Crusaders Men's Lacrosse BIO
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Matt Farrell
Player Profile:
Matt Farrell 2319665
Position: Defender
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bernardsville, N.J.
High School: Seton Hall Prep

2017:

  • Started all 15 games
  • Tallied one goal and two assists for three points
  • Led the team with 63 ground balls
  • Ranked 46th in the country and ninth in the Patriot League with 4.20 ground balls per game
  • Was first on the team with 21 caused turnovers
  • Ranked 29th in the country and ninth in the Patriot League with 1.40 caused turnovers per game
  • Posted his first collegiate points with one goal and one assist in program's first-ever victory against Lehigh (Feb. 25)
  • Won the team's Breakout Player of the Year Award

2016:

  • Played in two games at No. 14 Harvard (Feb. 23) and against No. 5 Brown (Mar. 8)
  • Caused one turnover
  • Earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Seton Hall Preparatory School for coach Dave Giarrusso
  • Served as team captain senior year
  • Selected first team All-Super Essex Conference and first team All-Essex County in 2015
  • Earned 2015 Star Ledger third team All-State, first team All-State Non Public A and Coaches Poll second team All-State honors
  • Squad was three-time Essex County champions from 2013-2015, Non Public A finalists in 2013 and semifinalists in 2014 and 2015
  • Named to Ty Xanders “Recruiting Rundown” Top 25 Class of 2015 Watch List
  • Ranks eighth all-time in school history for most groundballs in a year (88)
  • Recorded 160 ground balls and 40 caused turnovers throughout his high school career
  • Member of the Leading Edge Elite club lacrosse team for coach Chris Roy
  • Team won 2014 Inside Lacrosse Recruiting Invitational Championship and 2014 NSCLA Championship
  • Earned 2014 IL Recruiting Invitational All-Tournament Team honors
  • Four-year member of the varsity ice hockey team at Seton Hall Preparatory and captained the team as a senior
  • Named to third team All-Essex County after the 2013-2014 season
  • Named team MVP as a junior and senior
  • Led the team in scoring three years in a row (2012-2015)
  • Member of the Wounded Warrior Project

Personal:

  • Son of Timothy and Jeannine Farrell
  • Father, Timothy, played college hockey at Westchester State (Class of 1980)
  • Has two brothers (Timothy and John) and one sister (Julie)
  • Grandfather Richard J. Mannix (Class of 1950), cousin Gina Mannix (Class of 2013) and brother Timothy Farrell (Class of 2015), all graduated from Holy Cross
  • Has not yet declared a major
Farrell's Career Statistics
Season GP G A P GWG GB CTO
2016 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
2017 15 1 2 3 0 63 21
Total 17 1 2 3 63 22
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