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
Fleming's first collegiate game-winning goal; team's man-down defense lead UMass to come-from-behind win
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 #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 career-highs in single-game points recorded (3) ... Recorded 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 #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 #17 Drexel (4/13) while placing all eight of his shots on-target ... Netted his fourth career hat trick with three goals at #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 #9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinal (5/1).
Before UMass: Was a four-year letterwinner at Billerica High School under coach Craig Flynn, playing alongside current Minuteman Tom McLaughlin ... Was part of four MVC Championship teams ... Named an All-American as a junior and senior ... 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 (#90) and Top-40 Attackman (#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 ... Is majoring in psychology.