Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
21 Brian Dailey
Career: Played in 69 career games, primarily at longstick midfielder … Was a key component of Duke’s faceoff midfield … Crucial member of the 2013 and 2014 NCAA Championship teams … Finished his career with three goals and four assists for seven points … Corralled 118 ground balls and 39 caused turnovers … 2015 All-ACC Academic Team and ACC Honor Roll.
2015: Played in 12 games both at close defense and longstick midfield … Key member of the faceoff midfield … Collected a career-high 46 ground balls and 18 caused turnovers in just 12 games … Scored a goal at Syracuse (3/22) … Handed out two assists in the ACC Championship versus Syracuse (4/26) … Picked up a career-high nine ground balls in ACC semifinal win over No. 1 Notre Dame … Also caused three turnovers against the Fighting Irish … Collected six ground balls in 15-14 loss to North Carolina (3/29) … Caused a career-high four turnovers in win over Boston University (5/3) … Registered five ground balls in wins over Virginia (4/12) and Marquette (4/18) … Had at least four ground balls in eight of his 12 outings … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Honor Roll.
2014: Played in 17 games as both a defensive midfielder and longstick midfielder … Corralled 28 ground balls for the season … Also had nine caused turnovers … Helped Duke on the faceoff wing throughout the season … Registered an assist in the victory over Jacksonville (2/8) … Picked up a career-high four ground balls in wins over Penn (2/21) and in the NCAA title game against Notre Dame (5/26) … Grabbed three loose balls in loss to Syracuse in the ACC Tournament (4/25) and NCAA Tournament win over Air Force (5/11) … Forced a pair of turnovers in regular season finale at Boston University (5/4).
2013: Played all 21 games at longstick midfield … Tallied two points on a goal and an assist … Picked up 24 ground balls and had six caused turnovers … Registered a goal in the win over Jacksonville (2/10) … Dished out an assist in win over ACC rival Virginia (4/12) … Picked up a season-high three ground balls four times.
2012: Played in 19 games at defensive midfield ... Had 20 ground balls to lead all Duke rookies ... Registered six caused turnovers ... Picked up a season-high three ground balls three times, Penn (2/24), Jacksonville (2/26) and Maryland (5/26) ... Registered two caused turnovers at Loyola (3/10) ... Tallied his first career goal in come-from-behind win over Marist (4/7).
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for Brian Samsom at Conestoga High School ... Teammate of Duke teammate Tanner Scott at Conestoga ... A two-time All-Central League first team pick ... earned All-America honors in 2010 and 2011 ... Voted to the All-EPSLA team his junior and senior seasons ... Selected as the 2011 All-Central League Player of the Year and named to the All-Main Line first team in 2011 ... ESPN RISE All-America first team choice as a senior ... Also chosen as the Chester County Player of the year and named PhillyLacrosse.com Player of the Year in 2011 ... Registered nine goals and 19 assists for 28 points as a defenseman during his scholastic career ... A key part in guiding Conestoga to consecutive PIAA state titles in 2010 and 2011 and a 73-5 overall record in his three seasons... Led Conestoga to 25-1 record his senior season and a No. 3 national ranking ... Picked up 259 ground balls in three seasons ... Had a career-best 112 ground balls as a junior and 108 as a sophomore ... Played in the Under Armour All-America game as a senior ... An ESPN RISE Top 40 selection in 2009 ... Also played football and soccer.
Personal: Son of Paul and Mimi Dailey ... Has two older sister, Christina and Michelle ... Born on July 2, 1992.