43 - James Connelly
James Connelly
Height: 6-1
Weight: 230
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stonington, CT
High School: Stonington
Position: ILB

Sophomore: A member of the travel squad…Saw action in the Bears’ wins against Cornell and Dartmouth…Made a total of two tackles on the season; one solo and one assist...Freshman: Gained valuable experience playing for the Bears’ undefeated Junior Varsity team… Secondary School Background: A graduate of Stonington High School where he lettered in football, indoor track, outdoor track, and Baseball… A three-year starter for his football team and two-year for baseball… Served as a junior and senior captain for his football, indoor, and outdoor track teams… Named to the All-ECC Football Team for three consecutive years, as well as All-Area Football Team for two years… Holds the Single Game Rushing Record (307)…Named Team Defensive MVP for three consecutive years, and National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete… Also holds numerous school records for both indoor and outdoor track (200, 300, 400, 4x2, 4x8, sprint medley)… Named All-ECC Indoor Track and All-ECC Outdoor Track during his Junior and Senior years… All-Area and All-State Indoor track during his senior year… Member of the National Honor Society… High Honor Roll all four years…Personal: James E. Connelly, the son of John and Jane Connelly…Has an older brother, John (Brown Class of 2011) and a twin sister, Mary Kate (Cornell, 2015)… Enjoys boating and swimming… Mechanical Engineering concentrator.