Fairfield Men's Lacrosse BIO
TJ Neubauer
Player Profile:
TJ Neubauer 1795259
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Glen Arm, Md.
High School: Loyola-Blakefield

Career: Graduated ranked third in program history with 109 goals and 10th with 122 points…Selected by the Rochester Rattlers in the fourth round of the MLL Draft, the second-best draft position for a Stag in history and the best since Greg Downing was chosen sixth overall in 2007.

2016: USILA All-America Honorable Mention…USILA North/South All-Star…First Team All-NEILA…First Team All-CAA…2016 co-captain…Appeared and started 15 games…Scored 31 goals, becoming the third Stag with three 30-goal seasons…Ranked second in the CAA and 49th nationally with 2.07 goals per game…Scored four game-winners and four man-up goals…Also handed out three assists to round out his 34 points…Slotted ninth n the CAA with 2.27 points per outing…Had seven hat tricks, including three four-goal games and a five-goal effort…Led the Stags and ranked third in the CAA with 55 ground balls…Netted hat tricks in consecutive appearances against Bucknell and Stony Brook…Scored four goals with an assist in the March 8 win at Georgetown…Netted four goals at Colgate in a win on March 19…Three days later, scored five goals in the win over Quinnipiac…Posted a hat trick in the April 9 CAA win over Drexel…Scored three goals in the CAA Championship Semifinal win over Hofstra…Also went 1-for-2 at the faceoff ‘X’ in the Feb. 15 season opener against Richmond.

2015: First Team All-CAA…First Team All-New England… Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Honorable Mention…First Team Preseason All-New England…Preseason All-CAA…Team captain…Started all 15 games…Scored a team-leading 31 goals as a part of his 34-point season…Scored at least one goal in Stags’ final 13 games of the spring…Netted five man-up goals and three game-winners…Had four hat tricks and 10 total multiple-goal games…Scored a season-high four goals in three contests – Feb. 14 against Holy Cross, March 21 against Villanova and April 4 at Massachusetts…Ranked secondo n the team with 49 ground balls…Picked up a career-high seven at Stony Brook on Feb. 28…Had six ground balls in the wins over Colgate and Delaware…Notched two goals and five ground balls in the CAA Championship semifinals against Massachusetts on April 30.

2014: All-NEILA First Team … All-ECAC First Team … ECAC Offensive Player of the Week (3/27; 4/21) … Appeared in 16 games … Scored a team-high 33 goals, including two game-winners … Scored at least two goals in 12 times … Had five assists … Finished with 38 points … Shot percentage of .458 ranked 13th in the nation … Third on the team in ground balls with 45 … Also caused 12 turnovers … Had four ground balls in ECAC Championship final versus Air Force … Had two goals in ECAC Championship semifinal win over Michigan … Had two goals in win over Ohio State … Had a career day in the win at Quinnipiac, recording six goals, an assist, seven points, six ground balls, and four caused turnovers … Had two goal and an assists with three ground balls at Air Force … Had six ground balls in win at Michigan … Tallied four goals and five ground balls in win over Bucknell … Posted two goals and two caused turnovers in win over Holy Cross … Had five goals, including the game-winner, an assist, and four ground balls in win over Stony Brook … Had three goals in win over Yale … Had three goals, an assist, and three ground balls against Providence … Had two goals and three ground balls in season opener at Delaware.

2013: ECAC All-Rooke Team ... ECAC Rookie of the Week (3/25) ... Started all 14 games in as a rookie, finishing the campaign with 16 points ... Averaged a goal per game, highlighted by a four-goal effort in the March 23 win at Hobart ... Collected a ground ball in collegiate debut ... Had a goal, and assist, and a season-best four ground balls in first home game ... Finished the season with five goals in the last four games played, matching a four-game scoring streak earlier in the year that totaled seven goals and culminated with the Hobart game ... Collected 23 total ground balls on the season and caused three turnovers.
High School: Earned three varsity letters at Loyola Blakefield High School, scoring 59 times and handingout 36 assists in his career ... Scored 24 times in senior campaign with 14 assists and was named All-Baltimore County First Team, All-MIAA and Second Team All-Metro ... As a senior captain, also earned the Dons Coaches Award for Most Outstanding Player, and earned All-Kudda Team accolades ... Following junior season, was selected as an UnderArmour UnderClassmen All-America.
Personal: Son of Amy and Tom Neubauer and has an older sister, Courtney ... His uncle, Brian Rogers, played lacrosse at Virginia in the early 1980’s ... Major is marketing.