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42   Tom Mansfield
Tom Mansfield

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Port Washington, N.Y.

High School:
Chaminade

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
LSM


Mansfield in 2010 (Jr.): A contributor in the middle as a pole and at close defense, he played in 14 of the 15 contests ... part of a unit that was ranked 13th nationally in scoring defense, giving up 8.67 goals per game ... sat out Navy's season-opener against VMI after sustaining an elbow injury during the preseason ... turned in five takeaways, including causing a pair of turnovers at Towson ... twice grabbed a career-best three ground balls - vs. Holy Cross and Georgetown ... scooped up a pair of grounders against Army in the regular-season matchup ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.


2009 (So.): Member of Navy's starting close defense ... the Mids ended the year ranked No. 7 in the country in scoring defense (7.69) ... started each of the last six games ... grabbed a pair of ground balls in the opening half of play against Duke in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... the Mids gave up a 15 goals against Johns Hopkins, the most since the Blue Jays scored 17 against the Mids in 2003 ... made his second straight start when he was paired up against Army's leading scorer Jason Peyer ... held him to a garbage goal late in the second quarter ... the Mids' defense held Army to a season-low four goals en route to a 8-4 win in the Star Game ... had seen action in just two games, mostly on the wings of faceoffs, prior to getting the starting nod against Maryland ... Navy held Maryland to a season-low four goals en route to a 10-4 upset win ... it was the largest margin of victory by the Mids in the series since 1992 ... caused a Ryan Young turnover that led to a transition goal by Andy Warner in the third quarter ... the goal would prove to be the game-winner for the Mids ... grabbed a career-high three ground balls against the Terps ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.


2008 (Fr.): Saw action in four games, including he collegiate debut in the Mids' season opener against VMI ... picked up a ground ball against the Keydets ... also played against Lehigh, Holy Cross and the regular-season contest against Johns Hopkins ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.


More on Mansfield: A 2007 graduate of Chaminade High School, Mansfield lettered twice in lacrosse and football ... led Chaminade to the 2006 and `07 league titles with 17-2 and 14-3 records, respectively ... named a High School All-American as a senior, while being named the team's MVP ... garnered all-league honors as a free safety on the football team his senior year ... also awarded scholar-athlete kudos from the Catholic High School Football League ... member of the National Honor Society ... high school teammate of Navy second-year goalkeeper Nolan Hickey ... son of Tom and Donna Mansfield ... majoring in Economics (Honors) ... boasting a 3.40 grade-point average, he has twice been named to the Commandant's List and has also been named to the Dean's List ... stands 357th in overall order of merit (244 academics, 670 military) among his class of 1,042 students ... his service assignment is Submarines.

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