As A Junior (2012): Contributed to the first defensive midfield line throughout the season ... helped lead the clearing game ... totaled one goal and 21 groundballs on the season ... collected three groundballs in the victory over Stony Brook (March 13) ... scooped up two groundballs in back-to-back games against Georgetown (April 7) and Villanova (April 14) ... totaled three groundballs at Drexel (April 28).
As A Sophomore (2011): Competed in all 14 games during the season ... finished the season with eight goals, one assist and 27 groundballs ... scored a goal in the season opening victory over Holy Cross (Feb. 19) ... netted a hat trick in a 15-7 victory over Sacred Heart (March 26) ... scooped up a season-high four groundballs in a 9-6 victory over Providence (April 9).
As A Freshman (2010): Played in 13 games and started eight ... recorded two goals and one assist ... finished season with eight ground balls ... netted a goal in his career debut against Holy Cross (Feb. 20) ... took a career-high five shots, including four on goal, against No. 2 Syracuse (May 8).
At Lynbrook: Played three seasons of varsity lacrosse and two seasons of varsity football with Lynbrook high school ... during senior year, was captain of both lacrosse and football ... during junior and senior year, won all-county and All-American finalist ... received second ranking in goals in Nassau County with 61 ... played midfield for the Long Island Express.
Off The Field: Brandon Ryan Ayers ... born in Lynbrook, N.Y. ... son of Mark and Julie Ayers ... has three brothers, James (26); Joe (23); and STJ teammate and twin Dillon (20) ... a finance major ... named to All-Academic BIG EAST team ... enjoys baseball, football and watching movies ... has a fear of horses ... listens to iPod and drinks a 5 hour energy shot before a game ... most influential person is his dad for taking him to practice and never missing a game.
Ayers Up Close
Favorite Movie: "The Hangover"
Favorite TV Show: "Entourage"
Favorite Food: Salad or tacos
Favorite Pro Team: New York Jets