|High School:||Christian Brothers Academy|
Game-by-Game Statistics (2012-2013)
Four-year starter... Started 101 of 107 career games...
Established himself as one of the finest all-around guards to ever
don a Royal uniform... Only player in Scranton history to score
more than 1000 points, pull down more than 500 rebounds, hand out
more than 200 assists, and come up with more than 200 steals in a
career... Ends his career 26th in scoring (1190), second in steals
(222), 19th in assists (261), and tied for 28th in rebounding (540)
in Scranton history... Earned all-Landmark Conference honors three
times in his career (first team once & second team twice) and
was the league's defensive player of the year, in 2012... Played a
major role in two Landmark Conference championships (2011, 2012)
and two NCAA tournament (2011, 2012) teams and another that
advanced to Landmark title game (2010)... Led Royals to four-year
record of 80-32 (.714), including a regular-season mark of 43-13
(.768) in the Landmark Conference... Joins Randy Arnold as the only
player in Scranton history to lead team in steals all four
Senior Year (2012-2013): Led Royals in steals for the fourth consecutive season with 43 (1.9 per game)... Also averaged 10.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game to earn all-Landmark Conference honors for the third time in his career (2nd-team selection in 2011 and 2013, 1st-team pick in 2012)... Scored in double figures in 11 times, including a season-high 17-point effort in a 63-55 win over Oneonta St. in the season-opening Radisson Invitational on November 16 at the Long Center... Suffered a high-ankle sprain early in the Royals' 67-54 loss to the Merchant Marine Academy on December 14 and missed the next three games, two of which the Royals lost... In his first game back from the ankle injury, played 34 minutes, scored 13 points, pulled down seven rebounds, and handed out four assists in Scranton's 81-66 win over King's College in the opening round of the Cross County Challenge at Wilkes University on January 2... Played 30 minutes the next day and had five points and five rebounds in a 71-68 victory over Wilkes in the championship game and was named to the Cross County Challenge all-tournament team... Shot 43.1 percent from the field, 31.5 percent from the 3-point arc, and 71.8 percent from the free throw line... Scored the 1000th point of his career and finished with 14 altogether in Scranton's 74-73 win in overtime against then 21st-ranked Cabrini College on Novemnber 27 at the Long Center... Scored in double figures in the final four games of the season and put together one of his finest all-around games when he scored 16 points, pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds, handed out five assists and made two steals in the Royals' 84-74 loss in double overtime against Juniata College in a Landmark Conference semifinal game on February 20 at the Long Center... Made at least one steal in 19 of 23 games and had two-or-more in a game 15 times, including a season-high seven against Misericordia University on November 20 in Dallas, Pennsylvania... Hit what turned out to be the game-winning shot in the closing minutes of the Royals' 54-51 victory over Ithaca College on January 29 in upstate, New York... Averaged 33.4 minutes of action per game, second most on the team... Played 30-or-more minutes 19 time... As of March 9, was second in the Landmark Conference in steals (1.9), seventh in minutes played (33.4), ninth in assists (3.3) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3), and tenth in defensive rebounds per game (4.2)... As of March 3, was 145th in steals, 212th in assist-to-turnover ratio, and 231st in assists among NCAA Division III statistical leaders.
Junior Year (2011-2012): Led Royals in scoring (13.6), free throw percentage (.775), defensive rebounds (3.9), steals (2.1), and minutes played (32.3)...was voted the Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference selection in a balloted conducted among the league's head coaches... One of four players on the roster to start all 31 games... Scored in double figures 24 times, including a season-high of 23 points in an 84-71 loss to Misericordia on November 22 at the Long Center and in a 76-71 win at the Merchant Marine Academy on February 10... Forever etched his name in the annuals of Scranton basketball when he buried a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to cap off a 17-point performance as the Royals upset then 4th-ranked Middlebury College in an NCAA sectional semifinal (Sweet 16) game on March 9 at the Pipin Gymnasium in Middlebury, Vermont... Came up big in the Landmark Conference tournament as Scranton won its second straight and third title in four years: had 20 points in an 82-70 victory over Moravian College in the semifinals and finished with 15 points, six rebounds, three assists, and a steal in a 78-70 win over Juniata College in the championship game... Connected on 6 of 10 shots from the field and finished with 11 points to help the Royals overcome an 18-point deficit with eight minutes remaining to stun Messiah College, 70-67 in overtime, in an NCAA first-round game on March 2 at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey; the following night, scored 18 points and pulled down six rebounds as the Royals downed Becker College (Mass.), 69-41, to avenge a loss to them in the 2011 NCAA tournament... Shot 49.5 percent from the field, 40.9 percent from the 3-point arc, and 77.5 percent from the free throw line--all career-highs... Shot at least 50 percent from the field 15 times and at least 40 percent from the 3-point arc on 14 occasions... Played 30-or-more minutes 24 times... Recorded a 'double-double' with 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Royals' 62-47 victory over King's College in the championship game of the first Cross-County Challenge hosted by Marywood University on January 3... Made at least two steals in a game 20 times, including a season-high seven in a 74-71 win over Susquehanna University on February 4 at the Long Center... Finished second in steals, fourth in minutes played, seventh in scoring, eighth in field goal percentage and 3-point field goal percentage, ninth in free throw percentage, 10th in rebounding, and 15th in 3-point field goals made per game in the final Landmark Conference statistical rankings... Also finished 79th in steals and 199th in free throw percentage in the final NCAA Division III statistical rankings.
