Steady player who should once again be a key player on UMBC’s defense midfield unit...has played in each of the last 24 games in 2001 and 2002...had his best fall campaign in 2002 and has been named one of UMBC’s team captains.
AT UMBC: Frequently used as a short stick defensive midfielder in 2002...played in all 12 games...assisted Franklin Berry on the game-tying goal in a 9-8 win over Penn State...scored a third quarter goal in the 10-6 win over Rutgers and tallied the go-ahead goal as UMBC rallied from an early hole vs. Army...saw action in all 12 games in 2001...scored his first career goal in the win over Mt. St. Mary’s...in 2000, he quickly became a key contributor as a short stick defensive midfielder...absorbed some of the minutes normally logged by Brian Lawton when UMBC’s face-off specialist went down with a hairline fracture vs. Duke...played in nine games and recorded five ground balls...scored his first collegiate point, an assist, vs. North Carolina.
BACKGROUND: Compiled 121 goals and 49 assists in his varsity career at CSDHS...earned All Mid-Shore First Team honors from The Star Democrat ...as a freshman, he was part of the Viking squad which made the 1A-2A state semi-finals...earned letters in wrestling and football...in football, he was an All Bayside and All Mid Shore First Team quarterback and First Team Mason Dixon and All State linebacker...would like to be a physical therapist or a chiropractor...brother Scott was a four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Chowan (NC) College and brother John was a starting goalie at Salisbury State...a member of the National Honor Society, Church Youth Fellowship and jazz and concert bands....son of Sandy and Wallace Dodson...born June 22, 1981.
CAREER GP/GS SH G PCT. A TP GB PEN FO
2000 9/0 3 0 .000 1 1 5
2001 12/0 1 1 1.00 0 1 8 2/2:00
2002 12/0 4 2 .500 1 3 7 5/3:00 1-2
TOTALS 33/0 8 3 .375 2 5 20 7/5:00 1-2