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29   Zach Oliveri
Zach Oliveri

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

High School:
Connetquot

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200

Position:
G


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

04/17/2014

Men's Lacrosse Senior Night Brings Hofstra To Town Saturday

Minutemen host the No. 12 nationally ranked Pride at 7 p.m. on April 19

04/12/2014

Massachusetts Falls At Drexel's Vidas Field, 13-9

Mooney secures five points, Consoletti adds four in the loss to the Dragons

04/10/2014

Minutemen Hit The Road To Drexel For Saturday Tilt

UMass leads the all-time series with the Dragons, 3-2

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

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

04/26/2013

MLAX vs. DELAWARE

MLAX vs. DELAWARE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

03/16/2013

MLAX vs. PENN STATE

MLAX vs. PENN STATE Photos by Thom Kendall '93

2014 - Redshirt-Sophomore: Game-By-Game Statistics ... NEILA Preseason All-New England First Team ... Preseason All-CAA Honorable Mention ... Started the year with an eight-save performance in the 6-5 victory at Army on Feb. 8 ... Added a 13-save game to help lead the Minutemen to a win over No. 14/9 Ohio State on Feb. 16 ... Provided 14 stops, including six in the fourth quarter, as Massachusetts defeated Harvard, 8-4 on Feb. 22 ... Made 10 saves over 51:34 in the cage while only allowing one goal at Brown during UMass' 15-2 win (3/1) ... Stopped 12 Providence shots during UMass' 16-11 victory over the Friars on March 11 ... Earned 15 saves and picked up a pair of groundballs to lead the Minutemen to an 8-6 win at No. 5 Penn State on March 15 ... Added seven saves during the win over Hartford (3/22).

2013 - Redshirt-Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA All-Rookie Team ... CAA Co-Rookie of the Week (2/17) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (2/17) ... CAA Rookie of the Week (2/25) ... CAA Rookie of the Week (4/22) ... Started each of UMass' 15 contests in net, recording an 8.63 goals-against average and .559 save percentage ... Totaled 861:57 between the pipes, earning 157 saves while allowing 124 tallies ... Made his first collegiate start against Army (2/10), recording seven saves in the 16-9 victory ... Had 18 saves, including four in the decisive fourth quarter, as UMass defeated No. 4 North Carolina (2/16) ... Made his 18th save against the Tar Heels as time expired to seal the one-goal victory ... Had eight stops as UMass held Harvard to six goals for the 8-6 win in Cambridge, Mass., on Feb. 23, earning CAA Rookie of the Week for his efforts ... Stopped 15 shots and scooped up two groundballs against Brown (3/2) ... Made 10 saves at Albany (3/5), his third game with double-digits and second consecutive ... Turned aside 13 Bucknell attempts on March 9 ... Notched his fourth straight game with double-digits saves against No. 18 Penn State, turning aside 14 attempts ... Set a career-best with only four goals allowed at No. 16 Lehigh (3/20), making nine saves to help preserve the win ... Picked up his fifth win on the year with nine stops at Hartford (3/23) ... Earned 10 saves at Towson (4/6) ... Blocked 13 Hofstra shots as the Minutemen earned a 9-8 win over the 20th-ranked team in the nation on April 20th ... Won his seventh game with 11 stops against Delaware (4/26) ... Capped the season with 10 saves at No. 9 Penn State during the CAA Tournament Semifinal ... Was 12th nationally in goals-against average and 16th for save percentage ... Made at least nine saves in 12 of 15 games this season.

2012 - Freshman: Redshirted the season to enter 2013 with four years of eligibility remaining.

Before UMass: Four-year goalie who received four letters at Connetquot High School ... Set the Connetquot records for the most saves in a season and established the highest career save percentage in program history ... Was named a United States Lacrosse (USL) High School All-American and earned team MVP honors as a senior ... Performed as an all-county player from 2008-11 ... Had a career-.670 save percentage, 6.20 goals-against average and made 789 stops in net while at Connetquot ... Only allowed 6.0 goals per game as a senior while earning a 67.0 save percentage ... Inside Lacrosse Power-100 (No. 55) and Top-15 Goalie (No. 6) as a senior at Connetquot in 2011.

Personal: Full name is Zachary James Oliveri ... Born on July 29, 1993, in West Islip, N.Y. ... Son of James and Sharon E. Oliveri ... Brother to Cassie, Alyssa, Alex and Jon ... Plans to major in kinesiology.

Career Highs
Saves: 18, vs. #4 North Carolina (Feb. 16, 2013)
On-Target Shots Faced: 28, vs. #4 North Carolina (Feb. 16, 2013)
Games Allowing Five Or Fewer Goals: 4, last at Brown (March 1, 2014)
Games With 10 Or More Saves: 13, last at #5 Penn State (March 15, 2014)
Games With 15 Or More Saves: 3, last at #5 Penn State (March 15, 2014)

Career Statistics Year GP/GS Svs. GA Sv.% Min. GAA W-L GB Pen. 2012 Redshirted year to enter 2013 with four years of eligibility remaining 2013 15/15 157 124 .559 861:57 8.63 7-7 22 1/0:30 2014 9/9 91 78 .538 521:24 8.98 7-2 7 0/0:00 Total 24/24 248 202 .551 1383:21 8.76 14-9 29 1/0:30

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    vs CAA Championship TBA
    Saturday, May 10
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    Saturday, May 17
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