Men's Lacrosse

 

25   Kurt Hunziker
Kurt  Hunziker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Topsfield, Mass.

High School:
Masconomet

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Midfield


05/06/2016

Men's Lax Celebrates Four-Member Class of 2016

Fahey, Hunziker, Karaska and Porzelt comprise senior class

03/12/2016

Massachusetts Upsets No. 10 North Carolina, 14-9

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

03/04/2016

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

02/29/2016

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

02/26/2016

UMass Renews Intrastate Rivalry With Harvard Saturday

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

04/24/2015

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY

MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/21/2015

MLAX VS. DREXEL

MLAX VS. DREXEL Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/16/2013

MLAX vs. PENN STATE

MLAX vs. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/02/2013

MLAX vs. BROWN

MLAX vs. BROWN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/02/2013

MLAX vs. SIENA (EXH.)

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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