Men's Lacrosse


36   James Marusi
James  Marusi


Newtown, Conn.

High School:
Fairfield Prep

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180



UMass Men's Lacrosse 2014 Season-In-Review

Campaign marked Greg Cannella's 20th as the UMass head coach

Photo Gallery: James Marusi

2016 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Made eight appearance as a reserve long-stick midfielder or close defenseman ... Collected a groundball and put one shot on-target at Army West Point (2/12) ... Added a groundball against No. 15 Albany (3/8) ... Caused a turnover and scooped up a groundball at Delaware (4/2) ... Totaled his fourth and final groundball of the season at Drexel (4/29).

2015 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Assisted on one goal, picked up a groundball and caused a turnover during 10 appearances on defense ... Saw time as a reserve in the season-opener against No. 20 Army (2/7), when he had a groundball and caused turnover ... Added minutes against No. 6 North Carolina (2/14) and Brown (2/28) ... Assisted on a transition goal during the 18-5 win over Quinnipiac (3/10).

2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time in six games ... Appeared in his first collegiate game during the 15-2 victory at Brown on March 1 ... Earned his first groundball against No. 18 Albany (3/8) ... Also saw rotations at No. 19 Fairfield (3/18) and Drexel (4/12) ... Played on close defense in the season finale at Delaware (4/25).

Before UMass: Three-year letterwinner for coach Chris Smalkais at the Fairfield College Preparatory School ... Was a short-stick defensive midfielder and long-pole midfielder for the Jesuits, helping the program to a pair of Connecticut Class L State Championships (2012-13) ... Helped lead the program to 55-13 record while a member of the varsity squad ... Fairfield Prep also appeared in the state championship contest during his sophomore year in 2011 ... Peak 200 All-Star ... Top-205 All-Star ... Connecticut Class L Student Athlete Award winner as a senior ... Also played three years of varsity football at Fairfield Prep ... Played summer league lacrosse with Bulldog Elite.

Personal: James Walter Marusi ... Son of Robert and Beth Marusi ... Has one brother, Ryan.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Assists: 1, vs. Quinnipiac (March 10, 2015)
Points: 1, vs. Quinnipiac (March 10, 2015)
Groundballs: 1, twice, last vs. #20 Army (Feb. 7, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: 1, vs. #20 Army (Feb. 7, 2015)

Last Update: May 20, 2015

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