41 Ben Connelly
41 Ben Connelly
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: So.
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Position: A
Major: Undecided
Dream Job: NBA player
Favorite Place on Campus: Hill Hall
Favorite Professional Athlete: Coach Uppgren
Favorite Pregame Meal: Peanut butter sandwich
Hobbies: Reading, golf
gp 19
p 47
g 30
a 17

2017 (Sophomore): Played in all 19 games for the Jumbos, tallying 30 goals and 17 assists for 47 points on the season....had multiple points in 14 of the 19 games he played....including three goals and an assist in a 16-13 win over Middlebury on March 10....had two goals and two assists in a tight 12-11 victory over Bowdoin on April 29...was a Second Team All-NESCAC selection, a Second Team All-NEILA selection, and an All-American Honorable Mention.

2016 (Freshman): Played in 7 games as a freshman as the team finished 20-3, won the NESCAC Tournament, and made it to the NCAA Tournament Championship...recorded his first career goal in a 25-5 win over Emmanuel on May 11. 

Before Tufts: Was on the basketball and lacrosse team at New Trier High School...was a First Team All-State selection for lacrosse in 2014 and 2015...was a US Lacrosse All-American in 2014 and 2015...was on the team that won the state championship in lacrosse in 2014 and 2015...was on the honor roll every semester of high school...was a member of the Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Son of David and Nancy...has three siblings, Avery (28), Max (26) and Jack (23)...brother, Max, is a Special Olympics Gold Medalist...brother, Jack, was on the Johns Hopkins lacrosse team.

Recent Games
Apr 22 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-16
Apr 26 at Bowdoin L, 19-15
Apr 29 at Bowdoin W, 12-11
May 6 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-12
May 10 Keene St. W, 26-14
May 13 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-8
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 10
Points 47 27
Goals 30 18
Assists 17 9
Man-up goals 11 5
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 22 10
Turnovers 29 12
Caused turnovers 1 0
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 125 65
Shooting percentage 24.0 27.7
Shots on goal 64 37
Shots on goal percentage 51.2 56.9
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 4 at Stevens W, 19-6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 4 0.0 2 50.0
Mar 8 Keene St. W, 24-16 1 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0-0 6 16.7 2 33.3
Mar 10 Middlebury W, 16-13 3 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 11 27.3 7 63.6
Mar 12 Endicott W, 18-10 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0-0 6 16.7 1 16.7
Mar 18 at Colby W, 10-7 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 14.3 4 57.1
Mar 21 at Stevenson W, 16-13 0 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 8 0.0 1 12.5
Mar 25 Trinity (Conn.) W, 22-9 2 2 4 2 0 4 1 0 0-0 4 50.0 2 50.0
Mar 28 Western New Eng. W, 22-8 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 28.6 3 42.9
Apr 1 at Connecticut Col. W, 12-6 1 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0-0 9 11.1 4 44.4
Apr 5 Williams W, 22-13 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 4 25.0 2 50.0
Apr 8 Hamilton W, 18-6 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 15 at Amherst L, 21-15 2 1 3 1 0 2 1 0 0-0 12 16.7 4 33.3
Apr 18 Bates L, 19-18 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Apr 22 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-16 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0-0 8 25.0 4 50.0
Apr 26 at Bowdoin L, 19-15 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 4 50.0 4 100.0
Apr 29 at Bowdoin W, 12-11 2 2 4 0 0 3 4 0 0-0 6 33.3 5 83.3
May 6 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-12 3 0 3 2 0 2 2 0 0-0 11 27.3 4 36.4
May 10 Keene St. W, 26-14 3 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 7 42.9 6 85.7
May 13 at Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 17-8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0-0 5 0.0 3 60.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 7 - 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 5 20.0 1 20.0
2016-17 19 1 30 17 47 11 0 22 29 1 0-0 125 24.0 64 51.2
2017-18 20 20 61 21 82 8 0 22 22 10 0-0 174 35.1 105 60.3
Total 46 21 92 38 130 19 0 45 51 11 0-0 304 30.3 170 55.9
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 1 30 17 47 11 0 22 29 1 0-0 125 24.0 64 51.2
Conference 10 - 18 9 27 5 0 10 12 0 0-0 65 27.7 37 56.9
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 9 - 17 7 24 7 0 8 13 0 0-0 51 33.3 29 56.9
Away 9 1 10 10 20 2 0 12 14 1 0-0 63 15.9 31 49.2
Neutral 1 - 3 0 3 2 0 2 2 0 0-0 11 27.3 4 36.4
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Wins 13 1 18 14 32 7 0 14 23 0 0-0 81 22.2 41 50.6
Losses 6 - 12 3 15 4 0 8 6 1 0-0 44 27.3 23 52.3
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March 8 - 10 9 19 6 0 9 13 0 0-0 53 18.9 22 41.5
April 8 1 14 7 21 2 0 7 13 0 0-0 49 28.6 29 59.2
May 3 - 6 1 7 3 0 6 3 1 0-0 23 26.1 13 56.5