James Borell
James Borell

Player Profile

Burke, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock

Last College:
Air Force

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175


On Borrell: Tremendous all-around athlete with fantastic speed ... is competing for playing time with the second or third midfield units ... has good hands and quickness ... will contribute this season.

Before Maryland: Transfer from the Air Force Academy ... served as a team manager while sitting out the 2004 season ... scored five goals during the 2003 season for the Falcons ... competed in football at the Air Force Academy Prep School, serving as game captain three times ... three-sport star at Lake Braddock, competing in football, lacrosse and track ... first team all-district and all-Northern Virginia in lacrosse ... scored 31 goals to go along with eight assists as a senior ... scored 12 goals during his junior season ... played for the Virginia team in the Virginia vs. Maryland/D.C. All-Star game ... team MVP as a senior ... first team all-district and all-Northern Virginia on the gridiron ... led his team to a 12-1 record and the Patriot District championship ... was a member of several championship Patriot District relay teams in track ... helped the 4x400 relay team win the state title ... also won an individual district title in the 55-meter high hurdles.

Personal: Born April 25, 1983 in New Orleans, La. ... son of James and Jody Borell ... brother of Jamey (23) ... transferred to Maryland because of its lacrosse history and it being closer to home ... also recruited out of high school by Johns Hopkins and Towson ... majoring in kinesiology.