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19   Tim Kitchell
Tim Kitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pompton Plains, N.J.

High School:
Pequannock Township

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
D

Birthdate:
08/15/1983



On Kitchell: Aggressive defensive player who also saw time in the midfield in 2004 providing a solid mix of defensive size and offensive passing ability ... leader in the back at the sweeper position ... solid one-on-one defender ... very good in the air ... one of the best players as far as switching the field with a 40-to-50 yard pass ... dangerous on set pieces coming out of the back.

Senior (2005): Game-By-Game Stats

  • Saw action in both the first two games of the season starting the second halves of each.
  • Has played in every game of the season and started every game since Hartford (9/13).
  • Tallied his second career assist in 2-0 win over Navy (9/18) setting up Matty LeMire's second half goal.
  • Quit team for personal reasons effective Oct. 1.

    Junior (2004): Game-By-Game Stats
    On the season, played in 17 games making 15 starts ... made his first career goal a memorable one as it was the game-winner in the second overtime at George Washington (10/10) ... Kitchell leapt out of a scrum to head the ball home in the 105th minute providing head coach Sam Koch his 150th UMass win ... his goal also sparked a four-game win streak which placed UMass into A-10 playoff contention ... also posted an assist in win over St. Bonaventure (10/29) to finish the season with a career high three points ... member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

    Sophomore (2003): Game-By-Game Stats
    Appeared in 16 games for the Minutemen, drawing nine starts ... recorded nine shots on the season ... provided a physical presence for the Minutemen in the defensive end ... was a physical presence as UMass defense made seven shutouts and had five one-goal games with a team 1.24 goals against average.

    Freshman (2002): Game-By-Game Stats
    One of UMass' top young defenseman during his freshman season, appearing in 13 games, earning three starts, for the Minutemen ... helped defense post five shutouts and five one-goal games en route to the A-10 Regular Season Championship.

    Before UMass: A 2002 graduate of Pequannock Township High School ... lettered four times in soccer ... team was 17-4-1 during his senior year and advanced to the sectional finals for the first time since 1983 ... was a four-time All-League and All-Conference selection, three-time All-County, two-time All-State and a two-time team captain ... during senior year, scored 26 goals and 12 assists ... for his career, he scored 60 goals and 97 assists.

    Personal: Timothy Wayne Kitchell ... son of Tim and Patti Kitchell ... has one brother, Collin ... born August 15, 1983, in Pompton Plains, N.J. ... majoring in history.

    KITCHELL'S CAREER STATISTICS

      OFFENSE               GP-GS     G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW
      2002................  13-3      0    0    0     1  .000    0  .000   0
      2003................  16-9      0    0    0     9  .000    1  .111   0
      2004................  17-15     1    1    3     7  .143    3  .429   1
      2005................   9-5      0    1    1     1  .000    0  .000   0
      TOTAL...............  55-32     1    2    4    18  .056    4  .222   1

    CAREER HIGHS

    Points: 2 at George Washington (10/10/04)
    Goals: 1 at George Washington (10/10/04)
    Assists: 1 - twice (last vs. Navy, 9/18/05)
    
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      at UNC Asheville 5:00 PM
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