AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: (As of May 6)
Starting freshman attackman had 25 points in 14 starts.
Third on the team in points and second in goals (17).
Points in 11 of 14 games in freshman season. Had goals in eight of 14 games.
Posted 10 multi-point games.
14 points in last seven games in 2008.
Named ECAC Co-Rookie of Week twice: on March 10 and April 14. On ECAC Honor Roll on May 5.
Posted third-career hat trick vs. Rutgers (5/3) in season finale. Scored two man-up goals.
Two assists vs. Fairfield (4/22), both in fourth quarter as part of comeback.
Set up a goal at #5 Georgetown (4/19).
Earned second ECAC Rookie honor after hat trick, including game-winning overtime goal to cap comeback vs. Hobart (4/12).
Goal and assist in win at St. John's (4/5).
Scored twice in win at Penn State (3/29).
First career hat trick at Sacred Heart (3/18). Assisted two goals at Brown (3/15).
Named ECAC Co-Rookie of Week on March 10.
Scored two goals for the second game in a row vs. Harvard (3/8). Also had two groundballs.
Netted two goals at Yale (3/2) for first multi-goal game.
Scored first career-goal and added assist in colleg debut vs. Hofstra (2/23).
Comes off a post-graduate year at the Salisbury School where he played under Coach Bobby Wynne and was selected as All-Division First-Team...in high school he was a three-year varsity attackman and midfielder in Norwalk, CT. ... two-time All-America honors as a midfielder in his junior year and as an attackman during his senior year.
BEFORE UMASS: Pete did a post-graduate year at the Salisbury School where he played under Coach Bobby Wynne and was selected as All-Division First-Team...in high school he was a three-year varsity attackman and midfielder in Norwalk, CT., where he played under coach Michael Epstein... As a sophomore he earned Honorable Mention All-FCIAC...in his sophomore and junior years he earned All-Area honors...as a junior he was named Team Offensive MVP... junior and senior year he was selected for the First-Team All-State and First-Team All-FCIAC...two-time All-America honors as a midfielder in his junior year and as an attackman during his senior year ... as a senior in 2006 he was captain of his team, honored as All-Area MVP, named Team MVP, and selected to represent the East Team at the US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase...accumulated over 300 points during his high school career.
PERSONAL: Peter Keefe McNichols...son of Debbie and Walter...brother of 16 yr. old Cory...was born May 27, 1988 in Norwalk, Conn ... major is currently undecided.
CAREER STATS Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2008 14/14 17 8 25 62 3 1 12 2/1:30