8 - Chris Messina
Chris Messina
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Islip, N.Y.
High School: West Islip
Position: MIDFIELD

As a Junior in 2012:
Played in all 14 games for the Bobcats, including two in a starting role … Finished with two goals and one assist for a total of three points on the season … Finished with 17 ground balls and four caused turnovers … Scored a goal during a match against Detroit Mercy on Mar. 10 … Tallied an assist and a season high three groundballs at St. Joseph’s on Mar. 13 … Picked a ground ball in two consecutive wins over Mount St. Mary’s and Wagner on Mar. 31 and Apr. 7 … Scored a goal and tallied two ground balls during a matchup with Sacred Heart on Apr. 28.

As a junior:
Played in 11 games for the Bobcats in 2011 … Caused a turnover and picked up a ground ball in a win at Providence on Mar. 12 … Recorded a caused turnover in a win over Sacred Heart on Apr. 23 … Tallied a caused turnover and ground ball in a win over Wagner on Apr. 30 … Caused a turnover and picked up a ground ball in the NEC Championship against Mount St. Mary’s on May 7.

As a sophomore:

Saw action in two games for the Bobcats ... Picked up a ground ball against Wagner on March 4.

As a freshman:
Did not play due to injury.

Before Quinnipiac:

An honorable mention all-division pick for the Suffolk County Champions ... also played soccer.

Personal:
The son of Laura and Gary Messina ... older brother, Gary, also played on the Quinnipiac men’s lacrosse team ... also has a younger brother, James.