Men's Lacrosse—Roster

Bjorn Knutson
#16 Bjorn Knutson

Class Year: 2013

Position: M

High School: Thomas Jefferson

Hometown: Bloomington, Minn.

2013 season highlights: Despite missing time due to injury, Bjorn won nearly 58 percent (50-for-87) of his face-offs, was second on the team in ground balls (69) and was fourth in caused turnovers (9). He finished his career with a fine 65 percent face-off win percentage (224-for-392). Knutson was on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team. 2012 season highlights: Bjorn finished with a team-high 91 ground balls and was tied for first in caused turnovers (13). He also led the team in face-offs by winning 140 of his 256 attempts (55 percent). Knutson also had two goals and four assists. He was named to the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team. 2011 season highlights: Knutson finished with two goals and three assists and once again was key on face-offs. He was 16-for-24 (.667) on face-offs and was second on the team with 59 ground balls. Bjorn has a .694 face-off percentage in two years and 98 ground balls. 2010 season highlights: Bjorn was 18-for-25 and had a .720 face-off percentage. He was third on the team in ground balls with 39 and added one assist. At Colby:  Bjorn is majoring in Environmental Studies...coaches lacrosse and works as a summer camp leader during the summer. Before Colby: Played lacrosse, soccer, and hockey at Thomas Jefferson High School... All-American, all-state in lacrosse... captained the lacrosse and soccer teams... Student Government Representative.