24 Brian Vayda
24 Brian Vayda
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Year: So.
Hometown: Sturbridge, Mass.
High School: Tantasqua Regional
Position: F

2009-10 (Sophomore):
Named First-Team All-NEWMAC ... Named MVP of Golden Bear Classic ... Appeared in all 30 contests, making 29 starts ... Finished sixth in the NEWMAC in points per game (15.9), fifth in rebounds per game (7.1), seventh in field goal percentage (.487) and fourth in minutes played (31.6) ... Led team in scoring on 13 different occassions ... Recorded five double-doubles ... Had seven games of 20 points or more ... Reached double figures in 27 of 30 games ... Opened the season with 21 points, eight rebounds and four assists in a 92-70 win over Fitchburg State (11/16/09) ... Ended with 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists in a 74-64 win over Framingham State (11/20/09) ... Totaled 20 points and five rebounds in a 69-64 loss at Worcester State (12/03/09) ... Notched his first double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds in a 90-65 win over Nichols College (12/12/09) ... Registered 19 points and 15 rebounds in a 72-71 loss to Becker College in the Salem State Holiday Classic (12/30/09) ... Scored 27 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 74-70 win at Wheaton College (01/09/09) ... Tallied 22 points and seven boards in an 80-71 win at Tufts (01/12/09) ... Notched 22 points in in a 67-50 win at Coast Guard (02/06/09) ... Recorded a career-high 30 points on 13-for-17 shooting in a 75-73 loss at WPI ... Recorded a double-double with 28 points and 10 rebounds while adding four assists in a 69-67 win over Albright College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (03/05/09) ... Registered another double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the 70-60 loss to Randolph-Macon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (03/06/09).

2008-09 (Freshman):
Named the 2008-09 NEWMAC Rookie of the Year ... Named the 2008-09 ECAC Division III New England Rookie of the Year ... Named the D3hoops.com Northeast Region Rookie of the Year ... Started all 26 games ... Finished third on the team in scoring (12.4 points per game) and first in rebounding (7.3 per game) ... Recorded 17 games of double figure points ... Notched seven double-doubles ... Finished fourth in the NEWMAC in field goal percentage (.506) and sixth in free throw percentage (.767) ... Opened his collegiate career with 10 points and three rebounds in a loss at Fitchburg State (11/15/08) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds in a 65-64 win over Becker College (11/19) ... Had 12 points in 17 minutes in a 93-74 win over Curry College (11/22) ... Collected 11 points, nine rebounds and three steals in a 64-62 loss to Worcester State (12/5) ... Recorded 14 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals in 66-60 win over Endicott College (12/6) ... Posted 18 points, nine rebounds and five steals in a 69-66 win over Babson College (1/7) ... Ended with 23 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a 91-82 loss to WPI (1/17) ... Notched a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds in a 76-59 loss to Tufts (1/28) ... Collected another double-double with 21 points and 15 rebounds in 68-56 win over nationally-ranked WPI (2/3) ... Recorded 12 points and nine rebounds in a 68-64 loss to Springfield (2/7) ... Registered 21 points, 11 rebounds and three steals in an 86-75 loss to Trinity (2/9) ... Tallied a double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds in a 97-89 loss to MIT (2/18)  ... Posted 21 points and 14 rebounds in an 84-80 loss to Wheaton College (2/21) ... Wrapped up the season with 19 points and five rebounds in an 85-66 loss to Springfield College in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC Tournament (2/25).