UMass looks for its eighth win over the Friars in as many meetings between the squads
Minutemen host the Great Danes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8
Men's lacrosse faces the Bears in Providence, R.I., on Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m.
Minutemen open 2014 home slate with hard-fought win over Crimson
Men's lacrosse faces the Crimson at Garber Field on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m.
2014 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Caused a turnover and picked up one groundball in his first start on close defense in the 6-5 win at Army (2/8) ... Added two more groundballs during the 12-11 overtime win vs. No. 14/9 Ohio State on Feb. 16 ... Scored his first collegiate goal, picked up four groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers in the 8-4 win over Harvard on Feb. 22.
2013 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Made two starts among 12 appearances on close defense, earning single-season career-highs in groundballs (21) and caused turnovers (6) in his third year ... Scooped up four groundballs, caused a turnover and won his only faceoff attempt against Army (2/10) ... Started on defense and nabbed a pair of groundballs as UMass earned a comeback win over No. 4 North Carolina (2/16) in the Southern Showdown, hosted by Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga. ... Missed three games due to a leg injury suffered during the victory over No. 4 North Carolina on Feb. 16 ... Did not play against Harvard (2/23), Brown (3/2) or Albany (3/5) due to the injury sustained during competition with No. 4 North Carolina ... Returned to the lineup as a reserve defenseman at Bucknell (3/9), picking up a groundball, before adding two groundballs against No. 18 Penn State (3/16) during the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams ... Had two groundballs and a caused turnover during the victories at No. 16 Lehigh (3/20) and Hartford (3/23) ... Won the only faceoff he took while causing a pair of turnovers and scooping up a groundball at Towson (4/6) ... Totaled a single-game personal-best five groundballs to go with a caused turnover against Delaware (4/26) during the regular season finale.
2012 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in 11 games on close defense ... Secured two caused turnovers and one groundball on the season ... One caused turnover came in the win over Hartford (3/10) ... Recorded a caused turnover in the victory over Harvard (3/27) ... Tallied his lone groundball during win over Drexel (5/5).
2011 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time in three games, rotating in on close defense ... Took a pair of faceoffs at Harvard (3/29) ... Made his UMass debut at Providence (3/15), taking one faceoff.
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner on defense at St. John's Preparatory School under coaches John Roy, Brian Roy and Jared Monico ... Scooped up 70 groundballs, had eight goals and dished out three assists in leading his team to a state title as a senior in 2010 ... Finished his scholastic career with 19 goals scored, 17 assists dished out and 355 groundballs scooped up ... Was a three-time first team all-conference honoree in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Also made all-scholastic and all-America teams in 2010 ... Played four years of football and was the team MVP in 2010 ... Was an honor roll student at St. John's Preparatory School.
Personal: Full name is James Francis Fahey III ... Was born on August 24, 1991, to parents Jim and Maria Fahey ... Brother of Sean, Colin and Grace ... Is Majoring in kinesiology.
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