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28 Jared Conners
Jared  Conners

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pittsford, N.Y.

High School:
Pittsford

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 210

Position:
Defense


TIFFANY ON CONNERS
"Don’t let the disarming smile and friendly persona fool you: Jared is a fierce competitor.  The transformation happens as he steps on the field.  He is becoming one of the program’s best cover defensemen, utilizing his disruptive approaches, long reach and unforeseen strength.  For these reasons, Jared may be employed down low on close defense at times.  But he is a natural in the middle of the field, creating pressure on both ball carriers and the opposing goal as he sparks our offensive transition."

2018
• Appeared in all 18 of UVA's games at the LSM position
• Picked up 59 ground balls and caused 10 turnovers
• Scored six goals and dished out six assists
• Scored two goals against Princeton
• Picked up seven ground balls at Stony Brook
• Scored one goal and dished out one assist at Loyola in the NCAA Tournament

2017
• Appeared in all 15 of UVA's games at the LSM position
• Picked up 49 ground balls and caused 11 turnovers
• Scored two goals and dished out one assist 
• Made collegiate debut at Loyola, picking up three ground balls and causing three turnovers
• Picked up a season-high seven ground balls against Drexel
• Scored his first two collegiate goals at Richmond, including the game-winning score with 55.6 seconds left
• He then striped Richmond of the ball on ensuing defensive stand to secure victory with the caused turnover

HIGH SCHOOL

• Listed as the No. 20 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 4 defenseman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Four-year letterwinner at Pittsford
• Two-time US Lacrosse All-American
• Scored 13 goals and dished out 10 assists during high school career as a pole
• Two-year captain
• Two-time Section V Defensive Player of the Year
• First-team all-county
• All-Greater Rochester 
• Honor roll student

PERSONAL
• Son of Mark and Karen Conners
• Has an older brother, Jesse, and a younger sister, Paige
• Brother, Jesse, plays football at Holy Cross
• Enjoys fishing
• Volunteer coach at Pittsford youth lacrosse camps


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