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44   David Von Voigt
David Von Voigt


Wading River, N.Y.

High School:
Shoreham Wading River



  • 2006 David Von Voigt Photo Gallery

    ON VON VOIGT: A strong steady defenseman, who started much of last season ... a very focused player, who has continued to develop ... worked through some injuries late last season to come back and be a big factor in UMass' stretch run to the National Championship game ... great attitude and hard worker ... very good learner and listener who has picked up many of the nuances of the game ... can be a mean guy on the defensive side of the field when needed to be.

    AS A SENIOR IN 2008: (As of May 6)
    • Starting close defenseman for third year in a row.
    • In 14 starts in 2008, tied for third on UMass with 32 groundballs. Also had 10 caused turnovers, fourth on team.
    • Key to UMass' 8.56 goals against average on defense.
    • In final college game had four groundballs vs. Rutgers (5/3).
    • Named ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week on April 14 after Hobart game.
    • Tied career-high with six groundballs and caused three turnovers as he helped keep the Hobart (4/12) attack pointless. Defended Jamie Kirk most of the game and help end his scoring streak at 24 games.
    • Two groundballs and caused turnovers vs. Loyola (3/22).
    • Corralled a career-high six groundballs vs. Albany (3/11).
    • Three groundballs vs. Harvard (3/8).
    • Caused three turnovers with two groundballs at Yale (3/2).
    • Started opener vs. Hofstra (2/23) and had four groundballs.
    • Started first 11 games in 2007 and 13 of 14 overall. Had 16 groundballs and 17 caused turnovers, second-best on the team.

    AS A JUNIOR IN 2007: Starting close defenseman for second year in a row ... Started first 11 games in 2007 and 13 of 14 overall ... Had 16 groundballs and 17 caused turnovers, which was second-best on the team ... Returned with groundballs and solid defense against Syracuse (4/28) and Rutgers (5/5) to end season ... Sat out game at Fairfield (4/24) with injury ... Aided defense at Hobart (4/14) with two groundballs and two caused turnovers ... Career-high four groundballs vs. Penn State (3/31) as UMass allowed just five goals in overtime win ... Three groundballs and three caused turnovers against Sacred Heart (3/20) ... Scooped two groundballs vs. Brown (3/17) and at Albany (3/13).

    AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006: In first season as a starter on close defense for UMass, paired with fellow sophomore Sean Krygier ... played in 14 of 18 games, starting 12 ... scooped up 15 groundballs with 10 caused turnovers ... started first 10 games and played in first 11 games ... in NCAA Semifinal win vs. Maryland (5/27), helped key defense in holding three of Terps' top four scorers without a point in win ... against Maryland had had three groundballs and a caused turnover in the game ... returned to action in Long Island homecoming at Stony Brook in NCAA Quarterfinal vs. Hofstra (5/20), played major minutes on defense ... did not play in four games due to injury from April 25-May 13 ... sat out the Fairfield (4/25) and Syracuse (4/29) games with an injury ... played great defense and had one groundball along with two caused turnovers vs. Loyola (3/25) ... opened year with four groundballs vs. Hofstra (2/26).

    AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005: Played in four games for the Minutemen... saw action at Johns Hopkins (5/21) in NCAA Tournament... played vs. St. John's (4/9)... saw action against Penn State (4/2)... made first appearance for UMass against Brown (3/19).

    BEFORE UMASS: A four-year letterwinner for coach Tom Rotanz at Shoreham Wading River High School... a member of a stingy defense that captured the State and Long Island Championship in 2002... repeated as Long Island Champs in 2003... won fourth-consecutive county championship as a senior captain who dished out four assists... recognized as an all-division member in 2003 and as all-county in his senior campaign.

    PERSONAL: David C. Von Voigt... son of Rich and Donna Von Voigt... brother of Rich (22) and Christine (40) ... born on May 8, 1986... majoring in Sociology.

    Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
    2005	4/0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1/1:00
    2006	14/12	0	0	0	0	0	15	10	4/3:00
    2007	13/13	0	0	0	0	0	16	17	9/9:00
    2008	14/14	0	0	0	0	0	32	10	5/4:30
    Totals	45/39	0	0	0	0	0	63	37	19/17:30

    Groundballs: 6 vs. Albany, 3/11/08 & Hobart, 4/12/08


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