Former Virginia All-America goalie Adam Ghitelman, who won a national championship with the Cavaliers in 2011, joined the Harvard men’s lacrosse staff as an assistant coach on Jan. 24, 2012.
During Ghitelman’s second season Crimson netminders combined for a 9.97 goals-against average and held two opponents to five goals or less. Harry Kreiger, who earned All-New England second team and All-Ivy League second team accolades, owned a 53.6 save percentage and 9.95 goals-against mark.
In Ghitelman's first season with the Crimson in 2012, Harvard goalies posted a combined goals-against average of 9.77. Harvard held two opponents to five goals or less, with Harry Kreiger owning a .510 save percentage and an 8.42 goals-against mark.
Ghitelman, who currently plays for the Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse, was named to the 2012 MLL All-Star Game as a goalie.
During his playing career in college, recorded 586 saves during his 62-game career at Virginia, posting a 8.94 goals-against average and a save percentage of .533. During Virginia’s run to the national championship last spring, Ghitelman, who served as one of the team’s captains in 2011, started 17 games and stopped 178 shots, to go along with a 9.54 goals-against average. He concluded his collegiate career second in Virginia history in career saves.
A native of Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Ghitelman played for the Denver Outlaws during the 2011 MLL season.