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37   Kyle Karaska
Kyle Karaska

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Groton, Mass.

High School:
Bishop Guertin (N.H.)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
D


04/19/2014

UMass Upended By No. 12 Hofstra On Senior Night, 11-6

Oliveri stopped 15 shots, Bianchin netted first collegiate goal in the loss

04/05/2014

Towson Men's Lacrosse Slips By Massachusetts, 6-5

Oliveri made 13 saves in the cage as Minutemen drop heartbreaker at Garber Field

03/01/2014

UMass Defense Suppresses Brown To Record 15-2 Victory

Minutemen allow fewest goals in one game since 2001; 11 record at least one point in win

02/27/2014

Minutemen Make Road Trip To Brown For Next Game

Men's lacrosse faces the Bears in Providence, R.I., on Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m.

02/22/2014

Men's Lacrosse Defense Stymies Harvard In 8-4 Victory

Minutemen open 2014 home slate with hard-fought win over Crimson

04/08/2014

MLAX vs. TOWSON

MLAX vs. TOWSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/11/2014

MLAX vs. PROVIDENCE

MLAX vs. PROVIDENCE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

02/22/2014

MLAX vs. HARVARD

MLAX vs. HARVARD Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/16/2013

MLAX vs. PENN STATE

MLAX vs. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

2014 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Picked up a groundball while starting on close defense at Army on Feb. 8 ... Grabbed one groundball against No. 14/9 Ohio State (2/16) ... Caused two turnovers and scooped up a groundball against Harvard (2/22) ... Assisted on one goal, picked up four groundballs and caused two turnovers during the win at Brown on March 1 ... Nabbed a pair of groundballs during the win over Providence (3/11) ... Notched two groundballs when UMass won at No. 5 Penn State (3/15) ... Caused a Hartford turnover and secured one groundball during the victory over Hartford (3/22).

2013 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Was called into action due to an injury to James Fahey and made 13 starts among 14 appearances on the year as a close defenseman ... Scooped up 13 groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers on the year alongside veteran close defense starters and seniors Ryan Hollenbaugh and Jake Smith ... Took four penalties totaling three minutes and 30 seconds ... Made his first appearance as a Minuteman during the 12-11 come-from-behind victory No. 4 North Carolina (2/16) as the UMass defense held the Tar Heels scoreless in the final quarter ... Started on close defense at Harvard on Feb. 23, earning single-game career-highs with four groundballs scooped up and two turnovers caused in the Minutemen victory over the Crimson ... Had a pair of groundballs at Albany (3/5) ... Earned one groundball at Saint Joseph's (3/30) ... Totaled three groundballs as Massachusetts defeated No. 20 Hofstra, 9-8 on the road at Shuart Stadium on April 20 in a come-from-behind effort ... Ended his freshman season with a groundball at No. 9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinal Round (5/1).

Before UMass: Letterwinning defenseman at Bishop Guertin in Nashua N.H., under coach Chris Cameron ... Was named a United States Lacrosse (USL) High School All-American in 2012 ... Also was a member of the football team at Bishop Guertin.

Personal: Full name is Kyle Albert Karaska ... Born on November 17, 1993 in Groton, Mass. ... Son of Mark and Francine Karaska ... Brother of Emily and Rachel ... Is majoring in environmental science.

Career Highs
Assists: 1, at Brown (March 1, 2014)
Points: 1, at Brown (March 1, 2014)
Groundballs: 4, 2x, last at Brown (March 1, 2014)
Caused Turnovers: 2, 2x, last at Brown (March 1, 2014)


Career Statistics
Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
2013	14/13	0	0	0	0	0	13	2	4/3:30
2014	9/9	0	1	1	0	0	14	5	5/5:00
Total	23/22	0	1	1	0	0	27	7	9/8:30

Last Update: March 24, 2014

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