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15   Brett Newgaard
Brett Newgaard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sterling, Va.

High School:
Blue Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
D


05/07/2009

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    ON NEWGAARD: Big, hulking defenseman ... Coming off ACL surgery ... Is 6-6, athletic, and runs extremely well ... A strong will kid, who has improved his skill level ... Has great potential if he can stay healthy ... Can be a playmaker.

    AS A SENIOR IN 2011:
    • Senior defensive midfielder, playing with short stick for second season in a row after being a close defenseman in first two seasons at UMass.
    • Seeing more time on man-down defense.
    • Played in eight games in 2011 vs. Delaware (4/29), vs. #8 Hofstra (4/23), vs. Drexel (4/16), at Towson (4/9), at Saint Joseph's (4/2), at Providence (3/15), at Harvard (3/29).

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2010:
    • Played in 12 games in 2010. Made transition from long-pole to short-stick defensive midfielder.
    • Part of UMass revamped man-down defense and had three groundballs.
    • Saw first action with short stick vs. Providence (3/16) and had a groundball.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009:
    • Hulking sophomore defenseman played in nine games, seeing time on man down unit.
    • Played in NCAA First Round at Princeton (5/10).
    • Played at Albany (3/10) and vs. #18 Brown (3/14).
    • Was assessed a one minute penalty vs. Yale (2/28).
    • Season-opener vs. Sacred Heart (2/14) was his first game since Loyola game of freshman year (3/22) when he suffered a knee injury.

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Hulking reserve freshman defenseman played in four games recording three groundballs ... Suffered knee injury against Loyola (3/22) ... Recorded a groundball vs. Albany (3/11) ... Tallied two groundballs and had a caused turnover vs. Harvard (3/8) ... Made debut as a man-down defender at Yale (3/2).

    BEFORE UMASS: Attended Blue Ridge School in St. George, Va...Was named All-State three years in a row for men's lacrosse...Named All CAC junior and senior year in lacrosse...Also a member of football team for three years...Named Team MVP sophomore and junior year for football...Captain of football team for four years and captain of lacrosse for two years...During the summer of 2007, played in the U.S. Lacrosse Senior Showcase in Denver, Colorado.

    PERSONAL: Brett Rudolph Newgaard...Son of Deb and Gary Newgaard...brother of Drew (18)...born July 8, 1988 in Fairfax, Virginia...intends to major in sport marketing.

    Career Statistics
    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
    2008	4/0	0	0	0	0	0	3	1	0/0:00
    2009	9/0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	2/2:00
    2010	12/0	0	0	0	1	0	3	0	1/1:00
    2011	8/0	0	0	0	3	0	1	0	2/1:00
    Totals	33/0	0	0	0	4	0	7	1	5/4:00
    

    Career Highs
    Groundballs: 2 vs. Harvard (3/8/08)

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