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Justin Berger
Player Profile:
Justin Berger 1026237
Position: Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Kendall Park, N.J.
High School: South Brunswick

2016:
• Earned 2016 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Academic Excellence
• Represented the America East at the Student Athletic Advisory Committee at the 2016 NCAA Convention
• Earned SAAC Award at annual Great Dane awards
• Played in three games as a reserve on defense, making first appearance of the seasno vs. Hartford (3/26)

2015:
• Played in six games as a reserve on defense, finishing with four ground balls
• Career-high two ground balls in home victory over UMass Lowell (3/28)

2014:
• Played in first game as a Great Dane against Binghamton (4/26)

2013: Redshirt season.

2012: Saw time in two games as a freshman at Stony Brook in games vs. Vermont and Binghamton.

High School: Lettered for three years for lacrosse and one for football in 2011 at South Brunswick… 53 ground balls, 44 caused turnovers and one assist as a senior... Earned title as the 3rd best defense in New Jersey in 2011 with 4.44 goals/game… 114 ground balls in high school career... Second-team All-Greater Middlesex Conference by Newark Star-Ledger... South Brunswick’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2011... Three-time All-Greater Middlesex Conference Academic Team... National Honors Society member in math and social studies as well as a National Merit Scholarship Commended student.

Personal: Majoring in psychology... Son of Jon and Alicia Cassio, both alumni of UAlbany… Jon managed Albany’s football team for Coach Ford from 1982-86 and graduated in 1985 and Alicia graduated in 1983 and received her Master’s Degree from the university in 1987... has one sister, Keri.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: N/A
Goals: N/A
Assists: N/A
Ground Balls: 2 (vs. UMass Lowell, Mar. 28, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: N/A

CAREER STATISTICS (UAlbany and Stony Brook)

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2012 (Stony Brook)

2/0

0

0

0

0

0

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2014

1/0

0

0

0

0

0

--

2015

6/0

0

0

0

4

0

--

2016

3/0

0

0

0

0

0

--

Total

12/0

0

0

0

4

0

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