About Connor

Background

Connor Fields began his lacrosse career playing box lacrosse with the Fort Erie Hawks at the age of 5 years old.  Geographical distance and travel times subsequently led Connor to switch from playing box lacrosse in Fort Erie to playing for the Tuscarora Thunder.  


Connor started his high school career playing for Williamsville North High School. He then transferred to Bishop Timon- St. Jude High School for his sophomore to senior seasons.  Connor played summer club lacrosse with Champion Lacrosse during his high school career. During his sophomore season, Connor verbally committed to play lacrosse for the University at Albany Great Danes. Connor was a dual sport athlete throughout high school playing both hockey and lacrosse. During his senior season, Connor was chosen as First Team All-State for hockey, and was awarded Buffalo News Prep Talk Player of the Year. His lacrosse accolades are listed below:


High School Lacrosse Accolades: (total 372 goals, 108 assists, 480 points)

2011: 48 goals, 58 points, First Team Class A Section VI

2012: 88 goals, 33 assists, First Team All-Catholic, Second Team All-WNY, NYS CHSAA Champions

2013: 129 goals, 28 assists, All-American, First Team All-Catholic, First Team All-WNY, Catholic Offensive POY, Under Armour Upstate NY Player, Metro News Male Lacrosse POY, NYS CHSAA Champions

2014: 108 goals, 37 assists, All-American, Under Armour All-American, First Team All-Catholic, First Team All-WNY, All-Metro Team, Catholic Offensive POY, Buffalo News Prep Talk POY, Buffalo News Prep Talk Male Athlete of Year


Connor Fields entered his freshman year at UAlbany ranked as the #15 freshman recruit by Inside Lacrosse. The knowledge and experience that he gained, as well as the friendships that he made at UAlbany are priceless. Prior to Connor's freshman and sophomore seasons, he played for the Rochester Jayhawks. Prior to Connor's junior season, he played for the Seneca Warchiefs, where he led all scorers in the Founders Cup Final. Prior to Connor's senior season, he played in the MSL for the Oakville Rock, where he had 16 goals and 37 assists. Unfortunately, halfway through Connor's senior season at UAlbany, he learned that he had ruptured his ACL and had a partial tear in his MCL. He continued to play and finished his season playing in the NCAA Final Four with his teammates. UAlbany made the NCAA tournament 2015-2018. 


College Lacrosse Accolades: (total 199 goals, 165 assists, 364 points)

2015:  66 goals (D1 Freshman Record), 22 assists, USILA All-American Honorable Mention, America East Rookie of the Year, First Team All-Conference, All-Rookie Conference Team

2016: 44 goals, 29 assists, USILA Third Team All-American, First Team All-Conference, America East All-Academic Team

2017: 55 goals, 62 assists, Tewaaraton Finalist, Lt. Col. J.I. (Jack) Turnbull Award for most outstanding attackman in DI, USILA First Team All-American, Inside Lacrosse Media First Team All-American, America East Offensive POY, America East Tournament Most Outstanding Player, First Team All-Conference, America East All-Tournament Team

2018: 34 goals, 52 assists, USILA First Team All-American, America East Offensive POY, First Team All-Conference, NCAA All-Tournament Team


MLL: Drafted 3rd by Charlotte Hounds


Connor currently plays in the MLL for the Charlotte Hounds.