10 - George Carafides
George Carafides
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Drexel Hill, PA
High School: Upper Darby
Position: G
2008: Yale's starting goaltender for all 14 games...Finished the season with a .546 save percentage and goals against average of 9.35...Gathered 40 ground balls on the season, second most on the team...Had eight games with double-digit saves including a season high 19 saves against the Air Force Academy...Recipient of 2008 Christian Prince Memorial Award 2007: Started all 13 games as the lead goaltender... Collected 27 ground balls, fourth on the team, and ended season with .529 save percentage... Had six double-digit save games including a season-high 18 at Maryland...Goals against average of 9.17 2006: Started in all 14 games as Yale's No. 1 goaltender... Scooped up 42 ground balls, second-most on the team... Had double-digit saves in nine games, including a season-high 15 at Princeton...Finished with a .532 save percentage and 9.22 goals against average 2005: His .534 save percentage was fifth among Ivy League goaltenders and his 9.66 goals against average was sixth... Started all 12 games and had a 7-5 record with 30 ground balls... Carafides had double-digit saves in all but three outings while his 16 stops against Cornell in a loss were a season-high... He faced better than 34 shots per contest... At Upper Darby High School: A four-year letterman in lacrosse, Carafides captained the squad during his junior and senior seasons, earning all-state mentions during his freshman, junior, and senior campaigns... In addition, he was a member of the school's soccer team as a junior and senior... Personal: Carafides is the son of Evangelos and Maria Carafides... He is a member of Davenport College and is an economics major... His sister and brother played varsity lacrosse at Drexel University and West Chester University.

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