GENERAL...Plays with a lot of emotion which is shown on the field...Became the starting goalie for Siena midway through last season.
2005...Started four times in seven games played...Recorded 57 saves...Allowed 6.19 goals per contest...Saw 319:50 minutes in goal...Controlled five groundballs.
2004...Played in five games and started four as a sophomore...Recorded 195:00 and had a save percentage of .470.
2003...Started all 15 games as a freshman earning all 900 minutes in the cage...Made 216 saves for a .528 save percentage.
BEFORE SIENA...Played Varsity five years and lettered four...Cardinal District Player of the Year...Two-time team MVP and All-District and All-Region selection at Woodbridge Senior High School.
PERSONAL...Born September 24, 1983...Son of Warren and Patricia Bamford...A history major...Sophomore class president...Chose Siena because of its academic life, Catholic affiliation and Division I lacrosse program.
BRECHT ON BAMFORD..."Coming out of the fall, John looks to be our starting goalie heading into the spring. We will be looking for John to be the leader and quarterback of our defense."