Cole Blazer and Noah Richard turned in season-best efforts in Saturday’s win at St. John’s
2018- All-BIG EAST First Team (unanimous) BIG EAST Honor Roll (April 9) BIG EAST All-Academic (2016-17)
2018 Season (Jr.): Played in 11 of 14 games for the Golden Eagles as a junior while earning unanimous All-BIG EAST First Team honors at LSM ... Posted a goal and a pair of assists, while tying for the team lead with 48 ground balls ... Also caused 11 turnovers, the second-highest total on the squad ... Secured two ground balls and caused two turnovers in the season-opening win against Jacksonville (Feb. 17) ... Grabbed five ground balls while forcing two turnovers versus Detroit Mercy (Feb. 24) ... Added an assist and five ground balls against No. 15 Georgetown in the BIG EAST opener (March 24) ... Secured five ground balls and caused a turnover against No. 8 Villanova (March 31) ... Picked up a career-high eight ground balls and his first goal of the season, earning him BIG EAST Honor Roll accolades after the OT win against St. John's (4/7) ... Was good for four ground balls and a caused turnover against No. 14/15 Notre Dame (April 11) ... Took two shots on goal, collected four ground balls and caused two turnovers in the thrilling victory against Providence (Apr. 14) ... Scooped up and matched his career-high of eight ground balls while also dishing out an assist and causing a pair of turnovers at No. 3 Duke (April 20). 2017 Season (So.): Played in all 16 games for Marquette, grabbing 44 ground balls and causing 15 turnovers ... Scored a goal and grabbed five ground balls in the season opener against Jacksonville (Feb. 18)... Secured two ground balls at Richmond (Feb. 25), and against Ohio State (March 3) and Detroit Mercy (March 5)... Had an assist and grabbed two ground balls at Robert Morris (March 11)... Grabbed two ground balls and a shot on goal at Georgetown (March 25)... Secured three ground balls against Air Force (March 28) ... Caused two turnovers and grabbed three ground balls at No. 20 Villanova (April 1) ... Secured five ground balls and caused a turnover at No. 7 Notre Dame (April 11) ... Scooped up four ground balls and forced a turnover at Providence (April 15) ... Notched three ground balls and a caused turnover against No. 4 Duke (April 22) ... Secured a pair of ground balls versus No. 2 Denver (April 29) ... Caused a turnover and grabbed a ground ball in the BIG EAST semifinal win over No. 2 Denver (May 4) ... Forced two turnovers and secured three ground balls in the BIG EAST Final against Providence (May 6) ... Picked up one ground ball and caused two turnovers at No. 5/7 Notre Dame in the NCAA First Round on May 14.
2016 Season (Fr.): Played in two games as a true freshman at Duke (April 22) and Denver (April 30).
Prior to Marquette: Three-year letter winner at B. Reed Henderson High School (West Chester, Pennsylvania) and was captain his junior and senior seasons ... Recorded 125 points during his high school career, including 78 goals ... Named to the all-league team three times, and all-district on two occasions ... Tallied six other high school letters between basketball, football and track ... Like lacrosse, Noah was captain of his football team during his junior and senior campaigns.
Personal: Born March 3, 1997 in West Chester, Pennsylvania ... Son of David and Suzanne Richard ... Has six siblings: Christopher, Timothy, Bethany, Jacob, Joshua and Rebecca … Brother, Jacob, is a Marquette assistant coach.