WORTH NOTING: Explosive left-handed scorer and a great riding attackman ... one of the leading offensive players in the country ... preseason first-team All-American by Face-Off Yearbook ... is being thrust into more of a leadership role than he anticipated, but is very much up to the task ... one of the team's captains ... only the eighth player in school history to score 50+ goals after two seasons ... needs just eight points to become the 38th 100-point scorer in the history of the program ... scored four man-down goals last season, more than every team in the country ... named to the ACC Honor Roll his first two years.
AT VIRGINIA: 2006--Second-year starter on attack ... nearly doubled his goal scoring to 34 despite missing two games due to an ankle injury ... second-team All-American ... the only sophomore on the All-ACC team ... second on the team with 24 assists ... 58 total points ranked second on the squad ... led the ACC and was 15th nationally in assists with an average of 1.60/g ... seventh in the country and second in the ACC in scoring, averaging 3.87 ppg ... averaged 2.27 goals per game to rank third in the conference and 12th in the country ... led the team in goals a team-high eight times and was the assists leader four times ... scored 26 goals (2.36/g) and added 17 assists (1.55/g) in 11 games against ranked teams, a better goal-scoring average than he had against unranked teams (2.00/g) ... three goals, two assists and a career-high seven ground balls in the opener vs. Drexel ... scored four times and had two assists vs. Denver ... injured his ankle in that game and sat out the next two ... returned to action against Syracuse as if he had not missed any time ... led the attack with three goals and two assists in a 20-15 win ... celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring what proved to be the game-winning goal in a 7-6 win over Princeton ... playing just minutes from his home, he led the way with five points (2g, 3a) vs. Towson ... scored a game-high four goals against Maryland and was named ACC Player of the Week ... tied his career high with three assists against North Carolina when it seemed unlikely he would play due to illness ... named to the All-ACC Tournament team after scoring two goals and two assists to lead UVa to the title over Maryland ... erupted for a career-high five goals vs. Georgetown in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals ... scored a goal and two assists vs. Syracuse in the semifinals ... scored twice and assisted on two other goals in the championship game against UMass ... All-ACC Academic Men's Lacrosse team ... ACC Honor Roll.
--Stepped into the starting line-up right away and was one of the top freshmen in the nation ... scored 18 goals and 16 assists for 34 total points to become only the 10th freshman in school history with at least 15 goals and 15 assists ... third on the team in assists and points, fourth in goals ... led ACC freshmen in assists and was second in goals and points ... 10th in the ACC in scoring with an average of 2.27 ppg ... tied for seventh in the league in assists (1.06/g) and 12th in goals (1.20/g) ... listed as the nation's No, 4 freshman by Inside Lacrosse ... sixth nationally among freshmen in assists and eighth in total points ... second among ACC freshmen in ground balls (2.40/g) ... opened his career with a goal, team-leading three assists and five ground balls vs. Drexel ... scored once and had three more assists in the next game against Manhattan ... was injured early in the Syracuse game and saw little action ... came off the bench to spark the team to a win over Princeton in the next game, finishing with a goal and two assists in a game in which he wasn't expected to play ... was injured again against Mount St. Mary's and didn't play most of the game ... once again he came off the bench to give the team a lift vs. Towson ... opened the scoring with goals seven seconds apart early in the second quarter to give Virginia a lead it would never relinquish ... scored twice vs. Maryland and three times vs. North Carolina ... scored a goal and had two assists in a narrow win over Denver ... tallied three goals and added two assists in leading the Cavaliers to a win over Navy in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals ... sealed the win with his third goal with 1:40 left ... scored once and had an assist in the national semifinals against Johns Hopkins.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time letterman in lacrosse ... All-American as a senior ... recipient of the C. Markland Kelly Award as the outstanding player in Maryland as a senior after scoring 48 goals and adding 27 assists ... two-time Baltimore Sun All-Met and all-city/county ... all-state selection twice ... tallied 43 goals and 23 assists his junior year ... National Honor Society ... served as a mentor for underclassmen ... received Loyola's Troy Vance Memorial Scholarship for athletics, academics and community service.
PERSONAL: Son of Linda and Bob Rubeor ... born 3-12-86 in Baltimore, Md. ... has an older sister, Renee ... his father was a teammate of UVa head coach Dom Starsia on the lacrosse team at Brown ... has worked at Camp Umoja, a summer camp for inner city children ... English major, Spanish minor.
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