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Zach Ornstein
Player Profile:
Zach Ornstein 2611949
Position: Faceoff Specialist
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Howell, N.J.
High School: Howell

2017:
 Reserve faceoff specialist, playing in 10 games
• Went 26-for-53 from the faceoff-X (49.1%) with 11 ground balls
• Won 10-for-17 (58.8%) with five ground balls in win at Canisius (3/21)

2016:
• America East All-Rookie Team
• Three-time America East Rookie of the Week
• UAlbany's primary faceoff specialist, ranking 25th in Division I at 55.6% (190-342) and taking 81.8% of UAlbany's faceoffs
• Ranked sixth in UAlbany single season history with 92 ground balls, also adding five points off two goals and three assists
• Had 2016 DI single game records for faceoffs won (26 vs. Drexel, 2/27), faceoffs attempted (38 vs. Drexel, 2/27) and ground balls (22 vs. UMBC, 4/30)
• Joined U19 Team Israel in outdoor lacrosse
• Won 26-of-38 faceoffs with 11 ground balls and first collegiate goal in win vs. Drexel (2/27)
• Grabbed 16 of 29 faceoffs with seven ground balls in conference-opening victory vs. Stony Brook (3/19)
• 71.4% faceoff rate off 15-of-21, adding nine ground balls in one-goal victory over Harvard (3/30)
• Two assists and 17-of-27 faceoff wins (63%) in win over UMass Lowell (4/2), following with 15 faceoff wins out of 24 (62.5%) and nine ground balls in win vs. Vermont (4/9)
• 12 ground balls and 16-of-29 from the faceoff-X in victory at #4 Yale (4/26)
• 86.2% from the faceoff-X (25-29) with UAlbany single season record 22 ground balls, adding an assist in win at UMBC (4/30)
• Grabbed 50% of faceoffs with six ground balls against All-American Ben Williams in NCAA Tournament game at Syracuse (5/15)

High School: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at Howell... Led the Rebels to the Non-Public A-North Tri Championship for the first time... Three-time All-A-North player, including First Team in 2013 and 2015... 2015 Honorable Mention All-State honors... Three-time All-FRHSD and All-Shore player... Team MVP as a senior with 30 points and 84.7% faceoff rate... 80% face-off rate (702-877) and 119 points in high school career... Member of SADD, WYCD and Anytowner.

Personal: Intending to major in business... Son of Hal and Anna Ornstein... Has a brother, Tyler.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 2 (@ UMass Lowell, Apr. 4, 2016) 
Goals: 1 (2x, last: vs. Siena, Apr. 26, 2016)
Assists: 2 (@ UMass Lowell, Apr. 4, 2016)  
Ground Balls: 22 (@ UMBC, Apr. 30, 2016)
Faceoffs Won: 26 (vs. Drexel, Feb. 27, 2016)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2016

16/0

2

3

5

92

0

190-342

2017

10/0

0

0

0

11

0

26-53

Total

26/0

2

3

5

103

0

216-395

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