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33   Greg Anderson
Greg Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ijamsville, Md.

High School:
Urbana

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
D


05/15/2012

Five Minutemen Named NEILA Senior Scholar-Athletes

Anderson, Biscardi, Celentani, Rushing & Toresco earn NEILA academic accolades

05/05/2012

#1 Men's Lacrosse Hosts Drexel For CAA Championship Crown

Minutemen looking to capture first-ever CAA championship title

05/02/2012

No. 1 Men's Lacrosse Hosts Towson In CAA Semifinal

Minutemen and Tigers faceoff tonight at Garber Field (7 PM)

04/27/2012

No. 2 Men's Lacrosse Heads To Delaware In Regular-Season Finale

Minutemen looking for first undefeated regular-season since 1969

04/21/2012

No. 1 Men's Lacrosse Faces Hofstra At Gillette Stadium

Minutemen looking to secure No. 1 seed in upcoming CAA Tournament.

05/06/2009

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    ON ANDERSON: Very athletic and great with the ball in his stick ... Has gained a great understanding of what we expect of him in the close defense ... Played pole in high school, so he has the versatility as well ... Was very consistent in practice this fall.

    AS A SENIOR IN 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
    • Started in all 16 games throughout the season.
    • Tallied 26 groundballs and five caused turnovers.
    • Tied career-high five groundballs in win at Ohio State (2/25).
    • Season high two caused turnovers in win over Drexel (4/14).
    • Recorded four groundballs and one caused turnover in win over Towson (5/2).

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
    • Starting on close defense in third year in the program.
    • Started first 12 games and has 17 groundballs and 12 caused turnovers. Fourth on team in caused turnovers.
    • Career-high five groundballs at Harvard (3/29).
    • Two caused turnovers in win over #13 Ohio State (2/26).
    • Great defense in opening win over #12 Army (2/12) with two caused turnovers.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
    • Played in all 14 games in 2010 with two starts.
    • Key long-pole on new man-down defense.
    • Had six groundballs and six caused turnovers.
    • Two caused turnovers in homecoming game at #20 Towson (5/5) in CAA Semifinal.
    • Key play as he ran out much of the clock on a long clearing run as UMass beat #10 Georgetown (4/24).
    • Started vs. Albany (3/9) and helped defense to limit Great Danes to six goals.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
    • Highly-touted defenseman, started 10 of 14 games he played.
    • Had 14 groundballs and four caused turnovers.
    • Part of close defense that kept St. John's (4/4) starting attack pointless while scooping a groundball.
    • Solid defense in win over Penn State (3/28) with one GB.
    • Part of great defense effort in 8-6 win at #12 Loyola (3/21) in homecoming.
    • Had two groundballs at Albany (3/10).
    • Finished with a career-high four groundballs and a cased turnover as part of a superb defensive effort in holding #11 Harvard (3/7) to three goals.
    • Scooped up two groundballs vs. Yale (2/28).
    • Had one caused turnover vs. Sacred Heart (2/14) in the season opener.
    • Brother of former UMass football star Brad Anderson.
    • Won C. Markland Kelly Award as a senior as top public school lacrosse player in 2008.

    BEFORE UMASS: Four-year defender out of Ijamsville, Md., where he played at Urbana High School under coach Joe Conner ... Led the Hawks to a 48-16 record over his four years ... Scooped up over 500 groundballs in his career ... Named All-American senior year ... First player from Frederick County to win the C. Markland Kelly Award, which is given to the best player in 3A/4A Maryland Public Schools ... Earned Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Three-time First Team All-County ... Two-time First Team All-Conference (MVLA) junior and senior years ... Academic All-American as a junior and member of the National Honor Society ... State finalist his sophomore and senior years ... State semi-finalist his freshman and junior years ... Played in the U.S. Lacrosse National Senior Showcase in Chicago.

    PERSONAL: Greg James Anderson ... Son of Patty and Ron Anderson ... Brother of Brad (24), Rachel (22), and Steve (19) ... Born June 13, 1990 in Washington, D.C. ... Plans to major in Management/Science ... Brother Brad played football at UMass from 2003-06, and brother Steve currently plays football at Army ... Majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

    Career Statistics
    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
    2009	14/10	0	0	0	0	0	14	4	1/0:30
    2010	14/2	0	0	0	0	0	6	6	0/0:00
    2011	14/13	0	0	0	2	0	17	12	1/1:00
    Totals	42/25	0	0	0	2	0	37	22	3/2:30
    

    Career Highs
    Groundballs: 5 at Harvard (3/29/11)
    Caused Turnovers: 2 four times, last vs. Penn St. (3/19/11)

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