10 - James Sixsmith
James Sixsmith
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: Canterbury School (NEPSAC)
Position: F
2006-07 Team Captain ... enters the season with 105 career points with 31 goals and 74 assists. 2005-06: Played in all 39 games ... finished third on the team in scoring with 12 goals and 28 assists for 40 points ... had an assist on Holy Cross' second goal to give the Crusaders a 2-1 lead in the second period in the 4-3 overtime victory over Minnesota in the NCAA West Regional Semifinals (3/24/06) ... named the Atlantic Hockey Tournament MVP as he had three goals and four assists for seven points in the three games ... scored two goals and had an assist in the 4-1 win over UConn in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals (3/17/06) as his second goal made him the 37th Crusader to reach the 100 points club ... had a goal and two assists in the 5-2 win over Bentley in the championship game (3/18/06) ... ... named Atlantic Hockey Player of the Week twice (1/23/06 & 3/20/06) ... scored a game-winning shorthanded goal with just 28 seconds left in the third period in the 3-2 win at Dartmouth (1/21/06) ... tied for sixth in the nation in shorthanded goals with three ... earned a spot on the Ohio Hockey Classic All-Tournament team for his two goal performance in the 4-2 win over Rensselaer (12/30/05) ... named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week (1/2/06) for his effort at the Ohio Hockey Classic ... earned a spot on the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team. 2004-05: Played in all 36 games ... scored nine goals, including three power-play goals ... posted a team-high and was second in the conference with 28 assists for a total of 37 points ... scored two goals twice, including the 4-2 season-opening victory over Alabama-Huntsville (10/22/04) and against Rensselaer (2/5/05) ... posted the Crusaders first goal of the season against Alabama-Huntsville (10/22/04) ... recorded two assists six times, including three games in a row ... named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team. 2003-04: Saw action in 32 games registering only one penalty ... scored 10 goals and dished out 18 assists ... led the freshman class in points with 28 ... only freshman to reach double-digits in goals ... scored two goals, including in the 6-5 overtime win against Sacred Heart (11/22/03) and the game-winner against Army (2/22/04) ... had two assists four times, including in the 6-5 overtime victory against Sacred Heart (11/22/03), in the 3-1 win over Alabama Huntsville (1/3/04), in the 6-4 victory over Mercyhurst (2/27/04) and in the Atlantic Hockey Championship win over Sacred Heart (3/20/04) ... named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Rookie Team ... named Atlantic Hockey Freshman of the Week once (11/23/03). Before Holy Cross: Played two seasons for Coach Peter Lavigne at the Canterbury School ... led the New England Prep School Division I in points with 58 and assists with 33 during the 2002-03 season ... also played baseball for two seasons ... played baseball and golf at West Potomac High School. Personal: Nicknamed 'Bubba' ... majoring in economics ... lists favorite hockey player as Markus Naslund and favorite hockey team as the Washington Capitals.