UMass men's lacrosse ties for most honorees on 13th-annual NEILA listing
Senior defenseman Jake Smith leads group with first team honor
UMass faces the Dragons in its first home contest since March 16 on Saturday
UMass drops 9-5 contest to the Tigers; Manny becomes 10th Minuteman to notch 100 career tallies
UMass Career: All-CAA Second Team and NEILA Senior Scholar-Athlete selection in 2013 ... Finished career with 71 groundballs and 17 caused turnovers as a long-stick midfielder and member of the faceoff unit.
2013 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... All-CAA Second Team ... NEILA Senior Scholar-Athlete ... Notched a single-season personal-best of 43 groundballs over 15 starts in as many games played ... Added seven caused turnovers on the defensive side, tied for the most in an individual campaign in his career with his junior season ... Had four groundballs to help UMass defeat Army (2/10) in the season-opener for both squads ... Also started as a long-pole midfielder and played on the faceoff unit against #4 North Carolina (2/16) ... Scooped up four groundballs in the midfield at Harvard (2/23) ... Scooped up two groundballs against Brown (3/2) ... Tied a career-high with four groundballs at Albany (3/5), to go with one caused turnover, before matching that output at Bucknell (3/9) ... Attempted his first shot of the year, and only fourth of his career, against #18 Penn State (3/16) ... Helped the faceoff and defensive units with a pair of groundballs and a caused turnover at #16 Lehigh (3/20) ... Added two more groundballs at Hartford (3/23), his seventh game with double-digits in the category this season ... Led all Minutemen, tied for a game-high and equaled a personal-best with four groundballs at Saint Joseph's (3/30) ... Led all players with a personal-best six groundballs at Towson (4/6), also causing one turnover ... Scooped up three groundballs and caused a turnover vs. #17 Drexel (4/13) ... Add three more groundballs to help UMass by #20 Hofstra (4/20) ... Caused a turnover and scooped up a trio of groundballs against Delaware (4/26) ... Earned four groundballs and a caused turnover against #9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament (5/1).
2012 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in 15 games with one goal on the season ... Had 18 groundballs and seven caused turnovers ... Recorded a groundball in the win over Bucknell (2/18) ... Back-to-back groundballs during victories over Brown (3/3) and Albany (3/6) ... Netted a goal to help UMass defeat Hartford (3/10) ... Tallied two groundballs as the Minutemen bested Harvard (3/27) ... Notched a season-high three groundballs twice, doing so against Hofstra (4/21) and Drexel (5/5).
2011 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in all 14 games, helping the defense to hold opponents to 8.37 goals against on average ... Has 18 groundballs and seven caused turnovers ... Recorded a groundball and one caused turnover vs. Drexel (4/16) ... First-career groundball came as UMass defeated #12 Army (2/12).
2010 - Freshman:Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in two games, seeing action against Providence (3/16) and Hartford (2/20).
Before UMass: Four-year close defenseman and long-stick midfielder from Wilbraham, Mass., where he played for Minnechaug Regional High School under coach Russ Mooney ... Named an all-American as a senior after scoring 16 goals and chipping in three assists ... Served as the team captain during his final scholastic campaign, leading Minnechaug in groundballs and caused turnovers ... Also captain the hockey team as a junior and senior.
Personal: Full name is Brett Wright Tobin ... Born in New Britain, Conn. ... Son of David and Brenda Tobin ... Brother of Kyle and Amber ... Grandfather, Andrew Rastallis, played basketball for UMass ... Sister, Amber is a member of the UMass women's lacrosse team ... Majored in Management.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GB CT Pen 2010 2/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0:00 2011 14/0 0 0 0 1 0 9 3 1/0:30 2012 15/0 1 0 1 2 0 18 7 3/3:00 Totals 31/0 1 0 1 3 0 27 10 4/3:30
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