2006 Doc Schneider Photo Gallery
23 Jonathan Schneider
ON SCHNEIDER: Competing to be UMass' starting goalie as a freshman ... a great communicator in the goal ... has great confidence in the goal ... according to Cannella, "is probably the best leader as a freshman goalie that I've had since I've been here" ... feels very comfortable leading the defense and taking charge out there. ... clearing-wise he is the same, a take-charge guy ... has an ability to make the big save ... a solid all around, a good stopper ... a guy who isn't afraid to work hard.
Named to 2006 NCAA All-Tournament Team.
2006 New England Rookie of the Year.
Was the only true freshman goalie among NCAA Quarterfinal and Semifinal teams.
220 saves ranked as the fourth-best season at UMass and makes him only the second person to have that many saves in a season as All-American Sal LoCascio has the top three marks.
Second in the nation in saves per game at 12.2 and second overall in total saves with 220.
Ranked seventh in nation in save percentage at 60.3. Also has an 8.13 GAA in 18 starts, playing all but 13:36 as a freshman.
Has at least 12 saves in 11 of 18 games during the season.
Against the nation's top scoring team, made 17 saves vs. Virginia (5/29) in NCAA Championship game.
In NCAA Semifinal win over Maryland (5/27), made 15 saves including seven in the fourth quarter while equalling season-best in goals allowed, just five.
Stopped eight shots vs. Hofstra (5/20) in NCAA Quarterfinal including key stop of Mike Unterstein in overtime, leading to Jim Connolly's game-winning goal to send UMass to Semifinals.
Made 10 saves including one in the final minute to preserve NCAA First Round win at Cornell (5/13).
Allowed season-low five goals, making seven saves vs. Rutgers (5/6).
Had eight saves at Syracuse (4/29).
Made five clutch saves in fourth quarter including one at the final horn against Fairfield (4/25), finished with eight saves and six goals allowed.
Allowed eight games, making nine saves at Georgetown (4/22).
Made 13 saves while allowing just six goals vs. Hobart (4/15).
Named ECAC Rookie of the Week on April 10.
Made 15 saves and allowed just five goals at St. John's (4/8).
Career-high 19 saves in win over Loyola (3/25), allowing just seven goals.
Posted 12 saves, allowing eight goals in win over S. Heart (3/21).
Made at least 14 saves in first four collegiate starts.
Made 14 stops against Albany (3/14).
17 saves vs. Harvard (3/11) giving up just seven goals.
Had 28 total saves, 14 apiece in first two college games at Yale (3/4) and vs. Hofstra (2/26).
BEFORE UMASS: All-American goalie at Massapequa High School for coach Steve Mollot ... Nassau County Goalie of the Year as a senior in leading the Chiefs to a 16-4 record ... All-Long Island selection, All-County and All-Academic Team as a senior ... posted a 68 save percentage in 2005 ... finished career with 66 save percentage ... as a junior, helped the Chiefs to a 12-5 record and aided the defense in allowing 7.0 goals against ... was a South Shore All-County Honorable Mention selection by Newsday... was a Peak 200 All-Star.
PERSONAL: Jonathan David Schneider ... son of Roni and Irwin Schneider ... brother of Eric (13) ... born April 25, 1987 in Manhattan, N.Y. ... goes by nickname `Doc' ... plans to major in business.
Year GP/GS Svs. GA Sv.% Min. GAA W-L GB Pen.
2006 18/18 220 145 60.3 1069:31 81.3 13-5 30 2/1:30
Saves: 19 vs. Loyola, 3/25/06
Fewest Goals: 5 vs. Maryland, 5/27/06, Rutgers, 5/6/06 & at St. John's, 4/8/06