29 - David Better
David Better
Height: 5-11
Weight: 188
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
High School: Brunswick
Position: D
Major: Political science
Residential College: Saybrook
gp 14
p 0
g 0
a 0

2014: Stepped into starting role when Chris Keating went down with injury... Started last seven games... Had 14 GB with 5 CT... Yale Lacrosse Association award (Richard Corrigan-Richard Pershing) for most improved.

2013: Played in 10 games on defense.

2012: Did not play any varsity games.

Off the Field: Intern at Capital Markets intern at CRT Capital in Stamford, CT (summer 2013)…Production and Publicity Intern at NBC Sports Network in Stamford, CT (summer 2012)… Helped establish Inner City Lacrosse at Yale, a weekly lacrosse program pairing Yale lacrosse players with inner-city New Haven middle school students…Member of Alpha Delta Phi at Yale…Studied Public Finance at the London School of Economics (summer 2012)

At Brunswick School: Earned four varsity letters in lacrosse (defense) and two in soccer (goalie)… Picked up 68 ground balls senior year… 2011 first-team All-New England and U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-America… 2009 and 2010 New England Under Armour Underclassmen All-America… Captain and MVP for a 2011 team that finished second in New England West I Division (best finish)… 2011 Soccer Coaches Award… Soccer team earned school's first-ever playoff berth in WNEPSSA Class A… National Merit Commended Scholar… AP Scholar with Distinction… 2011 US Lacrosse Academic All-America.

Personal: David William Better is the son of Nancy and Jamie Better… Mother is a 1984 Yale graduate… Father played hockey at Williams… Sales associate for Vineyard Vines clothing store for two summers.

Recent Games
Apr 5 at Dartmouth W, 16-10
Apr 11 at Brown W, 7-6
Apr 19 at Michigan W, 13-7
Apr 22 Quinnipiac W, 14-11
Apr 26 Harvard L, 11-10
May 2 at Harvard L, 10-9
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 6
Points 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 14 7
Turnovers 2 1
Caused turnovers 5 3
Faceoffs 0-0 0-0
Faceoff percentage 0.0 0.0
Shots 0 0
Shooting percentage - -
Shots on goal 0 0
Shots on goal percentage - -
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 8 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 St. John's (N.Y.) W, 10-6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 1 at Bryant W, 9-8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 at Fairfield L, 12-11 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 11 Lehigh W, 10-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 15 at Cornell L, 11-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 22 Princeton W, 16-15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Mar 29 Penn L, 6-5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 1 at Providence W, 8-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 5 at Dartmouth W, 16-10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 11 at Brown W, 7-6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 19 at Michigan W, 13-7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 22 Quinnipiac W, 14-11 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
Apr 26 Harvard L, 11-10 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 2 at Harvard L, 10-9 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 14 2 5 0-0 0 - 0 -
Conference 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -

Home 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 5 0-0 0 - 0 -
Away 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -

Wins 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
Losses 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 3 0-0 0 - 0 -

February 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 - 0 -
March 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0-0 0 - 0 -
April 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 2 0-0 0 - 0 -
May 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0-0 0 - 0 -

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