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13 Benny Borgognone

2018 (Senior): Team captain ... All-Patriot League Second Team selection ... started all 15 games on close defense ... led Bison defenders with 30 ground balls ... tied for first overall with 19 caused turnovers ... collected at least two ground balls in seven games, topping out at a team season-high seven against Lafayette ... also registered four against Boston University and Mount St. Mary's ... caused multiple turnovers in five games, topping out at a team season-best six against Mount St. Mary's ... key members of a Bison defense that held 10 of its 15 opponents under 10 goals ... played in 77th annual USILA/Nike North-South Senior All-Star Game ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

2017 (Junior): Started all 13 games on close defense ... finished with 17 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers ... ranked second on the team in CTs ... set season highs with four ground balls and three caused turnovers against Fairfield ... also had three GBs each against Loyola and Mount St. Mary's ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. 

2016 (Sophomore): Started 14 of Bucknell's 15 games on defense in his first season after transferring in from Fairfield ... missed one game (Colgate) due to injury ... tallied 15 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers ... season-high three ground balls against his former team, Fairfield ... two caused turnovers against Mount St. Mary's.

Before Bucknell: 2014 graduate of Manhasset High School ... began his collegiate career at Fairfield, where he appeared in two games for the Stags in 2015 ... transferred to Bucknell prior to the 2015-16 academic year ... at Manhasset earned three letters each in lacrosse and football ... on the lacrosse field was a two-year captain and also a two-time all-conference, all-county and Scholar All-America selection ... named a Brine All-American and 2014 Nassau County Defenseman of the Year ... listed as a top-100 recruit in the Tri-State area by MSG Varsity/Newsday ... represented Nassau County for three years in the Long Island Showcase ... helped lead the school to three county titles and its first Long Island semifinal appearance in four years in 2014 ... as a senior produced 38 ground balls and 14 caused turnovers ... also a two-time captain, all-conference, all-county and Scholar All-American in football.

Personal: Born Nov. 13, 1995 in Manhasset, N.Y. ... parents are Benny and Barbara Borgognone ... has an older brother, Frank, and a younger sister, Alyssa ... Frank played lacrosse at Fairfield ... father played football at New York Institute of Technology ... history major. 

Position: Defense
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Manhasset, N.Y.
High School: Manhasset
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