Men's Lacrosse


Erik  Adamson
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Erik Adamson


Anaheim Hills, Calif.

High School:
Foothill-Santa Ana

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175



[5/5] Denver Wins BIG EAST Crown with 18-11 Win Over [16/17] Marquette

Pioneers claim fifth conference title in the last six seasons


[5/5] Denver Uses 13-1 First Half Run to Rout [14/14] Georgetown, 19-7

Pioneers set school attendance record with 3,117 in attendance


NCAA Championship - Denver vs. Maryland

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

USILA Honorable Mention Team All-America (2015)...Senior CLASS Award Finalist (2015)...First Team All-BIG EAST (2015)...USILA Scholar All-America (2015)...Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-America (2015)...NCAA Elite 89 Award Recipient (2014)...First Team All-BIG EAST (2014)...BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (03/10/14)...BIG EAST Honor Roll (02/24/14)....Second Team All-ECAC (2013)...Baltimore Sun's National Player of the Week (02/15/13) after scoring five goals and one assist in the Pioneers' season-opener against Duke...Earned ECAC All-Academic honors (2013).


Finished fifth in DU history in points (146), fourth in goals (111), sixth in shots attempted (267), fourth in shots on goal (184), third in man-up goals (20) and second in game-winning goals (7).


Picked by Chesapeake Bayhawks with sixth pick of second round (later traded to the Denver Outlaws...Played and started in all 19 games, scoring 35 goals and tallied nine assists...Finished the campaign with 10 man-up goals...Scored four or more goals in four games this season, including Denver's season-opening victory over Duke. NCAA RANKINGS: 22nd in shooting percentage (0.417) and 6th in man-up goals (10.0).


Started all 19 games for the Pioneers, averaging 2.32 goals, 2.84 points and 5.37 shots per game...Shooting 73.5 percent on goal for the season.
Recorded at least one point in 16-of-19 games...Recorded a career-high seven points off six goals and an assist against Drexel in the Quarterfinals (05/18/14)...Recorded his first career sock trick against Notre Dame (03/08/14), finishing with six goals off a career-high tying 10 shots.


Started 14-of-19 games played in, finishing with 27 goals and 13 assists for 40 points...Finished with four game-winning goals and two man-up goals...Finished with 19 ground balls and two caused turnovers...Finished the season ranked No. 38 nationally in shot percentage (.380)...Recorded a career-high in points (six) and goals (five) against Duke (02/09/13)...Finished with a career-high three assists against Albany (05/11/13) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament...Took a career-high 10 shots against Hobart (03/30/13).


Saw action in 10 games, finishing with eight points, off five goals and three assists...Grabbed four ground balls and forced one caused turnover...Set career-highs in points (2), goals (2) and shots (3) against Hobart (03/31/12)...Recorded first caused turnover of career against Bellarmine (04/6/12).


Played lacrosse at Foothill-Santa Ana High School...Earned All-America and All-County honors his senior year...Earned MVP of Orange County along with All-County honors...Attackman Scholar Athlete all four years...Member of 2009 U.S. Boys' High School All-America Team...Played six years of lacrosse at attack.


Born February 25, 2993 in Anaheim Hills, Calif...Son of Randy and Tammy...Has two brothers, Jake and Quinn, and one sister, Beth...Chose the University of Denver because of his love for the state of Colorado and also because the lacrosse program is Division I but not all the way on the east coast...Enjoys playing badminton, snowboarding, fishing and mountain biking in his free time.




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