Fennell in 2014 (Fr.): Tied for 16th on Navy's all-time caused turnovers list and tied for 13th on the single-season chart with 13 takeaways ... part of a defensive unit that was ranked 20th in the country in scoring defense (9.36), 22nd in man-down defense (66.7) and 21st in caused turnovers per game (7.71) ... suffered a season-ending broken leg (right) in the third quarter of the Mids' loss to No. 1-ranked Loyola in early April ... member of the Mids' defensive unit that held Loyola, the nation's fifth-ranked offense (13.70 GPG), to its fewest of the season ... one of just three teams to hold the Greyhounds to single digits ... scooped up a pair of ground balls and forced two Colgate turnovers, matching his career high ... produced three ground balls and turned a career-high tying two caused turnovers against No. 15 Lehigh ... grabbed a career-high 4 ground balls and caused 2 turnovers in the Mids' loss at Towson ... helped anchor a defensive effort that helped lead the Mids to an 11-3 win over Lafayette ... it was the fewest goals surrendered by Navy since its 8-2 win over sixth-ranked Johns Hopkins on April 21,2012 ... meanwhile, it was the fewest goals Lafayette has scored since dropping a 10-3 decision to Army on March 24, 2012 ... contributed a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover against the Leopards ... turned in a career-best two caused turnovers against Georgetown ... made his collegiate debut as a starting member of the Mids' defensive unit in the opener against VMI ... picked up three ground balls and caused a turnover ... the five goals surrendered by the Mids in the opener were the fewest scored by VMI in the series since 2010 when Navy won 16-5 ... it was the fewest goals allowed by Navy since defeating Johns Hopkins 8-2 in the 2012 finale.
More on Fennell: A 2012 graduate of Delaware Valley Regional High School in Frenchtown, N.J., Fennell spent the 2012-13 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... a three-sport athlete, he earned letters in basketball (3), football (3) and lacrosse (4) ... two-time All-State (N.J.) and all-county selection in lacrosse ... served as team captain of the football and lacrosse teams his junior and senior years ... garnered All-State and all-county recognition in football his junior and senior seasons ... member of the football team that won the sectional championship in 2011 ... also considered Drexel ... son of Robert and Irene Fennell ... majoring in Economics.