Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
1 Kyle Turri
U.S. U-19 National Team: Helped lead the United States under-19 team to the 2012 FIL World Championship gold medal ... Played in every game and earned two starts ... Made three saves in the gold medal game ... Finished the tournament with 24 saves and a 6.42 goals against average in his seven contests.
2014: Played in 12 games in goal with two starting assignments … Finished the season with an 8.63 goals against average and a .471 save percentage … Came off the bench in the fourth quarter in the NCAA Semifinal to make four saves against Denver (5/24) … Allowed just two goals to the Pioneers in 14 minutes of action and had one ground ball … Registered a season-high six saves at Boston University (5/4) … Stopped five of six shots faced at Loyola (3/9) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Played in 20 games in goal and started 15 … Went 14-1 overall on the year in his starts … Finished with a 9.59 goals against average and a .498 save percentage … Compiled double digit saves five times … Also collected 36 ground balls on the year as well as seven caused turnovers … Earned his first start of the season against reigning NCAA Champion Loyola … Registered 26 saves and a .531 save percentage for championship weekend … Totaled a career-high 16 saves in NCAA semifinal win over Cornell (5/25) … Had 10 stops in NCAA title game against Syracuse (5/27) … Forced three turnovers by the Orange and picked up four ground balls … Made 15 stops versus Towson (3/16) while allowing just four goals … Also picked up a career-high five ground balls versus the Tigers … Added eight saves the following day versus Marist to earn ACC Defensive Player of the Week honors … Stopped 13 shots in the NCAA Tournament first round win over Loyola (5/12) … Picked up 10 saves in Duke’s comeback victory at Harvard (3/30) … Picked up three ground balls and made eight saves on 16 shots on goal in 11-8 win at North Carolina.
2012: Played in eight games and started three ... Posted a 10.49 goals against average and a .385 save percentage ... Earned his first career start against Penn (2/24) ... Posted seven saves, one ground ball and one caused turnover in the win over the Quakers ... Had a season-high eight saves against Maryland (3/3) ... Stopped five shots in victory over Jacksonville (2/26) ... Also had a season-high two ground balls against the Dolphins ... Finished the year 2-1 in his three starts.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for Scott Craig at West Islip ... Selected to the U.S. Men's National Under-19 Team that will play in the FIL U-19 World Championship in Finland in summer of 2012 ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors as a senior ... Voted to ESPN Rise All-America first team in2 011 ... Guided West Islip to a 19-1 record and to the Suffolk Class A championship in 2011 ... Named the All-Long Island Goalie of the Year by Newsday as a senior ... Helped lead West Islip on a 40-game win streak during his two seasons in goal ... Named to all-county team in 2010 and 2011 ... Made 280 saves in his two seasons in goal ... Registered 144 saves and a .650 save percentage in 2010 and had 136 saves and .590 save percentage as a senior ... Named the 2011 Suffolk County Championship Most Valuable Player ... Selected as the 2010 New York State Championship Defensive MVP ... Also a two-year letterwinner for the West Islip basketball team ... Earned all-league honors as a senior.
Personal: Son of Bill and Nancy Turri ... Has two older brothers, Wade and Justin ... Brother, Justin was a two-time All-American for the Duke lacrosse team and earned his undergraduate degree in 2011 and a master's degree from Duke in 2012 ... Uncle, Ralph, played lacrosse and football at Bucknell ... Uncle, Tim, was a member of the lacrosse team at Cornell ... Father played lacrosse at Penn State ... Born November 15, 1992.