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Bennett Drake
Player Profile:
Bennett Drake 1768525
Position: Midfield
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oshawa, Ontario
High School: Monsignor Paul Dwyer

2017:
• America East All-Conference Second Team in the UAlbany first midfield
• Eighth in the America East with 1.94 goals per game
• Started all 18 games on the first midfield line, earning 35 goals and nine assists
• 10 games with multiple goals scored
• Career-high five goals in victory vs. UMass (3/1), followed two goals, an assist and four ground balls in win at Cornell (3/5)
• Perfect 4-for-4 on shooting in win at Canisius (3/21)
• Earned game-tying goal and game-winning assist to Mitch Laffin in win over Yale (4/22), totaling four goals and an assist in the game
• Led all UAlbany players with five goals, adding tw ground balls, in NCAA First Round victory vs. UNC (5/13)

2016:
• Primary offensive player off the bench at attack and midfield, playing in all 16 games
• Earned 29 points off 16 goals (four man-up) and 13 assists, adding 11 ground balls
• 10 multi-point games, four multi-goal games
• Led UAlbany in goals in two games, starting with two goals at Syracuse (2/21)
• Two goals and an assist in home opening victory over Drexel (2/27)
• Career-high three assists in road win vs. Hartford (3/26)
• Career-high four goals and five points plus a caused turnover in 12-8 victory vs. Binghamton (4/16)
• Scored two goals and an assist in victory at #4 Yale (4/23)

2015:
• Man-up specialist for UAlbany, playing in 16 games with a start
• Sixth in Division I, first in the America East with 10 man-up goals
• Finished season with 16 goals, six assists and nine ground balls
• Scored in first seven games, including a trio of three-point contests: two goals and an assist at Canisius (3/17), a hat trick vs. Hartford (3/21) and a goal with two assists and three ground balls in start vs. UMass Lowell (3/28)
• Career-high four points off three goals and an assist in road win at Siena (4/21)

2014:
• America East All-Rookie Team
• Reserve attackman and man-up specialist, earning 13 goals and an assist for 14 points
• Led the Great Danes on man-up situations, earning 10 man-up goals
• .619 shot percentage, highest mark on the team
• Made collegiate debut against UMass (3/8), scoring a goal and two assists
• Earned a hat trick and a faceoff win vs. Vermont (3/29), the first of seven consecutive games scoring a goal from 3/29-4/26
• Finished with two goals, two ground balls and a caused turnover in win over Binghamton (4/26)

High School: Lettered four years in lacrosse and hockey, three years in volleyball and badminton at Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High ... led lacrosse team to a combined 82-13 record in four years, three LOSSA Conference Championships and two OFSAA Provincial Championships ... Team captain as a junior and senior ... Finished college career with 150 goals, 214 assists and 60% face-off percentage.

Personal: Son of Michael and Wendy Drake ... Has a sister, Emma.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 5 (3x, last: vs. North Carolina, May 13, 2017)
Goals: 5 (2x, last: vs. North Carolina, May 13, 2017)
Assists: 3 (@ Hartford, Mar. 26, 2016)
Ground Balls: 4 (@ Cornell, Mar. 4, 2017)
Caused Turnovers: 1 (3x, last: vs. Binghamton, Apr. 16, 2016)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2014

14/1

13

3

16

5

1

1-5

2015

16/1

16

6

22

9

1

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2016

16/0

16

13

29

11

1

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2017

18/18

35

9

44

14

0

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Total

64/20

80

31

111

37

3

1-5

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