2002: Eicher started all 20 games for the Minutemen, scoring six points on the season... Tallied a goal in UMass' first game of the season, a 3-2 win over Towson... Scored a netter against Temple... Added assists against St. Bonaventure and George Washington... Had 14 shots.
2001: Played in all 22 games, starting 21 at center midfield position... Scored three goals, including game-winner at North Carolina State... Netted second goal of season in 3-0 win over La Salle... Played tremendous defense helping UMass allow just 27 goals all season. 2000: Parlayed solid progress during spring season and hard work in fall practice into starting role... Played in all 20 games, earning starts in the last 18... Posted three assists on the season, including one for an overtime win against Rhode Island.
1999: Did not see game action during his first season on campus.
BEFORE UMASS: Four-time letterwinner for Angelo Mara at Billerica Memorial High School... MVP and team captain during his senior season... Also an Eastern Massachusetts All-Star, a Lowell Sun All-Star and an all-conference selection... Played three times in the Columbia Invitational, leading his team to two championships (1996, 1997) and one second-place finish (1995)... Scored seven goals and added 10 assists his senior season.
PERSONAL: Son of Thomas and Susan Eicher... Born August 8, 1981, in Winchester, Mass.... Majoring in economics.
Andrew Eicher at UMass