Connor  Cannizzaro
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Connor Cannizzaro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cazenovia, N.Y.

High School:
Cazenovia H.S.

Last College:
Maryland

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
Attack


08/02/2017

Men's Lacrosse Places 35, Women's Lacrosse 30, on Big East All-Academic Team

Pioneers earn postseason academic awards for 2016-17 season

05/13/2017

[7/5] Denver Sprints Past [17/17] Air Force at 17-10 in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Pioneers will face winner of Notre Dame/Marquette on Saturday, May 20, on ESPNU

05/08/2017

Butcher and Andison Earn MVP Honors at DU Awards Night

Women's lacrosse wins Gold Vest Award at 82nd Annual Student-Athlete Awards Banquet

04/29/2017

[2/2] Denver Wins Sixth-Straight, Topping Marquette 16-8

With seven points today, freshman Ethan Walker now has 35 points during winning streak

04/22/2017

Walker's Eight-Point Day Leads [3/3] Denver Past [20/20] Providence, 12-2

Pioneers claim fourth straight BIG EAST Regular Season Championship in win

05/27/2017

USATSI Gallery - NCAA Lacrosse: Men's Championship - Denver vs. Maryland

USATSI Gallery - NCAA Lacrosse: Men's Championship - Denver vs. Maryland

05/25/2015

NCAA Championship - Denver vs. Maryland

USATSI photos of Denver vs. Maryland men's lacrosse national championship on May 25, 2015

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Tewaaraton Award Finalist (2016)...Tewaaraton Award Nominee (2015, 2016 and 2017)...USILA First Team All-America (2015 and 2016)...USILA Second Team All-American (2017)...Senior CLASS Award Finalist...BIG EAST Attackman of the Year (2016 and 2017)...First Team All-BIG EAST (2015, 2016 and 2017)...BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (5/2/16, 4/11/16, 2/13/17, 2/20/17, 3/13/17, 4/17/17)...NCAA.com Offensive Player of the Week (4/13/16)...USILA National Offensive Player of the Week (4/12/16)...IL Media Third Team All-American...Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-America...2014 ACC Freshman of the Year.

CAREER:
Ended his career on a 58-game active point streak, the longest in the country when the Pioneers season ended in the NCAA Semifinals…Played an started in all 69 appearances he made in his collegiate career…Made 52 starts and appearances at Denver, transferring from Maryland after his freshman year to win a National Championship with his brother Sean in 2015…Recorded 259 points on 171 goals and 88 assists in his collegiate career…Tallied 225 points (second in DU’s DI history) on 145 goals (third in DU history) and 80 assists (second in DU history) in his Denver career.

2017:
Played and started in all 17 games…Tallied 66 points on 42 goals and 24 assists, scoring a goal in all but one game and tallying at least a point in all 17 games…Scored a season-high five goals in Denver’s 18-12 win over St. John’s (4/15)…Netted hat tricks in eight games, including in three of Denver’s last five games…Had a career-high nine points (tied for third in DU’s DI history) in Denver’s 20-11 win over Georgetown, netting four while tying a career-high with five assists…Added 34 ground balls and six caused turnovers, including three against Providence (4/22). NCAA RANKINGS: 18th in the country in points per game (3.88), 21st in goals per game (2.47), 48th in assists per game (1.41) and 16th in man-up goals (6).

2016:
Played and started all 16 games at attack for the Pioneers…Tallied a team-high 69 points (sixth in Denver’s Division I single-season history) on 46 (seventh) goals and 23 assists (11th)…Produced 4+ points 12 times, 5+ points eight times, 6+ points three times and a season-high seven points in Denver’s 17-4 win at Georgetown (4/2)…Nine hat tricks, including a sock trick in Denver’s 12-11 win in the snow at Villanova (4/9)…Scored the overtime game-winning goal in Denver's 13-12 win at North Carolina (3/5)...Scored the game-winning goal in Denver's 12-11 win over Villanova (4/9)...NCAA RANKINGS: Ninth in points per game (4.31), Sixth in goals per game (2.88) and 44th in assists per game (1.44).

2015:
Played and started all 19 games, tallying 90 points on 57 goals and 33 assists...Broke the DU single-season record for points in a season (90)...Second-most goals in a season in DU history (57)...Tallied 12 hat tricks, including a sock trick in Denver's 16-6 win over Air Force...Scored four or more goals in seven games...Netted 18 goals in Denver's six postseason games...Became the first Pioneer to tally eight points in multiple games in a season, doing so three times (2/14 vs. Duke, 2/21 vs. Air Force, 5/25 vs. Georgetown)...Had three or more assists in seven games...Scored 13 man-up goals, breaking the DU single-season record, and already sitting in seventh on the career list...NCAA RANKINGS: Finished seventh in points per game (4.74), 11th in goals per game (3.0), 28th in assists per game (1.74) and second in man-up goals (13).

2014 (AT MARYLAND):
Tallied 34 points on 26 goals and eight assists...Inked first-career hat trick in 16-8 win over No. 2 Syracuse...Made his first-career start against No. 8 Virginia...Scored hat trick and tallied an assist in a 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame...Career-best five points on three goals and two assists in 16-8 NCAA Quarterfinals win over Bryant.

BEFORE MARYLAND:
2013 Under Armour High School All-American...Tallied one goal, two assists and two groundballs for North team in UA All-America game...Two-time US Lacrosse High School All-American...2013 NILCA First Team All-American...Ranked the No. 3 freshman attackman in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse...Helped lead the Lakers to the 2013 NYSPHSAA Class C state championship with a game-high seven points on four goals and three assists...Named the 2013 All-Central New York Boy's Lacrosse Co-Player of the Year after totaling 129 points on 89 goals and 40 assists...Three-time first team All-Central New York team...Cazenovia's all-time leading scorer with 427 points on 284 goals and 143 assists...Also a four-year letterwinner in hockey as a defenseman.