Career: Played three seasons at Duke after transferring from Stony Brook … Played in 48 career games as a Blue Devil faceoff specialist … Went 571-of-933 at the X for a .612 win percentage … Picked up 339 ground balls in a Duke uniform to rank behind only Brendan Fowler in the Duke records book … Averaged a Duke-record 7.06 ground balls per game in his three seasons as a Blue Devils … Finished his collegiate career with 499 ground balls to rank fourth in NCAA history … Picked up 7.80 ground balls per game for his overall career, 14th in the NCAA records book … Won 819-of-1330 faceoffs for his career to rank sixth in NCAA history … Graduated as one of 21 players in NCAA history to win at least 100 faceoffs in each of his four seasons … Scored nine goals and seven assists for 16 points … Three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2017: Duke’s faceoff specialist … USILA All-America honorable mention … All-ACC … USILA Scholar All-America … Won 214-of-367 faceoffs and picked up 123 ground balls … Led the ACC with a .583 faceoff win percentage and ranked 7.24 ground balls per game … Ranked 16th and ninth nationally in those respective categories … Won at least 50 percent of his faceoffs in 12 of his 17 outings … Corralled the ground ball after the faceoff 66 percent of the time … Picked up double digit ground balls three times … Went a season-high 18-of-24 in NCAA Tournament first round win at Johns Hopkins (5/13) … Also picked up a season-best 15 ground balls against the Blue Jays … Won 14-of-16 draws in regular season finale against Boston University (5/7) … Dominated the Tar Heels in winning 17-of-24 to lead Duke to the comeback victory at North Carolina (4/2) … Also had eight ground balls versus the Tar Heels to earn ACC Defensive Player of the Week … Posted a .602 faceoff win percentage in ACC regular season play … Picked up 12 ground balls in victory over High Point (2/10) and 11 in the season-opening loss to Air Force (2/5) … Won 11-of-19 restarts to help Duke rally to a 9-8 victory at No. 12 Richmond (3/5) … Had at least five ground balls in 16 of the 17 games … Registered four assists … ACC All-Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2016: Played in 16 games as the top faceoff specialist … USILA All-America honorable mention … Won 244-of-382 draws for a .639 win percentage … Picked up 153 ground balls … Ranked sixth nationally in faceoff percentage and second in ground balls per game (9.56) … His 153 ground balls are third in Duke single-season history and tied for 16th in NCAA history … The 244 faceoff wins are second at Duke and 23rd in the NCAA records book, while 382 faceoffs attempted are third at Duke … Became just the second Blue Devil to win 600 career faceoffs … Won at least 50 percent of his faceoffs in 12 of his 16 games … Corralled at least 10 ground balls eight times … Went 31-of-47 (.660) and had 20 ground balls in the opening weekend wins over High Point (2/12) and Lehigh (2/14) to earn his first ACC Defensive Player of the Week award … Won a career-high 23 faceoffs and collected a career-best 17 ground balls in NCAA Tournament first round game at Loyola (5/14) … Also won 19-of-23 draws and had 15 ground balls in the regular season game with the Greyhounds (3/12) … Won 75 percent (18-of-24) and had 12 ground balls against Richmond (3/7) … Named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following his performance against the Greyhounds and Spiders … Followed that by winning 19-of-23 draws and picking up 14 ground balls against Georgetown (3/19) … Won 18-of-32 faceoffs and had 13 ground balls to help Duke to victory over Syracuse (3/26) … Was 16-of-21 at the X with 13 ground balls against Air Force (3/22) … Named ACC Defensive Player of the Week for his performances against the Orange and Falcons … Added three goals and an assist … Tallied goals against Lehigh (2/14), Georgetown (3/19) and Syracuse in the ACC title game (5/1) ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Played in 15 games after recovering from offseason knee surgery … Won 113-of-184 faceoffs (.614) and collected 63 ground balls … Tallied two goals … Took over as the top faceoff man for the final six games … Won a season-high 19 faceoffs on 30 attempts with 14 ground balls in the ACC Championship against Syracuse (4/26) … Won 18-of-20 restarts at Stony Brook … Won at least 50 percent of his faceoffs in five of the final six games … Was successful in 14-of-19 draws in ACC Semifinal win over No. 1 Notre Dame (4/24) … Also had a goal and nine ground balls against the Fighting Irish to earn ACC All-Tournament Team honors … Scored in the NCAA Tournament game versus Ohio State (5/9) and won 12-of-21 faceoffs … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
At Stony Brook 2014: Played in all 16 games ... Primary face-off specialist ... 248 of 397 (.625) ... 160 ground balls ... Finished the season ranked sixth nationally in faceoff win percentage ... Fourth in Division I in faceoff wins...Added four goals and two assists ... Tallied career-highs of 21 face-off wins and 15 ground balls and added a goal vs. Albany (5/1) ...America East Rookie of the Week (4/28) ... Won 17 of 28 draws, had 13 ground balls and tallied a goal and an assist vs. Hartford (4/25) ... Recorded 9 of 21 face-off wins and had six ground balls at Binghamton (4/19) ... Won 14 of 27 face-offs and had 10 ground balls at Albany (4/12) ... Won 13 of 19 draws and had 11 ground balls vs. Vermont (4/5) ... Tied a career-high with 20 face-off wins and had a career-best 14 ground balls vs. Quinnipiac (4/1) ... Won 14 draws and had 13 ground balls at UMBC (3/28) ... scored a goal and won 16 of 26 face-offs vs. St. John's (3/22) ... Won 16 of 20 draws and tied a career-high with 12 ground balls vs. Manhattan (3/18) ... Had a career-best 20 face-off wins and had nine ground balls at Fairfield (3/15) ... Recorded 17 face-off wins and eight ground balls vs. Sacred Heart (3/11) ... Won 12 face-offs vs. No. 1 Maryland (3/8) ... Went 16 of 24 with 10 ground balls vs. Rutgers (3/1) ... Won eight draws and recorded an assist and four ground balls at Duke (2/23) ... Won 18 of 21 draws, recorded nine ground balls and scored a goal vs. Lafayette (2/18) ... America East Rookie of the Week (2/17) ... Won 17 of 23 draws and had 12 ground balls vs. Marist (2/14).
High School: A 2013 graduate of James Madison High School ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Rich Hodge ... US Lacrosse All-American as a senior ... Two-time first team All-Liberty District and All-Northern Region ... Second team All-Met as a senior ... Team captain ... Won 85 percent of his faceoffs in 2013 ... STX National Face-off Tournament champion.
Personal: Kyle Geoffrey Rowe ... Born March 27, 1995 in Vienna, Virginia ... Son of Geoff Rowe and Carla Shores ... Brother, Jack, is a senior on the Duke lacrosse team ... Has three sisters.