Fahey, Hunziker, Karaska and Porzelt to help guide Minutemen during 2016 campaign
Bianchin earns three points, Oliveri stops 14 shots in defeat
Multi-goal efforts from Hegarty, Sokol and Whiteway not enough in 15-8 decision
Buddy Carr's two tallies paced eight Minutemen who put up a goal versus the Stags
UMass had five goals during 18-minute, four-second Nittany Lion scoring drought for the comeback win
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. SIENA (EXH.) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2016 - Senior: Team Captain
2015 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time in all 15 games at short-stick defensive midfield and made two appearances in the starting lineup ... Totaled 13 groundballs, five points via two goals and three assists and a pair of caused turnovers ... Also took faceoffs for the squad following the season-ending injury to Noah Rak and won 27-of-71 ... Appeared as a reserve against No. 20 Army (2/7) ... Picked up his first groundball of the year at No. 6 North Carolina (2/14) ... Earned his first collegiate point on an assist and scooped up a groundball versus Brown (2/28) ... Earned his first goal as a Minuteman against Quinnipiac (3/10) ... Helped out on one goal, scooped up a groundball and caused a turnover in the win vs. Penn State (3/14) ... Scored a goal, picked up two groundballs and won five faceoffs against Fairfield (4/4) ... Won two faceoffs and scooped up a groundball at Hartford (4/11) ... Assisted on one goal and earned a faceoff win in two opportunities during the victory over Drexel (4/18) ... Won five faceoffs and scooped up four groundballs against Delaware (4/24) ... Picked up one groundball and won eight faceoffs during the CAA Championship Semifinal Round victory over No. T19 Fairfield (4/30) ... Scooped up two groundballs, caused one turnover and won six faceoffs against Towson in the CAA Championship Game (5/2).
2014 - Sophomore: Was not a member of the team.
2013 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw time in 13 contests during his first year, mainly playing during man-down situations and as a defensive midfielder ... Made his first college appearance playing in the midfield against Army (2/10) ... Also came in as a reserve midfielder and defenseman against No. 4 North Carolina (2/16) ... Subbed in as a defender at Harvard (2/23), scooping up a groundball ... Added appearances in the lineup with UMass faced Albany (3/5), Bucknell (3/9), Penn State (3/16), Lehigh (3/20), Hartford (3/23) and Towson (4/6) ... First caused turnover came against No. 17 Drexel (4/13) ... Rotated in as a defensive midfielder, including on man-down situations, against Delaware (4/26) and #9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinals (5/1).
Before UMass: Was a three-year letter-winning midfielder at Masconomet High School for head coach Tom Cobb ... Selected to the All-Globe, All-Herald and U.S. High School Lacrosse All-America listings as a junior and senior ... Was named a MIAA Boy's Lacrosse Second Team All-State honoree in 2011 ... 2012 MIAA Boy's Lacrosse Preseason All-State Midfielder ... Had 47 goals and 29 assists during his final scholastic campaign ... Recorded 191 goals and 76 assists during his career for a program-record 267 points ... Played four years of varsity football as well.
Personal: Full name is Kurt Blackwell Hunziker ... Born on October 3, 1993, in Stoneham, Mass. ... Son of Stuart and Bonnie Hunziker ... Brother of Haley and Brooke ... Currently enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Last update: May 20, 2015
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