Furious 8-1 second-half rally sends Golden Eagles to BIG EAST tournament
MU's late rally comes up short on the road
MU hosts Duke on May 5 in regular season finale
Tournament will be held in Turku, Finland
BIG EAST All-Academic (2013-14, 2014-15)
2016 Season: Scooped up three ground balls in MU's win over Bellarmine (Feb. 20) ... Tallied a ground ball and caused turnover in a win against Robert Morris (March 12) ... Grabbed three ground balls against Quinnipiac (March 19) ... Grabbed five ground balls in a 8-7 win over Providence (April 16).
2014 Season: Picked up four groundballs at Jacksonville (March 8) ... Entered the faceoff X for the first time in his career vs. Georgetown. Gilligan won four draws and caused three turnovers including the first overtime faceoff that allowed MU to score a walk-off goal to beat the Hoyas (April 19) ... Appeared in all 16 games at long stick midfielder ... Finished 2014 with 21 groundballs and 14 caused turnovers.
2013 Season: Appeared in all 13 games ... Finished third on the team in shot percentage (.500), scoring four goals on eight shots ... Scored two goals against High Point.
Prior to Marquette: Won the 2013 Minto Cup with Whitby Warriors, Canada's box lacrosse national championship ... Two-year letterwinner at The Hill Academy and helped the Pride to a 46-2 overall in those two seasons ... Named Defensive Most Valuable Player when his team won the NALI Tournament in 2011.
Personal: Born on June 1, 1993 ... Son of Mark and Sandy Gilligan ... Has two brothers, Troy and Devin ... Majoring in entrepreneurship and marketing.