On Carroll: A key to Terps' success this season with his increased face-off duties can be a major asset to the team by winning majority of his draws potential to be a dominating face-off man with the ability to take his game to the next level according to Cottle with the graduation of many of the nation's best specialists very experienced and strong player.
As a junior (2001): Played in all 16 games, drawing the starting nod on face-offs 11 times split face-off duties with Ryan Moran won 51.4 percent (72-of-140) of his face-offs, led the team in all face-off categories (face-off percentage, wins and total) scooped up 23 groundballs Won 50 percent of his draws vs. Air Force (2/24) and Denver (2/25) captured eight-of-13 draws at Towson (3/10) dominated face-offs at Delaware (3/17), winning 12-of-13 for a career single-game best 92.3 percent also grabbed season-best four groundballs at Delaware won six-of-11 draws against UNC (3/24) and six-of-12 vs. Virginia (3/31) captured 60 percent of his face-offs at Yale (4/28) member of the ACC Honor Roll.
As a sophomore (2000): Played in all 16 games, taking the opening draw in three contests led the team in total face-offs (126), winning 49 scooped up 33 groundballs scooped up four groundballs and won five of 11 draws in season opener against Mount St. Marys (2/27) won impressive eight-of-11 (72.7 percent) face-offs and gained career-best six groundballs in win over Bucknell (3/7), as he drew his first college start after limited duty for the remainder of the month of March he won five-of-11 draws and equaled career-best of six groundballs against Navy (4/8) had career game against Duke (4/21) in the ACC semifinals, winning career-high 11 of 15 (73.3 percent) face-offs against Blue Devil Scott Bross, who entered the game as the nations third best face-off man at 65.5 percent won his first eight face-offs against Duke through three quarters as Maryland won 7-6 gained second career starting face-off in ACC title game against Virginia (4/23) also started against UMBC (5/6).
As a freshman (1999): Played in nine games took 11 face-offs, winning five won five of eight draws in collegiate debut against Providence (2/27) also took face-offs against Virginia (4/3) and Johns Hopkins (4/16).
Before Maryland: Three-sport athlete at Chaminade High School in Mineola, N.Y. earned two letters in lacrosse under coach Jack Moran captained lacrosse team as a senior earned all-league as a junior and senior Flyers compiled a 17-3 record during his two years also lettered in football as a running back member of wrestling team for two seasons, posting a 14-7 individual record.
Personal: Brian Joseph Carroll born June 7, 1980 son of Lorraine and John Carroll brother of Joe (28), Katelyn (24) and Jeanne (19) biggest thrill came during his senior year when Chaminade upset Garden City, the top-ranked team in Nassau County, 9-6 joined on the roster by fellow face-off man and Chaminade grad Ryan Moran majoring in communications.
Groundballs: 6 vs. Bucknell (3/7/00), Navy (4/8/00) Face-Off Wins: 12 at Delaware (3/17/01) Total Face-Offs: 18 vs. Duke (3/4/01) Face-Off Percentage: 92.3 at Delaware (3/17/01)Career Stats
Year GP/GS Goals Asst. Pts. Shots GB Pen. PIM Face-offs Win % 1999 9/0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1:00 5/11 45.5 2000 16/3 0 0 0 3 33 2 1:00 49/126 38.9 2001 16/11 0 0 0 0 23 2 2:00 72/140 51.4 2002 13/13 0 0 0 3 63 2 2:00 159/256 62.1 Totals 54/27 0 0 0 6 123 7 6:00 285/533 53.4