On Sullivan: A quality long pole who could see time as a close defenseman as well ... has shown great maturity and will be a contributor as a senior, according to Coach Cottle ... started six games as a sophomore before breaking his hand against Dartmouth ... could also contribute on the man-down unit ... has great hands and great stick work ... a "take-away" guy on defense ... the first-ever Massachusetts native to play lacrosse for the Terps ... switched from No. 30 to No. 4 prior to the 2007 season.
As a junior (2006): Saw his most extensive playing time of the season in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... one groundball in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18).
As a sophomore (2005): Earned his first career start and picked up one groundball in 13-6 season-opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... career high five groundballs in 10-8 loss to Duke (3/5) ... helped hold the starting Tiger attackmen to just four shots in 9-5 win at No. Towson (3/12) ... one groundball and one caused turnover in the victory ... missed the four games due to an injury ... returned to action in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... named to the ACC Honor Roll.
As a freshman (2004): Played in six games ... made collegiate debut in 14-5 win at No. 6 Georgetown (2/28) ... caused a turnover in 13-5 regular-season finale win over No. 13 Penn (5/8).
Before Maryland: Spent a post-graduate year at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Conn. ... honored as the New England Player of the Year in 2003 ... graduated from Duxbury High School in Duxbury, Mass., in 2002 ... was a star for the Dragons for four years, leading them to the Massachusetts state championship as a senior with a perfect 25-0 record ... served as a captain for coach Chris Sweet ... three-time all-league honoree.
Personal: Son of Mary Ellen and Brian Sullivan ... brother of Kyle, Carlin and Craigv ... lists going 25-0 and winning the state title as a senior at Duxbury as his top athletic moment ... majoring in history.