November 21, 2013

Cornell Adds Sullivan for 2014 Season

from Press Release

ITHACA, N.Y. – Brian Sullivan has been accepted to Cornell University and will be eligible to join the Big Red for the 2014 men's lacrosse season. After playing two seasons at the University of North Carolina, Sullivan is considered a junior and is expected have two years of eligibility remaining at Cornell.

A 6-3, 210 pound defender from Buffalo, N.Y., Sullivan played in seven career games over two seasons with the Tarheels, registering two ground balls and one caused turnover.

"Brian was one of the top prospects coming out of New York State a few years ago, so we're thrilled to see him coming back north to join us in Ithaca," said Matt Kerwick, the Interim Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse. "He will bring great size and athleticism to the field after spending two seasons playing at an extremely high level in the ACC. Off the field, Brian fits the mold of a Cornell lacrosse player, as he is an exceptional student and was a leader both on the team and in the community in Chapel Hill."

At Bishop Timon - St. Jude High School, he was a 2011 Under Armour All-America selection and a two-time first-team high school All-America. Sullivan was a three-time All-Western New York selection, a two-time first-team All-Metro selection and was named All-Catholic League four times while leading his high school to a pair of league titles and a state runner-up finish in the Catholic playoffs. He was twice named an Upstate New York Underclass Under Armour All-American and competed in the Empire State Games twice.

The Big Red will begin the spring season with its first official practice on Feb. 1.


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