Sophomore Year (2010-2011): One of three players to start all 26 games... Averaged 11.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 2.3 steals and 0.2 blocks per game... Was named second-team all-Landmark Conference in a ballot conducted among the league's eight head coaches... Led Royals in assists, rebounding and steals... Shot over 48 percent from the field, including 40 percent from the 3-point arc, and over 75 percent from the free throw line... First guard since three-time all-American Bill Bessoir to lead Scranton in rebounding and one of only three guards in Royals' history to accomplish this feat (two-time all-American Gene Mumford was the other)... Pulled down at least 10 rebounds on four occasions: 12 vs. Centenary on Nov. 20, 11 each against Kean on December 13 and Susquehanna on January 15, and 10 against Catholic University on January 21... Had three 'double-doubles' in points and rebounds to bring his career total to four: scored 10 points and pulled down 12 rebounds in a 77-65 win over Centenary in the championship game of the Radisson Invitational on November 20 at the Long Center; tossed in a season-high 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds in a 94-90 win at Kean on December 13; and had 14 points and 11 rebounds in an 81-64 victory over Susquehanna at home on January 15... Scored in double figures 15 times, including three games with at least 20 points...scored 16 points and finished with four assists, three rebounds and two steals in the Royals' nail-biting 74-71 overtime victory against the Merchant Marine Academy in the semifinals of the Landmark Conference tournament on February 23 at the Long Center... Put the Royals ahead for good with a 3-pointer just before the halftime buzzer in Scranton's 82-71 victory over Catholic University in the championship game of the Landmark tournament on February 26... Also had four rebounds and four assists against Catholic in the Landmark title game... Had eight points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal in 34 minutes of action in an 80-73 loss to Becker College (Mass.) in an NCAA first-round game at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., on March 4... Played 30-or-more minutes 19 times... His 60 steals were the most by a Royal since Randy Arnold made 61 during the 2007 season... Finished third in steals, sixth in 3-point field goal percentage, seventh in field goal percentage, eighth in rebounding, ninth in minutes played, 10th in free throw percentage, 15th in 3-point field goals made per game, and 17th in scoring in the final Landmark Conference statistical rankings.
Freshman Year (2009-2010): Saw action in all 27 games and started 21 times... Led Royals in steals (54); finished second on the team in 3-pointers attempted (90), 3-pointers made (29), rebounds (108), assists (57), and minutes played (734); and was third in total points (223), points per game (8.3), and field goals made (78)... Recorded the first ‘double-double' of his career with 26 points and 11 rebounds in an 86-65 victory over the Penn College of Technology in the third-place game of the PNC Bank Holiday Invitational on January 3 at the Long Center; also dished out seven assists and blocked two shots in that game... Scored 22 points and pulled down five rebounds in a 66-59 loss to the Merchant Marine Academy on January 9 in Kings Point, New York... Had 17 points, five assists, and five rebounds in an 85-74 loss to Susquehanna University on January 16 in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania... Scored 16 points (on 6 of 8 shooting) in 15 minutes of action in an 82-58 victory over PSU-Hazelton on December 2 at the Long Center... Finished tied for second in steals per game (2) and was 11th in assists (2.1) and 12th in defensive rebounds (3.22) in the final Landmark Conference statistical rankings.
High School: Member of a Christian Brothers Academy program that posted a two-year record of 43-11 (.769) under head coach Geoff Billett... In his senior year, CBA went 26-3 and won the New Jersey non-Public South A championship.
Full Name: Travis Sean Farrell
Parents: John & Maureen Farrell
Date of Birth: August 28, 1991
Points: 26, vs. PENN COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Jan. 3, 2010
Rebounds: 14, vs. JUNIATA, Feb. 20, 2013
Assists: 8, at Penn State-Hazleton, Dec. 11, 2010
Blocks: 2, on two occasions
Steals: 8, vs. GOUCHER, Feb. 4, 2011
Awards & Honors
Cross County Challenge (Wilkes University) All-Tournament Team (Jan. 3, 2013)
D3hoops.com All-Middle Atlantic Region Second Team (2012)
Landmark Conference Defensive Player of the Year (2012)
Landmark Conference 1st-Team Selection (2012)
Landmark Conference 2nd-Team Selection (2011, 2013)
Most Valuable Player (MVP), Radisson Invitational (Scranton; Nov. 19, 2011)
National Jesuit Honor Roll (Jan. 4, 2010)
PNC Bank All-Tournament (Scranton) Selection (Jan. 3, 2010)
PNC Bank All-Tournament (Scranton) Selection (Jan. 3, 2011)
University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Dec. 19, 2010; Nov. 20, 2011; Feb. 18, 2013)
Radisson Invitational All-Tournament Team (Nov. 17, 2012)