Kieran McArdle Repeats As BIG EAST Attack Player Of The Year As Red Storm Lands Four On All-Conference Teams
Kevin Cernuto, Ryan Fitzgerald and Mark DiFrangia named second team All-BIG EAST.
Saturday's BIG EAST clash marks St. John's home and conference regular-season finale.
St. John's starts campaign 4-0 at DaSilva Field for first time in program history.
13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.
Red Storm matches highest since win total since reinstatement in 2005.
St. John's 15 Marquette 10 April 27, 2013
St. John's 16 Providence 13 Providence, R.I. April 20, 2013
St. John's 11 Villanova 13
St. John's 17 Robert Morris 11 March 23, 2013 at Malvern Prep H.S.
St. John's 7 Hofstra 6 March 19, 2013
As A Sophomore (2013): Started all 13 games at close defense in 2013 ... collected 29 groundballs on the season, third best on the team, while forcing a team-leading 17 turnovers ... tied a career high with four groundballs and caused a turnover in a home loss to Stony Brook (Feb. 25) ... tied a career high with four groundballs in the Red Storm's home upset of No. 7/6 Hofstra (March 19) ... caused two turnovers and collected one groundball in a neutral site victory over Robert Morris (March 23) ... tied a career high with four groundballs in St. John's historic road victory at No. 1 Notre Dame (March 30) in which the Red Storm's defensive unti held the Fighting Irish to 10 goals ... collected three groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers in a loss to Georgetown (April 6) ... registered three groundballs and caused a career-high four turnovers in a home loss to Villanova (April 13).
As A Freshman (2012): Started 12 games at the close defense ... totaled 19 groundballs and eight caused turnovers during the season ... collected four groundballs and forced three turnovers against Siena (March 3) ... made his first career start against Syracuse (March 10) and picked up four groundballs and caused two turnovers ... picked up two groundballs in the Red Storm's win over Stony Brook (March 13) ... tallied four groundballs in a week of games against Hofstra (March 20) and Sacred Heart (March 24) ... caused two turnovers and added a groundball in the overtime victory at Georgetown (April 7) ... named BIG EAST All-Academic team.
At LaSalle: Lettered three seasons in lacrosse ... served as captain of the team ... was a two-time All-Catholic selection and earned one honorable mention for All-State ... member of two lacrosse state championship teams in 2008 and 2009 and state runner-up in 2010 ... played three years of club lacrosse for Dukes LC ... earned two varsity letters in football.
Off The Field: Son of Roger and Beth DiFrangia ... has a sister; Rachel (17) ... enjoys playing basketball and football, surfing, skimboarding and snowboarding ... chose St. John's despite interest from Notre Dame, Sacred Heart and Delaware ... majoring in Finance ... nicknamed "Bonesaw" ... lists father Roger as the person he most admires ... lists as his career aspirations to win the BIG EAST Tournament ... lists relaxing as a pre-game ritual.
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