Brian Farrelll returned to the Maryland men's lacrosse program as the volunteer assistant coach in August 2012 and is responsible for assisting with the overall defense and will run the Terps' gameday substitutions.
Farrell's Honor Roll
2011 USILA Second Team All-American
2011 Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee
2011 Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List
2011 Team Captain
2011 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
2010 USILA Second Team All-American
2010 ACC All-Tournament Team
2010 Tewaaraton Trophy Nominee
2010 Tewaaraton Trophy Preseason Watch List
2010 Team Captain
2010 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
2009 Preseason Second Team All-American
2008 USILA Honorable Mention All-American
2008 All-ACC Academic Team
2008 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
2007 All-ACC Academic Team
As a senior (2011): Sat out the opening 16-4 win over Detroit Mercy (2/19) as a precaution ... returned to action in 20-8 win over No. 14 Georgetown (2/26) and had one goal, one assist, three groundballs and a caused turnover ... helped hold the Hoyas scoreless for 20:12 during the game ... four groundballs and two caused turnovers in 9-8 overtime loss at No. 19 Duke (3/5) ... one goal, one assist, five groundballs and a caused turnover in 12-8 win over Bellarmine (3/7) ... one goal, two groundballs and a caused turnover in 8-4 win at Towson (3/12) ... also made a terrific sliding save during the third quarter vs. the Tigers to keep it a 6-4 game at that point ... assisted on Grant Catalino's first goal in 15-6 win over UMBC (3/18) ... also had four groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. the Retrievers ... set his career high with three points on two goals and an assist in 11-4 win over St. Joseph's (3/20) ... also had two groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. the Hawks ... named the ACC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts vs. UMBC and St. Joe's ... caused one turnover in 11-6 loss to No. 8 North Carolina (3/26) ... four groundballs in 12-7 win at No. 4 Virginia (4/2) ... scored two amazing goals in 10-4 win at Navy (4/8) ... also had two groundballs and a caused turnover vs. the Mids ... one assist, one groundball and two caused turnovers in 12-11 overtime loss to No. 3 Johns Hopkins (4/16) ... caused one turnover in 7-6 win over No. 10 North Carolina (4/22) in the ACC semifinals ... two groundballs and one caused turnover in 11-9 win at No. 7 Duke (4/24) in the ACC finals ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 10-8 loss to No. 17 Colgate (5/7) ... assisted on Drew Snider's third goal of the game after executing a perfect hidden ball trick with Grant Catalino in 13-6 win at No. 8 seed North Carolina (5/15) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ...also had two groundballs vs. the Tar Heels ... one groundball in 6-5 overtime win over No. 1 Syracuse (5/22) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 9-4 win over No. 5 Duke (5/28) in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament ... one goal and one caused turnover in 9-7 loss to No. 7 Virginia (5/30) in the NCAA championship game.
As a redshirt junior (2010): USILA second team All-American ... winner of the Pete Worstell Award for the team's comeback player of the year ... returned to action with one groundball and a caused turnover in 12-7 win at Bellarmine (2/20) ... amazing performance in 15-13 win at No. 13 Georgetown (2/27) ... had a career-best 10 groundballs, the most by any Terp in a game since 2008, and a career-high six caused turnovers vs. the Hoyas ... also assisted on Scott LaRue's first career goal in the second quarter ... named to the Inside Lacrosse Team of the Week for his performance vs. the Hoyas ... recipient of the Coaches' Award for the Georgetown game ... another terrific outing in 11-10 overtime win vs. No. 9 Duke (3/6) ... had four groundballs, including scooping up the loose ball that led to the game-winning goal, and two caused turnovers vs. the Blue Devils ... one goal, three caused turnovers and two groundballs in 12-8 win over Towson (3/13) ... one goal and three groundballs in 10-7 win over Penn (3/15) ... one caused turnover in 13-7 win at UMBC (3/20) ... one assist, two groundballs and a caused turnover in 9-7 loss at No. 2 North Carolina (3/27) ... one assist, four groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-10 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/3) ... one assist and five groundballs in 11-9 win over Navy (4/10) ... game-high six groundballs and two caused turnovers in 10-9 win over No. 16 Johns Hopkins (4/17) ... two goals, two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 13-5 win over No. 3 North Carolina (4/23) in the ACC semifinals ... helped hold the Tar Heels scoreless for stretches of 22:44 and 21:04 during the victory ... one assist, one groundball and two caused turnovers in 10-6 loss to Virginia (4/25) in ACC finals ... one goal, three groundballs and a caused turnover in 17-4 win over Fairfield (5/1) ... helped hold the Stags scoreless for stretches of 23:03 and 25:07 during the victory ... one assist, three groundballs and a caused turnover in 18-10 win vs. Colgate (5/8) ... helped hold the Raiders scoreless for 20:05 from second to fourth quarters ... scored the game's first goal in 11-8 win over Hofstra (5/15) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... also had a game-high six groundballs to go along with two caused turnovers vs. the Pride ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 7-5 loss to Notre Dame (5/22) in quarterfinals of NCAA tournament.
As a junior (2009): Huge game in the Terps' season opener ... one goal, one assist, three groundballs and a caused turnover in 18-3 win over Presbyterian (2/13) ... one goal, three groundballs and two caused turnovers in 15-4 win over Air Force (2/14) in Wounded Warrior Project's "Face Off for a Cause" ... three groundballs and a caused turnover, playing with two broken ribs, in 10-13 loss to No. 8 Georgetown (2/21) ... missed the remainder of the season ... awarded a medical redshirt.
