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Connor Fields
Player Profile:
Connor Fields 1993840
Position: Attack
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Amherst, N.Y.
High School: Bishop-Timon St. Jude

2018:
• Graduated second all-time in DI history in career points scored with 364, tied for fourth with 199 career goals (2nd and 1st in UAlbany history respectively, also 2nd in career assists with 165)
• Tewaaraton Trophy nominee for third straight year
• USILA and Inside Lacrosse All-American
• USILA Scholar-Athlete and America East All-Academic Team
• America East Offensive Player of the Year for second year in a row
• America East All-Conference First Team
• NCAA All-Tournament Team
• Drafted 3rd overall by the Charlotte Hounds in Major League Lacrosse 
• Baltimore Sun National Player of the Week on March 13th after six-point performance in win at Maryland (3/10), including game-winning goal in final minutes
• Three-time America East Offensive Player of the Week
• Started 16 games at attack, earning 34 goals, 52 assists and 22 ground balls
• Sixth in NCAA DI in points per game (5.38) and fifth in assists per game (3.25)
• Earned at least three points in 13 games, including at least five points in 10 games
• Set new career-high with seven assists, adding two goals for nine points in win vs. Drexel (2/24)
• Career-high 12 points off five goals and seven assists in win at UMass (3/6), following with four goals and two assists in win at Maryland (3/10)
• Seven points off two goals and five assists vs. Binghamton (4/20)
• Had at least three points in all three NCAA Tournament games, including two goals and five assists vs. Richmond (5/12) and three goals with two assists at Yale (5/26)

2017:
• Tewaaraton finalist, fourth player in UAlbany history to earn that honor
• Fourth-highest scoring season in Division I history with 117 points off 55 goals and 62 assists
• USILA and Inside Lacrosse Media First Team All-American
• America East Offensive Player of the Year, All-Conference First Team and All-Tournament Team
• Five-time America East Offensive Player of the Week
• Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Preseason All-American
• Started all 18 games at attack, adding 27 ground balls and nine caused turnovers
• At least three points in all 18 games, including 13 games with multiple goals
• Tied career-high 10 points, on six goals and four assists, with five ground balls in win at Drexel (2/25), first of six straight games with at least seven points
• Career-high eight goals, adding two assists, in home win over UMass Lowell (3/25)
• Eight points off four goals and four assists in road win at Stony Brook (4/1)
• Part of eight of UAlbany's 11 goals with three scored and five assisted vs. Maryland (4/12)
• Nine points off three goals and six assists in America East Tournament title game victory vs. Binghamton (5/6)
• A goal, four assists and three caused turnovers in NCAA First Round victory vs. North Carolina (5/13)

2016:
• USILA Third Team All-American and Tewaaraton nominee
• America East All-Conference First Team for second straight season
• America East All-Academic Team with 3.55 GPA
• Three-time America East Offensive Player of the Week, one-time NCAA.com Offensive Player of the Year
• Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Preseason All-American
• Ended season tied for eighth in UAlbany history in career goals with 110
• Led the America East in total points and goals, leading UAlbany with 44 goals, 29 assists and 73 points, adding 26 ground balls
• Ranked sixth in DI in points per game (4.56), ninth in goals per game (2.75) and 22nd in assists per game (1.81)
• Earned multiple points in 15 of 16 games, including 11 multi-goal contests
• Started all 16 games at attack for UAlbany
• Helped half of UAlbany's scoring in 12-8 victory over Cornell (3/5) with four goals and two assists, following with three goals and three assists in road win at UMass (3/8)
• Four goals and two assists in victory over rival Stony Brook (3/19)
• Tied career-high seven goals in road victory vs. Hartford (3/26)
• Two four-goal games in a row in conference wins over UMass Lowell (4/2) and Vermont (4/9)
• Eight points off three goals and five assists, including game-winning assist, in road victory over #4 Yale (4/23)
• Notched four goals and four assists in home victory vs. Siena (4/26), following with three goals and three assists in road win at UMBC (4/30)
• Two goals and two caused turnovers, including one forced on the goalie that was #2 on the Sportscenter Top-10 Plays, in NCAA Tournament game at Syracuse (5/15)

2015:
• One of the top freshman seasons ever in Division I, earning a DI freshman record 66 goals (9th in DI history)
• USILA Honorable Mention All-American at attack
• America East Rookie of the Year, All-Conference First Team, All-Rookie Team
• Second in DI and first in the America East in goals per game (3.47), eighth in DI and third in the conference in points per game (4.63)
• Started all 19 games in UAlbany attack corps, earning team-high 66 goals with 22 assists for 88 points, adding 62 ground balls
• Named America East Rookie of the Week six times, a conference-best
• Earned multiple points in all 19 UAlbany games, scoring a goal in every contest
• Began his career with three goals and three assists in victory at Drexel (2/21)
• Netted four goals in conference victory at Stony Brook (3/14), following with four goals and two assists at Canisius (3/17)
• Seven points and seven ground balls in home win vs. Hartford (3/21)
• Career-high nine points and seven goals in first half vs. UMass Lowell (3/28)
• Five-goal day vs. UMBC (4/25)
• Four goals and four assists in AE title victory over Stony Brook (5/2)
• Four goals in first-ever NCAA Tournament game vs. Cornell (5/9)
• Six goals on eight shots, adding four ground balls, vs. Notre Dame (5/16)

High School: Ranked the #15 recruit of H.S. Class of 2014 by Inside Lacrosse and #2 in the state of New York by MaxPreps... High School All-American in 2013 and 2014 at Bishop-Timon St. Jude... One of the top scorers in the nation, netting 129 goals as a junior, the New York State record, and 108 as a senior... Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse and hockey... Led the Tigers to the 2012 and 2013 New York State championships... Competed in the Under Armour All-America Boys Classic in Towson.

Personal: Majored in business... Son of Peter and Jennifer Fields... Has a brother, Peter.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 12 (@ UMass, Mar. 6, 2018)
Goals: 8 (vs. UMass Lowell, Mar. 25, 2017)
Assists: 7 (2x, last: @ UMass, Mar. 6, 2018)
Ground Balls: 8 (@ Harvard, Mar. 25, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: 3 (vs. North Carolina, May 13, 2017)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2015

19/19

66

22

88

62

10

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2016

16/16

44

29

73

26

5

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2017

18/18

55

62

117

27

9

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2018

16/16

34

52

86

22

3

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Total

69/69

199

165

364

137

27

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