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.
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Last Update: April 29, 2014
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