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#8 Alek Ferro
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
City/State: Catonsville, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield

Career Statistics
2009: 3 played/0 started, 0 points, 0 shots, 0 GB, 0 CT
2010: 13 played/0 started, 0 points, 2 shots, 3 GB, 0 CT
2011: 14 played/0 started, 0 points, 1 shot, 6 GB, 0 CT

2012: 12 played/0 started, 1 goal, 0 assists, 1 point, 1 shot, 1 GB, 1 CT
CAREER: 42 played/0 started, 1 goal, 0 assists, 1 point, 4 shots, 10 GB, 1 CT

2012: Tri-captain ... Played in 12 of 13 games as a short-stick defensive middie ... Scored first collegiate point in Ivy win over Harvard (4/14) ... Had a caused turnover in loss at Yale (3/31) ... Picked up a ground ball at Dartmouth (4/21) ... Recipient of the Athletic Department's Goldring Award at the end of the year.

2011: Appeared in 14 of 15 games for the Quakers, primarily as a short-stick defensive middie ... Had a shot and picked up a ground ball against Princeton (3/19) ... Picked up ground balls in back-to-back games against Brown (4/9) and Harvard (4/16) ... Had a ground ball in Penn's Ivy League Tournament loss to Harvard (5/6).

2010: Played in all 13 games for the Quakers ... Had a shot on goal against Saint Joseph's (3/10) ... Also took a shot and picked up a ground ball at Princeton (3/20) ... Had two grounders at Maryland (3/15).

2009: Saw action in three games, against Cornell (3/28), Maryland (4/18) and Army (5/2).

High School: Lettered three times in lacrosse ... Helped team win MIAA championships in 2007 and 2008 (combined record 26-6) ... Earned team's Unsung Hero Award in 2008 ... 2008 US Lacrosse Academic All-America ... National Honor Society member ... National Merit Scholarship finalist ... National AP Scholar ... Maryland Distinguished Scholar ... Baltimore Archdiocesan Distinctive Scholar ... 2008 Troy Vance Award and James K. McManus (Jim McKay) Award recipient ... Loyola Medal and Fr. Lloyd George Medal recipient.

Personal: Son of Theresa and Albert Ferro ... Father played lacrosse at Navy from 1985-88 ... Enrolled in Wharton and also the School of Engineering and Applied Science (Management & Technology program).


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