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04/25/2017

Navy’s Season Ends with Patriot League Tournament Loss to Holy Cross

Navy posted a 6-8 record, earned the program's 11th Patriot League Tournament appearance and defeated Army in the annual Star Game.

04/17/2017

Fennell and Kern Receive Patriot League Laurels

Ryan Kern was also named the Naval Academy Athletic Association Athlete of the Week.

04/15/2017

Mids Score Final Seven Goals to Beat Army in Star Game

The win helped Navy clinch the Army-Navy Star Series presented by USAA for the 19th time in the last 21 years.

04/08/2017

Mids’ Offense Stymied in Loss at Colgate

Navy will play its regular-season finale against Army West Point next Saturday in Annapolis.

04/02/2017

Defense Sparks Mids in 11-4 Win Over Holy Cross

Navy is now 13-1 all-time against the Crusaders.

04/18/2017

Navy vs. Army MLax - 4.15.17

Navy vs. Army MLax - 4.15.17

03/28/2017

Navy vs. Lehigh MLax - 3.25.17

Navy vs. Lehigh MLax - 3.25.17

03/10/2017

Navy vs. Bucknell MLax - 3.4.17

Navy vs. Bucknell MLax - 3.4.17

02/28/2017

Navy vs. Boston U. MLax - 2.25.17

Navy vs. Boston U. MLax - 2.25.17

02/13/2017

Navy-Maryland MLax 2.11.17

Navy-Maryland MLax 2.11.17

Little in 2017 (Jr.): A starter in 10 of the 12 games in which he played, was the team’s fourth-leading scorer with 26 points on a team-high tying 23 goals and three assists ... was third on the team in scoring in league play with 17 points on a team-best 15 goals and two assists ... ranked #40 nationally in shooting percentage, scoring 23 goals on 57 shots ... also led the team in extra-man goals with four of the seven ... wore #45 this season after giving up #44 to allow senior long pole Matt Rees to honor his father, Cliff, by wearing the same number he wore as a Navy basketball player ... recorded his third career hat trick and second of the season with a three-goal performance against Holy Cross in the Patriot League Quarterfinals ... also forced a turnover, just his second career takeaway ... turned in three points on two goals and an assist in the win over Army ... fed Jack Ray for the game-tying goal and scored the game-winning goal at 8:20 in the fourth off an assist from Chris Fennell ... scored one goal on five shots on goal and grabbed a ground ball at Holy Cross ... played the game of a lifetime against Lehigh and was named the Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, the Alpha Lacrosse National Player of the Week (Inside Lacrosse) and the Epoch/US Lacrosse Player of the Week ...  scored a school and Patriot League-record nine goals on an incredible nine shots ... the nine goals are the most by any player in Div. I this season … Navy’s previous school record was eight set by Robert Booze in 1943 … the previous Patriot League record was also eight set by six different players, including most recently by Bucknell’s Todd Heritage against Hobart on March 10, 2012 … he came into the game with eight goals on the year (17 career) and had recorded just three previous multi-goal games in his career ... turned in a goal and an assist in the Mids’ win over Dartmouth ... his goal was the first of the game and came on extra-ma ... after missing back-to-back games against Penn and Lafayette with an injury, returned to the field against Loyola where he scored two goals on four shots ... registered his second multiple-point game of the season with an extra-man goal and an assist against Bucknell ... recorded his first multi-point and first multi-goal performance since VMI (4-1=5) his Plebe year when he scored a pair of goals in the win over Delaware ... scored on his only shot against #2 Maryland ... punched in an extra-man goal against Johns Hopkins in the opener,  his first goal since his Plebe year when he scored against Loyola.

2016 (So.): Sat out a number of games due to injury.

2015 (Fr.): Saw action in 13 of the 14 contests and made starts in the first two games of the year ... finished his rookie campaign with 11 points on 9 goals and 2 assists ... dealt out his second assist of the season in the Mids’ finale against Air Force ... scored his second extra-man goal of the year with a goal against #20 Loyola ... one of nine players who scored goals in the Mids’ 14-6 victory over Boston U. ... punched in his seventh goal of the year in Navy’s 18-4 win at Lafayette ... put 2 shots on goal against #14 Towson, drilling one for a goal in the first half ... scored the game-winner against #19 Holy Cross with one second remaining on an extra-man opportunity and with 2:55 remaining in the contest ... scored 4 goals and added an assist in Navy’s season opener against VMI where he made the start at attack ... put 6 of his 7 shots on goal.

More on Little: A 2012 graduate of Woodberry Forest School in Woodberry Forest, Va., Little attended the Hill Academy in Vaughan, Ontario during the 2012-13 academic year before attending the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... a three-sport standout who earned letters in football (3), lacrosse (3) and indoor track & field (2) ... earned all-prep honors as a junior and served as captain of the lacrosse team his senior year ... also considered UMBC, Siena and VMI ... cousin, Dominik Nogic, is a 2002 graduate of Army and was a goalkeeper for the Black Knights lacrosse team ... he was the 2001 Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... cousin, Suzanne Hazel, played lacrosse at Virginia Tech ... majoring in Political Science, he owns a 2.88 grade-point average ... has been named to the Commandant’s List twice ... son of Ross and Ruth Little.


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