On Slosson: Enters the season as the team's No. 2 long pole ... also expected to continue his role as a man-down specialist ... could also be a wingman on face-offs ... "he plays hard and gives everything he has ... really improved himself in the weight room and made himself a better player," according to Dave Cottle ... after redshirting the 2003 season, saw playing time on the Terps' man-down unit in 2004 and 2005 ... possesses great speed ... has a good attitude.
As a junior (2005): Picked up his first groundball of the season in 16-10 win over UMBC (3/19) ... one groundball in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... one groundball in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 14-10 win over No. 11 Penn State (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.
As a sophomore (2004): Saw valuable time on the Terps' man-down unit in his first collegiate playing time ... played in 13 games ... scooped first career groundball in 19-4 rout of Butler (3/23) ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.
As a freshman (2003): Redshirted to gain experience in his first collegiate season ... member of the Maryland Honor Roll.
Before Maryland: Lettered for two years in lacrosse at Boys' Latin in Baltimore, Md. ... coached by Bobby Shriver ... helped the Lakers to the 2002 MIAA championship and a No. 2 national raking ... won his team's "Never Quit Award" as a senior ... also lettered in football playing free safety for three seasons.
Personal: Son of Marylae and Rick Slosson ... older brother of Megan ... will take on former high school teammates Bobby Griebe (Towson) and Matt Field (Johns Hopkins) ... lists winning the 2002 MIAA title as his greatest sports thrill ... majoring in marketing.