18 Ben Gramarossa
18 - Ben Gramarossa
Height: 5-7
Weight: 153
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Smithtown, N.Y.
High School: Smithtown West
Position: M
Major: Sport and Entertainment Business
Pronunciation: GRAM-ah-row-sa
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2019 Season (Junior): Named All-Midwest Lacrosse Conference Honorable Mention as a faceoff specialist...Earned MLC Defensive Player of the Week honors once (April 22)...Appeared in 16 games, making 13 starts...Recorded four points, scoring a goal and assisting on three markers...Picked up a team-high 72 ground balls...Caused three turnovers...Won 138-of-243 faceoffs (.568)...Picked up at least five ground balls in eight games...Won at double-digit faceoffs in five games.

2018 Season (Sophomore): Named All-Midwest Lacrosse Conference Second Team as a faceoff specialist...Was MLC Defensive Player of the Week once (April 24)...Led the team in faceoff wins (148-of-247), faceoff win percentage (.599) and ground balls (64)...Appeared in all 19 games, making 17 starts...Won double-digit faceoffs in nine games...Was 14-of-18 on faceoffs and picked up a career-high-tying 10 ground balls against Beloit (March 17)...Recorded 11-of-14 faceoff wins and picked up a career-high-tying 10 ground balls at Fontbonne (March 31)...Scored his first career goal against Benedictine (April 18). 

2017 Season (Freshman): Named Midwest Lacrosse Conference Defensive Player of the Week (February 20)...Appeared in 13 games, making seven starts...Assisted on a goal...Picked up 45 ground balls...Caused three turnovers...Won 106-of-165 faceoffs...Had a 64.2 faceoff winning percentage...Won double-digit faceoffs in seven games...Recorded 17-of-24 faceoff wins and six ground balls in the season-opener against Dubuque (February 18)...Was 15-of-17 on the faceoff and picked up seven ground balls at Benedictine (March 18)...Tallied 15-of-18 faceoff wins and nine ground balls against Cornell (April 29).

High School (Smithtown West): Graduated on the Honor Roll...Helped the lacrosse team win a division championship...Earned varsity letters in lacrosse and football.

Recent Games
Apr 19 North Central W, 24-2
Apr 24 at Northwestern-St. Paul W, 18-2
Apr 27 Cornell W, 21-3
May 1 MSOE W, 10-6
May 4 Aurora W, 9-7
May 8 at No. 8 Denison L, 12-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 8
Points 4 2
Goals 1 1
Assists 3 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 72 41
Turnovers 8 5
Caused turnovers 5 2
Faceoffs 138-243 74-120
Faceoff percentage 56.8 61.7
Shots 4 4
Shooting percentage 25.0 25.0
Shots on goal 2 2
Shots on goal percentage 50.0 50.0
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 23 at John Carroll L, 12-6 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 7-16 0 - 0 -
Mar 1 Dubuque W, 11-2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9-13 0 - 0 -
Mar 9 MSOE W, 8-7 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 9-16 0 - 0 -
Mar 13 at Benedictine W, 12-8 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 5-16 0 - 0 -
Mar 16 at Beloit W, 13-7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 15-20 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 20 at Brockport L, 8-6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 9-18 0 - 0 -
Mar 22 at Medaille W, 16-3 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 10-12 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 at Carthage L, 16-7 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7-12 0 - 0 -
Mar 30 Fontbonne W, 16-4 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Aurora W, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 6 at Monmouth W, 9-4 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Concordia Chicago W, 18-2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5-10 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 17 Marian W, 18-7 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 15-22 0 - 0 -
Apr 19 North Central W, 24-2 1 0 1 0 0 8 1 0 11-13 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 24 at Northwestern-St. Paul W, 18-2 0 1 1 0 0 6 2 0 9-14 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 27 Cornell W, 21-3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 5-9 0 - 0 -
May 1 MSOE W, 10-6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 7-17 0 - 0 -
May 4 Aurora W, 9-7 0 1 1 0 0 7 0 1 12-16 0 - 0 -
May 8 at No. 8 Denison L, 12-6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3-19 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 13 7 0 1 1 0 0 45 5 3 106-165 6 0.0 2 33.3
2017-18 19 17 2 2 4 0 0 64 11 3 148-247 4 50.0 2 50.0
2018-19 16 13 1 3 4 0 0 72 8 5 138-243 4 25.0 2 50.0
Total 48 37 3 6 9 0 0 181 24 11 392-655 14 21.4 6 42.9
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 13 1 3 4 0 0 72 8 5 138-243 4 25.0 2 50.0
Conference 8 6 1 1 2 0 0 41 5 2 74-120 4 25.0 2 50.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 8 6 1 1 2 0 0 36 3 1 73-116 2 50.0 1 50.0
Away 8 7 0 2 2 0 0 36 5 4 65-127 2 0.0 1 50.0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 12 10 1 3 4 0 0 56 6 3 112-178 4 25.0 2 50.0
Losses 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 16 2 2 26-65 0 - 0 -
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February 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 7-16 0 - 0 -
March 7 7 0 1 1 0 0 29 3 3 64-107 1 0.0 1 100.0
April 5 3 1 1 2 0 0 26 3 0 45-68 3 33.3 1 33.3
May 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 12 1 2 22-52 0 - 0 -