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39 James Synowiez

2010: Selected to the All-MAAC First Team for the second consecutive season...Played in all 16 games, making 15 starts...Paced the Jaspers in goals (38) and points (50), the third-highest single-season totals in program history...Ranked second in the MAAC with 2.38 goals per game...Also led the team with nine man-up goals while also collecting 30 ground balls...Became the fastest player in program history to reach the 100-point plateau, reaching the mark in his 32nd career game...Finished career in fifth place on Manhattan's all-time list with 81 career goals...Recorded at least one point 13 times, and had 12 multi-point games...Registered nine hat tricks...Notched a pair of man-up goals in the season opener at No. 5 Johns Hopkins on Feb. 19...Had five points (three goals, two assists) against Robert Morris on Feb. 27...Had another five-point (three goals, two assist) game against Detroit on March 20...Collected six points (four goals, two assists) in a 15-6 win over VMI on April 3...Tied a school single-game record with seven goals in the Jaspers' 14-8 win over Saint Joseph's on Senior Day (April 24)...Also secured four ground balls and caused two turnovers in that game...Tallied the game-winner in Manhattan's 10-6 victory at Marist on April 28, part of a three-goal effort...Scored four of Manhattan's five goals at Siena on May 1...Gathered three ground balls against Mount St. Mary's in the MAAC Tournament on May 7.

2009: Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-MAAC after a spectacular first season in Riverdale...Started all 18 contests...Tallied 43 goals and 55 points, the second-highest single-season totals in program history...Also recorded eight man-up tallies and collected 42 ground balls...Led the MAAC with 3.06 points per game...Finished second in the conference and 14th in the nation with 2.39 goals per game...Recorded at least one point in every game, including 15 multi-point efforts...Had at least two goals in each contest during an 11-game stretch from March 21-May 1...Selected MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on March 3 after scoring four goals in back-to-back games against Robert Morris (Feb. 27) and Detroit (Feb. 28)...Had five points (four goals, one assist) against Robert Morris and seven points (four goals, three assists) in the win over Detroit...Registered his third four-goal game of the season and added a career-best seven ground balls against Siena on March 28...Scored three goals on six other occasions...Had a five-point day (three goals, two assists) in the win at Saint Joseph's on April 11...Notched two goals and six ground balls in the home wins over Sacred Heart (April 1) and Providence (April 22).

2008 (at Onondaga CC): Served as team captain...Named to the NJCAA All-Region III First Team.

2007 (at Onondaga CC): Helped lead the Lazers to their second consecutive undefeated season and NJCAA National Championship...Earned an Academic All-American selection.

Before Manhattan: Owego Free Academy's all-time leader in goals and points...Ranks among New York State's all-time leaders in career goals and career points, as well as single-season goals (twice)...A three-time Section IV All-Star...Served as team captain twice...Played four years of junior ice hockey.

Personal: Son of Robert and Cathy...Has one sister, Lori...Majoring in marketing...Has served as both a coach and a referee for youth lacrosse...Born on December 31, 1987.

Position: Attack
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
City/State: Owego, N.Y.
High School: Owego Free Academy/Onondaga Community College
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