16 Rugo Santini
16 Rugo Santini
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Winchester, MA
High School: Phillips Exeter
Position: F
An extremely talented forward, Rugo Santini has gained valuable experience during his first three seasons, and will challenge for a more regular spot in the line-up this year.

2004-2005: Santini played in 28 of Brown's 33 games last year, earning 1-7-8 numbers on the season, including one game-winning goal ... Also had 20 penalty minutes and a "+4" rating ... Scored his first goal of the season, the game-winner, in 4-1 victory over Merrimack ... Notched two assists, including one on the gamewinning goal, in 5-1 victory over PC, as Brown won its first Mayor's Cup game since November, 2000 ... Tallied an assist against Dartmouth ... Earned an assist in 5-2 win over Clarkson, earning 3rd Star honors ... Notched two assists in Game #1, 7-4 victory over RPI, in the ECACHL First Round ... Tallied the lone assist on the game-winning goal in overtime the next night as Brown swept the series.

2003-2004: Appeared in six games for the Bears...Tallied an assist on Bauer's first career goal against UConn...Also had eight penalty minutes.

2002-2003: Santini played in 11 games for Brown, finishing with two points, both in ECACHL contests, including one game-winning goal ... Ended the season with a "+2" rating ... Made his collegiate debut against Lowell, a 3-3 tie ... Tallied his first career point with an assist at RPI ... Scored his first career goal, the game-winner, in 5-2 victory over Colgate, earning 1st Star honors.

Before Brown: Santini spent 2001-2002 playing with Phillips Exeter. Prior to competing at Exeter, Santini was a four-year member of the ice hockey team at Winchester High School (1997-2001). The all-time leading scorer at Winchester High School (since inception of the Middlesex League), Santini finished with 160 points in four years, including leading the team in scoring for his last three seasons. In one season with Exeter, Santini led the team with 75 points, finishing fifth all-time at Exeter for single-season scoring. With 75 points, he also led the New England Prep/ Private Division I in scoring last year. A two-time Captain at Winchester High School, Santini helped to lead his team to a Massachusetts Division I State Championship in 1998 and 2000, and a Middlesex League Championship in 2001. A Middlesex League All-Star from 1998-2001, Santini was also an All-League selection in 2000-2001. The Captain of the 2000 Winchester Golf team, Santini also earned Middlesex League All-Star recognition for golf in 1998 and 2000. In addition, Santini was also named a 2001 Boston Herald All-Scholastic.

Personal: Rugo Vincent Santini is the son of Glenn and Jane Santini of Winchester, Massachusetts ... Born in 1983 ... Rugo has two sisters, Lindsay and Lesley ... Four-year honor roll student at Winchester High School ... Interests: Golf, Weightlifting, Movies ... Major: Public and Private Sector Organizations and Sociology.

2002-03 11 1 1 2 0 0 1 0/0
2003-04 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 4/8
2004-05 28 1 7 8 0 0 1 10/20
TOTALS 45 2 9 11 0 0 2 14/28