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18   Diogo Godoi
Diogo Godoi

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Loudon, N.H.

High School:
Concord/Bridgton Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
D


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    ON GODOI: A great athlete, an athletic specimen ... All-American and national honors candidate ... Will cover a top-guy and cover fast, athletic guys ... Can cover everybody; he's big, strong and fast ... Has the ability to cover both big opponents and small, quick players ... Runs very well and has incredible strength ... Runs and looks like a linebacker out there ... Gifted with tremendous natural ability.

    • PRONOUNCED: JOE-go guh-DOY

    AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2010:
    • 2010 TEWAARATON TROPHY CANDIDATE.

  • 2010 USILA THIRD-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
  • 2010 NORTH-SOUTH ALL-STAR
  • 2010 FIRST TEAM ALL-NEW ENGLAND
    • 2010 CAA FIRST-TEAM DEFENSEMAN.
    • 2010 PRESEASON SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN.
    • 2010 PRESEASON ALL-CAA BY COACHES.
    • 2009 USILA HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN.
    • 2009 ALL-ECAC FIRST TEAM.
    • Started all 14 games; has 24 groundballs and 22 caused turnovers -- second on team and third in CAA, 20th in NCAA.
    • Caused three turnovers, including two in the fourth quarter, along with two groundballs vs. Georgetown (4/24).
    • On Senior Day, scored first-career goal on full-field rush vs. Towson (4/10).
    • Named to Inside Lacrosse National Team of Week and named UMass Athlete of Week after sensational game at Penn State (4/3). Kept PSU's top scorer Matthew Mackrides (25 goals/30 points) pointless while grabbing two groundballs and causing four turnovers. Picked off a pass in the final minute to secure win, setting up clinching goal.
    • Tremendous defense in helping to limit NCAA leading scorer Jamie Lincoln to just one goal in win over #6 Hofstra (3/27). Had three groundballs and caused turnover.
    • Caused three turnovers and had a groundball vs. Providence (3/16).
    • Four groundballs and two caused turnovers vs. #13 Harvard (3/13).
    • Great defense in keeping All-American Brian Caufield pointless for Albany (3/9). Had three groundballs and two caused turnovers.
    • Four groundballs and three caused turnovers at Yale (3/5).

    AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2009:
    • 2009 USILA HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN.
    • 2009 ALL-ECAC FIRST TEAM.
    • Preseason All-ECAC First Team.
    • Started all 15 games while recording 28 groundballs and 21 caused turnovers, tied for most on team.
    • Headed up defense which is ranked 11th in scoring defense (7.93) and sixth in man-down defense (79.3).
    • Twice named to Inside Lacrosse Team of the Week on March 23 and April 6.
    • In NCAA First Round at Princeton (5/10), blanked PU's leading scorer Jack McBride, holding pointless for the first time all season with a groundballs and caused turnover.
    • Preseason ECAC All-Conference First Team defenseman.
    • Super defense with two caused turnovers at Fairfield (4/21).
    • Held Georgetown's (4/18) leading scorer Craig Dowd to one assist, along with two groundballs and a caused two
    • Key defense with three groundballs at Hobart (4/11). Did not allow his guarded man to score in the game.
    • Part of close defense that kept St. John's (4/4) starting attack pointless while causing four turnovers.
    • Tied career-high with five groundballs, also caused three turnovers in win over Penn State (3/28).
    • Named to Inside Lacrosse Team of the Week after Loyola.
    • Sensational defense on Shane Koppens (entered game with 4.4 PPG) of Loyola (3/21), holding him pointless. Scooped four groundballs and caused two turnovers.
    • Part of a defense that held #18 Brown's (3/14) starting to just two goals. Forced one turnover.
    • Monster game came at #11 Harvard (3/7) as he set the tone for the Minuntemen defense to only allow three goals. Finished with a career-high five groundballs along with two caused turnovers. Had a huge hit in the first quarter.
    • Two groundballs and caused turnovers in season-opener vs. Sacred Heart (2/14). Also assessed three penalties.

    AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Named to the ECAC All-Conference Second Team ...Returned to action in 2008 after a redshirt injury season, missing all of 2007 with a broken hand ... Played 14 games at close defense, starting 12 times with 27 groundballs (sixth on team) and led team in caused turnovers with 17 ... Career-best five caused turnovers vs. Fairfield (4/22). Also scooped two groundballs ... Two groundballs and two caused turnovers as defense held Hobart (4/12) attack pointless in overtime win ... Scooped three groundballs vs. Albany (3/11) ... Career-best four groundballs along with three caused turnovers vs. Harvard (3/8) ... Grabbed three groundballs and caused three turnovers in opener vs. Hofstra (2/23) in first college start.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Redshirt season due to injury in 2007 ... expected to play a major role on defense until suffering broken hand in preseason camp.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Top reserve close defenseman, who played in 14 games grabbing four groundballs ... saw significant action in NCAA Semifinal win over Maryland (5/27) and NCAA Final vs. Virginia (5/29), causing a turnover in each game ... played key minutes in killing off late penalty time at Cornell (5/13) in NCAA First Round ... saw most extensive time at Syracuse (4/29).

    BEFORE UMASS: Spent a post-graduate year at Bridgton Academy in Maine ... played at Concord High in New Hampshire for coach Daren Premo ... garnered an All-American selection in 2004 in the state of New Hampshire ... All-State selection ... anchored a defense that won back-to-back New Hampshire state championships in 2003 and 2004 ... went to the same high school as recent UMass lacrosse star defender Aaron Paskalis.

    PERSONAL: Diogo Godoi (JOE-go guh-DOY) ... son of Katia and Pedro Godoi ... brother of Neia (39), Pedro (35) and Chichi (33) ... born July 3, 1985 in Lages, Brazil ... majoring in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation.

    Career Statistics
    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
    2006	14/0	0	0	0	0	0	4	4	3/2:30
    2008	14/12	0	0	0	0	0	27	17	12/10:00
    2009	15/15	0	0	0	1	0	28	21	13/12:00
    2010	14/14	1	0	1	1	0	24	22	9/8:30
    Totals	57/41	1	0	1	2	0	83	64	37/33:00
    

    Career Highs
    Goals/Points: 1 vs. Towson (4/10/10)
    Groundballs: 5 at Harvard (3/7/09) & Penn State (3/28/09)
    Caused Turnovers: 5 vs. Fairfield (4/22/08)

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