Begley Named Patriot League Defensive Player Of The Week
Big Second Quarter Paces Men's Lacrosse In Win Over Lafayette
Begley Named To USILA Team Of The Week
Men's Lacrosse Holds Johns Hopkins To One Second-Half Goal In Win
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse defeated Bucknell University, 7-6, in double-overtime on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Patriot League Semifinals.
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse ended the game on a 4-1 run to beat host Lehigh University, 11-10, on a snowy Saturday afternoon in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (video courtesy Service Electric 2 Sports/Patriot League Network)
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse defeated Colgate University, 12-4, on Sunday, April 3, in Patriot League action from Hamilton, New York. (video courtesy CBS Sports Network)
Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse defeated Johns Hopkins University, 9-8, on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Ridley Athletic Complex
Highlights from the 2015 Loyola University Maryland men's lacrosse season and recap of the postseason trip to Canada.
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Duke
Men's Lacrosse vs. Towson
Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Johns Hopkins
Loyola Men's Lacrosse at Virginia
Loyola men's lacrosse played North Carolina in the NCAA Semifinals on May 28, 2016. (Photos by Larry French, Greg Carroccio & Craig Chase)
2017 (Junior): Continued to be one of the top short-stick defensive midfielders in the country… Earned All-Patriot League Second Team honors as a defensive midfielder (conference honors one long- or short-stick on both first and second teams)… Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll… Had career-highs in all statistical categories with 32 ground balls, nine caused turnovers, seven goals and eight points… Opened the year with a pair of goals and two ground balls against Virginia (2/11)… Picked up four ground balls against Johns Hopkins (2/18)… Scored in transition and had two ground balls at Lafayette (3/25)… Matched his career-best with two goals at Towson (3/1) and also had two ground balls and a caused turnovers… Scored a goal and had an assist to go with three ground balls versus Holy Cross (3/4)… Scored against Navy (3/18)… Had two caused turnovers, matching his career-high, against Georgetown (3/22)… Picked up three ground balls against Lehigh (4/8) and caused a Mountain Hawks turnover… Set a career-high with three ground balls against Army West Point (4/30) in the Patriot League Championship Game… Part of the defensive midfield that did not allow a goal to Ohio State’s offensive midfield in the NCAA First Round (5/14).
2016 (Sophomore): Was the Greyhounds’ top short-stick defensive midfielder and played in 17 games, missing the Boston University (4/16) contest with an injury… Finished the year with 32 ground balls... Showed excellent marking ability in the half-field and was key to Loyola’s clearing game… Had a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover in the season-opener at Virginia (2/13)… Posted three ground balls and a caused turnover against Lafayette (2/27)… Later picked up three ground balls at Georgetown (3/23) and then had four in a snow-filled contest at Colgate (4/3)… Posted a career-high five ground balls against Lehigh (4/9)… Recorded two ground balls and caused a turnover in the NCAA First Round against Duke (5/14) and then had two ground balls in the NCAA Quarterfinal win over Towson (5/22).
2015 (Freshman): Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll... Played in all 15 games during his first season at Loyola on the Greyhounds' second midfield and as a short-stick defender... Ended the year as the team's top short-stick... Made the transition to playing primarily defensive midfield in mid-March because of his consistency as a defender... Finished the year with two goals and two assists while picking up 19 ground balls... Had a pair of ground balls at Towson (2/18) and then tallied his first career point, an assist, against Holy Cross (2/21)... Posted a goal and an assist with three ground balls versus Georgetown (3/18)... Scored once in transition and had three ground balls against Navy (4/4)... Picked up three ground balls at Maryland (4/8).
Before Loyola: Was a four-year lacrosse and ice hockey player at Morristown (New Jersey) High School… Finished his lacrosse career with 100 goals and 66 assists… Scored 32 goals and added 22 assists as a senior in 2014, earning All-America, Waterman Conference Most Valuable Player, All-Waterman Conference, All-Morris County, All-Area and All-State Group 3 First Team honors… Also received MSG Varsity All-State honors… As a junior, also earend All-State Group 3 and All-Waterman honors… Scored 52 goals and assisted on 20 as a sophomore en route to team most valuable player honors and All-Area, All-State Group 3 and All-Waterman honors…. Finished his high school career as a four-time All-Waterman Conference First Team member and three-time All-State Group 3 performer… Tallied 21 goals and 13 assists as a freshman… Helped Morristown to the Group 3 state finals in lacrosse as a sophomore and senior… On the ice, he was an All-Public Schools B First Team player as a senior and a two-time All-Area player… Helped his hockey team win the Public B state title as a senior after helping them to the final as a sophomore and junior… Played club lacrosse for Patriot Lacrosse and earned NSCLA All-America honors and Maverick Showtime All-Star honors… Was an All-Star at the Battle of the Hotbeds on two occasions.
Personal: Was a lector at Church of Christ the King, a community soup kitchen volunteer and member of a Habitat for Humanity group… His mother, Kerry, was a collegiate swimmer at the University of Georgia… Born in Philadelphia.