ON KELL: Returning starter on attack for 2011 season ... Has great stick protection ... A righty who always ends up on the left side ... Has some versatility to him ... A bull getting to the goal and it's very hard to stop him because of his size ... Also has a knack to put the ball away ... Hoping for some more consistency.
AS A SENIOR IN 2012:
Started in all 16 games as fourth-year attackman with 33 goals and 20 assists for 53 points.
Second on team in assists and points with 20 and 53 respectively.
Tied for second on team in scoring with 33 goals.
Second on team in groundballs with 29.
Scored in 13 of 16 games and contributed points in 14 of 16.
Netted first goal of the season in win over Bucknell, while also recording two assists (2/18).
Tallied first of seven hat tricks in win at Brown (3/3).
Scored the game-winning game in win over Albany (3/6).
Recorded three goals and an assist in win over Albany (3/10).
Four goals and an assist in win over Harvard (4/27).
Five-point game in win over Saint Joseph's with two goals and three assists (4/31).
Scored hat trick in game against Colgate for 12 career hat tricks (5/12).
Named CAA Player of the Week on March 12 after win over Hartford.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
Third-year starting attackman, who missed the final six games of 2010 with a broken foot. Was leading team in scoring at time of injury. Is fully recovered for 2011.
Second on team in scoring with 40 points, first on team in goals (26) and is second in assists (14).
Has a goal in 30 of the last 34 games he has played.
Has two or more goals in 16 of last 22 games.
Ranks third in CAA in points per game (2.86), and fifth in goals per game (1.86), ninth in assists per game (1.0).
Six assists at Hartford (2/19) are most by any player in college lacrosse this season.
Scored a goal and set up two more in win over Delaware (4/29).
Tallied two goals in less than a minute vs. #8 Hofstra (4/23) in fourth quarter.
Goal and assist in OT win at Towson (4/9).
Six-point game with four goals and two assists at Saint Joseph's (4/2). Had a hat trick in game's first 10:12.
Two goals and an assist for three points in back-to-back games at Harvard (3/29) and vs. Penn State (3/19).
Fifth-career hat trick at Providence (3/15).
Tallied two goals at Albany (3/8).
Two goals and assist in win over #13 Ohio State (2/26).
Named CAA Co-Player of the Week and New England Player of the Week on Feb. 21 after game at Hartford.
Career-high eight points including career-high six assists in win at Hartford (2/19). Eight points was most since Sean Morris (2/26/06) and six assisst was most since Kevin Leveille (3/18/02).
Returned to action with a goal in win over #12 Army (2/12).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Only returning starting attackman from last season, started first eight games and leads team with 33 points, 21 goals and 12 assists. Prior to injury, was 12th in NCAA in points per game (4.13), 19th in the in goals per game (2.63) and 33rd in assists per game (1.5). Has at least two points in every game he played on year. Two or more goals in seven of his eight games on year. Has a goal in 18 of last 20 regular-season games. Suffered a broken foot against Hofstra (3/29) and missed the remainder of the season. UMass Athlete of Week on March 29 after huge week of nine points (five goals, four assists) and two game-winners vs. #6 Hofstra and #15 Brown. Hat trick including game-winning goal in win over #6 Hofstra (3/27). Also added an assist for four points. Scored two goals, including game-winner, and tallied three assists vs. Brown (3/23). Career-high five goals and six points in win over Providence (3/16). Tallied three goals including two in final minutes to as UMass' late comeback fell just short vs. #13 Harvard (3/13). Key back-to-back goals to give UMass lead it would never relinquish vs. Albany (3/9). Also assisted three goals for five points. Scored and assisted goal at Yale (3/5). Two goals and an assist vs. Hartford (2/20). First-career hat trick with three goals at Sacred Heart (2/12). Also added an assist for career-high four points.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Freshman attackman started all 15 games on top unit, alongside seniors Tim Balise and Jim Connolly. Led all rookie scorers with 14 points. Led all freshmen with 11 goals. Also had three assists. 41 percent with 11 goals on 27 shots. Had goals in 10 of last 12 regular-season games. Had goals in eight games in a row from Feb. 28-April 11. Tallied first goal of ECAC-clinching win at Rutgers (5/2). Goals in nine of last 11 games after goal at Fairfield (4/21). Scored team's first goal in 7-6 OT win at Hobart (4/11). First-career multi-goal game vs. St. John's (4/4) with pair, including second-career game-winning goal. Scored goal on wraparound to give UMass an 8-7 lead in 9-8 win over Penn State (3/28). Scored game-winning goal in huge win at #12 Loyola (3/21) with seven goal of game. Also assisted game's first goal. Career-high three points on a goal and two assists vs. #18 Brown (3/14). Scored third goal in as many games at Albany (3/10). Netted second career goal (and second in as many games) at #11 Harvard (3/7). Scored first colleg
iate goal and had two groundballs vs. Yale (2/28). Had two groundballs at Hofstra (2/21). Started first collegiate game, vs. Sacred Heart (2/14).
BEFORE UMASS: Attackman out of Bridgton Academy in Maine where he played for coach Mike Jones ... Also played football and basketball ... Went to Westford Academy before prepping at Bridgton ... Earned four varsity letters at Westford as an attackman.
PERSONAL: Arthur Lewis Kell ... Son of Laura and Ron Kell ... Brother of Abby (24), Fred (22), Oliver (21), and Walter (16). ... Born on May 12, 1989 in San Francisco, Calif. ... Majoring in History.