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12 Michael Sousa
12 Michael Sousa
Birth Date: October 26th
Height: 6'0
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cranston, R.I.
High School: Bishop Hendricken
Position: FO
gp 16
p 3
g 2
a 1

AS A JUNIOR...

  • Sousa appeared in and started in 16 contests for the Saints during a season that proved to be the most successful for a faceoff specialist in Emmanuel College Lacrosse history
  • On March 28, Sousa set the Saints single game record for ground ball pick ups with 17 against Umass-Dartmouth, in the contest he also wona season high 21 faceoffs which is the second most in program history. On April 11, he tied his ground ball record against Anna Maria.
  • Won more than half of the faceoffs in 13 out of 16 games in 2017 and won double-digit faceoffs in 12 contest
  • Sousa finished the season with 214 face-offs won (EC record), 153 ground balls picked up (EC record) and a faceoff win percentage of .622 which is good for fourth best in program history.
  • On May 9, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference anounced that Sousa was named to the GNAC All-Conference First Team for his efforts in the 2017 campaign

AS A SOPHOMORE...

  • Appeared in 20 games for the GNAC Champions, starting 14 of them
  • Scored two goals and added three assists, totaling five points on the year
  • Went 158-308 from the center dot, picked up 98 ground balls (tied for program record), and attempted five shots
  • Was 35-50 in the GNAC Tournament, after going 26-33 in the final two games of the regular season.

AS A FRESHMAN...

  • Participated in 15 games for the Saints as a faceoff specialist
  • Went 28-63 from the center spot, picking up 13 ground balls, and causing two turnovers
  • Was 8-11 on faceoffs in his collegiate debut against Plymouth State on February 28

BEFORE EMMANUEL...

  • Four-year player and three-year varsity starter for the Bishop Hendricken High School lacrosse team
  • Two-time recipient of the Coaches Award
  • Served as a captain during senior season
  • Named a First Team All-State and First Team All-Division selection as a senior

PLAYER PROFILE

  • Major: Business Management
  • Career Aspirations: Sales
  • Favorite Movie: Goodfellas
  • Favorite Book: Tom Brady Autobiography
  • Favorite Song: Scar Tissue by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Favorite Pre-game Meal: Wings Over
  • Favorite Late Night Snack: Yoplait yogurt
  • Favorite Spot on EC Campus: Muddy River
  • Best Class at Emmanuel: History of Theatre
  • Most Exciting Athletic Experience: Winning back-to-back GNAC Championships at Emmanuel
  • Most Respected Professional Athlete: Rob Gronkowski
Recent Games
Apr 13 New England Col. L, 17-7
Apr 14 Anna Maria College W, 13-4
Apr 18 at Johnson & Wales University L, 12-8
Apr 20 Albertus Magnus College W, 20-1
Apr 25 at Lasell College L, 12-8
Apr 28 at Lasell College L, 15-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 9
Points 3 2
Goals 2 2
Assists 1 0
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 159 116
Turnovers 17 11
Caused turnovers 2 1
Faceoffs 216-337 147-198
Faceoff percentage 64.1 74.2
Shots 9 9
Shooting percentage 22.2 22.2
Shots on goal 3 3
Shots on goal percentage 33.3 33.3
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 3 at Kean University L, 12-5 0 1 1 0 0 7 2 0 14-19 0 - 0 -
Mar 5 vs. Misericordia L, 20-5 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 10-20 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 vs. DeSales L, 12-3 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 9-16 0 - 0 -
Mar 13 at Colby College   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Mass.-Dartmouth L, 11-7 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 11-20 0 - 0 -
Mar 19 Trinity (Conn.) L, 15-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5-15 0 - 0 -
Mar 28 Norwich University L, 11-7 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 9-19 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 2 at Regis College L, 11-10 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 0 18-23 3 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 4 at St. Joseph's College (ME) W, 13-7 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 16-21 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 7 at Rivier University L, 11-5 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 16-20 0 - 0 -
Apr 11 Mount Ida College L, 15-9 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 18-26 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 New England Col. L, 17-7 0 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 12-25 0 - 0 -
Apr 14 Anna Maria College W, 13-4 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 1 14-20 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 18 at Johnson & Wales University L, 12-8 1 0 1 0 0 16 2 0 19-24 1 100.0 1 100.0
Apr 20 Albertus Magnus College W, 20-1 1 0 1 0 0 8 0 0 15-22 2 50.0 1 50.0
Apr 25 at Lasell College L, 12-8 0 0 0 0 0 18 7 0 22-23 0 - 0 -
Apr 28 at Lasell College L, 15-5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 8-24 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 2 28-63 0 - 0 -
2015-16 20 14 2 3 5 0 0 85 13 3 158-308 5 40.0 3 60.0
2016-17 16 16 1 2 3 0 0 153 16 2 214-344 6 16.7 2 33.3
2017-18 16 16 2 1 3 0 0 159 17 2 216-337 9 22.2 3 33.3
Total 67 46 5 6 11 0 0 410 46 9 616-1052 20 25.0 8 40.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 16 16 2 1 3 0 0 159 17 2 216-337 9 22.2 3 33.3
Conference 9 9 2 0 2 0 0 116 11 1 147-198 9 22.2 3 33.3
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 54 2 2 73-127 4 25.0 2 50.0
Away 8 8 1 1 2 0 0 93 13 0 124-174 5 20.0 1 20.0
Neutral 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 2 0 19-36 0 - 0 -
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Wins 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 33 1 1 45-63 4 25.0 2 50.0
Losses 13 13 1 1 2 0 0 126 16 1 171-274 5 20.0 1 20.0
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March 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 34 5 0 58-109 1 0.0 0 0.0
April 10 10 2 0 2 0 0 125 12 2 158-228 8 25.0 3 37.5