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  Joe Reale
Joe Reale

Hometown:
Burlington, Mass.

High School:
Burlington

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach


In 2010, serving as a volunteer assistant coach. Working with face-off men.

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    ON REALE: Senior captain ... Will serve as primary face-off man ... Will also see time at defensive midfielder ... A captain with a tremendous amount of talent ... Brings a lot to the table heart-wise ... Will scrap for a face-off or a ground ball every chance he gets ... Brings a great attitude every day ... Was given No. 25 by All-American Sean Morris to wear following his senior season.

    AS A SENIOR IN 2009:
    • Senior captain faceoff man who played defensive midfield.
    • After being held goaless his first three collegiate seasons, scored three goals in first two games of senior year.
    • Won 109-of-252 faceoffs (43.3 percent) and tied for second on team with 43 groundballs.
    • Vs. #3 Syracuse (4/25) won 9-of-17 face-offs.
    • Won 7-of-16 at Hobart (4/11) including first overtime face-off leading to win.
    • Won 8-of-16 face-offs and a groundball vs. St. John's (4/4).
    • Scooped five groundballs while winning 9-of-19 face-offs in win over Penn State (3/28).
    • Gritty effort on defense, winning six face-offs at #12 Loyola (3/21).
    • Season-best 13 face-off wins vs. #18 Brown (3/14).
    • Tied a season-high with 12 faceoff wins at Albany (3/10). Ironically, was 12-for-23, the exact same as his effort at Hofstra earlier in the year. Also scooped up a game-high six groundballs.
    • Won 3-of-11 draws at #11 Harvard (3/7).
    • Struggled vs. Yale (2/28) winning 5-of-19 faceoffs. Did have the most groundballs on the Minutemen (5).
    • Won 12-of-23 faceoffs at Hofstra (2/21) and scored a career-high two goals on rushes off the draw. His 23 draws taken were a career-high. Also had four groundballs.
    • Won 10-of-22 draws vs. Sacred Heart (2/14) with five groundballs and first-career goal.

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Face-off specialist won 86-of-176 draws for 49 percent with 32 groundballs (tied for third on the team) ... Won 6-of-13 along with four groundballs in finale vs. Rutgers (5/3) ... At #1 Syracuse (4/26), won 9-of-12 face-offs ... Won career-best 15-of-21 face-offs at St. John's (4/5) ... Over three games from Mar. 11-18, won 26-of-39 draws (66.7) ... Career-high 13-of-17 on face-offs with career-high nine groundballs at Sacred Heart (3/18). The nine groundballs marked the most by any UMass player all season ... Won 5-of-10 at Brown (3/15) ... Won 8-of-12 with three groundballs vs. Albany (3/11) ... Began the year by winning 10-of-16 with a 62.5 win percentage against Hofstra (2/23). Also grabbed a then career-high five groundballs and recorded his first-career point, an assist.

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Reserve face-off specialist who saw more time in his second season at UMass ... recovered from off-season knee surgery to repair a tear ... won 23-of-52 for 44.2 percent in 12 games ... took at least one draw in first 10 games, winning 16-of-43 ... won 7-of-9 nine face-offs in last two games of season ... in finale at Rutgers (5/5), won 4-of-5 face-offs ... came on late to win 3-of-4 draws vs. #12 Syracuse (4/28) ... won 2-of-6 draws at Hobart (4/14) ... took career-best 20 face-off at Albany (3/13), winning career-high nine draws ... won one face-off in first three games at Harvard (3/10), Yale (3/3) and at Hofstra (2/24).

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Reserve face-off man, who made his debut vs. Sacred Heart (3/21) and won both draws ... won his only draw at St. John's (4/8) ... lost a draw vs. Hobart (4/15).

    BEFORE UMASS: Graduated from Burlington High School ... played for Steve Stone ... served as team captain as a junior and senior ... was an All-League selection in wrestling and football ... holds the Burlington school record for career tackles.

    PERSONAL: Joseph Sean Reale (re-ALLEY) ... son of Gretchen and Dan Reale ... brother of Steve (26), Dan (21) and Anthony (24) ... born Oct. 29, 1986 in Winchester, Mass. ... in the College of Engineering.

    Career Statistics
    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	F-0	Pct	GB	Pen
    2006	3/0	0	0	0	0	3/4	75.0	1	0/0:00
    2007	12/0	0	0	0	0	23/52	44.2	3	0/0:00
    2008	14/0	0	1	1	1	86/176	48.9	32	1/0:30
    2009	15/15	3	0	3	4	109/252	43.3	43	1/0:30
    Totals	44/15	3	1	4	5	221/484	45.7	79	2/1:00
    

    Career Highs
    Goals: 2 at Hofstra (2/21/09)
    Assists: 1 vs. Hofstra (2/23/08)
    Points: 2 at Hofstra (2/21/09)
    Face-Off Wins: 15 at St. John's (4/5/08)
    Face-Offs Taken: 23 at Hofstra (2/21/09)
    Face-Off Percentage: 76.5 at Sacred Heart (3/18/08)
    Groundballs: 9 at Sacred Heart (3/18/08)

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