Jesse Bernhardt becomes Maryland's first two-time honoree, while Owen Blye and Landon Carr selected for first time.
Mollot’s Honor Roll
On Mollot: Senior team captain … preseason second-team All-American by Inside Lacrosse’s Face-Off Magazine as being a USILA second-team All-American as a junior midfielder … made the successful transition from midfield to attack last season and will be utilized at both positions this season … one of the nation’s top feeders … enters the 2003 season as the 20th all-time leading scorer in Maryland history with 133 points … on pace to finish among the 10 career scorers in Maryland history … leading returning scorer … has 16 career multi-goal games and eight career hat tricks … has scored multiple points in 33 of 44 career games … enters 2003 with a 14-game point scoring streak … an extremely quick player with the ability to split either way from behind the goal … developed into a “complete player” last season … can pass, dodge and shoot… led the nation’s freshmen in assists and second-leading scorer among all freshmen in the country … strengths are his field vision, overall sense of the field and teammates, and feeding ability.
As a redshirt junior (2002): A USILA second-team All-American as a junior midfielder after making the move from attack for the 2002 season … selected to the All-ACC team … was named the Team MVP and awarded the Edwin Powell Award after the season … lead the team in scoring with 46 points … averaged 3.54 points per game to rank 21st in the nation in scoring … finished third in goals with 23 and second in assists with 23 … had six multi-goal games last season for 16 in his career … tallied four hat tricks last season and has eight in his career … scored in every game and had more than one point in 12 of the 13 games … opened the year with three goals and one assist vs. Hobart (2/23) for fifth career hat trick … scored two goals vs. Mount St. Mary’s (2/26) … had one goal and three assists at Duke (3/2) … named Warrior/Inside Lacrosse National Player of the Week, Baltimore Sun Player of the Week and ACC Player of the Week on March 10 after a career-high five goals and career-high tying seven-points in 15-10 win over Towson (3/9) … scored four of five goals in 8-2 run to break up 6-6 tie in the second quarter … became the 30th Terp to reach the 100-point plateau against Towson with seven points to give him 104 after that game … five points on a man-up goal and four assists at Bucknell (3/12) … two goals (one EMG) and an assist vs. Delaware (3/16) … netted a goal and assist vs. Virginia (3/30) … third hat trick of the year and assist at Hopkins (4/13) … man-up goal and assist vs. Duke (4/19) in ACC semifinal … tallied six points vs. Yale (4/26) for third year in a row with three goals and three assists giving him 18 points vs. Yale in his career … netted a goal and three assists in finale at UMBC (5/4), giving him 17 career points in three games at UMBC Stadium … earned a spot on the ACC and Maryland honor rolls for the third year in a row.
As a redshirt sophomore (2001): Named an honorable mention All-American by both the USILA and 360Lacrosse.com … continued to show his prowess as one of the nation’s up-and-coming offensive players … finished third on the team in points with 40 on 19 goals and 21 assists … grabbed 30 groundballs … notched points in 13 of 16 games and scored goals in 11 games … five multi-goal games, including three hat tricks … 11 multi-point games … began the year with the best game — points-wise—— among Maryland players the entire season, scoring three goals and adding four assists to equal his career high of seven points, against Air Force (2/24) … scored five points in the first half of the game, also the most by a Terp all season in 30 minutes of action, including his first of three game-winning goals on the season … came back for second three-goal game of the year against Duke (3/4), along with an assist for four points … handed out two assists at Towson (3/10) … had three straight three-point games with a goal and two assists at Delaware (3/17), vs. North Carolina (3/24) and two goals and an assist against Bucknell (3/27) … netted the game-winner against UNC … named to the ACC All-Tournament team after scoring three times, including the game-winner against Virginia (4/20) to lead Maryland to the ACC final … added a goal and assist against Duke (4/22) in the ACC title game … had a goal and two assists at Mount St. Mary’s (4/25) … tallied sixth career six-point game with two goals and four assists at Yale (4/28) … named Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week after his Yale performance ... finished with a goal and assist against Towson (5/20) in the NCAA quarterfinals … named to the ACC and Maryland honor rolls after posting a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
As a redshirt freshman (2000): Emerged as one of the nation’s top young attackers … earned honorable mention All-American honors from College Lacrosse USA … immediate impact felt on the offensive end as he led the team in total points (47) and assists (32) … led the nation’s freshmen in assists and finished second in overall freshman scoring in the country … started all 16 games … recorded 11 multi-point games, five multi-goal games and eight multi-assist games … posted points in 14 of 16 games … started career with two goals – including the game-winner – and two assists in win over Mount St. Mary’s (2/27) … came back with three assists at Duke (3/4) … posted second straight three-assist game, along with a goal in win over Bucknell (3/7) … set career high with five assists and six total points in win over Towson (3/11), all of which came before halftime … five assists were the most by a Terp since All-American Andrew Whipple had five in the Terps’ 1998 NCAA semifinal upset over Loyola (5/23/98) … named Maryland Student-Athlete of the Week (3/13) after 10-point week against Bucknell and Towson … registered two goals in win over Delaware (3/15) … had a standout game against Navy (4/8) as he recorded the assist on the game-tying goal by Matt Urlock and then scored a beautiful wraparound goal from behind the Navy net with 5:01 left in regulation … posted a pair of two-point games in the ACC Tournament with two assists against Duke (4/21) in the semifinals and a goal and an assist in the final vs. Virginia (4/23) … began an amazing run of 19 points over a three-game span to finish the regular season and in his first NCAA Tournament game … posted back-to-back two goal/four assist performances against Yale (4/28) and UMBC (5/6) … had monster game, setting career high in total points with seven (three goals and four assists) against Hofstra (5/14) in the NCAA first round … set up two of Andrew Combs’ three consecutive goals in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner … three goals marked his first college hat trick … member of the ACC Honor Roll.
As a freshman (1999): Missed entire season after suffering a broken leg and torn ligaments in his ankle in January 1999.
Before Maryland: Two-year star in lacrosse at Sachem High School in Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y. ... played under coach Rick Mercurio ... set Flaming Arrows career records in points (209) and assists (115) in just two seasons ... holds single-season record for points (113) and assists (70) and single-game marks for points (13) and assists (11) … served as team captain as a senior ... named All-American, all-league, all-county as a senior after leading his team to the county final ... played in North-South game following senior season ... as a junior named Division I Rookie of the Year ... all-division as a junior ... started for Long Island gold medal-winning Empire State Games team.
Personal: Michael Harron Mollot ... born June 24, 1980 in Port Jefferson, N.Y. ... son of Helen and Steven Mollot ... brother of Kelly (24) and Katie (16) ... father has been the longtime coach at Massapequa High School on Long Island ... majoring in communications.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2000 16/16 15 32 47 46 1 2 36 7/4:30 2001 16/16 19 21 40 74 2 3 30 6/5:00 2002 13/1 23 23 46 60 6 0 23 6/4:00 2003 16/1 20 19 39 70 2 2 28 3/3:00 Totals 61/34 77 95 172 250 11 7 116 22/16:30