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22   Nick Billman
Nick Billman

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
DeSmet Jesuit

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
11/01/1984



On Billman: Athletic goalkeeper who is not afraid of contact ... quick off the line and one of the best shot blockers in the A-10 ... potentially one of the best keepers in the conference ... will be the starting keeper this season after spending the last two seasons splitting time with former keeper Colin Burns ... tied the second-lowest goals against average (0.90) in a single season as a freshman ... will make his first trip home as a Minuteman this season when UMass plays at Saint Louis on Oct. 16.

Junior (2005): Game-By-Game Stats

  • Missed the first two games of the season recovering from offseason shoulder injury.
  • Saw his first game action of the season in start against Boston University (9/28).
  • Picked up his first win of the season at Siena (10/1) ... the 2-0 shutout was the fourth shutout of his career ... made a season-high five saves in the game.
  • Played the second half of the Saint Louis (10/16) game allowing just one goal and making three saves.

    Sophomore (2004): Game-By-Game Stats
    Started all 10 games played in the net ... led UMass to a 3-0-1 record in the first two weeks of October ... made seven saves in his first game of the season against Santa Clara (9/2) ... was strong in the net in 2-1 double overtime win at George Washington (10/10) making five saves in the game including four saves in the second half ... made a season-high 10 saves at La Salle (10/24).

    Freshman (2003): Game-By-Game Stats
    Named team's Rookie of the Year ... had an outstanding freshman season, splitting time in goal with Colin Burns ... finished with a 5-1-0 record, a 0.90 GAA and an .800 save percentage ... 0.90 GAA was the second-lowest single-season total in school history ... posted first career shutout in 1-0 overtime win over Mercer (9/12) ... allowed one goal in double-overtime victory over Siena (9/20) ... allowed zero goals in six of his 10 appearances.

    Before UMass: A 2003 graduate of DeSmet Jesuit High School in St. Louis, Mo. ... lettered four times for coach Greg Vitello ... led team which finished fourth in the state with a 15-6-2 record, which included 15 shutouts and a 0.75 GAA his senior season ... team captain during his senior campaign ... for his career, posted a 0.69 GAA and a 26-7-2 record with 23 shutouts ... member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Nicholas Steven Billman ... born November 1, 1984, in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Garrett and Mary Billman ... has two siblings, Dan and Erin ... is enrolled in the School of Management.

    BILLMAN'S CAREER STATISTICS

      OFFENSE               GP-GS     G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW
      2003................  10-1      0    0    0     0  .000    0  .000   0
      2004................  10-0      0    0    0     0  .000    0  .000   0
      2005................   3-0      0    0    0     0  .000    0  .000   0
      TOTAL...............  23-1      0    0    0     0  .000    0  .000   0
    

    GOALIE GP-GS Minutes GA GaAvg Saves W L T Sho 2003................ 10-6 696:19 7 0.90 28 5 1 0 3 2004................ 10-10 971:08 22 2.04 48 4 5 1 0 2005................ 3-2 225:00 4 1.60 10 1 1 0 1 TOTAL............... 23-18 1892:27 33 1.57 86 10 7 1 4

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