6 Connor Kirkwood
6 Connor Kirkwood
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Millburn, N.J.
High School: St. Peter's Prep
Position: A
Major: Economics
gp 18
p 49
g 32
a 17
  • Three-year letter-winner who has played in 45 games and made 42 starts
  • Has scored 95 goals with 23 assists for 118 points.
  • Enters senior year ranked sixth in Scranton history in goals and 13th in points
  • Is a two-time All-Landmark Conference honoree, earning First Team honors as a sophomore and Second Team accolades as a junior

Junior Year (2019)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Was one of three Royals to start all 18 games on the season and earned Second Team All-Landmark Conference honors
  • Ranked third on the team in scoring with 49 points on 32 goals and 17 assists
  • Tied for the 18th most goals in a season and tied for the 21st most points in a season in Scranton history
  • Scored two man-up goals and had one man-down goal on the season
  • Picked up 28 ground balls and had four caused turnovers
  • Attempted 112 shots and placed 73 shots on goal for a .652 shot-on-goal percentage
  • Had at least one point in 16 of the team's 18 games on the season
  • Totaled 14 multi-point games on the year
  • Had a season-high five points twice with three goals and two assists in an overtime loss to Stockton on March 30 and four goals and one assist in a win over Goucher at Weiss Field on April 6
  • Had seven hat tricks on the year including in three straight games from March 30-April 6 and again in the Landmark Conference semifinals vs. Susquehanna on May 1 at Weiss Field

Sophomore Year (2018)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in all 17 games, including 16 as a starter, on the attack.
  • Scored 45 goals with four assists for 49 points.
  • His 45 goals are the most in a single season in program history and his 49 points rank 16th.
  • Scored at least one goal in 14 different games and scored three or more 10 times.
  • His seven goals in a 16-6 win over Catholic on March 29 were one shy of matching the school record.
  • Also had six goals in a 17-5 win over Moravian on April 7.
  • Scored 23 goals in a five-game stretch in the middle of the season.
  • Took 163 shots, 92 of which were on goal.
  • Also had 43 ground balls and five caused turnovers.

Freshman Year (2017)

  • Game-by-Game Statistics
  • Played in 10 games, including eight starts, on attack while overcoming a midseason injury.
  • Finished with a team-high 18 goals to go along with two assists for 20 points.
  • Was second on the team with 59 shots, 32 of which were on goal.
  • Also had 12 ground balls and two caused turnovers.
  • Scored five goals, the most in a single game by a Royal on the season, in his collegiate debut in a 14-5 win over Muhlenberg on Feb. 25 at Fitzpatrick Field.
  • Scored twice each in losses to a pair of nationally ranked opponents -- at Cortland State (15-9 on March 1) and at RIT (14-3 on March 5).
  • Scored three goals in back-to-back wins over Goucher (8-4 on March 25) and SUNY Potsdam (13-7 on March 28) at Fitzpatrick Field.

Awards & Honors

  • All-Landmark Conference First Team (2018)
  • All-Landmark Conference Second Team (2019)
  • Landmark Conference Offensive Athlete of the Week (April 2, 2018)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (March 27, 2017)

High school/personal

  • Earned four varsity letters in lacrosse at St. Peter's Prep.
  • Son of Eugene and Ellen Kirkwood.
  • Has two siblings, Brighid and Ryan.
Recent Games
Apr 6 Goucher W, 23-6
Apr 10 Drew W, 14-5
Apr 13 at Catholic W, 11-7
Apr 18 Elizabethtown L, 9-3
Apr 27 at Moravian W, 16-8
May 1 Susquehanna L, 12-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 6
Points 49 12
Goals 32 9
Assists 17 3
Man-up goals 2 0
Man-down goals 1 0
Ground balls 28 8
Turnovers 29 9
Caused turnovers 4 1
Faceoffs 0-1 0-1
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 112 34
Shooting percentage 28.6 26.5
Shots on goal 73 21
Shots on goal percentage 65.2 61.8
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 16 at Marywood W, 18-9 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 6 33.3 4 66.7
Feb 17 King's (Pa.) W, 16-6 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 9 11.1 7 77.8
Feb 21 DeSales L, 11-8 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 0-0 4 0.0 3 75.0
Feb 23 Muhlenberg L, 16-15 3 1 4 0 0 4 2 0 0-0 6 50.0 5 83.3
Feb 28 at Morrisville St.   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Montclair St. L, 18-9 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 10 at Sewanee L, 9-8 3 1 4 0 1 2 3 0 0-0 9 33.3 6 66.7
Mar 16 vs. Plattsburgh W, 11-10 3 1 4 1 0 2 2 1 0-0 9 33.3 4 44.4
Mar 20 at Misericordia W, 15-12 1 3 4 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 10 10.0 8 80.0
Mar 23 at Susquehanna W, 15-7 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Mar 27 at Cortland L, 19-6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 8 0.0 3 37.5
Mar 30 Stockton L, 17-16 3 2 5 0 0 2 2 0 0-0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Apr 1 at Morrisville St. W, 12-10 3 1 4 0 0 2 3 0 0-0 5 60.0 4 80.0
Apr 6 Goucher W, 23-6 4 1 5 0 0 2 2 0 0-1 6 66.7 5 83.3
Apr 10 Drew W, 14-5 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 12 8.3 7 58.3
Apr 13 at Catholic W, 11-7 1 1 2 0 0 2 4 0 0-0 8 12.5 3 37.5
Apr 18 Elizabethtown L, 9-3 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 27 at Moravian W, 16-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 2 0.0 1 50.0
May 1 Susquehanna L, 12-9 3 1 4 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 6 50.0 3 50.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 10 8 18 2 20 1 0 12 11 2 0-0 59 30.5 32 54.2
2017-18 17 16 45 4 49 9 1 43 29 5 0-0 163 27.6 92 56.4
2018-19 18 18 32 17 49 2 1 28 29 4 0-1 112 28.6 73 65.2
Total 45 42 95 23 118 12 2 83 69 11 0-1 334 28.4 197 59.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 18 18 32 17 49 2 1 28 29 4 0-1 112 28.6 73 65.2
Conference 6 6 9 3 12 0 0 8 9 1 0-1 34 26.5 21 61.8
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 9 9 17 9 26 1 0 14 15 1 0-1 52 32.7 37 71.2
Away 8 8 12 7 19 0 1 12 12 2 0-0 51 23.5 32 62.7
Neutral 1 1 3 1 4 1 0 2 2 1 0-0 9 33.3 4 44.4
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Wins 10 10 18 9 27 2 0 13 16 2 0-1 70 25.7 46 65.7
Losses 8 8 14 8 22 0 1 15 13 2 0-0 42 33.3 27 64.3
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February 4 4 6 4 10 1 0 6 6 0 0-0 25 24.0 19 76.0
March 7 7 13 8 21 1 1 12 9 3 0-0 45 28.9 29 64.4
April 6 6 10 4 14 0 0 8 12 0 0-1 36 27.8 22 61.1
May 1 1 3 1 4 0 0 2 2 1 0-0 6 50.0 3 50.0