Mooney adds seven points on three goals and four assists as men's lacrosse improves to 5-1
UMass looks for its eighth win over the Friars in as many meetings between the squads
Great Danes defeat Massachusetts at Garber Field, 25-10
Minutemen host the Great Danes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8
Minutemen allow fewest goals in one game since 2001; 11 record at least one point in win
2014 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA Player of the Week (2/17) ... CAA Co-Rookie of the Week (2/17) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (2/18) ... Scored back-to-back goals for UMass during the 6-5 win at Army (2/8) that turned a 1-0 lead in the first quarter into a 3-0 advantage ... Had four goals, including the game-winner with seven seconds left in overtime, to lead the Minutemen by No. 14/9 Ohio State (2/16) ... Added another hat trick, his second consecutive, with three goals in the win over Harvard on Feb. 22.
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at Yorktown High School for head coach Dave Marr ... Three-time sectional champion at Yorktown as the program recorded 58 victories during his scholastic career ... MSG Varsity All-American as a a senior while also taking in Journal News Player of the Year and first team all-conference ... Picked up all-tri state honors in 2013 as well, while being named the No. 34 player in the country by Inside Lacrosse and a top-10 attackman ... Finished sixth all-time in Yorktown boy's lacrosse history for scoring with 268 points on 176 goals and 92 assists ... Led Section 1 with 63 goals and 48 assists as a senior while helping Yorktown to a New York State Regional Semifinal appearance, 17-3 record and No. 13 ranking in the UnderArmour/Inside Lacrosse power rankings in 2013 ... Was also a stand-out on the Yorktown football team, earning all-state honors in 2013 and a pair of all-section laurels to go with a pair of letters while serving as a two-time team captain.
Personal: Son of Phillip and Cheryl Mariano ... Born on May 31, 1995 ... Brother of Tom, Chris, John and Nicole ... Brother, Tom, is currently the head coach at Pace University after previously serving as an assistant and the defensive coordinator with the Ohio Machine while he was also the NEC Coach of the Year at Sacred Heart in 2013 ... Brother, John, coaches the men's lacrosse program at LIU Post.
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