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34 Colin Briggs
Colin  Briggs


Narragansett, R.I.

High School:
Bishop Hendricken

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200



Shooting from the Hip with the Fifth-Years

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Briggs, Clements & Lovejoy

• Selected as one of UVa's four captains

• USILA second-team All-American
• Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament
• All-NCAA Tournament
• All-ACC
• All-ACC Tournament
• Set a career high with five goals in the NCAA final against Maryland
• Scored seven goals in three NCAA Tournament games (Bucknell, Cornell, Maryland)
• Appeared in 17 games, scoring a point in 16 of them
• Had seven multi-goal games
• Scored at least three goals in a game on five different occasions
• Was MVP of Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Classic with a three goal performance against Cornell

• Member of the second midfield
• Finished with 10 goals and two assists
• Scored twice at Mount St. Mary's
• Had one goal against VMI
• Notched two scores at No. 8 Cornell
• Scored once against No. 12 Johns Hopkins
• Picked up a carom missed shot and scored off the ground ball against No. 2 North Carolina

• Returned after missing the 2008 season due to injury
• Eight appearances on third midfield
• Scored first career goal vs. Vermont
• Tallied his second goal of the season against Johns Hopkins in the NCAA Quarterfinals

• Did not play in any games and redshirted

• Three-time All-American
• Scored 310 career points
• Helped lead his team to three state championships
• 40 goals and 29 assists as a senior
• Scored six goals in the state title game to earn MVP honors
• All-state all four years
• Three-year starter on the football team and earned all-state honors as a senior tight end
• Named his school's outstanding senior athlete

• Son of Susan and Peter Briggs
• Has two older sisters, Kathy and Laura
• One of his high school coaches was his father
• Has worked at lacrosse camps run by former UVa standout Chris Rotelli, a Rhode Island native

Briggs' Career Statistics


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