48 Andy Tormey
2009 Preseason Second-Team All-American
2009 Navy Team Captain
Tormey in 2009 (Sr.): Elected by his peers to serve as Navy's team captain ... named a Preseason Second-Team All-American by Face-Off Magazine ... a fixture among Navy's defensive unit that has been ranked among the top three in the country in each of his three seasons, including 2006 when it paced the nation ... Navy has been the top-ranked scoring defense in the Patriot League since joining the conference in 2004 ... named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week on April 7 ... member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2008 (Jr.): A starter in all 15 contests, he helped Navy secure a No. 3 national ranking in fewest goals allowed per game (scoring defense), surrendering 104 goals in 16 games (6.50) ... going into the NCAA quarterfinals, the Mids had been ranked No. 1 for seven consecutive weeks ... the Mids held 10 of their 16 opponents to seven or fewer goals, winning 22 in a row when achieving this feat ... it has given up double-figure goals just nine times in the last 46 games (2006-present) and 11 times in the last 62 games (2005-present) ... Navy held seven of its foes scoreless in the opening stanza ... Maryland, who owned the nation's seventh-ranked scoring offense, was unable to score against the Mids' defense for the first 41 minutes of the game ... held Lehigh and Holy Cross to a combined 36 shots ... held the Mountain Hawks without a shot in the first quarter, while the Crusaders managed just two shots in the opening half ... member of Navy's man-down defense that was ranked 16th in the country, stopping the EMO on 74.3 percent of the opportunities ... overall, the Mids surrendered nine extra-man goals and just two by Patriot League foes ... averaging 4.07 ground balls per game, he was ranked 38th nationally, while his 61 grounders were the ninth most among all defensemen nationwide ... picked up a career-high six grounders twice during the season, including Navy's NCAA Tournament win over North Carolina ... turned in an assist against Colgate in the Patriot League Tournament.
2007 (So.): Perhaps the most improved player on the defensive end of the field ... played in all 15 contests and was put into the starting lineup for Navy's Patriot League opener for Andrew Dow who was sick ... scored a man-down goal, his first collegiate goal, in Navy's 12-2 rout over Holy Cross in Texas ... it was the only shot he took all year ... grabbed 10 ground balls, including a career-high three in Navy's NCAA Tournament contest at North Carolina ... with Navy a man down, he took a face-off in Navy's double-overtime loss against Maryland.
2006 (Fr.): Saw action in three contests during his rookie campaign ... played his first-collegiate game in Navy's season opener at Saint Joseph's, where he scooped up a ground ball ... also saw action in Navy's 17-3 victory over Patriot League foe Holy Cross ... saw minimal playing time against Lehigh in the Patriot League Tournament.
More on Tormey: A 2005 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy where he earned five letters in hockey and four in lacrosse ... earned All-Central New York lacrosse honors his junior and senior years ... was a two-time captain of the lacrosse team, as well as twice being named the MVP of the team ... served as captain of the hockey team his senior campaign ... led his team to the Empire State Games gold medal his junior year with a flawless 5-0 record ... member of the National Honor Society ... father, James, is a New York State Supreme Court judge ... full name is Andrew James Tormey ... born April 2, 1987, in Syracuse, N.Y. ... son of the Honorable James and Susan Tormey ... majoring in American Politics and Law ... named to the Commandant's List this past fall after turning in a 3.18 GPA ... has service selected surface warfare.