8 Chris Messina
8 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.

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.