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TD Ierlan
Player Profile:
TD Ierlan 2990747
Position: Faceoff Specialist
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Victor, N.Y.
High School: Victor

2018:
 
Top season for a face-off specialist in Division I history, setting single season records with 359 faceoff wins, 254 ground balls and 79.1% face-off winning percentage
 USILA and Inside Lacrosse All-American, Tewaaraton nominee
 America East Defensive Player of the Year, All-Conference First Team, Tournament Most Outstanding Player, All-Academic Team
 Inside Lacrosse Midseason and Preseason Media All-American
 Primary face-off man in all 19 games for UAlbany, winning at least 50% in 18 contests, 80% in 10 contests and three perfect faceoff games
 Added 11 points off six goals and five assists
 Challenged four-time All-American face-off specialist Trevor Baptiste in NCAA Quarterfinal vs. Denver (5/19), winning 50% with six ground balls in 15-13 victory
 Won combined 48-of-49 faceoffs in the America East Tournament, grabbing 35 ground balls, including perfect 20-for-20 vs. Vermont
 Went 16-for-21 at the X with a goal and nine ground balls in win at Syracuse (2/17)
 Perfect 24-for-24, one shy of NCAA record, with 22 ground balls in 11-9 home win over Cornell (3/4)
 Perfect 24-for-24 with 21 ground balls in home win vs. Stony Brook (3/31)
 
Went 24-for-29 with 21 ground balls and an assist in NCAA First Round victory vs. Richmond (5/12)

2017:
Inside Lacrosse Media Second Team All-American, USILA Third Team All-American
• America East Rookie of the Year, All-Conference First Team, All-Rookie Team and All-Tournament Team
• Second in Division I with a 70.8% faceoff win rate and first with 11.22 ground balls per game
• Won 323 total faceoffs, 2nd-highest single season total in Division I history and first in UAlbany history
• Earned 202 ground balls, the 4th-highest single season total in Division I history and first in UAlbany history
• Finished with a 70.8% faceoff win rate with 202 ground balls and 10 points off four goals and six assists
• One-time Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week and Epoch IL Committed Academy Rookie of the Week
• Five-time America East Rookie of the Week
• Won majority of faceoffs in 15 contests, including at least 70% in 13 games
• Won 15-of-21 faceoffs (71.4%) with 12 ground balls and first career goal and assist in road win at Cornell (3/5)
• 26-for-32 at the X (81.3%) with 18 ground balls and a goal in two-goal win at Harvard (3/29), following with 26-for-30 (86.7%) with 20 ground balls and a goal in win at Stony Brook (4/1)
• Finished 22-for-24 (91.7%) with 13 ground balls and a goal in win over Hartford (4/29), following with 22-for-23 (95.7%) with 16 ground balls in America East Tournament final win vs. Stony Brook (5/4)
• Earned 23-of-30 faceoffs (76.7%) with 11 ground balls and an assist in NCAA First Round victory vs. North Carolina (5/13)

High School: Lettered four years in lacrosse, wrestling and football at Victor High... Led Victor to 2015 and 2016 New York State championship and three Section V titles... 2015 and 2016 US Lacrosse All-American... 2015 and 2016 All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year... Lacrosse Magazine New York State and Northeast Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016... Three-time First Team All-Section V player... Finished with 83% faceoff rate, 661 ground balls, 1135 faceoff wins, 35 goals and 15 assists in high school career... Holds school record for most wrestling wins with 161... Member of the Chess Club.

Personal: Full name is Tristan David Irelan... Intended major is human development... Son of Mike and Karen Irelan... Has a brother, Chayse, and a sister, Doyle.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 2 (3x, last: @ Yale, May 26, 2018)
Goals: 1 (10x, last: @ Yale, May 26, 2018)
Assists: 1 (11x, last: @ Yale, May 26, 2018)
Ground Balls: 22 (vs. Cornell, Mar. 4, 2018)
Caused Turnovers: 1 (3x, last: @ Hartford, Apr. 28, 2018)
Faceoff Wins: 28 (vs. UMass Lowell, May 3, 2018)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2017

18/0

4

6

10

202

2

323-456

2018

19/0

6

5

11

254

1

359-454

Total

37/0

10

11

21

456

3

682-910

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