Senior defenseman Jake Smith leads group with first team honor
Whiteway's hat trick, Manny's three points not enough for the Minutemen
UMass men's lacrosse marks fourth consecutive appearance in conference championship on Wednesday
Kyle Smith, Will Manny combine for 10 goals, six assists on senior night
Minutemen look to stay in contention for CAA Tournament with a win over the Blue Hens
MLAX vs. DELAWARE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. BROWN Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. ARMY Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. SIENA (EXH.) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2013 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Recorded four points on a goal and three assists to go with a pair of groundballs as UMass defeated Army, 16-9 in the season opener for both teams (2/10) ... Added four more points against #4 North Carolina (2/16), recording a hat trick with one helper as UMass came from behind to earn a 12-11 decision in the Southern Showdown, hosted at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga. ... Had a pair of goals at Albany (3/5) ... Recorded his ninth collegiate hat trick and second of the season with three goals when UMass traveled to Bucknell (3/9), making his 50th appearance as a Minuteman in the process ... Scored once and helped on another UMass goal against #18 Penn State (3/16), marking his 25th multi-point game with the Minutemen, while tying a career-high with four groundballs ... Had a goal and assist as UMass defeated #16 Lehigh, 6-4 on March 20 ... Set a single-game career high with six goals scored at Hartford (3/23), including the final four UMass tallies, which equaled the Hawks output in the second half ... His six goals scored at Hartford were the most for a Minuteman in one contest over the previous 23 games, dating back to classmate Will Manny earning seven at Army on Feb. 10, 2012 ... Joined the UMass 100-point club with his fourth goal against Hartford, becoming the 39th member of the group in the process ... Secured a pair of assists at Saint Joseph's (3/30) ... Added a goal and assist at Towson (4/6) ... Tied a career high with eight points against #17 Drexel (4/13), recording a hat trick to go with a single-game personal best five assists ... Secured his 23rd goal of the year at #20 Hofstra (4/20).
2012 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA All-Tournament Team ... CAA Co-Player of the Week (4/23) ... UMass Athlete of the Week (4/9) ... Started in all 16 games and finished second on team in goals (33) and third in assists (19) and points (52) ... Had 26 groundballs and four caused turnovers on the season. ... Netted four goals in the win at Army for first of seven hat tricks on the season (2/10) ... Season-high four groundballs in games against Bucknell and Delaware (2/18 & 4/27) ... Scored three goals as UMass downed Ohio State (2/25) on the road ... Had one goal and an assist in the victory at Brown (3/3) ... Notched three goals and two assists when the Minutemen bested Albany (3/6) ... Tallied a goal, assist and groundball in the win over Hartford (3/10) ... Notched a pair of goals when UMass won at Penn State (3/17) ... Logged a goal, assist and groundball in the victory over Harvard (3/27) ... Recorded back-to-back game-winning goals in the contests with Saint Joseph's and Towson (3/31 & 4/14) ... Netted three goals in the win over Hofstra while also contributing two assists (4/21) for five points on the day ... Produced two goals, a pair of assists and four groundballs to help lead UMass to victory at Delaware (4/27) ... Scored the eventual game-winner against Towson (5/2) ... Tallied a personal-best eight points (4 goals & 4 assists) to spearhead the win over Drexel (5/5).
2011 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Started 12 of 14 games and had 10 goals and three assists for 13 points ... Scored back-to-back game-winning goals in overtime for wins over Towson and Drexel, with the tally against Drexel coming in the third overtime ... Tallied a mark in the win over Penn State (5/4) during the CAA Tournament Semifinal and the regular-season finale vs. Delaware (4/29) .... Also scored team's first goal of the game for a multi-tally performance ... Tied a then-career-high with three points on a man-up goal and two assists at Saint Joseph's (4/2) ... Tallied a goal vs. Penn State (3/19) ... Netted a mark off of a face-off win at Albany (3/8) ... Tallied one man-up goal and an assist in the victory at Hartford (2/19) ... Made first start against #12 Army (2/12).
2010 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Played in all 14 games and had 10 points on five goals and five assists while seeing considerable time as a faceoff specialist ... Nine of 10 points on man-up plays with team-best five man-up goals ... Tied for second in CAA in man-up goals ... Set up Ryan Liebel's man-up tally vs. #10 Georgetown (4/24) ... Had one goal vs. Towson (4/10) ... Scored eventual game-winner in the win over Providence (3/16) while also adding an assist ... Tallied first two goals and added an assist vs. Hartford (2/20) ... Dealt out a pair of assists at Sacred Heart (2/12) in his collegiate debut.
Before UMass: Played four years at Longmeadow High School under Coach John Rauseo ... Was named First-team all-Western Massachusetts and all-America following his senior season, during which he tallied 65 goals and 37 assists ... Helped Longmeadow to a 21-2 record during his junior year and a state championship... Captained the Lancers during his senior season ... Also played football and basketball while at Longmeadow and was named captain in both.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Cutting Smith ... Born November 17, 1990 to Norman and Sue Smith ... Father, Norm played Lacrosse at UMass from 1976-1978, was an all-American and currently serves as color commentator on UMass men's lacrosse radio broadcasts ... Grandfather, Neville is a member of the National Lacrosse Hall Of Fame, and was a charter member of the U.S. Club Lacrosse Association.
Career Statistics Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen 2010 14/0 5 5 10 13 5 1 4 1/1:00 2011 15/13 11 4 15 41 3 2 13 3/1:30 2012 16/16 33 19 52 79 6 4 26 3/2:00 TOTAL 45/29 49 28 77 133 14 7 43 7/4:30