DAVE ANDREW SPINA; born June 5, 1983 ... shoots right ... played the 2000-01 season with the U.S. National Under-18 Team ... spent the 1999-2000 season with the Texas Tornado of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) ... played for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that competed in the 2000 Four Nations Tournament in Kezmarok, Slovakia ... participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. during the summers of 2001 and 2002 ... graduated from Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. in June 2001.
AS A JUNIOR (2003-04): Played in 25 games, including 13 Hockey East contests; missed 17 games because of an injured ankle ... registered 12 points - six goals and six assists; recorded seven points - four goals and three assists - in league action ... finished the season with a plus-five rating ... enjoyed two multiple-point games ... tallied two shorthanded goals ... opened the season with a one-goal, one-assist effort at Vermont (10/4) ... posted one goal - an unassisted, shorthanded tally -- and one assist at UMass-Lowell (2/21) ... also scored a shorthanded goal in the Eagles' 4-0 home win over Providence (1/30) ... assisted on Ryan Shannon's second goal against Niagara in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Manchester, N.H. (3/27).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2002-03): Played in 37 games; missed two early December games because of illness ... finished fourth on the team in scoring with 37 points - 17 goals and 20 assists; recorded 22 points - 12 goals and 10 assists - in 22 Hockey East contests ... enjoyed 10 multiple-point games, including four multiple-goal efforts ... scored six power-play goals, four game-winning goals and one shorthanded goal ... finished the season with a plus-11 rating ... netted two goals - one on the power play - and added one assist in a home win over Vermont (10/20) ... scored two power-play goals and collected one assist in a 3-1 win at Boston University (1/16) ... tallied two goals, including the gamewinner, at Northeastern (11/22) ... scored two goals - both of the team's goals in regulation play - in an overtime win over Merrimack (2/14) ... netted the game-tying goal - on the power play - and added one assist in a come-from-behind 6-5 win over Bowling Green in the Dodge Holiday Classic (12/27) ... tallied a shorthanded goal against Massachusetts (1/3) ... assisted on three of the team's four goals against Merrimack in the first game of Hockey East Tournament's quarterfinal round ... had three scoring streaks of four or more games; totaled nine points - five goals and four assists - during a six-game streak from Jan. 25-Feb. 14.
AS A FRESHMAN (2001-02): Played in 36 games; missed the Eagles' Beanpot first-round game against Boston University with the flu and missed the season finale at Maine with an ankle injury ... earned Hockey East All-Rookie Team honors ... registered 26 points -- 13 goals and 13 assists; recorded 21 points -- 11 goals and 10 assists -- in Hockey East action ... scored one game-winning goal and five power-play goals ... enjoyed six multiple-point games; three of his multiple-point games came against UMass-Amherst ... tallied one goal and one assist against the Minutemen (12/1); assisted on Tony Voce's game-winning goal ... notched a season-high three points -- one goal and two assists -- in an overtime win at Massachusetts (1/7); assisted on Jeff Giuliano's gamewinner ... gained Hockey East Rookie of the Week honors on Feb. 4 after scoring one goal and assisting on Ryan Shannon's overtime winner at UMass-Amherst (2/1) ... tallied one goal and one assist in a 4-1 home win over Notre Dame (10/26) ... collected two assists, including one on Giuliano's decisive goal, at Wisconsin (11/3) ... scored the game-winning goal -- on the power play -- against Merrimack (2/15).
BEFORE BC: Registered 38 points -- 12 goals and 26 assists -- playing with the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2000-01 ... played for Team USA in the (April) 2001 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Lahti and Heinola, Finland; was chosen as one of Team USA's top three players after tallying two goals and five assists in six games ... recorded 51 points -- 17 goals and 34 assists -- in 61 games for the Texas Tornado in 1999-2000 ... earned the Tornado's Rookie of the Year honor ... led Team USA to a 3-1 record and a silver-medal finish at the (November) 2000 Five Nations Tournament in West Valley City, Utah; was honored as one of the United States Olympic Committee's top five male athletes for November for his performance ... led the St. Louis Amateur Blues to the 1999 KIBIHT title; the tournament is played in Kamloops, B.C. and features top bantam teams from North America and Europe ... played for the Rocky Mountain entry in USA Hockey's Select 15, Select 16 and Select 17 Festivals; led his team to a second-place finish in the Select 17 Festival (July 2000 in St. Cloud, Minn.).
PERSONAL: Enrolled as an economics major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... was born in Springfield, Ill. ... earned 2002-03 HOCKEY EAST All-Academic Team recognition ... is the 2004-05 recipient of the Edward J. O'Brien, Jr. Hockey Scholarship ... Dave and his two sisters are the children of Linda and Tom Spina.
SPINA'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2001-02 Fr. 36 13 13 26 14/39 5 0 0 1 2002-03 So. 37 17 20 37 17/34 6 1 0 4 2003-04 Jr. 25 6 6 12 10/20 0 2 0 0 CAREER 98 36 39 75 41/93 11 3 0 5