Karaska forces three turnovers, grabs four groundballs in final collegiate game
Minutemen challenge Dragons at Vidas Field in 6 p.m. game on April 29
Hegarty nets hat trick, Sconone turns aside 13 shots in Senior Day loss
Brendan Hegarty leads Minutemen with three goals, while Tyler Bogart tallies two.
Sconone records 13 saves, Bogart scores twice in 9-7 loss at Delaware Stadium
MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. DREXEL Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. BROWN Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. ARMY Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2016 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Ranked second on the squad with 19 points via 15 goals and four assists ... Posted 15 groundballs ... Averaged 1.9 points per game (11 G, 2 A) over the last seven contests after he had 1.0 per game (4 G, 2 A) in the opening six contests ... Assisted on one goal in the season-opener at Army (2/12) ... Scored once during the contest against No. 14 Harvard (2/27), his 25th career tally ... Totaled one goal on three shots and scooped up three groundballs during the win over Hartford (3/1) ... Secured an extra-man goal and groundball at No. 7 Brown (3/5) ... Earned a pair of points through a goal and assist against No. 15 Albany (3/5) ... Tallied three points on two goals and an assist to go with two groundballs against No. 10 North Carolina (3/12) ... Scored while being checked into the crease at No. 20 Penn State (3/19) for his 40th career point ... Had a goal and assist to go with two groundballs at Delaware (4/2) ... Scored on three of his four shots and grabbed a groundball against No. 7 Towson (4/9) ... Recorded his second hat trick of the season with three goals on five shots against Hofstra (4/23).
2015 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Was a starting attackman in all 15 games ... Tallied the second-most points (28) and tied for the team lead in goals (22) with Nick Mariano ... Earned 23 groundballs with seven caused turnovers and scored a pair of man-up tallies ... Totaled five hat tricks with multiple points in nine games on the season ... Tied for ninth in the CAA for goals per game (1.47) ... Ended CAA play sixth in points per game (2.20) and tied for sixth in goals per game (1.60) ... Had a groundball and caused turnover in the season-opener against No. 20 Army (2/7) ... Picked up two groundballs and forced No. 6 North Carolina into one turnover on Feb. 14 ... Notched his first collegiate hat trick and finished with a career-best four points on three goals and an assist at No. 12 Harvard (2/21) ... Totaled two points via a goal and assist, scooped up a career-high three groundballs and caused a turnover versus Brown (2/28) ... Earned his second career hat trick and second over the previous three games with three goals at No. 16 Albany (3/7), when he added three groundballs and a caused turnover ... Provided his third collegiate hat trick with three goal - including the game-winning tally - at Hofstra (3/21) ... Scooped up four groundballs, dished out an assist and caused one turnover at No. 18 Towson (3/28) ... Scored a goal, assisted on another and picked up a groundball against Fairfield (4/4) ... Earned a pair of goals to go with one assist and two groundballs at Hartford (4/11) ... Secured his fourth career hat trick with three goals in the win over Drexel (4/18) ... Provided two points and a pair of groundballs against Delaware (4/24) ... Tallied his fifth hat trick of the year with three goals on only four shots during the win over No. T19 Fairfield in the CAA Championship Semifinal Round (4/28).
2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Appeared in 10 games, including making a pair of starts ... Scored two goals on the year, including one game-winner ... Caused a turnover and picked up one groundball ... Tallied 10 shots, including five on-target attempts ... Saw his first minutes with the Minutemen against No. 14 Ohio State in the 12-11 overtime victory at the Moe's Southwest Grill Classic on Feb. 16 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Took a shot during UMass' win at Brown (3/1) ... Earned four shots and caused one turnover against No. 18 Albany (3/8) ... Scored his first collegiate goal following a pass from Grant Whiteway during the win over Providence on March 11 ... Added his second goal in as many games when UMass won at No.5 Penn State, 8-6 on March 15 ... Made his first collegiate start in place of an injured Grant Consoletti vs. No. 12 Hofstra on April 19 ... Also started at Delaware (4/25) in the season finale.
Before UMass: Earned four letters for head coach Mike Hoppey at Ward Melville High School ... Two-time all-county selection (2012-13) ... New York Class A State Championship MVP as Ward Melville finished 22-0 during his senior year ... Scored four goals and assisted on one more during the 16-4 victory over West Genesee to claim the 2013 state title for Ward Melville ... Was also a three-year varsity running back at Ward Melville, taking home all-division laurels as a senior ... Helped scholastic squad reach Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse No. 1 national ranking in 2013 with 64 points on 47 goals and 17 assists ... Ward Melville went 69-9 during Hegarty's four seasons competing for the program.
Personal: Brendan Francis Hegarty ... Son of Dan and Sue Hegarty ... Has two siblings, Tyler and Ava.