Minutemen open 2014 home slate with hard-fought win over Crimson
Minutemen battle No. 14/9 Ohio State live on NBC Sports at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16.
Mariano, Whiteway net two goals each as UMass holds off Black Knights rally attempt
2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Grabbed two groundballs and caused a turnover on defense as the Minutemen defeated Army, 6-5 on the road on Feb. 8 ... Pulled in three groundballs and earned a caused turnover against No. 14/9 Ohio State (2/16) ... Scooped up four groundballs and forced a pair of turnovers in the 8-4 win over Harvard on Feb. 22.
Before UMass: Lettered three times for Culver Academy (Ind.) lacrosse and head coach Jon Posner ... Defenseman on NALI Championship-winning teams in 2012 and 2013 ... Under Armour Underclass All-American in 2011 and 2012 ... Squad had a 56-8 record over his three seasons lettering (2011-13) ... Also competed in football, hockey and soccer ... Was a first team all-conference selection on the soccer team and earned a Gold A as a senior for his academic success.
Personal: Austin James Spencer ... Born on Feb. 22, 1993, to Tom and Lisa Spencer ... Has two siblings, Carly and Claire.
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