Men's Lacrosse


17   Jake Deane
Jake Deane


Annapolis, Md.

High School:
Suffield Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200


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  • Jake Deane Drafted By Long Island Lizards

    ON DEANE: Senior captain ... nicknamed "Terminator" for his great desire to play and demeanor on defense... has good skills and composure... is non-stop, relentless, all over the field, will take face-offs more than he took last year... is a long-stick defensive midfielder that will guard the top middie out there from the opposing team ... has a desire to be great and to help his team ... ground ball machine ... has developed into a super, super leader ... according to Cannella, "is a great kid to have in your program, somebody that when you put him out there you have total confidence that he is going to be ready to play."

    2006 UPDATE:

  • 2006 USILA Honorable Mention All-American.
  • Drafted by Long Island Lizards in third round (30th) pick.
  • Named to 2006 NCAA All-Tournament Team.
  • SENIOR CAPTAIN who played long stick defensive midfielder and was the primary face-off man having a tremendous season.
  • 2006 All-New England First Team.
  • Set UMass single-season groundball record with 143. Broke record of 131 by Jeff Seals in 2001.
  • Third in the nation in groundballs per game (7.94) with 143 in 18 games.
  • Fifth in the nation in face-off pct. at 61.5 (233-of-379).
  • Win percentage ranked third in a season in UMass history. Current record held by Jeff Seals, who won 63.0 in 2001 and Mike Lewis also won 63.0 in 1980.
  • His groundball total through eight games was more than any UMass player for all of 2005, covering 16 games. Also surpassed his own total from 16 games in 2005 in seventh game.
  • Has at least nine groundballs in nine games in 2006 and 10 or more in six games.
  • Had a goal and assist vs. Virginia (5/29) in NCAA Final along with eight groundballs.
  • Scored goal off face-off win for a goal just five seconds after Brian Jacovina's goal to tie the all-time NCAA record for fastest goals by teammates, just five seconds apart vs. Maryland (5/27). Won 8-of-16 of face-offs and had five groundballs.
  • Had 33 groundballs in three games (11.0 gpg) from May 6-20.
  • Won career-best 20-of-25 face-offs for 80.0 vs. Hofstra (5/20) in NCAA Quarterfinal. Scooped up career-best 12 groundballs for the third time this season. Won all eight face-offs in fourth quarter and overtime as UMass finished the game with six unanswered goals to earn first trip to NCAA Semifinals.
  • In NCAA First Round win at Cornell (5/13), won 17-of-23 face-offs (74 percent) and had 11 groundballs keying victory.
  • On Senior Day, won 14-of-18 for 78 percent along with 10 groundballs vs. Rutgers (5/6).
  • Won 14-of-23 face-offs at Syracuse (4/29), also had seven groundballs.
  • Scored game-winning goal against Fairfield (4/25) with just 34 seconds left in regulation after winning face-off. Won final three face-offs of the game when UMass had miracle run of 3-0 with 1:03 left in game. Finished 8-of-16 on draws with 2 GB.
  • Grabbed 12 groundballs for second time this season vs. Hobart (4/15), which is one short of the UMass GB record. Won 17-of-21 face-offs for 81 percent.
  • Scooped nine groundballs and won 11-of-18 face-offs at St. John's (4/8).
  • Over four games from March 11-21, had 38 groundballs (9.5 per game) and 69.2 face-off win percentage (63-of-91).
  • Won 14-of-26 and had five groundballs vs. Loyola (3/25).
  • Won career-high 20 face-offs on 26 attempts (77 percent) vs. Sacred Heart (3/21) along with nine GBs and third goal of the year on a face-off win and dash to the goal.
  • Won 11-of-24 at Brown (3/18), had seven GBs and a goal.
  • Was 15-of-20 with 10 groundballs vs. Albany (3/14).
  • Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week on March 13.
  • Won career-best 86 percent of draws vs. Harvard (3/11) on 18-of-21 along with career-high 12 groundballs. GB total was most since Jeff Seals had 13 in 2000 vs. Rutgers. Also had an assist in the win.
  • Called the player of the game by coach Cannella in win at Yale (3/4) with 14-of-26 on face-offs and six groundballs.
  • Scored first career goal along with 11-of-18 on face-offs in opener vs. Hofstra (2/26).
  • As a junior, was second on the team in groundballs with 54, also had five assists. Also won 49-of-100 face-offs.

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Saw action in all 16 games as a long stick defensive midfielder who takes face-offs also... second on the team in groundballs with 54, also had five assists... had career-high nine groundballs at Hopkins (5/21) in NCAA Quarterfinal, also won 9-of-17 face-offs in playoff game...tallied an assist for the third straight game, picked up a team-best six groundballs, and went 3-of-7 from the "X" in the First Round victory over Syracuse (5/15)... set up two fast break goals, assisting on both of them, while scooping up five groundballs at Rutgers (5/7)... recorded his second career assist and picked up two groundballs in the win over Syracuse (4/30)... tabbed ECAC Defensive Player of the Week after his outstanding performace in the "X" against Georgetown... won 9-21 face-offs, including 5-8 in the final period, and picked up five groundballs in the victory against Georgetown (4/23)... scooped up five groundballs and won 4-5 face-offs in the win against St. John's (4/9)... won a career-high 11-17 face-offs and picked up five groundballs vs. Penn State (4/2)... picked up four groundballs at Loyola (3/26)... went 6-12 from the face-off "X" and picked up four groundballs vs. Yale (3/12)... tallied first career assist at Hofstra (2/26) and had two groundballs.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Appeared 11 times for the Minutemen, mainly as a face-off backup... scooped nine groundballs during the season... scooped up a groundball vs. Syracuse (5/1)... won only face-off from the "X" and snagged a groundball in a win over Manhattan (4/9)... picked up a groundball vs. Sacred Heart (3/23).. grabbed a career-high six groundballs against Albany (3/16).

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Appeared in 11 games, as a reserve face-off man... went 9-of-20 on the faceoff "X" and scooped up nine groundballs.

    BEFORE UMASS: Played for four years under Chad Wabrek at Suffield Academy in Suffield, Conn... led team to 2002 New England Division II Secondary School championship... named team captain during his senior year... participated in the East-West All-Star Lacrosse game, and was named an All-American in 2002... also earned defensive player of the year in Western New England twice and was selected as All-Western New England Division II three times... selected as team MVP twice and All-League twice... also played on the football team for four years and basketball team for three years.

    PERSONAL: Jake Jeffrey Deane... son of Jeffrey and Laura Deane... born May 18, 1983... majoring in hospitality and hotel management.

    Career Statistics
    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	F-O	Pct	GB	Pen
    2003	11/0	0	0	0	9-20	.450	9	1/0:30
    2004	11/0	0	0	0	2-3	.667	9	1/1:00
    2005	16/0	0	5	5	49-100	.490	54	2/1:30
    2006	18/0	7	2	9	233-379	.615	143	2/1:30
    Totals	56/0	7	7	14	293-502	.584	215	6/4:00

    Career Highs
    Goals: 1 seven occasions (last vs. Virginia, 5/29/06) Assists: 2 at Rutgers, 5/7/05
    Points: 2 at Rutgers, 5/7/05 & vs. Virginia, 5/29/06
    Face-off wins: 20 vs. Sacred Heart, 3/21/06 & vs. Hofstra, 5/20/06
    Face-offs taken: 26 on three occasions (last vs. Loyola, 3/25/06)
    Face-off Percentage: 85.7 vs. Harvard, 3/11/06
    Groundballs: 12 vs. Harv., 3/11/06 & vs. Hob., 4/15/06, vs. Hof., 5/20/06

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