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22 Ned Crotty

A preseason first team All-America pick in the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook ... enters the 2010 season ranked seventh in career assists (84) and 17th in career points (153) at Duke ... voted team captain with Parker McKee, Sam Payton and Max Quinzani ... ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.

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.

2008: USILA Second Team All-America selection ... ACC All-Tournament pick ... started 19 games, missing only the Presbyterian game ... ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 35 points on 17 goals and 18 assists ... ranked ninth in the ACC and 67th nationally in assists per game (0.95) ... named the ACC Player of the Week following a three-goal performance in Duke’s 10-6 win over Army (4/19) ... matched career-high of three goals on three occasions: North Carolina (3/15), Johns Hopkins (4/3) and Army (4/19) ... helped Duke to its second straight ACC Tournament title with a two-goal, two-assist afternoon in the championship game win over Virginia (4/27) ... dished out a career-high four assists as the Blue Devils defeated Ohio State (5/18) in the NCAA quarterfinals, 21-10 ... scooped up a season-best four ground balls in the national semifinals against Johns Hopkins (5/24) ... key component in an offensive unit that led the nation in scoring with an average of 15.2 goals per game while establishing new NCAA single-season team records for goals (304) and total points (482).

2007: Started all 20 games at midfield ... finished third on the club in scoring with 33 points on 25 goals and eight assists ... compiled 18 points on 13 goals and five assists over the final seven games ... named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team after posting five goals and two assists during the championship weekend in Baltimore ... carded a career-high four points on three goals and an assist against Johns Hopkins (5/28) in the title game ... had 12 total points in four NCAA Tournament games ... named the ACC Player of the Week after a two-goal, one-assist effort in Duke’s 9-7 win over North Carolina (3/17) ... with Matt Danowski (24) and Zack Greer (20), combined for the second-highest single-tournament scoring trio with 56 points, trailing only the group of Gary Gait, Greg Marechek and Greg Burns (16) of Syracuse in 1990.

2006: Played in all eight games ... registered seven points on four goals and three assists ... scored one goal in first collegiate game against Butler (2/18) ... picked up season-bests of two goals and three total points versus Holy Cross (3/7).

Prep: Three-year letterman at the Delbarton School ... two-time All-America pick ... state player of the year honoree following senior season ... helped Delbarton to three straight state championships ... recorded 93 goals and 74 assists during prep career ... two-time first team all-state and 2005 state player of the year choice in hockey.

Personal: Son of Gerald and Lucille Crotty ... born September 26, 1986 ... father played football, hockey and rugby at Fordham ... sisters, Sarah (2002) and Martha (2006) as well as brother, Joe (2005) are graduates of Duke ... sister, Virginia, plays lacrosse at Duke ... brother-in-law, Mike Dunleavy, played basketball at Duke and currently plays for the NBA’s Indiana Pacers.

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Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
City/State: New Vernon, N.J.
High School: Delbarton
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