27 Brian Striffler
Striffler in 2010 (Jr.): Competed in all 15 contests at either midfield or defensive midfield, earning his first-collegiate start in the Mids' overtime loss against Georgetown ... also earned the starting nod the following weekend at Maryland ... produced seven points on four goals and three assists ... received 2010 Patriot League All-Tournament Team kudos behind a solid effort against Lafayette and Army in the postseason conference tourney ... was moved to defensive midfield for the Army game (regular season) due to his experience and his versatility as a player ... grabbed two ground balls and caused one turnover ... played on the wings of faceoffs against Army and Johns Hopkins ... grabbed a career-high four ground balls against the Blue Jays ... registered 11 of his 16 ground balls over the final four games of the season ... turned in his second collegiate multi-goal effort with two goals at Lafayette ... dealt out a career-high two assists to go along with his goal in the Mids' opener against VMI.
2009 (So.): Member of Navy's second midfield line ... saw his point-scoring streak come to an end against Johns Hopkins where he was held without a point and a shot ... extended his point-scoring streak to eight straight games by feeding Brendan Connors on his second of three goals against Army ... scored an unassisted goal with 4:12 remaining in the Maryland contest ... aided Brendan Connors' goal in what was the Mids' first goal of the game against Georgetown ... aided Michael Beggins' goal to knot the game up at 5-5 in the second against Colgate ... it was just his second collegiate assist and his first in Patriot League action ... his goal at 10:37 in the fourth quarter against Holy Cross gave the Mids the lead for good ... produced a career-high two goals in Navy's come-from-behind win over Lehigh ... his second goal went down in the books as the game-winner, the first of his career ... recorded a one-goal, one-assist effort against Mount St. Mary's ... it was his first collegiate assist, as well as his first career multiple-point performance ... scored his second career goal in Navy's season-opener against VMI ... picked up his first career ground ball in the Mids' Patriot League loss at Bucknell.
2008 (Fr.): Appeared in seven games as a rookie, including the Mids' season-opener against VMI ... scored his first collegiate goal in Navy's win over Patriot League foe Lehigh ... took six shots on the year, two each against Lafayette, Lehigh and Holy Cross.
More on Striffler: A three-sport standout, Striffler graduated from Norfolk Academy in 2007 ... earned letters in lacrosse (4), football (3) and basketball (2) ... led the lacrosse team to the 2004, `06 and `07 TCIS Conference titles ... a member of the football squad that claimed TCIS Conference crowns in 2005, `06 and `07 ... a three-time All-State (Va.), All-TCIS Conference and All-American (2005-07) lacrosse standout ... garnered All-TCIS Conference and Second-Team All-State (Va.) kudos as a quarterback and defensive back on the football team in 2007 ... father played football at Virginia Tech, while his mother was a two-sport athlete (basketball, volleyball) at Radford ... son of Pete and Alice Striffler ... majoring in Oceanography ... has appeared on the Commandant's List twice and the Dean's Lists once ... his service assignment is Surface Warfare.