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Chris Herbert
Player Profile:
Chris Herbert 1108043
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 182
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mansfield, Mass.
High School: Xaverian Brothers
Major: Political Science
Experience: 2 Letters

At Delaware: Fourth-year member of the squad as a senior goalkeeper • one of just six seniors on a young squad • will open season as backup to sophomore Conor Peaks • has great leadership skills and is a good verbal communicator • consistent, solid performer who has outstanding maturity and is the ultimate team player • has played in 20 career games with 19 starts in goal • has played 1,076 minutes (No. 7 all-time at Delaware) and allowed 184 goals (10.26 GAA)  while making 193 saves (.512) to go with 42 groundballs and two caused turnovers • ranks No. 5 on UD career goals against list and No. 9 on career saves list • has great stick skills and reaction in the cage •  Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American candidate.

2013 Season: Started the first eight games of the season before giving way to Peaks • led team with 452 minutes played and with 93 saves • also had 10.49 GAA, .541 save pct., 2-6 record, 11 groundballs,and one caused turnover • posted victories over High Point and Lafayette but team suffered three one-goal losses when he was in the nets, including a 9-8 setback to defending national champion Loyola • had 10 or more saves in six of his eight starts with highs of 16 vs. Binghamton and 14 vs. Loyola • member of Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll • team went 5-10 under head coach Bob Shillinglaw.

2012 Season: Earned starting goalkeeping spot in pre-season as a redshirt freshman • took over after graduation of three-year starter and current UD assistant coach Noah Fossner • played in 12 games and made 11 starts • missed late-season games vs. Mercer, Saint Joseph's, and Penn State due to injuries • played 625 total minutes on the season • allowed 105 goals (10.09 goals against average) and recorded 100 saves (.488 pct.) • also ranked fourth on team with 31 groundballs • recorded season-high 15 saves in his collegiate debut in win over Detroit to earn Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors • also had 12 saves vs. Johns Hopkins and added nine each vs. Loyola, Mt. St. Mary's, Towson, and Michigan • ranked No. 32 in the NCAA in goals against average and No. 42 in save percentage • member of Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll • team went 6-9 under Shillinglaw.

2011 Season: Did not see game action as the team's No. 3 goalkeeper behind starter Noah Fossner and backup Ryan Smith • retained freshman eligibility • team went 11-7, captured the Colonial Athletic Association title, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for Shillinglaw • member of CAA Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Competed in lacrosse at Xaverian Brothers High School for head coach Tim Gardner • named a first team All-Catholic Conference All-Star as a junior and senior in 2009 and 2010 • was named team Most Valuable Player as a senior in 2010. • led teams to a four-year record of 64-26 • team went 22-1 and lost in the league championship game his freshman year in 2007 • National Honor Society • honor roll student.

Personal: Christopher J.C. "Chris" Herbert • born April 21, 1992 • son of Mike and Deb Herbert • honor student as a political science major with a minor in legal studies at Delaware • has team's highest grade point average • three-time member of Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll • member of the National College Athlete Honor Society • has worked at a law firm and as a youth coach during the summer • has a younger brother • enjoys ice fishing in his spare time • color blind • father is an insurance advisor and mother is a legal secretary • father attended Northeastern University • plans to be a lawyer after graduation.

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