28 - Chris Coppolecchia
Chris Coppolecchia
Height: 6-0
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Somers, N.Y.
High School: Somers
Position: DEFENSE

As a junior:
Played in all 14 games for the Bobcats in 2011, starting in 13 of them … Third on the team in ground balls with 49 … Picked up a season-high seven ground balls at Providence on Mar. 12 and UMBC on Mar. 26 … Tallied five ground balls against Brown on Feb. 26, Holy Cross on Mar. 5, and Sacred Heart on Apr. 23 … Caused a season-high three turnovers against Hartford on Mar. 19.

As a sophomore:
Saw action in 14 games, including three starts on defense for the Bobcats ... Scooped up 22 ground balls and caused 13 turnovers ... Registered season highs in ground balls (6) and caused turnovers (4) at Denver on April 11 ... Had five ground balls and two caused turnovers against Bellarmine on April 24 ... Also caused two turnovers each against Providence (Mar. 13) and at Hobart (Mar. 20) ... Had two ground balls each against Wagner (Mar. 4) and Hartford (Apr. 3).

As a freshman:
Appeared in 10 games, starting six for the QU defense...Picked up 17 groundballs. 

Before Quinnipiac:
A two-time all-league and all-section pick at Somers ... also earned all-county in his senior season ... a member of the Hudson Valley Empire State lacrosse team ... also played soccer and basketball at Somers, earning all-league and all-section recognition in soccer as a senior ... an high honor roll student throughout high school.

Personal:
The son of Janine and Pat Coppolecchia ... has a younger sister, Beth. 

Yearly National Rankings
YearCategoryRankActualNational LeaderActual
2011-12Caused Turnovers Per Game92.25Ben Waldron , Bghmtn3.75