5 - A.J. Guarente
A.J. Guarente
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: So.
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Heights
Position: M

2009: Played in 15 games with 11 starts ... had one goal and two assists for three points and picked up 10 ground balls ... was the team's main faceoff man as he went 47-167 (.281) ... recorded his first collegiate goal in the 12-11 double-overtime win at Vermont (4/7).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at the Heights School in Potomac, Md. ... selected as the MVP of the 2008 Maryland Independent Lacrosse League Tournament ... twice named first team All-Maryland Independent Lacrosse League ... served as team captain during his senior year, when he was also named team MVP ... totaled 40 goals and 27 assists as a senior.

Personal: Son of John and Ellen Guarente ... has one brother, Christian ... has not yet declared a major.