Nicholas Eufrasio is the lone starter returning at close defense
Honors and Awards:
2017 All-BIG EAST Championship Team
2016-17 BIG EAST All-Academic
Ended career fourth in MU history in caused turnovers (29) and seventh in ground balls (63)
2017 Season: Started all 16 games for Marquette, securing 29 ground balls and causing 15 turnovers ... Recorded four ground balls and a caused turnover at No. 14 Richmond (2/25) ... Grabbed a ground ball and forced a turnover against Ohio State (3/3) ... Secured two ground balls and caused a turnover at Georgetown (3/25) ... Picked up a ground ball against Air Force (3/28) ... Grabbed four ground balls against No. 20 Villanova (4/1) ... Forced three turnovers and seucred three ground balls at No. 7 Notre Dame (4/11) ... Caused a turnover and grabbed a pair of ground balls at Providence (4/15) ... Racked up four ground balls and four caused turnovers versus No. 4 Duke (4/22) ... Grabbed two ground balls and caused two turnovers against No. 2 Denver (4/29) ... Secured four ground balls in a BIG EAST semifinal win over No. 2 Denver (5/4) ... Caused a turnover in the BIG EAST Championship game against Providence (5/6) ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Championship Team.
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.