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20   Derek Kunkel
Derek Kunkel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Centereach, N.Y.

High School:
Ward Melville

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
Goaltender

Birthdate:
09/02/1981


AS A JUNIOR IN 2002:
Played 15:33 minutes in three games... made three saves, while allowing one goal for a .750 save percentage and 3.86 GAA... played 3:40 in the second half of the Minutemen's 17-4 win over Fairfield in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... scooped up a ground ball and made two saves against Albany... made one save versus Hartford.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2001:
Made two saves and did not allow a goal against Boston College in his only appearance of the year.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2000:
Did not see any game action.

BEFORE UMASS:
Played for Joe Cuozzo at Ward Melville... team was a perfect 22-0 in his senior year and won the New York State Class A championship... played in the Nassau-Suffolk County Exceptional Seniors game... starting goalie on gold medal winning Empire State Games team... All-Suffolk County as a senior... MVP of the state championship game... team captain as a senior... also ran track at Ward Melville.

PERSONAL:
Derek Vincent Kunkel... son of Richard and Diane Kunkel... older brother, Rich Kunkel, graduated from UMass in 2001 as the 12th leading goal scorer in school history with 89 goals... born Sept. 2, 1981... history major.

DEREK KUNKEL AT UMASS

YEAR
GP/GS
Mins.
Saves
Save %
Goals All.
GAA
Record
2000
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2001
1/0
5:10
2
1.000
0
0.00
0-0
2002
3
15:33
3
.750
1
3.86
0-0
CAREER
4/0
20:43
5
.833
1
2.90
0-0

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