Gritty competitor who will take the field after his second ACL surgery last spring...was producing his best collegiate lacrosse when he suffered the tear vs. Penn State...rehabbed in the fall and should be at full speed for spring practice...selected as one of the team’s captains for 2003.
AT UMBC: Was leading all UMBC’s scorers in 2002 with seven goals through four games before suffering a torn ACL in the second quarter of the game vs. Penn State...opened with a pair of goals vs. Navy, and added a goal vs. Mt. St. Mary’s and a goal and an assist at Cornell...recorded a career-best four points (3g, 1a) at #9 Georgetown before his ill-fated appearance (1a) vs. Penn State...was averaging four ground balls per game through four contests...had returned to active duty last season, after undergoing surgery for a torn ACL the previous December...appeared in eight games as a sophomore (2000), scoring his first collegiate goal and adding an assist vs. Mt. St. Mary’s...he was often the first attackman off the bench in his initial campaign...played in ten games and had a multi-point game with two assists vs. Mt. St. Mary’s.
BACKGROUND: A Second Team All Baltimore County selection and Perry Hall HS Team MVP in his senior season...also selected to the 1998 Senior All-Star squad...determined attackman who enjoys having the pressure on him...as a freshman, he scored two goals and added two assists in a 9-6 upset of powerful Dulaney HS...selected UMBC for its lacrosse team and its pre-medicine program...has three brothers...admires the Gait brothers for their “will to take on any challenge no matter what the odds”...a fan of the Beatles and the book The Iron Horse...son of Linda and Louis Gerber...born November 26, 1979.