Interdisciplinary Studies Major
Career Highs: Goals: 5 vs. Mt. St. Mary’s,
Was putting up eye-popping numbers until a torn ACL suffered in game #4 vs. Dartmouth ended his season…underwent successful surgery last spring and is expected to be back at full strength by the beginning of practice…possesses the vision and strength of an attackman with a quick first step and release, and powerful shot of a midfielder.
AT UMBC: Amassed 21 points, good for fourth on the team, despite playing in less than four full games…announced his arrival into collegiate lacrosse with a five-goal, six-point effort on opening night vs. Mt. St. Mary’s…scored four points in each of the next three games…credited with the game-winning goal vs. Stony Brook…had a season high three assists vs. Dartmouth before leaving the game in the second half with the torn ligament…scored his 11 goals on just 21 shots and put 18 of his 21 shots on goal.
BACKGROUND: Half of the 23rd brother-combination to compete for UMBC lacrosse…outstanding prospect who was one of the Washington, DC-metropolitan area's finest players in 2002…named WCAC Player of the Year and earned First TeamWCAC honors in both his junior and senior seasons…also named to The Washington Post All Metro team and a high school All American…helped his Stags' team to a win over Georgetown Prep, the number one-ranked team in the nation at the time…also lettered in football and basketball at DeMatha…lists favorite movie as Braveheart and patterns his work ethic after the Wizards' Michael Jordan…in addition to older brother Matt, he has a younger brother, Danny, 16, who is a current lacrosse player at DeMatha…decided to attend UMBC to compete with his brother…interested in a career in law enforcement…son of Patty and Jay Gallagher…born January 13, 1984.