Another senior who has produced more each season and is looking for a big year in 2003...is UMBC’s leading returning goal scorer with 15 from a year ago...shooting accuracy has improved over time as has his play between the lines.
AT UMBC: Tallied his first career “hat trick” with three goals in a 7-5 early season win over Mt. St. Mary’s...also scored three goals in 15-11 loss at North Carolina...recorded two-goal games vs. Penn State and Towson...also recorded 31 ground balls, his best effort for a single season...in 2001, he scored a goal in each of the first five games and added a single tally vs. Stony Brook...he saved his best effort for the 11-10 win over North Carolina, when he scored twice, including the eventual game-winning goal five minutes into the fourth quarter...finished third on the team with 40 shots...contributed valuable minutes in his first season of competition in 2000...scored five goals, including the game-tying goal at the 8:16 mark of the fourth quarter which sent the game at UMass to overtime...also scored goals vs. Stony Brook and Mt. St. Mary’s and tallied twice at Radford...red-shirted in 1999 due to a knee injury suffered in the fall.
BACKGROUND: Selected UMBC because “I liked the coaching staff the most out of the schools”...mother, Debbie, lettered in field hockey and gymnastics at Mercy HS, while father, Paul, earned varsity status in football and lacrosse at Poly...has a brother, Ryan, and a sister, Alexandra...enjoys skiing...born February 9, 1980.