Nicholas Eufrasio is the lone starter returning at close defense
Honors and Awards
2018- All-BIG EAST Second Team
2017- All-BIG EAST Second Team
2018 Season (So.): Started all 13 games in which he played at close defense as a sophomore, while picking up 23 ground balls ... Secured a pair of ground balls in the regular season opener against Jacksonville (Feb. 17) ... Scooped up three ground balls and caused one turnover versus Detroit (Feb. 24) ... Grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover against Bellarmine (March 4) ... Recorded a pair of ground balls in the BIG EAST opener, a 9-8 win over Georgetown (March 24) ... Secured a career-high four ground balls and caused one turnover in a 7-6 loss at home to Notre Dame (April 11) ... Tallied two ground balls and a caused turnover at No. 3 Duke (April 20).
2017 Season (Fr.): Started in each of Marquette's 16 games as a freshman... Nabbed two ground balls and caused one turnover in his Marquette debut and a 17-1 routing of Jacksonville (2/18) ... Tallied three ground balls and caused a turnover at Richmond (2/25) ... Grabbed a pair of ground balls against Air Force (3/28) ... Caused a career-high two turnovers in a 10-9 win at Providence to help secure the BIG EAST Championship (5/6).
Prior to Marquette: Four-year letter winner at Bridgewater-Raritan High School ... 2016 USA Today All-USA Boys Lacrosse First Team ... Ranked as the No. 97 incoming freshman in the class of 2016 by Inside Lacrosse ... Elected captain for his senior campaign ... Honored with the 2016 New Jersey Player of the Year award ... Two-time high school All-American ... Awarded 2015 New Jersey Defender of the Year ... Selected First Team All-State Group Four (three times), first team all-conference (three times) and first team all-county (three times) ... Helped his team to two conference championships, county championships, Group Four North Championships and Group Four Championships ... 2015 New Jersey State Champion (Tournament of Champions).
Personal: Born in Summit, New Jersey ... Younger brother of former Marquette lacrosse All-American defenseman and captain B.J. Grill ... Son of Bob and Mary Grill ... Plans to major in journalism.