UMass men's lacrosse marks fourth consecutive appearance in conference championship on Wednesday
Minutemen look to stay in contention for CAA Tournament with a win over the Blue Hens
Minutemen cap nine-game road schedule at Hofstra on Saturday, April 20
UMass faces the Dragons in its first home contest since March 16 on Saturday
PRONUNCIATION: JURG-uh-lev-ITCHPhoto Gallery: Men's Lacrosse Attackman/Midfielder K.R. Jurgelevich
UMass Career: Recorded 16 points as a Minuteman on 10 goals and six assists over 45 appearances with the second and third midfield lines ... Recorded the game-winning goal against Army during the season-opener of his senior year ... Tallied a single-season career-high nine points on six goals and three assists as a freshman in 2010.
2013 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Finished with 11 appearances as a reserve midfielder during his senior year, notching two goals and one assist for three points ... Had the game-winning tally as the Minutemen bested Army, 16-9 on Feb. 10 to open the 2013 campaign ... Saw minutes off the bench for the Minutemen against No. 4 North Carolina (2/16), recording one on-target shot during the contest ... Recorded one goal and a caused turnover at Harvard (2/23) ... Assisted on one tally at Albany (3/5).
2012 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in seven games with one groundball on the season ... Played in first game of the year when UMass downed Army (2/10) ... Recorded lone groundball in win over Saint Joseph's (3/31).
2011 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Member of second midfield for the second year in a row, playing in all 15 games, a single-season personal-high, while recording three points ... Had one assist vs. Drexel (4/16) ... Second goal of season at Saint Joseph's (4/2) ... Also tallied a mark during the win at Hartford (2/19).
2010 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Saw action in 12 of 14 games ... Played in first seven games, including six in a row on the second midfield ... Points in seven of his last 11 games ... Led all rookie midfielders with six goals and nine points ... Took two face-offs in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament Semifinal at No. 20 Towson, winning one draw ... Scored a goal in win vs. Georgetown (4/24) ... After missing two games, returned with an assist at Penn State (4/3) ... Scored a tally and assisted on a goal in the win over Providence (3/16) ... First career multi-goal game came vs. No. 13 Harvard (3/13) ... Set up a goal vs. Albany (3/9) ... Tallied an early goal at Yale (3/5) ... First-career goal vs. Hartford (2/20).
Before UMass: Four-year starter at Portland High School in Portland, Maine ... Named player of the year after senior year ... Two-time all-America honoree ... Three-time all-Maine player ... For his high school career he won 81.3 percent of all faceoffs taken and scooped up 116 groundballs ... Scored 91 points during scholastic tenure ... Helped Portland High School to first state title in 2009 ... Co-Captain his junior and senior years ... Also played ice hockey and soccer.
Personal: Full name is Kirk Robert Jurgelevich ... Prefers to go by "K.R." over his given first name ... Was born on August 5, 1990 in Bath, Maine ... Son of Kirk and Cathy Jurgelevich ... Brother, Ryan also played lacrosse at Portland High School ... Majored in building and construction technology ... Only Minuteman on the active roster from the state of Maine in 2013.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2010 12/0 6 3 9 16 0 0 1 0/0:00 2011 15/0 2 2 4 11 0 0 2 1/1:00 2012 7/0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0/0:00 Totals 34/0 8 5 13 28 0 0 4 1/1:00
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