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18 Rob Fortunato
Rob  Fortunato

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Essex Fells, N.J.

High School:
Montclair Kimberley Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Goalie

• Helped Team Italy go 5-3 and place No. 19 at the 2010 World Championships in Manchester, United Kingdowm

2011
• Saw action in eight games for the Cavaliers
• Made first collegiate start in goal against Drexel in the season opener
• Made a career-high 12 saves against Drexel to pick up his first career win
• Picked up a career-high seven ground balls against Drexel
• Also appeared against Mount St. Mary's, VMI, Syracuse, Vermont, Duke, Penn and Denver

2010
• Saw action in seven games for the Cavaliers
• Made six saves against Vermont
• Made NCAA Tournament debut against Mount St. Mary's

2009
• Saw action in three games
• Notched two saves versus VMI
• Saved one more shot against Vermont

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year starter in both lacrosse and hockey
• All-American
• Played in the Under Armour All-American game
• Listed as the No. 37 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Rated the No. 3 incoming goalie in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Holds the school record for saves in career (1064) and season (292 as a senior)
• Three-time all-state and all-division
• Named New Jersey Goalie of the Year as a senior when he had a 71 percent save percentage
• Starting left wing on the hockey team
• Honor roll all four years

PERSONAL
• Son of Maribeth Eckert and Dr. Dana Fortunato
• Has an older brother, Mark, an older sister, Melissa and two younger sisters, Taylor and Karli
• Enjoys surfing

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