Bubba Fairman, Guest Coach
As a freshman (2018): Started all 18 games at midfield, totaling 35 points on 26 goals and nine assists ... totaled 10 points in three NCAA Tournament games ... 26 goals are t-9th most in program history for a freshman ... started at midfield and tallied a hat trick in collegiate debut against Navy (2/10) ... scored a goal at High Point (2/17) ... had two goals and an assist vs. #17 Penn (2/21) ... scored a pair of goals vs. #1 Albany (3/10) ... notched a goal and an assist at #5 Villanova (3/17) ... had an assist vs. #19 UNC (3/24) ... scored a hat trick, including two man-up goals, at #17 Michigan (3/31) ... posted a hat trick against #7 Rutgers (4/15) ... had an assist at #7 Johns Hopkins (4/28) ... tallied a hat trick in Big Tem semis vs. #11 Rutgers (5/3) ... had four points, including three goals, in NCAA Tournament debut against Robert Morris (5/13) ... posted a career-high five points on three goals and two assists in NCAA Quarters vs. Cornell (5/20) ... had a goal in NCAA Semis vs. Duke (5/26).
Before Maryland: The No. 2 overall recruit in the class of 2017 according to Inside Lacrosse … a 2017 Under Armour All-Ameircan – the first in Utah state history … scored two goals at the Under Armour All-America game and went viral for his “RKO” goal celebration … spent a postgrad season at Deerfield Academy (Mass.) … helped lead Brighton to a pair of Utah State Championships in three seasons … spent junior year boarding at The Calverton School (Huntingtown, Md.) where he helped lead the program to an MILL Championship.
Personal: Name is Cole “Bubba” Fairman … parents are Jay and Melanie … received the nickname “Bubba” after weighing 13 pounds at birth … father, Jay, introduced him to the sport and started some of the first club lacrosse teams in Utah … has two older brothers, Elias and Luke, who he credits with making him tougher as a kid … rooted for Maryland lacrosse as a child growing up.