Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
22 Ned Crotty
2010: Started all 20 games at attack … Team Captain … 2010 Tewaaraton Trophy winner as the national player of the year … USILA All-America first team selection … chosen first in the Major League Lacrosse draft … All-ACC choice … selected as the only collegiate player to represent the United States at the 2010 FIL World Championships … led all Blue Devil scorers with 23 goals and 63 assists for 86 points … part of the first attacking trio in Duke history to have all three attackmen with at least 70 points … broke the Duke single-season assists record of 56 set by Matt Danowski in 2008 … 63 assists rank 10th in NCAA single-season lacrosse history, while his 86 points are sixth in the Duke single-season records book … registered at least one point in 18 games and had 17 multiple-point outings … tallied five-plus points in eight contests … tied the single-game points record with 11 in win over Sacred Heart (5/9) … also handed out eight assists against the Pioneers to tie the Duke single-game mark … dished out six assists to go with two goals in NCAA Tournament win over Johns Hopkins (5/15) … compiled at least four assists nine times … registered three goals and an assist in regular season win over No. 1 Virginia (4/17) … had one goal and two assists to help Duke to NCAA Semifinal win over top-ranked Virginia (5/29) … finished his career with 92 goals and 147 assists for 239 points … 147 assists rank second all-time at Duke and 18th in NCAA history … the 239 points are fourth in the Blue Devil career records book as he is one of nine players to surpass the 200-point mark.
2009: USILA First Team All-America … collected the USILA’s Lt. Col. J.I. Award for national attackman of the year … a Tewaaraton Trophy finalist … All-ACC selection … named to ACC All-Tournament Team … led the nation in points scored with 78 from 23 goals and 55 assists in his first year at attack … also ranked first in assists per game (2.89) and third in points per game (4.11) … his 55 assists rank second in Duke single-season history … the 78 points is sixth all-time in Blue Devil history … tallied at least one point in 18 games and had at least three points in 14 games … posted two goals and a career-high six assists in the regular-season win over No. 1 Virginia (4/24) … helped lead Duke to its third straight ACC Tournament title with 11 points in two games … scored four goals and added four helpers in win over the Cavaliers in the ACC semifinal … added three assists against North Carolina to earn All-Tournament Team honors … registered eight points with two goals and six assists versus the Tar Heels in the NCAA Quarterfinal … had eight games with at least five points.