Honors: Named to 2012 America East All-Rookie Team.
2012: Tied for fourth on the team with eight assists… Added five goals in his initial campaign… Started the season opener vs. Robert Morris on Feb. 18 and made four other starts during the season… Shifted from attack to midfield midway through the spring… Scored his first collegiate goal on March 3 vs. Fairfield… Three days later, he posted a multiple-point game, scoring once and recording an assist in the 8-7 victory over No. 4 Maryland… The assist came on the game-winning goal scored by Scott Jones… Put together a five-game scoring streak from March 31-April 21… Started it with multiple-point efforts vs. Hartford (1-1-2) and Towson (0-2-2) and capped it with a season-high 4-piont effort (1-3-4) vs. Albany.
Background: A four-year varsity letterman, three-year starter and senior team captain of the Wild Boars… Led the team in scoring in 2011 with 34 goals and 26 assists… Named team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior… Competed in the Northeast West 1 vs. East 1 All-Star game… Earned three letters in football and captained the team as a senior... Majoring in economics... Attended UMBC because “of the attitude of toughness and hustle that Coach Zimmerman preaches to his players”…Enjoys the challenges of the website “Sporcle”… Lists favorite professional team as the NHL’s New York Rangers… Son of Carol and Jeff Bertolini… Born Aug. 27, 1992.