"(Maturation) definitely is a process," Lembo said. "I'd like to think that it's a combination of things. We've been very consistent in our approach with every player in the program, particularly with a guy like Eric. You keep your standards and expectations high and keep challenging guys to reach those.
"He's been in the system now for three years. And I'd also like to think that the light switch has gone on and all of a sudden three years have blown by and now you're a senior. He's going into the last year of his college career and there is a sense of urgency to be more consistent.