Photos for the NCAA Tournament Second Round game at Maryland on May 10, 2015.
As a senior in 2016:Game-By-Game Statistics Has started eight games...Had four groundballs and two caused turnovers against Holy Cross (2/12)...Posted one groundball, two draw controls, and two cause turnovers against Boston University (3/2)...Had a career high against Albany (3/23) causing four turnovers while also notching two groundballs and one draw control
As a junior in 2015:Game-By-Game Statistics
Had a breakout season as a starting defender on what was ranked for much of the season as the nation's No. 1 defensive unit ... Started all 21 games with a career-best 47 groundballs and 30 caused turnovers - led the team in groundballs and ranked second in caused turnovers ... Named to the IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second Team ... Earned Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team honors and was picked to the A-10 All-Academic Team ... Her 30 caused turnovers were tied for the fourth-most in a single-season in UMass program history ... Ranked second in the A-10 in caused turnovers per game (1.43) and was 48th nationally ... Also ranked 5th in the A-10 for groundballs per game (2.24) which was 59th in the NCAA ... Was a critical player in the 7-6 double-overtime win against Connecticut (2/18) where she had a career-high five caused turnovers and a career-best eight groundballs ... In win at Saint Joseph's (4/17), had four caused turnovers and four groundballs ... In A-10 Championship game vs. Richmond (5/3), posted two caused turnovers and four groundballs ... In NCAA Second Round loss at No. 1 Maryland (5/10), had a caused turnover and three groundballs ... Posted seven games with three-or-more groundballs and nine games with two-or-more caused turnovers.
As a sophomore in 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics Appeared in 14 games ... Scooped up three ground balls against Holy Cross (2/19)... Had one ground ball and one draw control in the win against Colorado (3/14).
As a freshman in 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 10 games ... tallied three ground balls, one caused turnover, and one draw control ... scored one goal and earned one assist ... Recorded a groundball and one caused turnover at Sacred Heart (3/16) ... Tallied her first career assist against LIU (2/16) ... Made her first collegiate appearance against Northwestern (2/8).
Before UMass: A four-time letterwinner for Coach Yelle at Minnechaug High School ... Named to the All-Western Mass. Second Team as a freshman ... Three time All-Western Mass. First Team honoree ... Awarded the Papa Gino's Player of the Month and the Wendy's Heisman Award as a junior ... Named All-Scholastic and received the John Badger Award and the Go Falcons Award as a senior ... Recorded 47 goals, 53 assists, 110 ground balls, and 74 steals as a senior ... Finished her high school career with 147 goals, 169 assists, 4.7 ground balls per game as well as 3.6 steals per game.
Personal: Amber Tobin ... Born December 6, 1993 in New Britain, Conn. ... Daughter of Dave and Brenda Tobin ... Sister of Brett and Kyle Tobin ... Majoring in kinesiology.
GET TO KNOW AMBER TOBIN
Why did you choose to come to UMass? I feel in love with the team and the program for my major is really good.
What did others tell you about the program or did you have any previous connections to the program that made the decision easy? My brother played lacrosse here too so that was the reason I originally did not want to come. After meeting the team and visiting the campus I knew i would love it here.
How would one of your teammates describe you? Silly.
What is a talent that you have than most don't know about? I have a really squishy nose, but thats not really a talent.
Outside of athletics, what interests do you have? Being with my friends and family, hiking, going to the beach.
How do you like to start your day? Waking up to Rory's beautiful face.
What are some of your staple foods & what are your "cheat" foods? I could live off of watermelon and pickles. I love oreos and ice creams.
What do you want to be doing in five years? Be working a steady job.
What is your favorite thing about being on the lacrosse team? Being with my best friends everyday.
Who is the best singer on the team? Katie Boden.
Who is most likely to spontaneously start singing & dancing? All of us.
Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? Rory-She loves Chris Brown.