An In-Depth Look at the 2012 Wildcats with the First Scrimmage Just Nine Days Away
Awards: Awarded the 2012 B. Joseph Tofani Award, presented to the graduating senior with the highest grade point average.
Career: Appeared in nine games during his career on the Villanova offense... Collected one ground ball... Graduates from Villanova with a degree in Management from the Villanova School of Business... Will commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United Stats Army upon graduation as an Infantry Officer.
2012: Appeared in five games on the Villanova offense... Collected one ground ball vs. Georgetown (Apr. 4). BIG EAST: Appeared in two conference contests vs. Georgetown (Apr. 4) and Rutgers (Apr. 7)... Collected one ground ball vs. Georgetown (Apr. 4).
2011: Appeared in two games vs. Penn State (Mar. 8) and Delaware (Apr. 9).
2010: Did not see action.
2009: Saw action in two games vs. Penn State and Lehigh.
Brother Rice: Team won 2007 and 2008 Catholic League Champions and 2007 and 2008 State Champions for fifth and sixth straight year... 2008 MSLCA A Bracket Midwest Champions... 2008 Inside Lacrosse National Champions... Earned 2 varsity letters in lacrosse and three in ice hockey... Nine goals and 31 assists in career... Four year high honor roll student...S enior year academic All-State 2008 for ice hockey... Member of National Honor Society 2006 through 2008.
Personal: Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business as a Management major and will graduate as an Infantry Officer in the US Army... Parents are Greg and Susan Payne... Siblings are Andrew and Becca... Born December 13, 1989.