John Galloway

John Galloway #15

Rochester Rattlers

Position Goalie
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 188 lbs.
Acquired 2011 MLL Draft (20th overall)
Birth Date Mar 26, 1989
Birth Place Syracuse
Birth State New York
Birth Country United States
College Experience Syracuse
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John Galloway was one of the most celebrated goalies in the history of college lacrosse with the Syracuse Orange.  He finished his career as Syracuse's and the NCAA's all time leader in wins with 59, and minutes played by a goalie (3,776). Galloway was taken in the 4th round with the 20th pick by the Rattlers in the 2011 MLL Draft, and has gone on to be the team's lead goaltender. Galloway currently serves as an assistant coach at Division 1 Providence College. 

Rochester Rattlers

John made his professional debut with the Rochester Rattlers on Friday, June 10th in a 14-13 loss to the Hamilton Nationals at Sahlen's Stadium.  Galloway went on to play in ten games and was selected as the Rochester Rattlers Rookie of the Year.

2013: Galloway started and played in 13 games for the Rattlers, tallying 756 minutes in goal while registering 167 saves with a 0.525 save percentage. He finished the season with a 6-7 record with a 11.97 goals against average. Had over 20 saves in two contests, 06/07/13 vs. Boston (23 Saves) and 06/15/13 at Ohio (25 saves).

2012: Galloway started and played in 13 games for the Rattlers, tallying 736 minutes in goal while registering 172 saves with a 0.524 save percentage… compiled a 6-6 record with a 12.71 goals against average …Gave up 13 goals and made 10 saves in a loss at Boston on 4/28…Made 5 saves and gave up 8 goals and 1 two-point goal in a loss on 5/19 at Ohio…Gave up 15 goals including 1 two-point goal and made 17 saves in a 6/1 win v. Boston… Made 20 saves while giving up 17 goals in a 6/9 loss at Hamilton… Stopped 10 shots while giving up 16 in a 6/16 loss at Denver… Gave up 9 goals and 1 two-point goal and made 13 saves in a 6/23 win v. Hamilton… Gave up 8 goals making a season high 21 saves in a 7/6 win v. Long Island… Made 12 saves and gave up 13 goals including 2 two-point goals in a 7/7 win at Long Island… Gave up 12 goals and 1 two-point goal while making 12 saves in a 7/14 loss v. Chesapeake… Allowed a season low 5 goals when playing a full game and made 14 saves in a 7/20 win v. Charlotte… Gave up 12 goals with 1 two-point goal while making 13 saves 7/28 win v. Ohio… Saved 11 shots and gave up 16 goals with 1 two-point goal in a 8/4 loss v. Denver…Gave up 12 goals and 3 two-points goals making 14 saves in a 8/11 loss at Charlotte 

2011:  Galloway started and played in ten games and logged 576 minutes in goal as a rookie...compiled a 2-7 record with a 13.11 goals against average...made 146 saves and had a 0.537 saves percentage...named MLL Cascade Rookie of the Week after the Rattlers 9-8 Week 8 victory over the Outlaws in Denver...won the Rattlers Rookie of the Year Award...gave up 15 goals, including one two-point goal, and made 18 saves in a loss on 8/13 in Boston...gave up eleven goals, including two two-point goals and made nine saves in a loss on 8/6 v. Chesapeake...gave up eleven goals, including four two-point goals, and made a season high twenty saves in a loss on 7/28 at Long Island...tied a season low by giving up eight goals and made fourteen saves in a win on 7/23 v. Denver...gave up a season low eight goals and made nineteen saves in a win on 7/16 at Denver...gave up twelve goals including one two-point goal and made fifteen saves in a loss on 7/2 at Chesapeake...played 36:21 and gave up 13 goals while making five saves in a loss on 6/25 at Hamilton...gave up eighteen goals including one two-point goal and made eighteen saves in a loss on 6/24 v. Hamilton...gave up sixteen goals and made sixteen saves in a loss on 6/18 v. Boston...gave up 14 goals and made 12 saves in a loss on 6/10 v. Hamilton


Syracuse University

John Galloway was a two-time first team All-American and a two-time national academic All-American as a four-year starter in goal for Syracuse University.  In 2008 he became only the fifth true freshman to lead his team to an NCAA championship.  In 2009 he became the only goalie in NCAA history to win the national championship as a freshman and a sophomore.  As a junior Galloway set a school record and led the nation in goals-against average (7.16) before he broke his own school record with a 6.70 goals-against average as a senior.  He was the two-time Big East Goalie of the Year.  John Galloway is the only goalie in Syracuse history to win the Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Award as the nation’s top goalie.  He won the award in 2010 and 2011. Posted a career record of 59-8. Holds Syracuse record for best career goals against average (7.33). 


Year Games Minutes GA GAA Saves Save Pct. W-L-T Goals Assists Points GBs CTs
2008 18 1010:51 131 7.78 150 .534 16-2-0 0 0 0 37 -
2009 17 957:56 122 7.64 160 .567 15-2-0 0 0 0 36 -
2010 15 821:09 98 7.16 144 .595 13-2-0 0 0 0 28 3
2011 17 985:45 110 6.90 147 .572 15-2-0 0 2 2 42 6
Totals 67 3775:41 461 7.33 601 .566 59-8-0 0 2 2 143 9



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