On Lepone:Good with the ball ... a sparkplug off the bench or as a starter ... versatile player in multiple positions ... moved to right fullback during the 2007 season ... quick feet in the back and strong understanding of defensive tactics.
Junior (2008):Game-by-Game Statistics
Named A-10 Academic All-Conference ... Started 20 of the 21 games this season ... Tallied on goal and one assist for three points ... Goal came in the A-10 Tournament versus Saint Louis (11/14) ... Assist came in the last regular season game against Charlotte (11/9).
Sophomore (2007):Game-by-Game Statistics
Started every game but one at right fullback where he logged over 2,300 minutes ... converted UMass' third penalty kick in overtime shootout against Dayton (11/15) in the A-10 Tournament First Round ... helped UMass defense pitch nine shutouts and rank 31st nationally in goals against average (0.79) ... defense only allowed 21 goals on the year.
Freshman (2006):Game-By-Game Stats
Played in 11 games ... took three shots, one on goal ... averaged 21 minutes ... logged a season high 42 minutes in a 0-0 draw at Charlotte ... went down in the George Washington (9/29) with an ankle injury and was out for the remainder of the season.
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Cedar Crest High School where he was a four-time letterwinner, two-time county all-star and captain as a senior ... talled 18 goals and eight assists for his career including six goals and two assists as a senior.
Personal: Daniel Kyle Lepone ... born Oct. 12, 1987 in Lebanon, Pa. ... son of Ken and Betty-Ann Lepone ... has one sister, Lauren ... enrolled in the School of Management.