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MLAX vs. DELAWARE 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
MLAX vs. SIENA (EXH.) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2013 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... NEILA All-New England First Team ... Was fourth on the squad in scoring with 29 points on 22 goals and seven assists ... Tied with Grant Whiteway for the most man-up tallies on the team with five ... Scooped up 24 groundballs and caused five turnovers ... Scored a pair of goals to help spur UMass to victory over Army (2/10), adding a single-game career-high four groundballs and a caused turnover ... Started on attack in place of the injured Will Manny against No. 4 North Carolina (2/16) and recorded a four-point performance (three goals, one assist), including notching the game-winning goal ... Had two points on a goal and assist at Harvard (2/23) ... Recorded a multi-point game behind a goal and assist against Brown (3/2), also scooping up a pair of groundballs ... Started on the attack for the fourth consecutive game and secured two goals at Albany (3/5) ... Had a pair of assists against Bucknell (3/9) to record his 10th collegiate multi-point game, chipping in a trio of groundballs and a career-high three caused turnovers to the team effort ... Added his second hat trick of the season with three goals against Penn State (3/16), converting each of his on-target attempts ... Recorded a multi-point game with a goal and assist at Hartford (3/23), adding a trio of groundballs ... Netted a goal at Towson (4/6) to move to 20 points on the year while grabbing two groundballs ... Secured his fourth career hat trick with three goals against No. 17 Drexel, adding one assist to earn a four-point performance ... Fought for two goals at No. 20 Hofstra (4/20), striking twice while being knocked to the ground against the Pride to earn his 10th collegiate multi-goal game ... Added his 20th goal of the year against Delaware (4/26) to go with two groundballs scooped up ... Finished the year with a pair of goals and a groundball at No. 9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinals (5/1).
2012 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in all 16 games, with seven goals and nine assists for 16 points ... Had six groundballs on the season ... Recorded first point of the season, an assist, in the win over Army (2/10) ... Tallied two assists and two groundballs in the victory at Ohio State (2/25) ... Scored first goal of the season helped UMass down Harvard (3/27) ... Netted two goals in win over Saint Joseph's (3/31) and scored the game-winner as UMass fought past Drexel (4/14) ... Logged a goal in the win over Hofstra (4/21) ... Had a groundball when UMass beat Delaware on the road (4/27) ... Tallied an assist in the victory over Towson (5/2) ... Recorded goals in back-to-back games against Drexel (5/5) and Colgate (5/12).
2011 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA All-Rookie Team ... CAA Rookie of the Week (5/2) ... Started two games and was one of the first men off the bench for the attack unit ... Had 16 points on 14 goals and two assists with his first nine points coming during a four-game stretch from Feb. 26 through March 15 ... Was the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week after setting a career-high with five goals vs. Delaware (4/29) ... Tied the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament Semifinal game at Penn State (5/4) at 4-4, helping UMass secure the win in overtime ... Scored a goal at Saint Joseph's (4/2) ... Assisted on one tally at Providence (3/15) ... Notched a pair of marks at Albany (3/8) ... First career hat trick came in win over No. 20 Brown (3/5) as he added an assist for four points ... Also took home the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week laurel on Feb. 28 ... Scored first two goals, including game-winner, in victory over No. 13 Ohio State (2/26), with both coming in the final five minutes of the contest ... Made college debut vs. No. 12 Army (2/12).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner on the attack at Avon Old Farms, where he played for coach Skip Flanagan ... Led the Winged Beavers to the Founders League Championship in 2010 on thr strength of 37 goals and 30 assists on the year ... Produced 245 goals and 131 assists during his scholastic career ... Was team captain and was chosen for the National Senior Showcase, East-West New England Senior All-Star Game in 2010 ... Murray Cup Winner, team's offensive MVP, all-league, all-New England and all-America honoree during 2010 as well ... In 2009, was Avon Old Farms' offensive MVP, took home Under Armour Underclassman All-America laurels, was named to Team New England, won the Jennings Cup and was the Most Outstanding Junior Athlete ... Made Inside Lacrosse's Power-100 (No. 49) and Top-40 Attackmen (No. 15) in 2010 ... Also played soccer, earning the team's MVP in 2010 while captaining the squad and earning a bid to the New England All-Star Game ... Participated in basketball as well - being named a captain in 2010 and earning most improved in 2009 ... Made the Avon Old Farms' Dean's List in 2008 and 2009 and was a member of the honor roll in 2010.
Personal: Full name is Connor James Mooney ... Son of Lori and Russ Mooney ... Brother of Caitlin and Courtney ... Born on April 15, 1991, in Springfield, Mass. ... Is majoring in sport management.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB CT 2011 15/2 14 2 16 38 0 2 10 1 2012 16/1 7 9 16 47 3 1 6 0 2013 15/5 22 7 29 84 5 1 24 5 TOTAL 36/8 43 18 61 169 8 4 40 6
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