Venechanos On Mancini: Claire has really impressed us with her hard work ... she came into the year with great conditioning and has great stick work ... she will do anything for the team and we are looking for her to play some attack and some midfield.
2007 (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Statistics
Finished the season playing in 15 games making two starts
Tallied three goals and three assists for a total of six points ... also had two groundballs, one draw control and one caused turnover
Had one assist at St. Bonaventure (4/22)
Earned her second start of the season against Richmond (4/15) where she controlled one draw
Scored her third career goal against Northwestern (3/23)
Drew her first career start versus Albany (3/10) in place of Kristina Twichell and turned in a career-high two assists and two groundballs
Scored a goal at Harvard (3/3) - her second in as many games
Tallied her first career goal at Vermont (2/28) where she also caused a turnover.
Before UMass:A 2005 graduate of the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Va., where she was a four-year letterwinner for coach Matt MacDonald ... three-time co-captain who scored 113 goals and posted 54 assists in her career ... had 51 goals and 24 assists in her senior year en route to Loudoun County Player of the Year honors ... a two-time all-conference selection ... Washington Post All-Met selection ... also a member of the field hockey and riding teams ... captain of the riding team in 2005.
Personal: Claire Jamieson Mancini ... born May 8, 1987 in San Francisco, Calif. ... daughter of Philip and Nancy Mancini ... has one brother, Drew ... majoring in psychology.
GETTING TO KNOW CLAIRE Nickname: Claire-bear Favorite TV show: Desperate Housewives Favorite sports movie: Rudy Favorite website: UMassAthletics.com Favorite ice cream flavor: mint chocolate chip Second home on campus: Boyden Favorite day of the week: Saturday Favorite place to eat in Amherst: Amherst Brewing Company Favorite UMass athletic (non-women's lacrosse playing) moment: UMass men's lax playing Virginia for the national championship Favorite lacrosse moment: Playing in the Carrier Dome Favorite place to play: Garber Favorite road trip: going to the A-10 tourney Dream job: professional athlete Something nobody knows about me... I was a vegetarian until junior year of high school When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... hanging out with friends
Year GP-GS G A Pts. GB CT DC GW Fouls
2006 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 15-2 3 3 6 2 1 1 0 4
Total 16-2 3 3 6 2 1 1 0 4
Goals: 1 at Vermont (2/28/07); at Harvard (3/3/07)
Assists: 2 vs. Albany (3/10/07)
Points: 2 vs. Albany (3/10/07)
Groundballs: 2 vs. Albany (3/10/07)
Caused Turnovers: 1 at Vermont (2/28/07)
Draw Controls: 1 vs. Richmond (4/15/07)
Multi-Goal Games: 0; Hat Tricks: 0; Multi-Point Games: 1