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David Tamberrino

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lutherville, Md.

High School:
Loyola

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 190

Position:
Face-Off

Major:
Finance & General Business

On Tamberrino: Face-off specialist who won the team's primary face-off job last season ... not just a one-move face-off man ... competitive player, who fights for every groundball ... tough, hard-nosed player who is willing to do the little things needed to succeed ... comes from a family rich in lacrosse tradition ... ... "he brings a lot of experience with him ... if he continues to improve it will really help this team," according to Dave Cottle ... understands the game from a face-off perspective and what his role is.


As a junior (2005): Led the team in groundballs with 55 ... gave the Terps a tremendous boost by winning eight of 11 face-offs in 13-6 season-opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... also picked up a career high four groundballs vs. the Hoyas ... won six of nine face-offs and picked up six groundballs in 10-8 loss to Duke (3/5) ... five-of-10 in face-offs with three groundballs in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12) ... had the best game of his career in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) ... set career bests by winning 14 of 22 face-offs and picking up nine groundballs vs. the Bison ... matched his performance vs. Bucknell by winning 14 of 18 face-offs in 16-10 win over UMBC (3/19), including the first nine to start the game ... also picked up eight groundballs vs. the Retrievers ... won seven on 13 face-offs in 7-6 loss to Dartmouth (3/22) ... scored his first career goal on his first collegiate shot in 9-8 loss at No. 8 Navy (4/8) ... also won nine of 18 face-offs and picked up three groundballs vs. the Mids ... won seven of 11 face-offs and picked up three groundballs in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... four groundballs in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... one of five on face-offs in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... won three of seven face-offs in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... won 12 of 19 face-offs and picked up three groundballs in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... won 10 of 18 face-offs, including seven of nine in the decisive third quarter, in 14-10 win over No. 11 Penn State (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... also picked up six groundballs vs. the Nittany Lions ... won five of eight face-offs in 18-9 loss to No. 2 Duke (5/28) in the NCAA Semifinals ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.

As a sophomore (2004): Played in 11 games with one start ... won 16-of-32 draws (50 percent), second-best percentage on the sqaud ... saw most action his career, winning 6-of-11 face-offs in 14-7 win over Bucknell (3/17) ... also had two groundballs vs. the Bison ... won 3-of-5 face-offs in 19-4 rout of Butler (3/23), also had a groundball ... won only face-off in 11-2 win over No. 10 Virginia (4/3) ... captured 4-of-7 face-offs in 9-6 loss to No. 4 Navy (4/10) ... also had three groundballs vs. the Midshipmen ... took first-career game-opening face-off in 14-10 loss at No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/17) ... won only face-off against both Penn (5/8) and Notre Dame (5/1) ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.

As a freshman (2003): Face-off specialist who saw limited time until NCAA Tournament, playing in just six games ... won career-high 3-of-5 face-offs in NCAA Semifinals vs. Virginia (5/24), also had two groundballs in most extensive playing time of year ... lost only face-off in ACC Semifinals vs. Duke (4/18) ... won one face-off at Stony Brook (3/15) and vs. Butler (3/25) ... lost only face-off in collegiate debut vs. Duke (3/2) ... named to the Maryland and ACC Honor Rolls.

Before Maryland: Played two years of varsity lacrosse at Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, Md., under coach John Tucker ... helped the Dons to the MIAA title as a junior ... played in the MIAA-D.C. area All-Star Game following his senior season ... led the Dons to a 17-3 record as a senior and the conference championship game.

Personal: Son of Jeanne and Rich Tamberrino ... brother of Tom, Joey and Kathleen ... played two years of varsity football for coach Joe Brune ... father Rich is a longtime lacrosse official and is the National Lacrosse League's Director of Officials ... brother, Tom, completed a four-year career of lacrosse at Georgetown in 2002 and was a member of the only Hoya team to reach the Final Four ... brother, Joe, recently graduated from Salisbury and won two NCAA Division III National Championships in lacrosse ... sister, Kathleen, now plays field hockey at Bridgewater College ... pursuing a double-major in finance and general business.

David Tamberrino's Career Statistics

Year
GP/GS
G
A
Pts.
Shots
F/O
Pct.
GB
Pen.
2003
6/0
0
0
0
0
5/15
33.3
3
0/0:00
2004
11/1
0
0
0
0
16/32
50.0
6
0/0:00
2005
17/12
1
0
1
3
113/206
54.9
55
4/3:30
Total
34/13
1
0
1
3
135/253
53.4
64
4/3:30

David Tamberrino's Career Highs
Goals: 1 at Navy (4/8/05)
Points: 1 at Navy (4/8/05)
Groundballs: 9 at Bucknell (3/15/05)
Face-Off Wins: 14 at Bucknell (3/15/05); vs. UMBC (3/19/05)
Total Face-Offs: 22 at Bucknell (3/15/05)


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