Nicholas Eufrasio is the lone starter returning at close defense
2016 Season: Grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover in MU's season opener against Bellarmine ... Recorded first start of the season against Richmond (Feb. 27), finishing the contest with four ground balls and one caused turnover ... Collected three ground balls in a win over Robert Morris (March 12) ... Tallied two ground balls and two caused turnovers in a win over Georgetown (March 26) ... Scooped up a career-high seven ground balls in a 7-8 overtime loss at No. 2/1 Notre Dame (April 13).
2015 Season: Played in 13 of MU's 16 games and made a pair of starts on defense, including the BIG EAST Conference semifinal game against Georgetown (April 30) ... Picked up a pair of ground balls in his first start of the year against No. 6/6 Duke (April 18).
2014 Season: Made his first career start at Jacksonville (March 8) ... ... Started the next three games at defenseman and appeared in nine total games in 2014.
Prior to Marquette: Four-year letterwinner at Ridley High School ... Under head coach Kevin Ellers, named to First-Team All-Central League twice and First Team All-Delaware Country ... Co-Captain his senior campaign ... Played with HEADstrong Lacrosse Club and Under Armour Underclass Team Philadelphia ... Also lettered two years in football for the Raiders.
Personal: Born Dec. 25, 1994 ... Son of Mariann Nattress and Dan Eufrasio ... Has four siblings: Eric, Danielle, Phil and Erin ... Majoring in criminology and law.
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