2014: Played in 18 games with five starting assignments at close defense … Earned his first career start versus Jacksonville (2/8) … Amassed 15 ground balls and six caused turnovers on the year … Picked up two ground balls and forced three turnovers in the season-opening win over the Dolphins … Also had three ground balls in victory over Stony Brook (2/23) … Corralled two GBs in NCAA semifinal win over Denver (5/24) … Registered a caused turnover in NCAA title game … Finished with four ground balls and a caused turnover in his four NCAA Tournament appearances … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013: Saw action in eight games … Picked up his first career ground ball in win over Mercer (2/17) … Had a career-high two ground balls at Marquette (5/5) … Also registered a caused turnover against the Eagles … Forced a turnover and notched a ground ball at Rutgers (4/20) … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: A three-year letterwinner for Brian Samson at Conestoga High School ... Ranked as the No. 6 defenseman by Inside Lacrosse ... Helped lead Conestoga to three PIAA State titles (2010-12) ... a 2012 US Lacrosse and Under Armour All-American ... Team captain as a senior ... An All-EPSLA selection ... voted as the Conestoga High School Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-Central League and All-Main Line first teams his senior season ... A first team All-Southeast choice by the Philadelphia Inquirer ... All-Philly Lacrosse first team honoree ... Earned All-Central League honorable mention accolades his junior season ... Named to All-Chester County second team in2 011 ... Invited to the U19 US Lacrosse team tryouts ... ESPNHS Warrior Lacrosse All-America second team ... Also lettered three seasons in football ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Bruce and Anne Ikeda ... Has two brothers, Brian and Casey ... Great grandfather, Bob Higgins, was the Penn State football head coach from 1930-1948 ... Grandfather Jim Dooley played football at Penn State ... Brother Brian was a four-year member of the Providence College lacrosse team ... Brother Casey is a member of the Maryland lacrosse team ... Born December 19, 1993 in Bryn Mawr, Pa.