5 - A.J. Guarente
A.J. Guarente
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Heights
Position: M

2010: Played in all 15 games with 14 starts ... named the team’s Most Improved Player ... had a career season with two goals, three assists, five points and 26 ground balls … went 124-280 for a career-best .443 faceoff percentage ... tallied a career-best three assists versus Lafayette (4/10) ... recorded a career-best two goals at Army (4/24).

2009: Played in 15 games with 11 starts ... had one goal and two assists for three points and picked up 10 ground balls ... was the team’s main faceoff man as he went 47-167 (.281) ... recorded his first collegiate goal in the 12-11 double-overtime win at Vermont (4/7).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at the Heights School in Potomac, Md. ... selected as the MVP of the 2008 Maryland Independent Lacrosse League Tournament ... twice named first team All-Maryland Independent Lacrosse League ... served as team captain during his senior year, when he was also named team MVP ... totaled 40 goals and 27 assists as a senior.

Personal: Son of John and Ellen Guarente ... has one brother, Christian ... majoring in Political Science.

Guarente's Career Statistics

200915123010N/A47-167 (.281)
2010152350263124-280 (.443)
Total303580363171-447 (.383)