9   John Toffey
John Toffey


Barnstable, Mass.

High School:
St. Sebastian's School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205



Looks to see action on the mound on in the outfield ... Transferred to UMass from Ohio State prior to the 2003 season ... Selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 47th round of the 2001 draft ... Also drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in hockey (ninth round / 2002).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Appeared in four games last year as a pinch runner and third basemen....notched his RBI in a 7-4 loss to Harvard (4/21)...expects to pitch this season for the Minutemen

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Went 5-1/3 innings as a starter at Boston College, allowing four runs ... Threw one shutout inning of relief at Alabama.

BEFORE UMASS: Reshirted at Ohio State in 2002, but played hockey for the Buckeyes ... Scored five points (two goals, three assists) as a freshman in 2001-2002 ... Lettered in baseball, football and hockey at St. Sebastian's School ... Named All-Independent School League in baseball, football and hockey ... Totaled 60 goals, 51 assists and 111 points during prep hockey career ... Named MVP of the 2001 New England prep school hockey tournament.

PERSONAL: Born November 26, 1982, in Hyannis, Mass. ... Son of Jack and Debby Toffey ... Father played at Rollins College and in Pittsburgh Pirates organization ... Uncle, Ned, played football at UMass from 1984-1986 ... Majoring in Political Science.

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