A scrappy face-off guy who will push for the starting spot at the face-off "X" ... Great attitude and work ethic ... Will be looked upon for a leadership role in 2009 ... One of the hardest workers on the team.
2008: Moved into the lead spot at the face-off in 2008 at the mid-point of the season ... Won 51.6 percent of his attempts at the X (83-of-161) ... Appeared in 11 games ... Had four games with at least 10 wins at the X ... Won 11 face-offs against Delaware ... Won 11 versus Mount St. Mary's ... Won a season-high 15 against UMass ... Also won 12 at Rutgers.
2007: Appeared in four games ... Scored his first career goal against Mount St. Mary's.
2006: Did not see any game action.
High School: A four-year standout at De La Salle ... Captained team as a junior and senior ... Earned All-American honors in 2003-04 ... A member of the National Honor Society, Peer Helpers and Youth Educators.
Personal: Born on August 17, 1985 ... The son of Allen and Sandra Vinson ... Has two brothers, Mike and Jon ... A back-country ranger in Yosemite National Park in summer of 2007 ... Forest Firefighter in Montana during the summer and fall of 2008 ... Graduated from the School of Nursing and Health Studies in 2008 ... Currently enrolled in the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies.