Former MU men's lacrosse players are finding pro success in 2017
Marquette pair joins four other former Golden Eagles in the MLL
Ryan McNamara is the first player in MU history to earn All-America honors twice
McNamara was named to the All-BIG EAST First Team, while five others were second team selections
McNamara is MU's all-time leading scorer and a 2016 USILA All-American
Marquette's coaches and teams supported the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin at Al's Run 2014.
Honors and Awards-
Marquette's all-time leader in: goals (102), points (152), game winning goals (10), starts (63)
2017 Season (Sr.): Started all 16 games for Marquette, scoring 22 goals and adding 14 assists for a team-leading 36 points ... Dished three asissts and secured a ground ball in the season opener against Jacksonville (2/18) ... Scored a goal and grabbed three ground balls against No. 14 Richmond (2/25) ... Notched a goal and two assists to go with three ground balls versus No. 20 Ohio State (3/3) ... Added a goal and an assist and caused a pair of turnovers while securing three ground balls in a win over Detroit (3/5) ... Recorded a pair of goals and an assist at Robert Morris (3/11) ... Put up a goal, an assist and a ground ball in the BIG EAST opener at Georgetown (3/25) ... Scored a hat trick and added an assist and a ground ball against Air Force (3/28) ... Added a goal and grabbed a pair of ground balls at No. 20 Villanova (4/1) ... Netted a pair of goals against St. John's (4/8) ... Scored a goal and grabbed three ground balls at No. 7 Notre Dame (4/11) ... Notched a pair of goals and an assist at Providence (4/15) ... Scored a goal and caused an assist against No. 4 Duke (4/22) ... Notched a goal and grabbed a ground ball versus No. 2 Denver on Senior Day (4/29) ... Scored a goal against No. 2 Denver in the BIG EAST semifinal (5/4) ... Notched a pair of goals, including his 100th career goal, and an assist in the BIG EAST Championship game victory at Providence (5/6) ... Posted two goals and an assist in his final NCAA tournament game at fourth-seeded and No. 5/7 Notre Dame (5/14) in the first round.
2015 Season (So.): Scored two goals on three shots in 10-9 win at No. 18/16 Lehigh (Feb. 7)... Contributed an assist and picked up a ground ball as Marquette defeated Richmond 11-10 in OT (Feb. 22) ... Scored two goals vs. Detroit (Feb. 27) ... Scored a fourth quarter goal and dished out the game-winning assist to Kyran Clarke to come back from a 9-5 deficit to beat Ohio State 10-9 (March 1) ... Scored a career-high four goals and notched an assist to lead MU over Jacksonville (March 6) ... Followed his career performance up with a three-point day (2g, 1a) vs. Mercer (March 8) ... Earned his first conference accolade after being named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll after scoring six goals in two games (March 9) ... Recorded a hat trick and an assist in a win over St. John's, 14-12 (April 4) ... Duplicated that performance the following weekend in a 14-10 win over Providence (April 11) ... Netted two goals and dished out an assist, totaling three points, in MU's matchup with Duke (4/18).
2014 Season (Fr.): Scored his first two collegiate goals in an 11-9 win at Hofstra and also grabbed six ground balls (Feb. 15) ... Scored two goals at Jacksonville (March 8) ... Notched a career high five points in a win Detroit, all coming in man-up situations (March 15) ... Tallied his first career hat trick in MU's first ever BIG EAST win at Rutgers (March 29) ... Notched two goals vs. Bellarmine (April 1) ... Accumulated three points vs. Notre Dame (April 8) ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime to beat Georgetown 11-10 (April 19) ... His goal clinched a berth in the BIG EAST tournament in MU's first year in the conference ... One of two players to start all 16 games in 2014 ... Scored 17 goals and tallied six assists on the year.
Prior to Marquette: Was a three year captain and state champion at Eastview High School in Minnesota ... Selected has an All-American twice in his junior and senior years ... Two time All-State selection his junior and senior years ... Three-time all section nominee ... Also captained the hockey team in high school and was selected to the all-conference team his senior year.
Personal: Born on February 5, 1995 ... Son of Jeff and Ann McNamara ... Majors in finance and real estate.
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