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#7 Charlie Raffa
Position: Midfield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Syosset, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's

Raffa's Honor Roll
• 2014 USILA Second Team All-American
• 2014 All-ACC

As a junior (2014): Played only the first half and won 8-of-12 faceoffs with a game-high seven groundballs in 16-3 win vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/8) ... won 12-of-20 faceoffs with six groundballs in 14-3 win over UMBC (2/15) ... won 19-of-26 faceoffs and tied his career high with 11 groundballs in 16-8 win at No. 2 Syracuse (2/22) ... also set his career high with two goals vs. the Orange ... won 8-of-19 faceoffs with seven groundballs in 10-6 win over No. 1 Duke (3/1) ... also scored a goal vs. the Blue Devils ... won 8-of-15 faceoffs with a game-high six groundballs in 11-8 win at Stony Brook (3/8) ...won 12-of-20 faceoffs with 10 groundballs in 12-10 win vs. Villanova (3/14) ... also scored the first goal of the game vs. the Wildcats 0:07 into the game off of the first faceoff ... did not play in the 13-5 win at Michigan (3/18) ... won 16-of-23 faceoffs with eight groundballs in 11-8 loss at No. 6 North Carolina (3/22) ... also assisted on Michael Ehrhardt's first career goal in the game at UNC ... won 14-of-19 faceoffs with 10 groundballs in 9-6 win over No. 8 Virginia (3/30) ... did not play in 19-6 win over Robert Morris (4/2) ... won 15-of-21 faceoffs with nine groundballs in 11-6 loss at No. 8 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... won 20-of-24 faceoffs with nine groundballs in 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame (4/19) ... won 10-of-13 faceoffs with six groundballs in 6-5 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame (4/25) in ACC semifinals ... won 16-of-21 faceoffs with 11 groundballs in 12-6 win over Navy (5/3) ... scored a goal off the opening faceoff of the third quarter ... reached the 100-groundball mark for the season with his 11 vs. the Mids, making him the first Terps since Brian Haggerty in 1999 to have at least 100 groundballs in the season ... won 11-of-17 faceoffs with three groundballs in 8-7 win over Cornell (5/10) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... won 14-of-20 faceoffs with five groundballs in 16-8 win over Bryant (5/17) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... won 11-of-13 faceoffs with six groundballs before leaving the game due to injury early in the third quarter in 11-6 loss to No. 5 seed Notre Dame in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

As a sophomore (2013): Took his first career opening faceoff in 23-6 win over Mount St. Mary's (2/12) ... won 8-of-11 faceoffs with a goal and six groundballs vs. the Mount ... won 10-of-15 faceoffs with three groundballs in 16-4 win at Hartford (2/16) ... won 10-of-23 faceoffs, scored a goal and had five groundballs in 12-10 win at No, 1 Loyola (2/23) ... won 11-of-17 faceoffs with eight groundballs in 16-7 win at No. 19 Duke (3/2) ... also scored the game-winning goal vs. the Blue Devils ... won 15-of-18 faceoffs with a career-best 11 groundballs in 13-7 win over Stony Brook (3/10) ... also had a goal and an assist vs. the Seawolves ... won 8-of-18 faceoffs with five groundballs in 10-7 win at Villanova (3/16) ... won 10-of-21 faceoffs with nine groundballs in 10-8 loss to No. 14 North Carolina (3/23) ... won 10-of-20 faceoffs with nine groundballs in 9-7 win at No. 15 Virginia (3/30) ... won 14-of-21 faceoffs with seven groundballs in 11-8 win at Navy (4/5) ... won 6-of-12 faceoffs with four groundballs in 7-4 loss to No. 15 Johns Hopkins (4/13) ... won 6-of-17 faceoffs with two groundballs in 8-7 win over No. 15 Yale (4/20) ... won 2-of-6 faceoffs with two groundballs in 13-6 loss to Virginia (4/26) in ACC semifinals ... won 2-of-3 faceoffs with one groundball in 18-6 win over Colgate (5/4) ... won 4-of-13 faceoffs with three groundballs in 16-10 loss to Cornell (5/12) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... also scored a goal vs. the Big Red.

