2011- a first-team All-Ivy League selection for the third straight year; no Princeton player has ever been first-team All-Ivy League four times ... a third-team All-America ... has played against Cornell's Rob Pannell, the Division I Player of the Year and leading scorer, five times and has held him to four goals on 44 shots ... held Zach
Palmer, Hopkins leading scorer, without a goal, assist or even a shot ... had a
caused turnover and two ground balls against Hopkins ... had three caused
turnovers and two ground balls against Brown ... had a caused turnover and four
ground balls against Dartmouth ... and a caused turnover and ground ball against Hofstra ... had
two caused turnovers and four ground balls against Yale ... had two caused
turnovers against Villanova
2010 - a second-team All-America and a first-team All-Ivy League pick for the second straight year ... preseason first-team All-America by Inside Lacrosse ... missed first six games of the season after having off-season knee surgery that revealed more damage than originally thought ... was third on the team in caused turnovers (12) despite playing half the games ... returned for regular-season game against Yale ... held Cornell's Rob Pannell, the nation's leading scorer, to a goal and four assists in two games; Pannell averages 5.0 points per game ... has held Pannell to two goals on 31 shots in four career games ... held Yale's leading scorer Matt Gibson without a point in Ivy semifinal ... also shout out Gibson while he was on the field and caused a turnover on Gibson in final five seconds to preserve the win in regular-season game ... held Brown All-America Thomas Muldoon to one goal while causing two turnovers; goal came on a fastbreak after a face-off win ... forced five turnovers against Dartmouth's Ari Sussman ... named to Inside Lacrosse Team of the Week after Brown game ... had three caused turnovers against Syracuse ...
2009 - second-team All-America ... first-team All-Ivy League...first freshman defenseman and third freshman ever to be first-team All-Ivy at Princeton (Scott Bacigalupo, B.J. Prager)...ranked as No. 2 freshman in Division I by Inside Lacrosse... ranked as fifth-best defenseman by Inside Lacrosse; only freshman of 28 players named as top seven at their position... leads team with 23 caused turnovers...had caused 14 turnovers in last seven games....Ivy League Rookie of the Week after helping shut out Brown into second half and scoring a goal of his own... had three caused turnovers in each of last two games (Harvard, Syracuse)... stripped Harvard's Dean Gibbons in front of goal with five seconds remaining to preserve Princeton win ... Ivy League Rookie of the Week after holding Hopkins' Steven Boyle to one goal and matching Boyle's point total with an assist of his own... assist came on goal by fellow freshman longstick John Cunningham for the first longstick-to-longstick goal since Bill Tierney has been head coach... named co-Division I Defenseman of the Week by Christian Swezey of Inside Lacrosse along with teammate Chris Peyser after Hopkins game... caused three turnovers against Albany... third-ranked incoming freshman by Inside Lacrosse
Lettered three times in lacrosse and football ... Under Armour All-America game ... All-America twice ... all-state, all-league and all-county ... team won state championship sophomore year and played in state final three times ... team was 63-5 in three years ... team MVP in football as outside linebacker.
Born May 15, 1990 ... son of Carolyn Connell ... mother graduated from Mount Vernon College ... older brother Kiefer attends Providence.