Hoyas continue new tradition on Saturday morning
2008: Started in all 13 games ... Second on the team in scoring with 37 points ... Led the team with 23 assists ... Fifth on the team with 14 goals ... Seventh on the team with 25 ground balls ... Scored five man-up goals ...Fourth on the team with 42 shots ... Second in the ECAC Lacrosse League, and No. 12 nationally, with 1.77 assists per game ... Fifth in the ECAC, and No. 46 in the country, with 2.85 points per games ...Nine multi-point games ... Had four multi-goal games (Hobart, Duke, Mount St. Mary's and Penn State) ... Registered a career-high six assists against Rutgers ... Scored three goals and had two assists against Penn State.
2007: Appeared in 14 games ... Third on the team in scoring with 25 points ... Fourth on the team with 17 goals and fourth with eight assists ... Eight multi-point games ... Five multi-goal games ... Two multi-assist games ... Scored a career-high five points twice (Hobart and Penn State) ... Tallied a career-high four goals and one assist against Hobart ... Had three goals and two assists against Penn State ... Scored three goals apiece against Penn State and then versus Princeton in the NCAA Tournament.
High School: A two-sport captain in football and lacrosse ... Selected as the Most Valuable Player at the Under Armour All-American Game, scoring five goals ... All-time points leader at Northport (261) and all-time leader in assists (160) ... An all-county selection and team offensive MVP as a junior ... Also a member of the 2005 gold medal-winning Empire State Games Long Island squad ... Also earned all-division honors as a wide receiver in football.
Personal: Born on September 6, 1988 ... The son of Benjamin and Patricia Dowd ... Has an older brother, Kyle, who played lacrosse at Duke ... Brother Kyle played for the San Francisco Dragons in Major League Lacrosse ... Spent the summer of 2008 with the United States Under-19 Team, leading the squad to the gold medal at the World Games ... Was named the top attackman at the World Games ... Featured in "Faces in the Crowd" in Sports Illustrated.