A short-stick defensive midfielder … played in 31 career games ... eight ground balls and five caused turnovers.
AS A SENIOR (2014): Played in all 18 games … picked up a career-best six ground balls … caused four turnovers, including two in the national title game versus Duke … earned his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Played in 12 games ... picked up two ground balls ... scooped up a ground ball against Ohio State and St. John's ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in one game ... made his Fighting Irish debut in a 9-1 triumph of Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Did not see game action during his rookie campaign.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A two-sport athlete at Georgetown Prep ... earned four letters in lacrosse and three in football ... helped Georgetown Prep to three conference (IAC) titles in lacrosse ... team achieved national rating all four years of his playing career ... member of the Maryland Free State team ... ranked as the 28th best incoming midfielder, and 91st overall prospect, by Inside Lacrosse ... played safety and wide receiver in football ... named all-league (MIAA), all-county and honorable mention all-state in football ... recorded seven interceptions in nine games during senior year ... son of Steve and Carin Collins ... father played football at the University of Delaware ... has three siblings ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business in May of 2014 with a management consulting degree.