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UMass Top 10 Plays Of The Year Announced




June 29, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. -

The fans have been heard, the votes have been tallied, and UMassAthletics.com is proud to announce your Top 10 UMass Plays of the Year! Following three weeks of online voting, the initial list of 14 plays has been trimmed down to the Top 10 plays ranked in order. With a late charge in the final week of voting, Terrell Vinson's hoop with .3 seconds left to give the Minutemen an upset victory over Memphis and the TD Garden in Boston was chosen as the No. 1 Play of the Year for UMass with 919 points, 89 ahead of the No. 2 play, Mark Dangleis' flip throw-in to Sam DeNormandie for a men's soccer goal against Boston University (830 points).

After leading through the first week of voting, field hockey's Cher King's coast-to-coast goal vs. Iowa finished at No. 3 with 811 points, just ahead of No. 4 men's basketball's Ricky Harris' last second shots to beat Fordham and Rhode Island with 790 points.

The No. 5 spot was a dead-heat between hockey's Brett Watson's one-handed backhand game-winning goal at Maine and softball's Carly Normandin's amazing catches in center field with 776 points each.

Rounding out the Top 10 are hockey's Casey Wellman's game-tying goal with 11 seconds left against UNH at No. 7 (765 points), Christian Hain's game-winning goal in the final minute in men's lacrosse's win over Georgetown at No. 8 (677 points), football's Tyler Holmes' diving interception at Maine at No. 9 (627 points), and Sam DeNormandie's goal for men's soccer in the closing minutes beat Duquesne at No. 10 (588 points).

UMassAthletics.com thanks you for voting to determine the Top 10 Plays of the Year and reminds you to watch out for your next chance to vote this summer when the fans determine UMass' Top 10 Performances of the Year!

 

 

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