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Fennell and Connors Headline Navy’s List of Men’s Lacrosse All-League Selections

Five Mids were named to the first time and one to the second team.


Mids to Celebrate Senior Night Friday Under the Lights

Navy is looking for its first 10-win season since 2009.


Patriot League Selects Rees and Trainor for Weekly Lacrosse Awards

Casey Rees has twice been honored by the Patriot League this season, while John Trainor is a first-time selection.


Rees’ Overtime Goal Leads Navy to Win Over Army, Mids Secure Top Seed In Patriot League Championship

Navy has won back-to-back Star Games against the Black Knights.


#13 Mids Win Fifth Straight, Topple Holy Cross, 12-3

Navy has held seven teams to single digits this season, including each of the last five.


2016 Navy-Army MLax PL Tourney

2016 Navy-Army MLax PL Tourney


2016 Navy-Colgate MLax

2016 Navy-Colgate MLax


2016 Navy-Loyola MLax

2016 Navy-Loyola MLax


2016 Navy-Delaware MLax

2016 Navy-Delaware MLax


2016 Navy-Johns Hopkins MLax

2016 Navy-Johns Hopkins MLax

Trainor in 2016 (Jr.): Enters his junior year ranked 10th on Navy’s career takeaways list with 25.

2015 (So.): Saw action in all 14 contests as a defensive midfielder ... member of the Mids’ defensive unit that finished the season ranked #13 in the country in scoring defense (8.57) and held 10 of its 14 opponents to single digits ... the Mids’ defense also held 7 of its last 12 opponents to scoring droughts of over 20 minutes - Holy Cross 29:55, Towson 24:38, Lafayette 22:50, Bucknell 20:18, Colgate 21:42, Army West Point 23:17, Army West Point (2) 22:46 ... owned 17 takeaways which tied for 7th on the Mids’ single-season caused turnovers list alongside teammate Chris Fennell ... had a career day against Air Force where he picked up personal bests in ground balls (5) and caused turnovers (4) ... part of a defensive effort that held Army West Point to its second-lowest offensive output of the season (7 goals) which also marked the fewest goals the Cadets have scored in the series since 2010 ... picked up 3 ground balls and caused 1 of just 3 turnovers by the Mids against #20 Loyola ... part of a defensive unit that held Boston U. to just 6 goals ... the Terriers came into the game ranked 10th nationally in scoring, averaging 13.13 goals per game, and had scored double figures in 6 of their 8 games ... it was the fewest goals Boston U. scored against a Patriot League team in 2015 ... paced the Mids with 3 takeaways against Lehigh, 2 of which led to transition goals, and scooped up 3 ground balls ... played a fantastic game against Lafayette where he scored his first collegiate goal, grabbed 3 ground balls and caused 2 turnovers ... jumped into the Mids’ career caused turnovers list with his takeaway at #17 Johns Hopkins ... caused a pair of turnovers and picked up 3 ground balls in Navy’s victory over #14 Towson ... recorded a pair of takeaways in the Mids’ league opener against Bucknell.

2014 (Fr.): Played in all 14 contests ... 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) ... grabbed three ground balls and forced a career-high 2 takeaways against Lehigh in the Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals ... part of a defensive effort that held Johns Hopkins (4.18) to its lowest scoring output of the season (6) and marked just the second time it was held to single digits (lost 13-9 to North Carolina) ... 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 thtree teams to hold the Greyhounds to single digits ... recorded his first collegiate point, feeding defenseman Jules Godino at Boston U., for his first assist ... also grabbed 2 ground balls in the win over the Terriers ... posted a caused turnover and ground ball at No. 15 Lehigh ... produced a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover in the Mids’ Patriot League opener at Bucknell ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against VMI (where he teammed up with Alex Heyward as short stick defensive midfielders ... grabbed 4 ground balls and caused a turnover ... the 5 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 Trainor: A 2013 graduate of Northport High School in Northport, N.Y., Trainor was two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (3) and lacrosse (4) ... an Honorable Mention Lacrosse All-American as a senior who also earned all-county honors ... led the lacrosse team to the 2013 Super Six Championship with a 15-3 record ... garnered all-county and all-division honors in football his senior year ... member of the football team that took the Big Four Championship behind a 6-2 record ... served as team captain of both the football and lacrosse teams his senior year ... father, John, played football at Elon ... son of John and Maureen Trainor ... majoring in Economics.

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