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Alex Poole

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hunt Valley, Md.

High School:
St. Paul's

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 173

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
01/14/1980

2002 Update:

  • Ran on Terps’ first midfield for the second straight season.
  • Five goals and six assists for 11 points as a senior.
  • Assisted a Mike LaMonica goal at UMBC (5/4) in finale.
  • Notched two assists for third time in his career vs. Yale (4/26) on Senior Night.
  • Tied career high with two goals and three points at UNC (3/23).
  • Scored in back-to-back games vs. Delaware (3/16).
  • Netted goal at Bucknell (3/12).
  • Posted first assist of the year vs.Towson (3/9).
  • Scored against Hobart (2/23).

    On Poole: Returning first-line midfielder … named one of the team's unsung heros after his junior year … according to Cottle, has the "best feel for the game" among the team's offensive players … extremely clever player, who is very versatile … will see time as an offensive midfielder as well as a short-stick defender in certain situations … a key to the man-down unit as a short-stick defender … will also be a wingman on face-offs … a fundamentally sound player.

    As a junior (2001): Shared the Faber-Heagy Award as the team's most unsung hero along with since-graduated Brian Kingsbury … saw most time of his career, playing all 16 games and running on the first midfield … finished with seven goals and six assists for 13 points … grabbed 28 groundballs … had a five-game point scoring streak early in the season with assists against Duke (3/4), Towson (3/10), a goal at Delaware (3/17), an assist vs. North Carolina (3/24) and another goal against Bucknell (3/27) … scored and grabbed five groundballs against Hopkins (4/14) … assisted a Buggs Combs goal vs. Virginia (4/20) in the ACC semifinals … picked up scoring pace with six points over his last four games with two assists at Mount St. Mary's (4/25), a goal at Yale (4/28), his first career-two goal game vs. UMBC (5/5) and a goal vs. Towson (5/20) in the NCAA quarterfinals … member of the Maryland Honor Roll.

    As a sophomore (2000): Played in all 16 games … scored four goals and added one assist for five points … saw lots of time on the second midfield unit … scored in season-opening win over Mount St. Mary’s (2/27) … tallied second goal against Bucknell (3/7) … scored clutch goal to give Maryland a 7-6 lead at the end of the third quarter in the win at Cornell (3/18) … scored in back-to-back games for the second time with a goal at North Carolina (3/25) … posted only assist in ACC final against Virginia (4/23).

    As a freshman (1999): Came on late, playing in eight games, five in a row to end the season after missing time with an injury … scored one and added three assists for four points … took five shots and scooped up five groundballs … recorded first college point on an assist at Yale (5/1) … followed Yale game with best game with first career goal and two assists in win at Towson (5/5).

    Before Maryland: Four-year performer in both lacrosse and soccer at the St. Paul’s School in Brooklandville, Md. … scored 45 goals and handed out 38 assists during his career … captained the lacrosse team as a senior and led it to a 16-4 record and appearance in the MIAA conference championship … All-Baltimore in lacrosse as a senior … all-county in soccer as both a junior and senior … captained the soccer team as both a junior and senior … scored 12 goals and assisted on 14 others during career … led team to MIAA championship as a senior, finishing with a 17-5 record.

    Personal: Alexander Babson Poole … born Jan. 14, 1980 in Baltimore, Md. … son of Nancy and Douglas Poole … brother of Josh (23) … aspires to be a physical therapist … majoring in communications with a focus on public relations.

    Multi-Goal/Multi-Point Games

    1999    0/1
    2000    0/0
    2001    1/2
    Totals	1/3
    

    Career Stats

    Year	GP/GS	Goals	Asst.	Pts.	Shots	GWG	GB	Pen.	PIM	
    1999	8/0	1	3	4	5	0	5	2	2:00
    2000	16/0	4	1	5	10	0	9	1	0:30
    2001	16/0	7	6	13	20	0	28	5	6:00
    2002	13/0	5	6	11	28	0	0	21	1/0:30
    Totals	53/0	17	16	33	63	0	0	63	9/9:00
    

    Career Highs
    Goals:  2 vs. UMBC (5/5/01) & North Carolina (3/23/02)
    Assists: 2 on three occasions (most recent vs. Yale, 4/26/02)
    Points: 3 vs. Towson (5/5/99) & North Carolina (3/23/02)
    
    


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