16 - Rob Florentino
Rob Florentino
Birth Date: 03/29/1989
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: West Roxbury, Mass.
High School: Buckingham, Browne, & Nichols
Position: D
Previous Team: South Shore Kings (EJHL)

2011-12 Continued his strong career, making his mark as one of the top offensive defenseman in the ECAC East … Appeared in 25 of 26 contests … Finished sixth amongst all ECAC East defenseman with 18 points on seven goals and 11 assists … Registered 10 power play points, including three goals to finish amongst the top 20 skaters in the conference … Added a shorthanded goal and a game-winning tally … Ended the season second amongst all Beacon skaters with a +15 +/- rating … Attempted the third most shots amongst all UMass players with 59 … Led the Beacons with 16 penalties for 56 penalty minutes … Scored two goals apiece in two separate contests against Southern Maine on December 2 and February 11 … Registered an assist on the game-winning goal in UMass’ 2-1 upset win over number one Norwich … Finished with a season-high three points (one goal and two assists) January 6 in a 9-0 win in the Semifinals of the Codfish Bowl … Scored the Beacons’ lone goal in the Codfish Bowl Championship Game in a 2-1 loss to Tufts on January 7.    

2010-11 Finished his sophomore season with seven goals and 11 assists in 21 games played ... Scored six power-play goals and one game-winner. In conference play, netted two goals, while also assisting seven others ... Earned his first assist as a Beacon on November 19 at Bowdoin ... Recorded his first multi-point game (1g, 1a) on November 23 against Framingham State ... Earned a career-high four points (2g, 2a) against Salve Regina on November 27 ... Finished the year five multi-point games including a one goal, one assist performance on February 5 against New England College.

2008-09 Played in 10 games in his freshman season at AIC

Personal/High School Played junior hockey for the South Shore Knights (EJHL) ... Graduate of Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School ... Two year member of the ice hockey team years from 2006-08 ... Named team captain and MVP ... Received the John Powers Leadership Award ... From 2003-2006 played hockey at Catholic Memorial ... Part of the 2005 state championship team ... Was also member of the baseball team from 2007-08... Played hockey at American International College freshman year of college ... Born March 3, 1989 ... Son of Jim and Beth Florentino ... Brother James Florentino played college hockey at Stonehill College where he was a two-time captain ... Majoring in marketing and hopes to own his own business ... Enjoys playing street hockey, whiffle ball and video games.