- INSIDE ATHLETICS
- FOR THE STUDENTS
2008: Played in all 14 games at long-stick midfield...among the nation's leaders in groundballs with a total of 84 and caused turnovers with 41...selected to First Team All-ECAC... named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week after grabbing 10 groundballs and causing eight turnovers in win over Penn State...scored a goal and had nine groundballs against Towson...had 10 games of five or more groundballs...caused three or more turnovers eight times...picked up 10 groundballs and had two caused turnovers and one assist in win over Georgetown...grabbed five groundballs and had four caused turnovers vs. Johns Hopkins...scooped seven groundballs and had three caused turnovers vs. Syracuse...registered one assist, seven groundballs and three caused turnovers in win over UMass...finished the season with three goals and four assists.
2007: Played in all 13 games at defense ... scored first career goal in win over Fairfield ... picked up 32 groundballs for the year ... picked up five groundballs in win over Duke ... also registered 13 caused turnovers for the season 2006: Played in all 12 games at short-stick midfield ... registered an assist in win over Georgetown ... picked up 25 groundballs ... registered five groundballs in games against Rutgers and Georgetown ... also had 10 caused turnovers.
Before Loyola: Was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and football and two year letterwinnner in track at Conestoga ... served as captain of football team his senior year ... set school records for catches (50), yards (1,000) and touchdowns (15) ... named First-Team All-Central League, First-Team Chester County and First-Team Southeastern Pennsylvania for football ... finished 11th in the 200-meter race at the state championship meet ... runs a 10.6 100-meters and a 21.9 200-meters.
Personal: Majoring in communications at Loyola...the son of Peter and Lorraine Ricci...father played professional softball for the Philadelphia Athletics...has two siblings, Garrett (18) and Brent (15).