|Hometown||Auburn, New York|
|Summer Team||Ohio Machine (MLL)|
|DOB||March 4, 1985|
Nickname – GD, Downs…Degree – International Business (Fairfield University)…Job – This summer I will be a National Director with Trilogy Lacrosse, pursuing my Masters Degree in Environmental Policy and Management at Denver University…Hobbies – Hockey, Reading, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding…Role Model Growing Up – My parents…Three Words to Describe Yourself – Versatile, gritty, and reserved…Favorite TV Shows – Saved by the Bell, The Colbert Report, South Park…Most Prized Possession – My hockey skates…Quote/Words to Live By –"It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of a crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." --Ralph Waldo Emerson…Pet Peeve – Traffic…Embarrassing Moment – Being de-cleated in front of over 18,000 screaming Buffalo Bandits fans, then watching the replay over and over on the scoreboard…Career Highlights – 2001 NY State Sectional Championship (Auburn Maroons), 2005 Great West Lacrosse League Championship (Fairfield Stags) and 2011 MLL Championship (Boston Cannons).
Added a goal against Philadelphia (2/23)... Scored his first goal of the season at Toronto (2/22)... Tallied an assist and four loose balls against Edmonton (2/15)... Picked up five loose balls at Colorado (2/1)... Corralled three loose balls in season opener at Rochester (12/28).
Has appeared in five career playoff games, (3) with the Boston Blazers from 2009-11 and (2) with Minnesota in 2013...2013: Recorded one loose ball at ROC (5/4)... grabbed six loose balls at TOR (4/28)...2011: Recorded one assist, four loose balls and two penalty minutes vs. BUF (4/30)...2010: Collected 11 loose balls vs. ORL (5/1)...2009: Registered six loose balls and two PIM vs. BUF (5/2).
2013: Posted seven points (1g, 6a) and 72 loose balls in 16 games... Notable Performances: Grabbed a season-high ten loose balls at COL (4/13)...Tallied an assist and collected seven loose balls at PHI (4/7)... Dished out an assist vs PHI (3/29)...Dished out an assist and forced a team-high three turnovers against PHI (3/29)...Recorded an assist and scooped up three loose balls vs. WAS (3/16)...Dished out one assist and grabbed three loose balls at WAS (3/3)...Notched two points (1g, 1a) vs. CGY (2/16)...Recorded one assist and grabbed five loose balls at TOR (1/25)...Tallied nine loose balls in the season opener at BUF (1/12). 2012: Recorded three points (2g, 1a), 31 loose balls and five forced turnovers in eight games...Season was cut short due to a knee injury...Notable Performances:Notched his first goal as a member of the Swarm and collected two loose balls at WAS (2/24)...Recorded two loose balls and 10 PIM during the home opener vs. BUF (1/28)...Posted two points (2a) and four loose balls in his Swarm debut at COL (1/14)...2011: Notched 4 points (4a) and 78 loose balls in 16 game appearances with Boston...2010: Tallied 12 points (1g, 11a) in 15 games...Collected 101 loose balls...Tied for first with two of his Boston teammates for most loose balls collected...2009: Registered 17 points and 95 loose balls in 14 game appearances during his rookie season with Boston…HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Auburn (Auburn, New York).
Selected by Minnesota in the first round (ninth overall) of the dispersal draft of Boston Blazers (9/9/11).