Minutemen prepare for challenging slate, CAA Title defense
2013 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time against Harvard (2/23) as a reserve defender and midfielder ... Also appeared against Brown (3/2) ... Scooped up his first groundball of the season at Albany (3/5).
2012 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in three games ... One groundball on the season ... Recorded lone groundball in win over Albany (3/6) ... Also played in games against Saint Joseph's and Delaware (3/31, 4/27).
Before UMass: Three year midfielder out of Reading, Mass., where he played at Reading Memorial High School for coach Charlie Hardy ... Helped lead his team to a Middlesex League Title his sophomore and junior seasons ... Unsung Hero Award and Defensive Player of the State Tournament as a junior ... Team MVP and Daily Times Chronicle All-Star as a senior ... Also competed in football, basketball and track while at Reading ... Qualified for states in the long jump.
Personal: Full name is Lawrence Paul Gilligan, Jr. ... Born December 21, 1992 in Stoneham, Mass. ... Son of Lawrence and Lisa Gilligan ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Intends to major in business.