18 Eric Tufman
18 Eric Tufman
Birth Date: 08/29/1986
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Abington, PA
High School: Abington
Position: F

NOTABLES Will lead the team by example with his hardnosed style of play on the ice ... Should record his 100th career point this season ... Needs to be a huge part of the offensive unit for the team to have success

2009-10 Missed time due to a wrist injury but managed to still record 15 points over 20 games ... Ranked fifth on the team in points and tied for fourth in assists with 11 ... Recorded a season-high of three assists on Dec. 9 vs. Babson in a 5-4 overtime victory ... Netted a goal and an assist on Nov. 24 in a win over Framingham State ... Notched two points with a pair of assists on Jan. 22 vs. Southern Maine ... Finished the season strong, registering six points over the final seven games including three goals over the final five contest ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team.

Tufman 2008-09: Named to Jewish Sports Review Men's College Hockey All-America team ... Played in 26 games ... Tied for the team lead with 10 goals and ranked 11th among ECAC East leaders ... Placed second on the team with 26 points and 16 assists, which put him 12th in the league ... Topped ECAC East and tied his own school record with four game-winning goals, which also ranked 13th in the nation ... Notched at least one point in 18 of 26 games ... Owned four point-scoring streaks of three games or more, including a four-game stretch, where he tallied six points from November 21-29 to open the season ... Tallied five points in the ECAC East tournament, including two goals and an assist in the semifinals at New England College on March 6 and was named to the All-Tournament team ... Scored a goal and added a helper at Southern New Hampshire University on November 29 in the Manchester Police Athletic League (PAL)/Stovepipe Tournament and was named to the All-Tournament team ... Posted seven multi-point efforts ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic team.

2007-08: Enjoyed a phenomenal first season and was named to the ECAC East All-Rookie squad after a phenomenal first season ... Named team MVP and was selected the Rookie of the Week a league-high six times ... Ranked seventh among the nation's rookies in points per outing with 1.42 ... Led the Beacons with 37 points, 18 goals and 19 assists ... Ranked sixth among the league leaders in points, fifth in goals and eighth in assists and made his scores count, racking up four game-winning tallies to place 15th among the national leaders as well as fourth in ECAC East ... Potted nine power play goals to stand 18th in NCAA Division III, while ranking second in ECAC East and entering the UMB record-book as the second-highest total in a season in school annals ... Also ranked seventh in the league with 15 (9-6-15) power play points ... Notched at least one point in 21 of 26 contests, including nine multi-point efforts and a season-high of four points on three occasions ... He put together four separate point-scoring streaks of four games or more, including a five-game streak that saw him tally 11 points from December 28 to January 18 and a seven-game stretch that produced eight points from January 22 to February 9 ... Collected four points on a pair of goals and two assists in his second collegiate game of the season at Southern New Hampshire University on November 24 and later helped the Beacons to their first Codfish Bowl victory since 1997 with a 5-4 triumph over Fitchburg State College on December 29, thanks to another four-point effort, which led to a spot on the All-Tournament team ... His point-total was the most by a UMass Boston freshman since Joe McCafferty racked up a school-record 77 points during the 1981-82 campaign ... Named one of 16 semifinalists by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston for the eighth Joe Concannon Award, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England playing at the D-II/III level.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL: Played junior hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers ... Named a three-time Atlantic Junior Hockey League All-Star ... Selected to the USA Hockey Jamboree AJHL Team ... Led the Little Flyers in scoring for three seasons and helped them to the playoffs in his final two seasons ... Graduated from Abington Senior High School ... Also attended Montgomery County Community College ... Born August 29, 1986 ... Son of Jerzy Tufman ... Majoring in business management ... Earned Dean's List honors ... Enjoys hockey, training, fishing and being with family and friends.