Men's Lacrosse—Roster

Craig Bunker
#16 Craig Bunker

Class Year: 2011

Position: M

High School: Mascomonet

Hometown: Topsfield, Mass.

2011 season highlights: Bunker, a two-year captain, is the first Colby player ever to earn three All-American honors and also is the first player in program history to make the first team after earning the honor in 2011. Bunker earned NESCAC First Team honors for  a third straight year and was also All-New England First Team. He played in both the USILA and the NEIBA senior all-star games. Ranked fourth in the country in face-off percentage (.714, 205-for-287) and had 123 groundballs to go along with one goal. Finished his career with a .659 face-off percentage (689-of-1045), 412 groundballs, seven goals, and eight assists in 61 games. 2010 season highlights: Craig, a captain, was the first player in program history to receive two All-American honors and the first to be named to one of the three teams by the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA). Bunker, who was a NESCAC, NEILA and ECAC first-team selection, was named to the national third team after the 2010 season. He was first in the NESCAC and third nationally in face-off percentage (.724). Bunker also ranked first in the conference and 16th nationally in groundballs per game (7.56). He was second in the league in total groundballs (121) and second in total won face-offs (212). Bunker also had two goals and three assists. He heads into his senior year with 289 career groundballs and 484 won face-offs. 2009 season highlights: Bunker earned honorable mention All-American honors by USILA and also was on the All-NESCAC first team. He was first in the conference in groundballs per game (8.73) and face-off percentage (.645). Craig also was second in the conference in total groundballs (131) and third in total face-offs won (185). Bunker finished the season with four goals and five assists. 2008 season highlights: Craig took the majority of face-offs in his first year and had a .489 percentage. He also scooped up 37 groundballs.  At Colby:  Craig is pursuing a degree in Economics... CCAK... several activities with lacrosse program (Bench Press for Pulmonary Fibrosis, Run for Marines, Bike Ride for Waterville Library)... worked as a strength and conditioning coach at Sports Acceleration North during the summer.  Before Colby:  Played lacrosse, football, and ran indoor track at Masco... National Honor Society... Class President... captained all three teams, as well as earned All-League in all three sports.