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28   Austin Spencer
Austin  Spencer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Culver Academy (Ind.)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Close Defense/Midfield


03/21/2015

Minutemen Lacrosse Outlasts Hofstra For 9-7 Victory

Hegarty's three goals, Oliveri's 13 saves spring Massachusetts to CAA league win

03/17/2015

Spencer, Eipp Share UMass Athlete Of The Week Award

Men's and women's lacrosse standouts helped respective teams to three combined wins

03/14/2015

Men's Lacrosse Erases Early Deficit In 12-8 Win Over Penn State

UMass had five goals during 18-minute, four-second Nittany Lion scoring drought for the comeback win

03/10/2015

Team-Wide Effort Nets UMass 18-5 Victory Over Quinnipiac

Sixteen Minutemen record at least one point in the win versus the Bobcats

02/28/2015

Strong Start Puts Brown Over UMass Men's Lacrosse, 18-12

Hat tricks by Lindley, Whiteway not enough in loss to the Bears

04/08/2014

MLAX vs. TOWSON

MLAX vs. TOWSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/11/2014

MLAX vs. PROVIDENCE

MLAX vs. PROVIDENCE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

Photo Gallery: Austin Spencer

2015 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics UMass Athlete of the Week (3/17) ... Started at long-pole midfielder and provided three ground- balls with two caused turnovers against No. 20 Army (2/7) ... Notched three more groundballs at No. 6 North Carolina (2/14) ... Picked up two more GBs at No. 12 Harvard (2/21) ... Tied his career high with four groundballs vs. Brown (2/28) ... Set a personal best with five groundballs at No. 16 Albany (3/7) ... Scored his first collegiate goal, picked up three groundballs and caused a turnover against Quinnipiac (3/10) ... Collected a career- and game-high eight groundballs with three caused turnovers in the win over Penn State (3/14) ... His final groundball vs. Penn State went as the 50th of his career while his trio of caused turnovers set a personal best.

2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA Academic Achievement Award ... Finished second among Minutemen with 10 caused turnovers and fifth in groundballs (22) while playing all 13 games ... Started the final two contests ... Had multiple groundballs during seven games ... Grabbed two groundballs and caused a turnover on defense in the 6-5 win over Army on the road on Feb. 8 ... Pulled in three groundballs and earned a caused turnover against No. 14 Ohio State (2/16) ... Scooped up four groundballs and forced a pair of turnovers in the 8-4 win over Harvard on Feb. 22 ... Grabbed two groundballs and caused a turnover during the 15-2 win at Brown (3/1) ... Scooped up a pair of groundballs against No. 18 Albany (3/8) ... Nabbed one groundball and caused a Providence turnover in the 16-11 win on March 11 ... Added two more caused turnovers and a groundball when UMass beat No. 5 Penn State on the road, 8-6 on March 15 ... Added three groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers at Drexel (April 12) ... Made his first collegiate start as a long-pole midfielder against No. 12 Hofstra (4/19) ... Notched three groundballs at Delaware (4/25).

Before UMass: Lettered three times for Culver Academy (Ind.) lacrosse and head coach Jon Posner ... Defenseman on NALI Championship-winning teams in 2012 and 2013 ... Under Armour Underclass All-American in 2011 and 2012 ... Squad had a 56-8 record over his three seasons lettering (2011-13) ... Also competed in football, hockey and soccer ... Was a first team all-conference selection on the soccer team and earned a Gold A as a senior for his academic success.

Personal: Austin James Spencer ... Born on Feb. 22, 1993, to Tom and Lisa Spencer ... Has two siblings, Carly and Claire.

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Groundballs: 3, vs. #14 Ohio State (Feb. 16, 2014)
Caused Turnovers: 2, 2x, last at #5 Penn State (March 5, 2014)

Career Statistics Year GP-GS G A P SH EMG GWG GB CT 2014 13-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 22 10

Last Update: April 29, 2014

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