The Midshipmen have won 15 of their last 16 season openers.
2016 (So.): Saw action over the final two months primarily as a backup to Matt Rees at pole ... member of the Mids’ starting defensive unit that finished the 2016 campaign ranked #2 in the country and #1 in the Patriot League in scoring defense (7.38) ... it’s the Mids’ lowest goals-against average since they surrendered a stingy 6.50 goals per game in 2008 ... Navy (16 gms), Monmouth (14 gms) and Detroit (12 gms) allowed the fewest goals in the country with 118. Navy gave up double digit goals in 6 of its 16 games in 2016 ... the Mids have held 15 of their last 29 opponents to scoring droughts of 20 minutes or more ... part of a unit that held Brown to 11 goals, the second fewest by the Bears over the course of the season (10 vs. Harvard), in the NCAA Quarterfinals (5.21) ... Brown came into the contest as the nation’s top-scoring offense, averaging 16.76 goals per game ... the Mids held #3 Yale to 10 goals, nearly three (12.53) under its average coming into the contest ... Navy’s “D” allowed just 3 goals in the second half ... Navy held Army to just 2 goals in the first half of the Patriot League Tournament Semifinals, including 0 in the second quarter ... the Mids’ defense held the Black Knights off the scoreboard for 23:44 between the first and third quarters ... the Mids held Sacred Heart to just 1 goal en route to capturing their 10th win of the season ... it’s the first time since 1970 that a Navy defense has held two opponents to 1 or fewer goals in the same season ... the Mids defeated the University of Baltimore, 19-0, and a week later dealt the Philadelphia Lacrosse Club a 15-1 loss ... the year before, Navy held two Div. I programs to one or fewer goals, posting an 11-0 win over Hofstra and a 23-1 victory over the University of Baltimore ... made his first appearance of the season in Navy’s victory over Lafayette, where he picked up the first 2 ground balls of his career.
2015 (Fr.): Made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against VMI.
More on Uhrich: A 2013 graduate of La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, Pa., Uhrich attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... a two-sport standout who earned letters in football (2) and lacrosse (3) ... a two-time all-catholie league long pole ... lacrosse team won the Pennsylvania State Championship his senior year ... also considered Army, Fairfield and High Point ... majoring in Political Science ... named to the Commandant’s List following the spring of his junior year ... son of Michael and Margaret Uhrich ... his service assignment is Navy Special Warfare.