turnovers and a ground ball in win at UMass (3/1), repeating performance with win at Harvard (3/29)
• Tied career-high four ground balls, adding two caused turnovers, in win vs. Yale (4/22)
• Caused two turnovers and grabbed two ground balls in win at Stony Brook (5/4)

2016:
• Close defender for UAlbany, playing 16 games with two starts
• Finished with 22 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers, adding an assist
• Began the year with four ground balls and two caused turnovers at Syracuse (2/21)
• Three ground balls at Maryland (3/16)
• Caused two turnovers in win at Hartford (3/26)
• Two caused turnovers and a ground ball in victory at #4 Yale (4/23), following with three ground balls in win vs. Siena (4/23)

2015:
• Played in all 19 games at close defense with five starts
• Finished the season with 34 ground balls, 16 caused turnovers and two assists
• Scooped career-high four ground balls in first game of the year at Drexel (2/21)
• Four ground balls in conference win at Stony Brook (3/14)
• Career-high three caused turnovers, adding three ground balls in win over Hartford (3/21)
• Pair of caused turnovers and ground balls in AE Tournament victory over Hartford (4/30) and NCAA Tournament game vs. Notre Dame (5/16)

High School: Played a year at the Hill Academy in Canada after playing at Central Memorial High... Captain of Team Alberta, member since 2007... Team MVP in the Canadian National Lacrosse Championship... Played with the Okotoks Raiders in 2013, leading the team to the Alberta Jr. A Championship... Member of Model UN in high school.

Personal: Son of Martin and Debra Kluck... Has a sister, Meghan.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 1 (3x, last: vs. Binghamton, Apr. 16, 2016)
Goals: N/A
Assists: (3x, last: vs. Binghamton, Apr. 16, 2016)
Ground Balls: 4 (4x, last: vs, Yale, Apr. 22, 2017)
Caused Turnovers: 3 (vs. Hartford, Mar. 21, 2015)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2015

19/5

0

2

2

34

16

4-16

2016

16/2

0

1

1

22

10

1-8

2017

18/18

0

0

0

19

11

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Total

53/25

0

3

3

75

37

5-24

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