International Experience: Won a gold medal as a member of the U.S. U19 team at the 2012 FIL World Championships in Turku, Finland ... won 10 faceoffs in 10-8 goal medal game win over Canada ... scored twice in Team USA's tournament opening 24-6 win over Australia.

As a freshman (2012): Made his college debut, winning 4-of-8 faceoffs and scoring his first career goal in 17-4 win over Marist (3/10) ... also had three groundballs vs. the Red Foxes ... won 3-of-6 faceoffs in 11-5 win over No. 10 Villanova (3/17) ... won 1-of-2 faceoffs with two groundballs in 11-10 loss at No. 14 North Carolina ... won 5-of-15 faceoffs with three groundballs in 12-8 loss to No. 2 Virginia ... went 3-of-3 at the faceoff X with two groundballs in 13-6 win over Navy (4/6) ... won 1-of-5 faceoffs with one groundball in 9-6 win at No. 3 Johns Hopkins (4/14) ... won 6-of-10 faceoffs with two groundballs in 12-8 win at Mount St. Mary's (4/25) ... won 7-of-9 faceoffs with five groundballs in 12-7 win over Bellarmine (4/28) ... earned his first career assists on Joe Cummings' third goal of the game vs. the Knights ... won 12-of-24 faceoffs with eight groundballs in 13-11 loss at No. 12 Colgate (5/5) ... won 10-of-14 faceoffs with five groundballs in 10-9 win at No. 7 seed Lehigh (5/13) in first round of NCAA tournament ... won 3-of-4 faceoffs with three groundballs in 11-5 win over No. 2 Johns Hopkins (5/19) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... won 1-of-5 faceoffs in 16-10 win over No. 3 Duke (5/26) in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament ... won 7-of-9 faceoffs with seven groundballs in 9-3 loss to No. 1 seed Loyola (5/28) in the finals of the NCAA tournament.

Before Maryland: Selected to the U.S. Under-19 National Team ... 2011 Under Armour High School All-American ... ranked the 78th overall recruit by Inside Lacrosse ... returned from injury to be named MVP of the NSCHSAA championship game after scoring two goals ... 2011 NSCHSAA Face-off Midfielder of the Year ... all-league ... helped lead the Friars to back-to-back league titles ... MVP of the 2010 Under Armour Underclassmen All-America tournament, leading the Long Island team to the tournament title ... also a three-year letterwinner in football as a quarterback ... guided the Friars to two league titles and a state championship ... 2010 NYCHSFL Offensive Player of the Year ... 2010 NYCHSFL All-League ... St. Anthony's Football MVP as a senior ... three-time NYCHSFL Player of the Week ... 2010 NYCHSFL Championship game MVP ... 2010 Hansen Award Watchlist ... 2010 All-Long Island and MSG Varsity All-Metro Team Honorable Mention ... 2010 National High School Football Hall of Fame Player of the Week ... 2010 Daily News All Borough/Westchester/Long Island Player of the Year ... 2010 Daily News All Borough/Westchester/Long Island All-Star Team ... 2010 Daily News Player of the Year Nominee.

Personal: Son of Charles and Linda Raffa ... younger brother of Victoria ... older brother of Juliana and Matt ... majoring in communications.


Raffa's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots F/O Pct. GB Pen
2012 13/0 1 1 2 3 63/114 .553 40 0/0:00
2013 14/13 5 1 6 11 116/215 .540 75 2/1:00
2014 15/15 5 1 6 20 194/283 .686 114 1/1:00
Total 42/28 11 3 14 34 373/612 .609 229 3/2:00

Raffa's Career Highs
Goals: 2 at Syracuse (2/22/14)
Assists: 1 Three times, most recent at North Carolina (3/22/14)
Points: 2 vs. Stony Brook (3/10/13); at Syracuse (2/22/14)
Faceoffs Won: 20 at Notre Dame (4/19/14)
Faceoffs Taken: 26 at Syracuse (2/22/14)
Groundballs: 11 three times, most recent vs. Navy (5/3/14)


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