5 TD Ierlan
2023 U.S. Men's Senior Team Roster|
A dominant faceoff force
TD Ierlan is one of the most prolific faceoff specialists the sport has ever seen.
Ierlan holds 10 NCAA records over his career at Albany, Yale and Denver, including every groundball record tracked by the NCAA and faceoff wins in a season (393) and career (1,245).
Playing for the Redwoods in the PLL, Ierlan has won 58.7 of the faceoffs he's taken in the first two seasons (267 of 455) and was a PLL All-Star in 2021.
He's also found success in the National Lacrosse League with the Toronto Rock, finishing third in the NLL in faceoff winning percentage in 2023 with a 62 percent success rate (292 of 468).
- Playing on U.S. senior team for the first time
- Tewaaraton finalist at Yale (2019)
- Four-time USILA All-American (3rd team in 2017 and 2nd team in 2018 at Albany; 1st team in 2019 at Yale; HM in 2021 at Denver)
- Holds NCAA ground ball records for game (29), season (293), career (867) and GB per game season (15.42) and career (12.57)
- Holds NCAA faceoff wins record for season (393) and career (1,245) and winning percentage records for game (100.0 - 26 of 26 vs Harvard in 2019) and career (75.1)
- America East Defensive Player of the Year (2018) and Ivy League Player of the Year (2019)
- 4th overall pick in 2021 PLL Draft by Redwoods
- PLL All-Star in 2021 when he won 132 of 203 faceoffs (65 percent) for Redwoods
- Coming off best season in NLL (2022-23), winning 292 of 468 faceoffs with 202 loose balls for Toronto to rank third in NLL