2006: Played in all 16 games as the Seawolves face-off specialist . . . Won 135 of 288 (.469) draws . . . won seven of fifteen face-offs and picked up eight ground balls at eventual national champion Virginia (2/25) . . . went thirteen for twenty one in the "X" and snagged eight ground balls against Harvard (3/4) . . . had a career day, going fifteen of 24 and scooping up 12 ground balls at Army (3/7) . . . went fourteen of twenty, scooped up 10 ground balls, and dished out first assist of the season in win at Lehigh (4/12) . . . tallied his first collegiate goal in the America East semifinals against Albany (5/5).
2005: Appeared in all 16 games . . . team's primary face-off man won 120 of 218 (.587) draws . . . ranked 12th in the nation in face-off win percentage . . . won four of eight face-offs in victory against Wagner (3/5) . . . won thirteen of sixteen face-offs and had five groundballs vs. UMASS (3/12) . . . won eight of twelve face-offs in the win over Penn State (3/19) . . . won eleven of seventeen face-offs in the win over Rutgers (3/22) . . . won fourteen of twenty face-offs and picked up fourteen groundballs in the win over Qunnipiac (3/26) . . . . . . Won nine of eighteen face-offs and picked up eight ground balls in the win over Vermont (4/16) . . . won nine of eleven face-offs and picked up five ground balls in the win over Siena (4/12) . . . Won thirteen of sixteen face-offs in the win over Hartford (4/9) . . . won fourteen of twenty face-offs and picked up eight ground balls vs Albany (4/2).
2003-04: Attended Molloy College.
High School: Earned two letters at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. . . named all-division following senior year . . . also lettered in soccer where he earned all-conference and all-division honors.
Paw Prints: James Astea . . . born August 10, 1985 . . . son of Marguerite and Abdullah . . . brother of Danielle . . . favorite vacation spot: Bermuda.TMTM