Trevor  Baptiste
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Trevor Baptiste

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denville, N.J.

High School:
Morristown-Beard School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 220

Position:
Faceoff


03/12/2017

[4/5] Denver Topples [1/1] Notre Dame on Cannizzaro’s Heroics

Senior captain tallies game-winning buzzer beater to propel Pioneers past Fighting Irish

02/26/2017

[1/1] Denver Blanks Canisius, 12-0

Pioneers record first shutout in their Division-I history

02/18/2017

[1/1] Denver Outlasts [14/15] Duke, 14-9

Cannizzaro posts 200th career point alongside second hat trick with Walker

02/11/2017

[3/3] Denver Downs [19/17] Air Force 14-6

Cannizzaro, Walker and Bosher all record hat tricks in season opening win

01/25/2017

Denver Repeats For The Fourth Time As BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Favorite

Three-time regular season champion Denver was picked to win the BIG EAST a fourth time.

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 Nominee (2015 and 2016)...USILA First Team All-America (2015 and 2016)...NCAA All-Tournament Team (2015)...BIG EAST Conference Midfielder of the Year (2015 and 2016)...First Team All-BIG EAST (2015 and 2016)...Named NCAA.com Offensive Player of the Week (5/19/15)...Named BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Week (5/15/15)...BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (4/24/16, 3/21/16)...BIG EAST Preseason Team (2016)...Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-America (2016). 

2016:
Played and started in all 16 games as Denver’s FOGO…Double-digit faceoff wins in all 16 games, 15+ faceoff wins in 11 games and 20+ faceoff wins in six games, including four of the last six…163 ground balls, second in Denver’s single-season record books…272-392 (.694) from the faceoff dot, the second-most faceoff wins in program history (behind his 310 wins in 2015)…Tallied five points on two goals and three assists…Forced two caused turnovers…Double-digit ground balls in nine games, including a school-record 20 ground balls in Denver’s 17-10 win over St. John’s (4/16)…Over .500 in all but one game (vs. Marquette 5/7)…NCAA RANKINGS: First in the country in ground balls/game with 10.19 and fourth in the country in faceoff winning percentage at 0.694.

2015:
Started all 19 games as the Pioneers' faceoff specialist, finishing the season 310-456 from the dot...Netted eight goals and distributed five assists as Denver's FOGO...Baptiste's 310 faceoff wins set the NCAA record for faceoff wins by a freshman, and the Denver rookie finished fourth in the NCAA record books in faceoff wins...Finished with double-digit faceoff wins in all 19 games...Tallied 15+ faceoff wins in 13 of Denver's 19 games...Recorded 25 faceoff wins twice, the second-highest faceoff wins mark in school history (26, Ben Wahler vs. Ohio State, 4/19/08)...Picked up double-digit ground balls in five games, including a season-high 16 on 4/18/15 in Denver's 13-9 win over Providence...NCAA RANKINGS: Finished first in faceoff winning percentage (0.680) and ninth in ground balls per game (7.37).

BEFORE DENVER:
Four-year letterwinner at Morristown-Beard School...2014 US Lacrosse All-American...Team Most Valuable Player...First Team All-New Jersey
Alden Hess Award Winner...Captain of club team...Under Armour Underclass All-American...Four-year swimming letterwinner...National Honor Society of High School Scholars

PERSONAL:
Born on July 3, 1996 in Newark, N.J...Son to Leon and Dena...Has one sister Breeann...Chose the University of Denver because of the location of the campus and the elite coaching staff...Goal is to make the most of his time at DU, make lasting relationships and win a national championship...Plans to major in business.

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