Four seniors tabbed to NEILA West All-Star Team roster, James Fahey picked for coaching role
Bianchin earns three points, Oliveri stops 14 shots in defeat
UMass makes third appearance in conference title game Saturday, May 2 at 1 p.m.
No. 4 seed Minutemen travel to the No. 1 Stags for an April 30 game at 7 p.m.
Blue Hens score with 41 seconds left to seal outcome after UMass fought back from down four goals
MLAX VS. DELAWARE-SENIOR DAY Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX VS. BROWN Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. HOFSTRA Photos by Thom Kendall '93
MLAX vs. TOWSON Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2015 - Senior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... NEILA East-West All-Star Game selection ... Played in 12 games and started four ... Finished with 17 points through 15 goals and a pair of assists even though he missed the first three games of the season due to injury ... Produced a .556 shot percentage and put 23 of his 27 attempts on-target (.852 shots-on-goal percentage) ... Also had 12 groundballs ... Scored three goals on as many shots and tallied two groundballs in his return from injury vs. Brown (2/28), his seventh career hat trick ... Tallied twice, including one behind-the-back shot over his right shoulder 10 seconds before halftime, during the win over Quinnipiac (3/10) ... Collected a career-high four groundballs, scored one goal and helped on another in the win over Penn State (3/14) ... Tallied twice in as many shots taken at Hartford (4/11) ... Scored on his only two attempts during the 12-9 victory over Drexel (4/18) ... Started on attack totaled two goals with a pair of groundballs against Delaware (4/24) ... Earned one goal during the CAA Championship Game against Towson (5/2).
2014 - Junior: Game-By-Game Statistics ... NEILA Preseason All-New England Second Team ... Was third among Minutemen with 24 points on 18 goals and six assists ... Scored two man-up goals and picked up 17 groundballs ... Tied for second on the squad in goals and had at least one point in 10 of 13 games ... Notched a pair of goals during the third quarter, including the eventual game-winner, when UMass won at Army, 6-5 on Feb. 8 ... Added three points during the win over Harvard (2/22) on one goal and a pair of assists ... Scored two goals and dished out an assist during the win at Brown (3/1) ... Eclipsed single-game personal bests with eight points and seven goals to lead the Minutemen to their 16-11 victory over Providence on March 11 ... His seven goals against the Friars were the most scored in a single game by a CAA student-athlete in 2014 while his eight points tied him for the league lead ... Scored a goal, assisted on another and picked up a pair of groundballs to help UMass win at No. 5 Penn State (3/15) ... Added an assist to go with two groundballs at No. 19 Fairfield (3/18) ... Went for two goals and three groundballs during the win over Hartford (3/22) ... Scored a behind-the-back goal over his right shoulder and collected three groundballs during the contest at Drexel (4/12) ... Added another tally against No. 12 Hofstra (4/19).
2013 - Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Finished third on the team with 32 points on 26 goals and six assists ... Tied for the team lead with five man-up tallies while scooping up 11 groundballs ... Put 73.7 percent of his shots on-target (56-of-76) ... Was 10th in the CAA for goals per game (1.73) ... Notched his first collegiate assist against Army (2/10) during his first start for the Minutemen ... Had his first multi-goal game with two tallies against No. 4 North Carolina (2/16), including the game-tying goal as he was knocked to the ground in front of the crease ... Added a goal and assist for two points at Harvard (2/23) ... Earned his first collegiate hat trick with three goals against Brown (3/2), also setting a then-career-high in single-game points recorded (three) ... Added a pair of goals at Albany (3/5), including one during UMass' only man-up opportunity ... Logged his third assist of the year at Bucknell (3/9) ... Had one helper against No. 18 Penn State (3/16) ... Secured his second career hat trick with three goals and an assist to total a single-game career best four points at Hartford (3/23) ... Added his 13th goal of the season to open scoring in the contest at Saint Joseph's (3/30) ... Set a single-game career-high with five goals against No. 17 Drexel (4/13) while placing all eight of his shots on-target ... Netted his fourth career hat trick with three goals at No. 20 Hofstra (4/20) ... Earned two goals and an assist for a three-point game against Delaware (4/26) ... Tallied his fifth career hat trick with three goals at No. 9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinals (5/1).
2012 - Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... Competed in nine games with two goals and two groundballs on the season ... Saw time in the season-opening win at Army (2/10) ... Scored his first collegiate goal to help UMass to its victory over Bucknell (2/18) ... Tallied one groundball each in the games against Saint Joseph's (3/31) and Delaware (4/27) ... Netted second career goal as UMass defeated Towson (4/7).
Before UMass: Was a four-year letterwinner at Billerica High School under coach Craig Flynn, playing alongside current Minuteman D.J. Smith ... Was part of four MVC Championship teams ... Named an All-American as a junior and senior ... 2011 MIAA Boy's Lacrosse First Team All-State, one of only four attackmen from Massachusetts to earn the honor ... Tabbed MVC All-Conference in each of his scholastic campaigns ... Was the MVC Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Holds school records for most points (182), goals (45) and assists (66) in a season as well as single-game points recorded (14) ... Averaged 7.9 points per game as a senior ... Led the nation in his final year at Billerica with 116 goals and 182 points ... Posted 539 career points, 353 goals and 186 assists at Billerica ... Also wrestled for the Indians ... Named an Inside Lacrosse Power-100 player (No. 90) and Top-40 Attackman (No. 28) as a senior at Billerica in 2011.
Personal: Full name is Grant Huntley Whiteway III ... Born on February 29, 1992, in Winchester, Mass. ... Son of Grant and Linda Whiteway ... Brother to Jamie-Lee, Brittany and Lindsay ... Sister, Jamie-Lee, was goalie on the UMass women's lacrosse team ... Majored in psychology.
Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Last Update: May 30, 2015