Fairfield Men's Lacrosse BIO
Eric Warden
Player Profile:
Eric Warden 1794569
Position: Attack/Midfield
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glen Mills, Pa.
High School: Garnet Valley

Appeared in 60 career games, the second most in program history.

Off the Field:  Warden is a Finance major and has earned Department of Athletics 3.0 Club status in three of his four semesters at Fairfield, including Spring 2013.

2014: USILA North/South All-Star … All-ECAC Second Team … ECAC Offensive Player of the Week (2/17) … Started all 16 games … Scored a team- and career-best 33 goals … Had a least one goal and one point in 15 of 16 games … Had seven game-winning goals and seven man-up goals … Had three assists … Finished with 36 points … Also had 12 ground balls … Had two goals in ECAC Championship final versus Air Force … Had two goals and an assist in ECAC Championship semifinal win over Michigan … Had the game-winner over Ohio State … Tallied two goals and two ground balls in win at Quinnipiac … Had the game-winner versus Bucknell … Had two goals, including the game-winner at Bellarmine … Had three goals, including a man-up and a game-winner, against Holy Cross … Had three goals, including a man-up and a game-winner, against UMass … Had three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, against Yale … Had two goals and an assist against Providence … Had two goals against Hofstra … Had three goals against Manhattan … Opened the season with five goals and an assist at Delaware.

2013: Warden played in all 15 games during his junior season, earning a starting nod in eight of those games, including the final five of the season.  He finished the campaign fifth on the team with 19 points and his 15 goals ranked fourth. Warden finished the year on a tear, scoring seven goals in the last three games, with four in the upset at Denver and a hat trick in the ECAC semifinal.  He netted 10 of his goals in the last five games, while all four of his assists came in the first six games of the year. Warden started the year with a two-assist effort in the win over Bryant. He collected 16 ground balls during the season, with eight over the last four games and at least one in five of the last six outings.  Warden had one ground ball in six consecutive games from February 23 through March 19.
2012: Warden appeared in 13 games, starting the first 11 in which he played, and finished the campaign with 23 points. His point total ranked him fifth on the roster, while his 17 goals were fourth on the team. Warden scored in nine games during the season, with the game-winning tally in the victory over ECAC foe Hobart.  There were six multi-goal games, with a pair of hat tricks.  Warden’s first hat trick came in the Stags win over Bryant, as he accounted for 44 percent of the Stags offense, with three goals and an assist.  He equaled that output in the win over Lafayette, as he finished a two-game span in which he had seven points.
2011: Warden started half of the 16 games in which he appeared in during his rookie season with the Stags.  He tallied seven points, tied for eighth on the squad, with four goals and three assists.  Warden wasted little time getting in the box score, netting his first collegiate goal in the season opening win over Lafayette.  He had a goal and an assist against Villanova, with two ground balls.  Warden struck for his first collegiate game-winner in the Stags March 14 home win over Vermont, another game in which he had two ground balls.  He finished the year with 11 ground balls and two caused turnovers.
High School: Warden earned four varsity letters at Garnet Valley High School, where he was part of 65 victories. In each of his last three seasons he earned his team’s MVP award as well as First-Team All-Delaware County honors.  Warden was named First-Team All-Central in 2009 and 2010 as well.  He was also a varsity letterwinner in football, earning First-Team All-Delaware accolades his final season.
Personal: Son of Livia and Bill Warden – both of whom were varsity athletes at Hillsdale College.  The oldest of four siblings, he has a brother, Alex, and two sisters, Haley and Rachel.
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