#8 - Beau Besancenez
Position: M
Year: Jr.
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: DeSmet Jesuit HS
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Started in all 14 contests for the Lions... highlight game for Besancenez was against Coker (4/1/12) - recorded six ground balls and two caused turnovers... totaled 48 ground balls on the season... rallied eight caused turnovers and was a key component of the Lions' midfield unit.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)

Competed in 11-of-14 contests…Made two starts at the midfield…Posted two assists for two points…Registered two shots…Compiled 27 ground balls…Caused one turnover…Collected both assists against Florida Southern (04/09/11)…Amassed a season-high seven ground balls against Rollins (04/12/11).

AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Besancenez made eight appearances for the Lions, making one start…From the midfield position he gathered five ground balls and forced one turnover…In his best performance of the season, Besancenez scooped a season-high two ground balls in an 18-9 win over St. Andrew’s (3/5/10).

CAREER
Besancenez was All-Conference at DeSmet Jesuit High School…Won the Brebeut Jesuit/Michael P. Sennett Award.

PERSONAL
Born August 28 in St. Louis, Mo…Business Administration major...Hobbies include playing lacrosse and golf…Believes his speed is his best asset to the team… Names Albert Pujols as his favorite athlete...Names the St. Louis Cardinals as his favorite team…Chose Saint Leo because of its academics, lacrosse program and the location…Son of Debbie and Tom Besancenez…Has two brothers, Brendan and Ben...Has one sister, Blair.