ON PEDRICK: Coming off knee surgery ... A fifth-year senior with a lot of experience ... Was a captain on last year's team ... Just an excellent athlete ... A really good goal scorer who has a great feel for the game ... Runs extremely well up and down the field, playing both defense and offense ... Very strong two-way midfielder ... Has great stamina ... Has improved his mental game to go with physical game which allowed him to succeed at the highest level.
AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2009:
AS A SENIOR IN 2008: Was one of four senior team captains ... Took a redshirt season after a knee injury was suffered in scrimmage vs. Dartmouth (2/16).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Laser shooter, who split time on attack and second midfield ... ran mostly midfield at end of year ... tied for third on team in scoring in 2007 with 24 points on 11 goals and 13 assists. Also had 24 groundballs ... had points in 10 of 14 games in 2007 ... points in 25 of last 32 games dating to 2006 ... eight multi-point games in 2007 and 16 in his career ... Scored one goal in seven of last eight games of the year ... tallied a goal at Rutgers (5/5) in finale ... netted a goal and assist in win over #12 Syracuse (4/28) ... scored with 28 seconds left in first half at Fairfield (4/24) ... tied career-high with four points on a goal and career-high tying three assists at Hobart (4/14) ... opened scoring vs. St. John's (4/7) and added an assist ... three points on a goal and two assists vs. Penn State (3/31). Set up Brett Garber's game-winning overtime goal ... scored and handed out two assists at #11 Loyola (3/24) ... starting on attack, had two goals and an assist vs. Brown (3/17) ... career-high six groundballs at Albany (3/13) ... in first start on attack at Harvard (3/10), had two assists ... scored two goals and had an assist at Hofstra (2/24).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: Team's second-leading scorer playing on second midfield in first significant time as a sophomore ... second on the team with 28 points on 12 goals and 16 assists ... ranked third on team in assists ... had points in 15 of 18 games in 2006 after one point all of 2005 ... eight multi-point games during the season ... netted a goal for third NCAA Tournament game in a row in Final vs. Virginia (5/29) ... scored a nifty behind-the-shoulder goal against Maryland (5/27) in NCAA Semifinals, which was ESPN SportsCenter's No. 4 Play of the Day, it was the second time in as many weeks, he was featured in SportsCenter for an impressive goal'... rifled home a long blast to tie the NCAA Quarterfinal win over Hofstra (5/20) with 49 seconds left on the way to 11-10 OT win ... that goal was featured as ESPN SportsCenter's No. 8 Play of the Week on May 20, also assisted Andrew Recchione's goal which made it 10-9 ... had an assist at Cornell (5/13) in NCAA First Round ... set up UMass' final goal vs. Rutgers (5/6) ... assisted Jake Deane's game-winning goal with 34 seconds left against Fairfield (4/25) ... racked up three points on a goal and two assists vs. Hobart (4/15) ... tallied career-high four points on two goals and two assists at St. John's (4/8) ... Scored a goal vs. Loyola (3/25) ... posted career-high three assists vs. Sacred Heart (3/21) ... scored two goals for second game in a row vs. Albany (3/18) ... First career multi-goal game vs. Harvard (3/14) ... two assists at Yale (3/4) ... in most playing time, posted three points on second-career goal and two assists vs. Hofstra (2/26) in opener.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Played in seven games as a reserve attackman ... made NCAA Tournament debut at Hopkins (5/21) in quarterfinal ... picked up a groundball and took a shot against St. John's (4/9) ... tallied first career goal vs. Penn State (4/2/05).
BEFORE UMASS: Played three seasons under coach Bill Battaglia.. notched 72 points (38 g, 34 a) in his senior season that he captained... finished his career with 105 goals and 75 assists... named All-County twice and All-American in 2004... lettered two seasons at quarterback and was named All-County and most outstanding football player in 2004... a member of the Varsity Club, Student Council, and National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Rory W. Pedrick... son of Ron and Palma Pedrick... brother of Derek (26) and Jade (24) ... born on April 4, 1986 in Gloversville, N.Y. ... brother Derek played lacrosse at Springfield College and is an assistant coach at the College of Wooster in College in Ohio ... grew up across the street from former UMass women's lacrosse player Kaitlyn McCormick, helping her play the game ... majoring in Communications.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2005 7/0 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 2/1:00 2006 18/0 12 16 28 57 1 0 29 1/0:30 2007 14/3 11 13 24 74 1 0 24 0/0:00 2009 14/0 12 6 18 76 1 1 13 1/1:00 Totals 53/3 36 35 71 211 3 1 67 4/2:30
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