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TD Ierlan

School

Yale

Position
Face-Off Specialist
Major
Political Science
TD Ierlan

Classroom

TD has a 2.96 GPA as a political science major. He is graduating in May 2020.

Character

From Head Coach Andy Shay: “He’s never been a guy that expects more notoriety than anyone else, and he’s a nose-to-grindstone, head-down kind of worker that meshes very well with what we do.”

Community

TD has donated time to help the Victor (NY) Food Cupboard collect and distribute donations. He has volunteered in inner city school districts, reading as a teacher aid. He gave speeches and volunteered with underprivileged kids sports programs across Rochester. TD continues to volunteer time with local sports teams in New Haven, Rochester, Syracuse and Long Island. Since high school, TD has worked with special needs students in schools and continues to remain in contact and have annual visits when home in Rochester. He spent a day in Fall 2019 with a family in Philadelphia, whose son is battling Leukemia.

Competition

In 2019, TD was honored as a Tewaaraton Award finalist. He was voted a All-New England Team member, USILA Warrior, NB All-America First Team member, and IL Media All-America First Team member. TD was a First-Team All-Ivy Selection, also earning Ivy League Player of the Year Honors. During the season, he recorded four USILA Team of the Week and one Ivy League Player of the Week honors. He led the nation in percentage and groundballs, breaking the NCAA record for a single game with a 26-26 day at Harvard. During a win against Georgetown in the NCAA Tournament, he set the NCAAT record with 31 wins, breaking the previous record of 29. TD broke his own NCAA record for FOW and ground balls.