2012: Played in 18 games, starting twice on close defense ... finished the season with 12 ground balls and one caused turnover ... picked up two ground balls in three games, Notre Dame (2/18), Penn (2/24) and Brown (3/27) ... registered a caused turnover in NCAA Tournament first round win over Syracuse (5/12) ... All-ACC Academic Team honoree ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played in all 20 games and started 17 on close defense ... anchored the defense to a 9.10 goals against average ... finished the season with 34 ground balls and six caused turnovers ... corralled four ground balls against Loyola (3/11) and Virginia (4/16) ... had two-plus ground balls in 11 games, including the final seven outings ... forced two caused turnovers versus Penn (2/26) and Denver (4/9) ... registered first career goal in win over Brown (3/29) ... had a goal versus Delaware (5/14) in NCAA Tournament first round.
2010: Saw the field in 18 contests … a crucial member of the man-down defense that held opponents to a .375 success rate on man-up opportunities … picked up one ground ball in three games … had one groundball in NCAA Championship game against Notre Dame (5/31).
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for John McEvoy at Malvern … named an Under Armour All-American as a senior … helped Malvern to the Pennsylvania State Championship as a freshman … twice named an All-American by U.S. Lacrosse … earned all-state recognition twice and all-league recognition three times … also earned two letters in basketball and three letters in football for Malvern … helped lead Malvern to Inter-Athletic League championships as a senior and junior … named Philadelphia City Player of the Year and League MVP for football as a senior … earned AAAA All-State recognition in football as a senior, and all-league, all-county and all-area honors in football as a senior and junior.
Personal: Son of Bill and Rosanna Conners … has three sisters, Alex, Victoria and Jacqueline … father, Bill, played football at Villanova from 1977-80 … born Jan. 2, 1991.