12 Tom Needham
12 Tom Needham
Height: 6-0
Weight: 204
Year: So.
Hometown: Saline, Mich.
High School: Saline
Position: Midfielder
Major: Integrative Physiology and Health Science
gp 18
p 5
g 4
a 1

College Career

2018

  • Played in all 18 games, started six.
  • Led the team in faceoff winning percentage (53.1%).
  • Second on the team in faceoffs won (52).
  • Collected 45 ground balls, second on the team.
  • Scored four goals, three of which came against Adrian (April 10).
  • Caused six turnovers.
  • Recorded one assist.

2017

  • Played in all 18 games with seven starts.
  • Ranked third on the team with a faceoff percentage of 46.8 percent.
  • Won 59 faceoffs off 126 attempts.
  • Recorded a career-high 19 faceoffs against Olivet (April 11).
  • Scored three goals and added an assist for four points.
  • Picked up 38 ground balls, including a career-high six against Olivet.
  • Caused four turnovers.

High School: Graduated from Saline High School ... Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse under coach Ryan Crawford ... Earned honor roll status all four years ... Played for the Premier Lacrosse Group. 

Why Alma?: Chose Alma College due to the small personal atmosphere. He also wanted to play lacrosse and believed he would be successful here.

Personal: Sister, Melissa Needham, played women's soccer at Bowling Green State University. 

Recent Games
Apr 10 Adrian College W, 26-2
Apr 19 Albion College L, 6-5
Apr 20 Calvin College W, 6-4
Apr 24 at Olivet College W, 15-9
Apr 28 at Trine University (IN) L, 7-3
May 2 at Hope College L, 8-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 7
Points 5 4
Goals 4 3
Assists 1 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 45 19
Turnovers 19 7
Caused turnovers 6 2
Faceoffs 52-98 35-51
Faceoff percentage 53.1 68.6
Shots 20 11
Shooting percentage 20.0 27.3
Shots on goal 9 5
Shots on goal percentage 45.0 45.5
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 17 Illinois Wesleyan University L, 29-12 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 1 5-11 2 0.0 1 50.0
Feb 26 at Ferrum College (VA) L, 11-7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 2 at Greensboro College (NC) L, 10-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 4 at Virginia Wesleyan University W, 22-14 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1-6 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 at No. 18 Ohio Wesleyan University L, 17-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 10 at Baldwin Wallace University (OH) L, 12-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 14 Heidelberg University (OH) W, 16-7 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 17 at Capital University (OH) L, 13-6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 2-11 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 21 at John Carroll University (OH) L, 18-7 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 24 at DePauw University (IN) W, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 4 at Hope College L, 15-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 7 at Kalamazoo College W, 10-8 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 11-14 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 10 Adrian College W, 26-2 3 0 3 0 0 5 1 0 8-9 6 50.0 3 50.0
Apr 19 Albion College L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5-13 0 - 0 -
Apr 20 Calvin College W, 6-4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2-3 0 - 0 -
Apr 24 at Olivet College W, 15-9 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 7-8 0 - 0 -
Apr 28 at Trine University (IN) L, 7-3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2-4 3 0.0 2 66.7
May 2 at Hope College L, 8-7 1 0 1 0 0 9 1 1 9-19 3 33.3 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2016-17 18 7 3 1 4 0 0 38 17 4 59-126 28 10.7 14 50.0
2017-18 18 6 4 1 5 0 0 45 19 6 52-98 20 20.0 9 45.0
Total 36 13 7 2 9 0 0 83 36 10 111-224 48 14.6 23 47.9
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 18 6 4 1 5 0 0 45 19 6 52-98 20 20.0 9 45.0
Conference 7 2 3 1 4 0 0 19 7 2 35-51 11 27.3 5 45.5
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 5 1 3 0 3 0 0 17 6 2 20-36 8 37.5 4 50.0
Away 13 5 1 1 2 0 0 28 13 4 32-62 12 8.3 5 41.7
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Wins 7 1 3 0 3 0 0 20 6 2 29-40 7 42.9 3 42.9
Losses 11 5 1 1 2 0 0 25 13 4 23-58 13 7.7 6 46.2
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February 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 1 5-11 3 0.0 1 33.3
March 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 9 2 3-17 3 0.0 1 33.3
April 7 2 3 1 4 0 0 19 7 2 35-51 11 27.3 5 45.5
May 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 9 1 1 9-19 3 33.3 2 66.7