Accolades: (2013) The America East Conference Men's Lacrosse Rookie-of-the-Year, in voting done by the league's six head coaches…The lone freshman to be named to the America East Conference First Team... (2014) Earned America East First Team honors at midfielder for the second consecutive season… Became the seventh player in school history to earn multiple AE First Team honors… Named America East co-Player of the Week on April 14.
2014: Finished second on the squad with 33 goals and 43 points… His 65 goals scored in his first two seasons is the most for any Retriever in the NCAA DI (1981) era… Jason Smith scored 63 goals in 1991-92… Has recorded a point in 26 consecutive games, which will be tied for the 14th longest in the nation when the 2015 season commences… Tied teammates Matt Gregoire and Nate Lewnes with 15 goals (3.0 pg) in five league games, the second-best figure in the conference… Scored four goals and added a helper on a big stage in March 8 contest versus Johns Hopkins… Tallied five points with three goals and two helpers at High Point… Buried an outside shot with 9.6 seconds remaining in the first overtime period as the Retrievers edged Stony Brook, 12-11, in the America East opening game… Netted a career-high five goals in an AE victory over Hartford… Scored four of five goals in the fourth quarter as UMBC held off a Hawk rally… Posted hat tricks in both AE Tournament games and now has 10 career games with three or more goals scored.
2013: Produced 18 points (14-4-8) in league regular season play and was the leading freshman scorer in conference games, with 3.60 points per game- good for seventh on the complete list... Scored in 14 of 15 games and recorded multiple points in 13 of 15… In his first seven games, scored two goals in contests versus Robert Morris, Loyola, Johns Hopkins and High Point… Recorded his first career hat trick vs. Towson on March 19 and recorded five-point games at Hartford (4-1-5) and vs. Vermont (2-3-5)... His team-high 31 goals (tied with Jones) is the most scored by a UMBC freshman since Cayle Ratcliffe tallied 42 times in 2007 and is the third-most by a UMBC Division I freshman.
Background: A dominant prep player in the state of Virginia for the Christchurch School… Scored nearly 300 points and amassed over 300 ground balls in that span… Earned All-America and All-State honors… Represented his native New Jersey in Under Armour Underclassmen All-America game in the summer of 2011… Selected as one of the top ten prep midfielders in the nation by ESPN Rise… Guide his team to back-to-back state titles in lacrosse and was a member of the state championship team on the gridiron… Tabbed Offensive Player of the Year by the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association… A Dean’s List student in all three years at Christchurch… Older brother, Tamai, competed in football at Villanova… Also has a younger brother, Zachery… Lists favorite movie asRemember the Titans… Son of Majorie and Peter Young… Born Oct. 5, 1993.