33 - Adam D'Alba
Adam D'Alba
Height: 6-1
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glencoe, IL
High School: New Trier
Position: G
An extremely talented goalie, Adam D'Alba is coming off a very successful rookie campaign, breaking every Brown freshman goaltender record. He entered Brown after three seasons with the Chicago Steel in the competitive USHL.

2004-2005: The recipient of the team's Kevin R. Pope Memorial Trophy, given to the most outstanding rookie, as voted by the team, D'Alba made an immediate impact in his first career game, stopping 44 of 45 shots in a 2-1 victory at then #7 Minnesota-Duluth ... Went 5-0-1 over his next six games, allowing just 10 goals in the seven-game span ... Posted a 2.26 GAA, third all-time at Brown, and a .924 save percentage (7th in the nation), fourth all-time at Brown, with three shutouts and 718 saves, all Brown freshman goalie records ... Named CSTV Commissioners' Choice Rookie of the Month (December) after going 3-0-1 with a .948 save percentage and a 1.47 GAA, earning MVP honors at the UConn Classic as Brown won its first in-season tournament title in 20 years ... Named USCHO Defensive Player of the Week after posting 46 saves on 47 shots in two games, as Brown earned a 0-0 tie, for the first time since 1898, against UMass-Lowell, and captured its first Mayor's Cup since 2000 with a 5-1 victory over Providence ... Named USCHO Defensive Player of the Week Runner-Up twice during the season ... Earned ECACHL Goalie of the Week honors three times and Rookie of the Week honors twice during the year ... Stopped 64 of 67 shots in weekend sweep in the North Country, including 42 of 43 in 4-1 victory over St. Lawrence ... Stopped all 36 shots in 2-0 victory over Union to earn his first career shutout ... Also tallied an assist on the game-winning goal against the Dutchmen ... Made 32 saves on 35 shots in 5-3 win at Yale ... Stopped 21 of 23 the next night in 4-2 win at Princeton ... Collected 26 saves on 27 shots in 3-1 win over Vermont ... Named Cox's Newport-National Player of the Game against the Catamounts ... Stopped all 24 shots in 3-0 win at Union, his third shutout ... Made 37 saves on 39 shots in 5-2 win over Clarkson ... Helped to lead Brown to an ECACHL First Round series sweep over RPI with 26 saves on 30 shots in Game #1, and 23 saves on 26 shots in Game #2.

Before Brown: D'Alba played for the Chicago Steel of the USHL for three seasons and for the Chicago Young Americans of the MWEHL during the 2000-2001 season ... The October 2003 USHL & Goalies World Goaltender of the Month, D'Alba helped to lead the Steel to a USHL Eastern Division Championship in 2004 ... Helped to lead the U.S. National Under-17 team to a Gold Medal in 2002 ... Named MVP and All-Tournament at the 2001 Chicago Autumn Invitational, while playing for the Chicago Young Americans ... Helped to lead team to a AAA Tier I National Championship in 2000 ... Earned MVP honors at the 2000 Toronto Red Wings Tournament ... Posted career highs of a 2.69 GAA and a .917 save percentage during the 2003-2004 season.

Personal: Adam J. D'Alba is the son of Bruce and Elizabeth D'Alba of Glencoe, Illinois ... Born in 1985 ... Adam has one brother, Jason ... Four-year honor roll student at New Trier ... Interests ... Waverunning, Kayaking, Music ... Major: Business Economics.

GP/GS MIN GA GAA S S% ShoPts W-L-T
2004-05
Overall 27/26 1563:19 59 2.26 718 .924 3 1a 14-10-2
ECACHL 17/17 1007:20 40 2.38 485 .924 2 1a 8-8-1
TOTALS 27/26 1563:19 59 2.26 718 .924 3 1a 14-10-2