• 2014 ACC Freshman of the Year
As a freshman (2014): Made his collegiate debut with two goals, one assist and one groundball in 16-3 win vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/8) ... became the first Terrapin freshman to start on the first midfield line since 2006 when Dan Groot started at Georgetown ... an extra-man goal and an assist with three groundballs in 14-3 win over UMBC (2/15) ... returned to Upstate N.Y. and had a career-high four points on three goals and an assist in 16-8 win at No. 2 Syracuse (2/22) ... also had four groundballs and a caused turnover vs. the Orange ... one groundball in 10-6 win over No. 1 Duke (3/1) ... two groundballs in 11-8 win at Stony Brook (3/8) ... second career hat trick, including his first career game-winning goal, in 12-10 win vs. Villanova (3/14) ... two goals and one groundball in 13-5 win at Michigan (3/18) ... two goals, one assist and two groundballs in 11-8 loss at No. 6 North Carolina (3/22) ... made his first start at attack and had two goals, one assist and a career-best five groundballs in 9-6 win over No. 8 Virginia (3/30) ... two groundballs in 19-6 win over Robert Morris (4/2) ... two caused turnovers in 11-6 loss at No. 8 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... three goals and an assist with one groundball in 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame (4/19) ... one goal and a career-best six groundballs in 6-5 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame (4/25) in ACC semifinals ... one goal and four groundballs in 12-6 win over Navy (5/3) ... two goals, including the game-tying goal in the fourth quarter, and one groundball in 8-7 win over Cornell (5/10) in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... career-best five points on three goals and two assists in 16-8 win over Bryant (5/17) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... one goal and one groundball in 11-6 loss to No. 5 seed Notre Dame in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.
Before Maryland: 2013 Under Armour High School All-American ... one goal, two assists and two groundballs for North team in UA All-America game ... two-time US Lacrosse High School All-American … 2013 NILCA First Team All-American … ranked the No. 3 freshman attackman in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse ... ranked the eighth overall recruit by Inside Lacrosse ... two-time member of the Upstate NY Under Armour Underclassmen team … played for coach Jim Longo at Cazenovia High School … helped lead the Lakers to the 2013 NYSPHSAA Class C state championship with a game-high seven points on four goals and three assists … named the 2013 All-Central New York Boy’s Lacrosse Co-Player of the Year after totaling 129 points on 89 goals and 40 assists … three-time first team All-Central New York team … team captain as a senior … also helped the Lakers win the 2011 state title … Cazenovia’s all-time leading scorer with 427 points on 284 goals and 143 assists … also a four-year letterwinner in hockey as a defenseman … helping his team win the 2011 DII NY State Championship … first team All-CNY on the ice.
Personal: Son of John and Katie Cannizzaro … youngest brother of Chris, Kara and Sean … brother, Chris, played college hockey at Hobart and junior hockey for the Syracuse Stars and Brockville Braves … sister, Kara, played lacrosse at North Carolina and was a member of its 2013 NCAA title team … brother, Sean, is currently a midfielder on the Denver lacrosse team … enrolled in letters and sciences … intends to major in biology.
|Cannizzaro's Scoring Statistics|
Cannizzaro's Career Highs
Goals: 3 Four times, most recent vs. Bryant (5/17/14)
Assists: 2 vs. Bryant (5/17/14)
Points: 5 vs. Bryant (5/17/14)
Groundballs: 6 vs. Notre Dame (4/25/14)
Hat Tricks: 4
Multi-Point Games: 10
Multi-Goal Games: 9
Multi-Assist Games: 1