Men's Lacrosse


25   Kurt Hunziker
Kurt  Hunziker


Topsfield, Mass.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215



Men's Lax Celebrates Four-Member Class of 2016

Fahey, Hunziker, Karaska and Porzelt comprise senior class


Massachusetts Upsets No. 10 North Carolina, 14-9

Bogart scores three goals, Dolan turns aside career-high 18 shots in win


Minutemen Face Challenging Opposition at No. 7 Brown Saturday

Men's lacrosse heads to Stevenson Field for a 1 p.m. tilt against the Bears


Midweek Matinee Pits Men's Lacrosse Against Hartford

Minutemen and Hawks meet at Garber Field for a 3 p.m. contest on Tues., March 1


UMass Renews Intrastate Rivalry With Harvard Saturday

Minutemen host No. 14 Crimson at Garber Field for a 3 p.m. game on Feb. 27.



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

Photo Gallery: Kurt Hunziker

2016 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Team Captain ... Finished his final season with career bests in groundballs (17) and caused turnovers (3) ... Caused a turnover at Army West Point (2/12) in the season-opener ... Scooped up three groundballs in the win over No. 11 Ohio State (2/20) ... Caused a turnover vs. No. 14 Harvard (2/27) ... Collected a trio of groundballs during the win over No. 10 North Carolina (3/12) ... Added a two-groundball game at No. 20 Penn State (3/19) ... Secured three groundballs at Delaware (4/2) ... Totaled a two-groundball afternoon against No. 7 Towson (4/9) ... Had a groundball and caused one turnover against Hofstra (4/23).

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 ... Son of Stuart and Bonnie Hunziker ... Brother of Haley and Brooke ... Is a building and construction technology major.

Career Highs
Goals: 1, twice, last vs. Fairfield (April 4, 2015)
Assists: 1, 3x, last vs. Drexel (April 18, 2015)
Points: 1, 5x, last vs. Drexel (April 18, 2015)
Groundballs: 4, vs. Delaware (April 24, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: 1, 3x, last vs. Towson (May 2, 2015)
Faceoffs Won: 8, at #T19 Fairfield (April 30, 2015)
Faceoffs Taken: 20, at #T19 Fairfield (April 30, 2015)

Last update: May 20, 2015

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