Men's Lacrosse

 
27 - Nate Fortezzo
Nate Fortezzo
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Branford, Conn.
High School: Branford
Position: M
gp 17
p 5
g 4
a 1

2013: Started all 17 games for the Cadets as a senior...scored four goals and added one assist for five points...ranked in the top-5 in all of Division III in face-off winning percentage and won 65.6 percent of the 275 face-offs he took on the season...won a season-high 16 face-offs in the Cadets' 9-6 regular season win against Mount Ida (4/6)...led the team in ground balls with 109...scooped up 12 ground balls on two different occasions, against Lasell (4/2) and again against Castleton (4/29)...was named a GNAC All-Conference First Team selection...also named a USILA Scholar All-American. 

2012: Started all 16 games in which he appeared in his junior season...scored three goals and added an assist for four points...scored twice against Anna Maria (4/18)...also scored a goal against Daniel Webster (3/31)...led the team in ground balls with 54...also added three caused turnovers on the season...was the primary face-off specialist for the Cadets and won 143 out of 206 attempts for a .694 winning percentage. 

2011: Started all 13 games in which he appeared as a sophomore...scored three goals and added for three assists to total six points...recorded one goal in a man-down situation...finished second on the squad in ground balls with 65...also caused three turnovers on the season...served as the primary face-off specialist for the team and won 145 of 196 attempts for a .740 win percentage. 

2010: Played in 12 games wearing the maroon and gold...collected 28 ground balls and dished out one assist.

Before Norwich: Played four years of football and two years of lacrosse and baseball at Branford High School…was a Dean’s List student.

Personal: Son of Greg and Mary Fortezzo…has two older brothers, Luke and Josh and three younger siblings; Matt, Dan and Mary…is majoring in engineering management…First Lieutenant in the NU Corps of Cadets.

Recent Games
Apr 20 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 9-4
Apr 23 Anna Maria W, 19-6
Apr 25 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 13-8
Apr 27 Mount Ida W, 9-7
Apr 29 Castleton L, 16-9
May 8 at Tufts L, 26-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 9
Points 5 3
Goals 4 2
Assists 1 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 99 53
Turnovers 22 12
Caused turnovers 4 1
Faceoffs 187-275 100-127
Faceoff percentage 68.0 78.7
Shots 7 2
Shooting percentage 57.1 100.0
Shots on goal 5 2
Shots on goal percentage 71.4 100.0
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 2 at Mass.-Dartmouth L, 11-4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 9-18 0 - 0 -
Mar 6 at Plattsburgh St. L, 14-2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3-9 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 at MIT   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Curry L, 7-5 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 12-15 0 - 0 -
Mar 21 at Anna Maria W, 12-3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 10-13 0 - 0 -
Mar 24 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 7-6 0 1 1 0 0 7 2 0 11-15 0 - 0 -
Mar 26 at Becker W, 17-7 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 10-11 0 - 0 -
Apr 2 at Lasell W, 12-5 1 0 1 0 0 12 4 0 15-20 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 6 at Mount Ida W, 9-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 16-19 0 - 0 -
Apr 9 at Emerson W, 14-7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 8-14 0 - 0 -
Apr 16 Daniel Webster W, 15-1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 6-6 0 - 0 -
Apr 19 Rivier W, 14-5 1 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 11-13 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 20 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 9-4 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 13-16 0 - 0 -
Apr 23 Anna Maria W, 19-6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 10-13 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 13-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 15-22 0 - 0 -
Apr 27 Mount Ida W, 9-7 1 0 1 0 0 10 1 0 15-19 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 29 Castleton L, 16-9 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 2 13-23 1 0.0 0 0.0
May 8 at Tufts L, 26-4 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 10-29 2 50.0 1 50.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 17 16 4 1 5 0 0 99 22 4 187-275 7 57.1 5 71.4
Conference 9 9 2 1 3 0 0 53 12 1 100-127 2 100.0 2 100.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -

Home 7 7 2 1 3 0 0 45 7 3 81-111 4 50.0 3 75.0
Away 10 9 2 0 2 0 0 54 15 1 106-164 3 66.7 2 66.7
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -

Wins 12 12 3 1 4 0 0 69 15 1 140-181 4 75.0 4 100.0
Losses 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 30 7 3 47-94 3 33.3 1 33.3

March 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 32 7 1 55-81 0 - 0 -
April 10 10 3 0 3 0 0 63 14 3 122-165 5 60.0 4 80.0
May 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 10-29 2 50.0 1 50.0