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 ... Tewaaraton Award Watch List midseason addition ... Preseason All-CAA Team ... Totaled 17 points via 10 goals and seven assists running with the first line midfield ... Led the Minutemen with four man-up goals and scooped up nine groundballs ... Put 26 of his 41 shots on-target (.623 shots-on-goal percentage) ... Finished the year with nine points (four goals, five assists) in the last five games of the season ... Began the season as a starter on the attack at Army West Point (2/12) with a pair of points on a goal and assist, his 10th career multi-point performance ... Had his first collegiate hat trick on three goals against No. 11 Ohio State (2/20) ... Earned one goal and scooped up a groundball at No. 7 Brown (3/5) ... Added a man-down goal and totaled two groundballs against No. 10 North Carolina (3/12) ... Totaled two points via one goal and an assist at Delaware (4/2) ... Converted his only shot of the game against No. 7 Towson (4/9) ... Dished a career-high three assists at Fairfield (4/16) ... Secured two points on a man-up goal and assist against Hofstra (4/23) ... Scored his 10th goal of the season at Delaware (4/29).
2015 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Provided 28 points through 14 goals and as many assists over 15 games played on the first-line midfield ... Converted five of his goals during man-up situations, tied with Peter Lindley for the most among Minutemen ... His points total ranked as the third-most on the squad ... Placed tied for ninth in the CAA in assists per game (0.93) ... Tied for seventh during CAA play in points per game (2.00) and assists per game (0.80) ... Scored once during the season-opener against No. 20 Army (2/7) ... Dished out two assist at No. 6 North Carolina (2/14), his first career multi-point game ... Added a goal of his own and helped out on another at No. 12 Harvard (2/21) ... Tallied twice against Brown (2/28), his first career multi-goal game ... Assisted on one goal at No. 16 Albany (3/7) ... Totaled two points (one goal, one assist) with a groundball versus Quinnipiac (3/10) ... Scored one goal and helped out on two others during the win over Penn State (3/14) ... Earned another three-point performance with two goals and an assist during the 9-7 win at Hofstra (3/21) ... Totaled a goal - the 10th of his UMass career - and groundball against Fairfield (4/4) ... Had one assist versus Hartford (4/11) ... Provided three points on a goal and two assists with one groundball vs. Drexel (4/18) ... Earned a pair of tallies and assisted on one other with a groundball vs. Delaware (4/24) ... Assisted on Dan Muller's go-ahead goal and picked up one groundball against Fairfield (4/30) in the CAA Championship Semifinal Round ... Ended the season with a three-point performance on two goals and an assist in the CAA Championship Game (5/2).
2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Finished the season with one goal in six shots attempted over as many games played ... Put four of his six shots on-target ... Missed time due to injury ... Appeared for the first time as a Minuteman during the win at No. 5 Penn State (3/15) after missing the beginning of the season due to injury ... Attempted a pair of shots against Hartford (3/22), putting one on-frame ... Attempted one shot during the loss at Drexel (4/12) ... Scored his first collegiate goal against No. 12 Hofstra (4/19).
Before UMass: Earned three letters as an attackman and midfielder at Trinity Pawling High School in Pawling, N.Y. ... Also played for Edge Junior Elite ... Was a member of the 2010 and 2011 Team Ontario National Championship-winning squads ... Was a 2012 First Team All-Founder's League selection as the Pride's leading scorer, accumulating 77 points as a junior ... Was ranked as a top-50 Canadian player by Inside Lacrosse during his scholastic career.
Personal: Gianni Claudio Bianchin ... Son of Sergio and Maria Bianchin ... Has two siblings, Thomas and Melina.
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