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MGoBlue.com counts down the top 10 plays from the month of February in Michigan Athletics.
Updated May 5, 2015
At Michigan ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2015).
Senior (2015) ... Led team in man-up goals (5) and tied for fourth on team in goals (12) ... Marked one goal on three shots against Johns Hopkins (April 18) ... Had one goal and one assist while recording one caused turnover against Ohio State (April 12) ... Scored one goal on just one shot against Maryland (March 29) ... Turned in a hat-trick and an assist to go with three ground balls and one caused turnover against Drexel (March 21) ... Scored two goals, had two assists, and added one ground ball pick up against Saint Joseph's (March 14) ... Had one goal and an assist against Brown (March 8) ... Scored one goal on four shots and picked up two ground balls against Canisius (Feb. 28) ... Had a goal and added a ground ball pick up against Notre Dame (Feb 21) ... Had a goal on his only shot and tallied a caused turnover against Bellarmine (Feb 7).
Junior (2014) ... Started the final seven games of the season on attack ... Scored one goal on his only shot against Robert Morris (April 26) ... Picked up one ground ball against Yale (April 19) ... Had one assist and one ground ball pickup against Ohio State (April 12) ... Picked up one ground ball against Fairfield (April 5) ... Scored one goal on two shots, while also collecting two ground balls and causing one turnover against Air Force (March 29) ... Recorded three shots, two on goal, and also picked up one ground ball against Saint Joe's (March 22) ... Collected three ground balls and had one shot against Maryland (March 18) ... Scored one goal and added two assists and one ground ball pickup against Bellarmine (March 15) ... Had three shots, one on goal, and picked up one ground ball against Furman (March 8) ... Had one shot on goal and picked up one ground ball against High Point (March 5) ... Tallied two goals and one assist against Cornell ... Cut Cornell's lead to 13-12 with his second goal at the 6:04 mark of the fourth quarter in a game the Wolverines eventually sent into overtime (March 1) ... Had one ground ball pickup against Johns Hopkins (Feb. 22) ... Recorded two shots, one of which was on goal, and picked up two ground balls against Detroit (Feb. 19) ... Registered one goal and three assists against Mercer (Feb. 14).
Sophomore (2013) ... Closed season with goals against St. Joseph's (April 20), and Denver (April 27) ... Assisted on a Willie Steenland goal at the 12:05 mark of the fourth quarter against the Pioneers ... Scored a goal vs Delaware at the 5:31 mark of the fourth quarter on an assist from Zach Dauch (April 6 ) ... Had an assist off of a Will Meter goal at the 13:16 mark of the first quarter vs Air Force (April 6) ... also collected a ground ball against the Falcons ... Picked up two ground balls against Bellarmine (Feb.16) ... Made Michigan debut versus Penn State (Feb. 9), starting at attack ... Had an assist on a David McCormack score at the 5:30 mark of the second quarter ... Had two shots, a ground ball, and a caused turnover against Penn State (Feb. 9).
Freshman (2012) ... At Villanova ... Appeared in 12 games ... Scored one goal while chipping two assists, and one ground ball ... Had career-best two points vs. Rutgers (April 7).
Prep ... Wilton (2011) ... Earned four varsity letters at Wilton ... Finished prep career with 329 points, the highest in school history ... Led Wilton to 2011 Connecticut State Championship ... 2010-11 U.S. Lacrosse All-America selection ... First team All-Connecticut ... All-FCIAC First Team Selection ... 2009 All-FCIAC Second Team, Second Team All-State ... 2008 All-FCIAC Honorable Mention ... Also lettered in football ... Four-year honor roll member.
Personal ... Born Sept. 29, 1992 ... Enrolled in College of Literature, Science, and the Arts ... General Studies major.