Third quarter surge proves to be the difference
McNamara leads MU with three points
Kyle Whitlow, B.J. Grill help lead MU to 11-10 (2OT) victory over St. John's
Gately scores game-winner with 16 seconds remaining in regulation
MU's late rally comes up short on the road
2014 Season: Caused three turnovers and picked up four groundballs at Jacksonville (March 8) ... Picked up five groundballs and caused three turnovers in MU's first ever BIG EAST win at Rutgers (March 29) ... Held Kieran McArdle of St. John's scoreless to help Marquette beat the Red Storm 11-10 (2OT) and named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week for his effort ... The next week Grill held Notre Dame's Matt Cavanagh without a goal in a 12-7 loss to the Fighting Irish (April 8) ... He then limited Providence's Andrew Barton to only one point (April 12) ... Unanimously named to First Team All-BIG EAST on April 29 ... Grill was the only defenseman to be selected unequivocally ... Finished 2014 with 37 groundballs and 16 caused turnovers.
2013 Season: Started all 13 games at defenseman ... Finished second on the team in caused turnovers (18) ... Forced four turnovers (a program best) and won five groundballs in a win vs. Mercer ... Won five groundballs and caused three turnovers vs. Georgetown.
Prior to Marquette: Attended Bridgewater-Raritan High School ... Three-time first team all-Group NJSIAA Group and all-area selection ... NJSIAA All-American his senior season ... Helped high school squad win Group IV State Championship in 2009 and 20011 ... Team won 2011 Somerset County and Tournament of Champions titles ... Named captain prior to senior season ... Also played football in high school.
Personal: Born on April 3, 1993 ... Son of Bob and Mary ... Majoring in international affairs.