As a sophomore (2008): Three caused turnoved in 11-6 win at No. 4 Georgetown (2/23) ... also added an assist and three groundballs vs. the Hoyas ... three groundballs in 17-7 win at Mount St. Mary's (2/26) ... two caused turnovers and one groundball in 15-7 loss at No.2 Duke (3/1) ... four groundballs and three caused turnovers in 13-5 win over Providence (3/3) ... tied his career high with two goals in 12-7 win over No. 18 Towson (3/8) ... also had three groundballs and caused two Tiger turnovers ... scored a goal and had four groundballs and a caused turnover in 9-8 (3OT) loss at No. 19 UMBC ... scored a goal for the third straight game in 16-4 win over Air Force (3/16) ... helped hold the Falcons scoreless for 44:03 spanning from the end of the first quarter to the final minutes of the fourth ... also had a career-best five groundballs to go along with two caused turnovers vs. Air Force ... one groundball in 13-8 win at No. 5 North Carolina (3/22) ... one goal and a groundball in 13-7 win over No. 1 Virginia (3/29) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 5-4 loss to No. 9 Navy (4/4) ... helped hold the Mids scoreless for the final 30:44 ... scored a spectacular one-handed goal in transition in 10-4 loss at No. 15 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... also had a groundball and a caused turnover vs. the Blue Jays ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 9-4 win over Penn (4/19) ... helped hold the Quakers scoreless for a stretch of 51:12 ... two groundballs and a caused turnovers in 11-8 loss at No. 3 Virginia in ACC Semifinals ... one assist, three groundballs and a caused turnover in 16-10 win over Yale (5/3) ... career-high four caused turnovers to go along with five groundballs and an assist in 10-7 win over Denver (5/10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... helped the defense hold the Pioneers scoreless for 30:06 that led to a 7-0 run which allowed Maryland to take the lead ... tied his career high with two goals in 8-7 OT loss to No. 2 Virginia (5/17) in NCAA Quarterfinals ... also had two groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. the Cavaliers.
As a freshman (2007): Member of the All-ACC Academic men's lacrosse team ... given the team's 2007 Man-Down Award ... made his college debut a memorable one by scoring two goals in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... also picked up four groundballs and caused a turnover vs. the Knights ... another excellent showing in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... tied career-best with four groundballs and caused two Catamount turnovers ... also tallied his first career assist on Michael Phipps' man-down goal in the third quarter ... helped hold the Catamounts scoreless for a 26-minute span ... scored his third goal of the season in 8-6 loss to No. 4 Georgetown (2/24) ... also caused one turnover and picked up a pair of groundballs vs. the Hoyas ... two groundballs in 14-7 loss to No. 2 Duke (3/2) ... scored the game-winning goal in 8-7 win at No. 13 Towson (3/10) ... helped hold the Tigers scoreless for the first 29:57 of the game ... also picked up two groundballs and caused a turnover vs. Towson ... tied career-best with four groundballs to go along with an assist and a caused turnover in 13-4 win over Lafayette (3/13) ... also helped hold the Leopards to just one goal over the final 45:22 of the game ... three groundballs in 11-7 win over No. 19 UMBC (3/17) ... helped the defense hold the Retrievers to just one goal in 29:39 to allow the offense to go on a 9-1 run to seal the game ... helped hold Mount St. Mary's scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 in 18-3 win (3/20) ... one groundball in 14-8 win over No. 11 North Carolina (3/24) ... helped hold the Tar Heels scoreless for 24:28 ... one groundball in 12-8 loss at No. 2 Virginia (3/31) ... caused two turnovers and picked up a groundball in 14-10 win at Penn (4/21) ... scored his first goal in nine games in 11-10 loss to No. 3 Virginia (4/27) in the ACC semifinals ... also picked up a groundball and caused a turnover vs. the Cavaliers ... assisted Jeremy Sieverts' first goal and picked up two groundballs in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5) ... assisted Michael Phipps' fourth quarter goal in 13-9 loss to UMBC (5/13) in the NCAA tournament ... tied career highs with four groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. the Retrievers.
Before Maryland: 2006 Under Armour and US Lacrosse High School All-American ... member of the Toyota High School All-Tewaaraton Team ... 2006 first team MSLCA All-State ... Baltimore Sun Player of the Year as a senior ... first-team All-Metro by the Baltimore Sun ... 2006 All-MIAA ... team captain and MVP for Coach Bob Shriver at Boys' Latin as a senior, helping lead the Lakers to a perfect 21-0 season and a tied for the No. 1 national ranking by Inside Lacrosse ... scored five goals and added 10 assists in 2006 ... totaled 13 goals and 23 assists in three varsity seasons ... won the team's "Groundball Award" as a sophomore in 2004 ... a three-sport athlete, also competed in football and basketball ... named to the Sun's All-Metro team as a wide receiver ... hauled in a metro-area leading 53 passes for 1,091 yards and nine touchdowns ... All-MIAA and team MVP for his efforts on the gridiron ... finished his career as Boys' Latin's all-time leading receiver ... All-MIAA selection and team MVP in basketball in 2005-06 after averaging nine points, nearly six rebounds and three assists.
Personal: Son of Mike and Ruth Farrell ... older brother of Annie ... father, Mike, was a three-time All-America defender at Maryland from 1973-76 ... helped lead the Terps to NCAA Championships in 1973 and 1975, and was inducted into the Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame in 2000 ... lists his father as the person and lacrosse player he admires most ... member of the National Honors Society ... has a 3.193 GPA majoring in communications ... recipient of the Jack Faber Memorial Lacrosse Scholarship.