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Awards: Villanova's All-Time Goal Scoring Leader with 128 Career Goals... 2013 USILA Honorable Mention All-American... Chosen to participate in the 2013 USILA North/South All-Star Game... 2013 Second Team All-BIG EAST... 2013 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team... Named to the 2013 Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List... Unanimous selection to the 2013 All-BIG EAST Preseason team... 2013 Inside Lacrosse Preaseason All-Conference selection... 2012 First Team All-BIG EAST... Named to the 2012 Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List... BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Apr. 29, 2013; Feb. 27, 2012)... 2011 First Team All-BIG EAST (Youngest member on team as a sophomore)... BIG EAST Honor Roll (Apr. 8, Apr. 22, 2013; Mar. 26, 2012; Feb. 28, Mar. 21, Apr. 25, 2011; Feb. 22, Mar. 15, 2010).
Career: Four year starter on attack... Has appeared in all 61 games of his career while making 59 starts... Recorded 128 career goals and four assists for 132 career points... Collected 56 ground balls and caused 12 turnovers... Recorded seven game-winning goals and 22 man-up scores... Is Villanova's All-Time Leading Goal Scorer with 128 career goals... Ranks 1st all-time with seven game-winning goals... Ranks 1st all-time with 22 man-up goals... Ranks 1st all-time with 59 games started... Ranks 1st all-time with 3,649 minutes played... Ranks tied for 1st all-time with 128 career goals... Ranks 3rd all-time averaging 2.10 goals per game... Ranks tied for 3rd all-time with 61 games played... Ranks 7th all-time with 132 career points... Ranks 8th all-time averaging 2.16 points per game... Became just the 19th person in Villanova Lacrosse history to eclipse the 100 point mark... Graduates Villanova with a degree in Economics from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
2013: Appeared and started in all 15 games on the Villanova attack... Tallied 37 goals... Collected 19 ground balls and caused two turnovers... Averaged 2.47 goals per game... Averaged 2.47 points per game... Ranked 23rd in the NCAA averaging 2.47 goals per game... Ranked 17th in the NCAA with a .425 shot percentage... Ranked third in the BIG EAST averaging 2.47 goals per game... Ranked 2nd in the BIG EAST averaging .47 man-up goals per game... Ranked tied for 2nd in the BIG EAST averaging 3.00 goals per game in BIG EAST contests... Ranked tied for 6th in the BIG EAST averaging 3.00 points per game in conference contests... Ranked 4th in the BIG EAST averaging 6.67 shots per game in BIG EAST games... Ranked first on the team with 37 points... Ranked first on the team with 37 goals... Ranked tied for first on the team with one game-winning goal... Ranked second on the team with seven man-up goals... Recorded a season-high five goals vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6)... Recorded seven games scoring at least three goals... Recorded 11 multi-point games... Tallied at least four goals in four games in 2013... Scored points in all but two games in 2013. BIG EAST: Appeared and started in all six conference contests... Tallied 18 goals in BIG EAST action... Collected nine ground balls and caused one turnover in conference games... Ranked first on the team with 18 points... Ranked first on the team with 18 goals... Ranked tied for first on the team with two man-up goals vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6) and St. John's (Apr. 13)... Recorded at least two goals in five BIG EAST contests... Recorded at least four goals in three BIG EAST games... Recorded four goals vs. Notre Dame (Apr. 20) and Providence (Apr. 27)... Recorded a season-high five goals vs. Rutgers (Apr. 6).
2012: Appeared and started all 15 games on attack... Posted 31 goals, one assist and 32 points for the season... Captured 14 ground balls and five caused turnovers... Averaged 2.07 goals per game and 2.13 points per game... Ranked first in the BIG EAST averaging 2.07 goals per game... Ranked fifth in the BIG EAST averaging .47 man-up goals per game... Ranked 34th in the NCAA averaging 2.07 goals per game... Led the team with 31 goals... Third on the team with 32 points... First on the team with seven man-up goals... Recorded 11 games scoring multiple points... Tallied a career-high six points vs. Bucknell (Feb. 25)... Posted a career-high six goals vs. Bucknell (Feb. 25). BIG EAST: Started all six conference games... Posted 12 goals, one assist, four ground balls and two caused turnovers in BIG EAST action... Led the team with 12 goals... Tied for second on the team with 13 points in conference play.
2011: Appeared in all 16 games while making 15 starts on attack... Posted 34 goals, three assists and 37 points for the season... Captured 11 ground balls and caused two turnovers... Averaged 2.12 goals per game, 2.31 points per game and .19 assists per game... Ranked third in the BIG EAST averaging 2.12 goals per game... Ranked 25th in the NCAA averaging 2.12 goals per game... Led the team with 34 goals... Second on the team with 37 points... Posted 12 multi-point games... Matched a career-high four points vs. Penn (Mar. 12), Princeton (Mar. 15) and Delaware (Apr. 9).... Posted seven games scoring at least three goals. BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference matches... Tallied 11 goals and two ground balls in BIG EAST play.
2010: Appeared in all 15 games while making 14 starts at attack... Tallied 26 goals in his freshman campaign, good for second place on the team... Collected 12 ground balls and three caused turnovers for the season... Averaged 1.73 goals and points per game... Finished fourth on the team with 26 points... First on the team with four man-up goals for the season... Scored in 14 games... Posted a season-high four goals vs. Lehigh (Apr. 20)... Tallied seven multi-goal games for his first year with the program... Netted four hat-tricks vs. Binghamton (Mar. 2), Delaware (Mar. 20), Lehigh (Apr. 20) and Georgetown (May 8)... 10th in the BIG EAST in goals per game (1.73). BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference matches... Tallied seven goals and three ground balls.
Boys' Latin: Earned varsity letters in both football and lacrosse... Tallied 47 goals and 14 assists as a senior captain... Earned the Ensign C. Markland Kelly Award and Creator's Game Award... All-conference and team MVP selection.
Personal: Born February 27th, 1990 in Baltimore, Md... Parents are John and Laura Rice... Has two siblings, George and Jamie... Enrolled as an Economics major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.