2014: Played in 13 games and went 147-for-261 at the X for a .563 winning percentage, which was fourth in the Patriot League ... added two goals and three assists for five points ... led the team with 85 ground balls for fourth in the league and his 6.54 per game was third in the Patriot League ... won double-digit faceoffs in nine games ... earned a season best 16 wins against Notre Dame on May 3 ... won 50 percent or more in 11 games ... best percentage outing came against Lehigh on March 22 when he won 12-of-15 faceoffs for an 80 percent success rate ... won 14-of-18 against Bucknell on March 29 ... scored goals against VMI (Feb. 16) and Bucknell (March 29) ... added assists in three of the final four games of the season ... recorded two caused turnovers and nine shots.
2013: Charged onto the faceoff scene as a freshman ... first team All-Patriot League selection ... 2014 preseason all-conference pick ... finished the season ranked 10th in the nation with a .586 face-off win percentage, which also lands eighth in the program's single-season record book and was second in the Patriot League ... went 140-of-239 in the "x" ... led the team and ranked second in the conference with 75 ground balls, which was 43 more than any other Army player ... grabbed a career-high 12 ground balls in a Patriot League Tournament semifinal game against Bucknell (Apr. 26) ... won a season-best 20-of-24 face-offs opposite the Bison, which tied for third on Army's single-game face-off wins list ... turned in a dominating 19-of-22 (.864) performance to propel Army to its fifth-straight win over rival Navy (Apr. 13) ... earned Inside Lacrosse National Freshman of the Year honors following the performance against Navy ... proved to be a threat in transition as well, finishing the year with two goals and three assists ... first collegiate point came by way of an assist in the season-opener at UMass (Feb. 10) ... went on to record a career-high two helpers in the win over Navy ... scored single goals in a win over Lafayette (Mar. 23) and a 9-8 setback against Bucknell (Apr. 6) ... assisted John Glesener on goals at UMass (Feb. 10) and Navy (Apr. 13) six seconds into each game, tying for the program's fastest goal off an opening face-off in history ... collected the team's Gen. L. E. Seeman Award as the most outstanding freshman.
Prior to West Point: Played the 2011-12 season at the USMA Prep School for head coach Tom Hansen ... lettered four years for head coach Stan Aldridge at Linganore High School ... ESPN All-America honorable mention ... second team all-state performer ... Frederick County Player of the Year ... two-time first team All-County honoree ... helped lead Linganore to the 2011 MPSSAA 4A-3A Maryland state title ... also honed lacrosse skills with the Maryland Roughriders under head coach Lee Corrigan ... four-year member of the honor roll.
Personal: Alexander James Daly was born on Nov. 4, 1993, in Baltimore, Md. ... son of Kenneth and Rebecca Daly ... sister, Sarah, plays midfield/attack for Pfieffer University's women's lacrosse team ... has a younger sister, Emily ... enjoys fishing, hunting and NASCAR ... chose to wear No. 88 in honor of his favorite athlete, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ... former nationally ranked martial artist ... almost pursued a career in aggressive inline skating over lacrosse ... major is Systems Management.