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Connell Kumar

Midfield
Position
6'3''
Height
190 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Lebanon, N.J.
Hometown
Seton Hall Prep
High School
Connell Kumar - Men's Lacrosse - Virginia Cavaliers

Connell Kumar Pronunciation

TIFFANY ON KUMAR
2021
–”Brings heat with both hands … each day, he steadily grows more confident … with that confidence we are witnessing better results … a quiet resolve and toughness.”

2021
• Appeared in five of UVA’s 18 games
• Made collegiate debut against Towson
• Scored first career goal against Air Force

HIGH SCHOOL
• Posted 86 career goals, 27 career assists and 27 career ground balls
• 2020 team captain
• 2019 US Lacrosse All-American and New Jersey Midfielder of the Year
• Named first-team all-state in 2019 as well as first-team non-public school, first-team All-Essex County and first team All-Fitch-Pitt Conference
• named best midfielder per Paul Rabil’s Project 9
• 2017 Attack MVP at FCA’s “The Pursuit”
• Received Msgr William J. Daley Award at Seton Hall Prep for Outstanding Senior Athlete• Listed as the No. 16 recruit in the class of 2020 by Inside Lacrosse
• Three-time Under Armour Underclass Team Member for New Jersey

PERSONAL
• Son of Catherine and Jay Kumar
• Has one sister, Lily
• Father, Jay, played soccer at Dartmouth
• Volunteer work includes Feed the Need, Urban Challenge at the Romero Center and camp counselor for Seton Hall Prep summer lacrosse camps
• Enjoys fishing and surfing at the Jersey Shore
• Taught himself how to play the drums in the third grade and can play Led Zeppelin’s “Fool in the Rain Shuffle”
• Graduated Cum Laude
• Major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences