ON D'AMARIO: Has a slick stick ... Very quick and aggressive towards the goal ... A good overhand finisher ... Has a good feel for the game and good smarts for the game as well.
AS A SENIOR IN 2012:
Played in all 16 games with 13 goals and five assists for 18 points.
Had five groundballs on the season.
Scored first goal of the season in win over Bucknell (2/18).
Recorded two goals and an assist in win over Albany while also contributing three groundballs (3/6).
Netted two goals in win over Drexel (4/14).
Had a six-game scoring streak midseason including one-goal win over Hofstra (4/21).
Tallied a goal and two assists in win at Delaware to tie career-high three points (4/27).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
Running with second midfield as a junior.
Has six goals and two assists for eight points in 14 games.
Assisted goal at Saint Joseph's (4/2).
Scored at Harvard (3/29) for sixth goal of season.
Netted two goals on two shots at Providence (3/15).
Two goals and an assist for career-high three points in win over #20 Brown (3/5).
Tallied goal in win over #12 Army (2/12).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010: Played in all 14 games as a midfielder and attacker, netted nine goals and five assists for 14 points. Tallied a goal and assist at #20 Towson (5/5) in CAA Semifinals. Goal came five seconds into the second half. In first-career start on attack, scored two goals including game-winning tally with 1:29 left in regulation in huge win over #10 Georgetown (4/24). Set up a goal at Delaware (4/17). Scored a goal vs. Towson (4/10). Second-career mutli-point game with a goal and assist at Penn State (4/3). Saw most playing time of career. Had first-career multi-point game against Brown (3/23). Tallied late goal to start a 4-0 run vs. #13 Harvard (3/13). Set up final goal of game vs. Albany (3/9). Scored first-career goal to tie thriller 12-12 with 1:21 left in regulation at Yale (3/5). Assisted late goal vs. Hartford (2/20).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Freshman attack saw considerable time off the bench. Played in 13 games his first first season, tallying two points and two groundballs. Took career-high three shots in NCAA First Round at Princeton (5/10). Second-career assist vs. St. John's (4/4). Played and recorded a shot at Albany (3/10). Recorded first-career point (an assist) vs. Yale (2/28). Groundball came vs. Sacred Heart (2/14).
BEFORE UMASS: Three-year attackman for Niskayuna High School in Niskayuna N.Y., where he played under coach Mike Vorgang ... Led the Silver Warriors to three NYS Section II champion in 2008, 2007, and 2006 ... Named All-American as a senior, tallying 94 points ... Albany Times Union Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Suburban Council ... Troy Record Offensive Player of the Year ... Team MVP in 2008 ... Represented the North in the 2008 U.S. Lacrosse National High School Senior Showcase ... Was a Scholar Athlete junior year, as well as a Top 205 All-Star ... Played on the Adirondack Empire State Team in 2006 and 2007 ... Also played varsity hockey.
PERSONAL: Steven Louis D'Amario (duh-MARIO) ... Son of Valerie and Michael D'Amario ... brother of Nick (20), Alex (15) and Mike (12) ... Born Febuary 8, 1990 in Niskayuna, N.Y. ... Majors in Resource Economics.