Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
10 Brad Ross
2009: Started all 19 games in the midfield ... All-America third team recognition ... team captain ... drafted by the Toronto Nationals of Major League Lacrosse ... fifth in scoring for the Blue Devils with 21 goals and six assists ... ranked third overall in goals ... tallied his 100th career point with two goals against Navy in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... holds the NCAA record for wins in a career with 72 ... registered eight multiple-point outings ... tallied two goals and two assists in the season opener against Bucknell (2/14) ... provided the game winner in the 9-8 win over Colgate (2/20) ... posted three markers versus Dartmouth (3/28) and St. John's (5/3) ... registered three man-up scores ... All-ACC Academic and selected to USILA Scholar All-America team.
2008: USILA Third Team All-America pick ... finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award ... team captain ... started 19 games ... finished fifth on the team in scoring with 33 points on 25 goals and eight assists ... scored two or more goals in nine games ... posted three goals against Maryland (3/1), Loyola (3/8), Colgate (3/18) and Ohio State (5/18) ... had a career-high four total points against both Maryland and Ohio State ... helped Duke pace the nation in scoring offense (15.2) and scoring margin (+7.9) while establishing new NCAA single-season team records for goals (304) and total points (482) ... named to the Academic All-ACC team.
2007: USILA Honorable Mention All-America pick ... started all 20 games ... finished fourth on the team in scoring with 30 points on 22 goals and eight assists ... secured 25-of-57 face-offs on the year ... ACC Player of the Week selection after scoring the game-winning goal in Duke’s 7-6 overtime victory over Virginia (4/14) ... around-the-world tally off a feed from Matt Danowski came 1:41 into the extra session and capped a career-high three-goal afternoon ... won four-of-six face-offs against Cornell (3/20) ... enjoyed the NCAA Tournament, posting 11 points on eight goals and three assists in Duke’s four games ... had two goals in each of Duke’s four national postseason contests ... won 25-of-57 (.439) face-offs and secured 22 ground balls ... named to the ACC All-Academic Team.
2006: Saw action in all eight contests ... posted five points on three goals and two assists while winning 38-of-71 (.535) face-offs ... finished third on the team with 27 ground balls ... won a season-high eight draws in 14 attempts against Cornell (3/21) ... also carded a season-best six ground balls versus the Big Red ... scored single-game goals versus Villanova (2/25), North Carolina (3/18) and Cornell (3/21) ... face-off victory and immediate goal early in the third quarter helped the Blue Devils turn a 7-3 halftime deficit into an 11-8 win over the Tar Heels.
2005: Played in all 20 games ... saw action both at midfield and as a face-off specialist ... finished the year with seven points on five goals and two assists ... ranked fourth in the ACC in face-off percentage by winning 101-of-198 (.510) draws ... led Duke in both face-offs taken and won ... won a season-best 14 face-offs in 19 attempts while scoring a career-high three total points on two goals and one assist in the NCAA Tournament opening round game against Fairfield (5/13) ... in four NCAA Tournament games, won 35-of-58 (.603) overall face-offs including a 13-of-20 (.650) performance in the national semifinals versus Maryland (5/28) ... after winning just one-of-five (.200) face-offs versus Maryland (3/5) in the regular season, gained a combined 16 wins in 23 draws against the Terrapins in the ACC and NCAA Tournament tilts ... also logged seven ground balls in the NCAA Tournament win over the Terrapins ... recorded 58 ground balls including a season-high 10 in the season-opening victory over Butler (2/19).
Prep: Four-year letterman at Bullis School ... two-time all-county and all-conference choice ... received all-state and all-America honors as a senior ... picked up 32 goals and 10 assists while winning 65 percent of his face-offs in senior campaign ... also lettered three seasons in football.
Personal: Son of John and Pam Ross ... grandfather, Campbell Snowberger, is a 1950 graduate of Duke ... born August 10, 1985.