Senior defenseman Jake Smith leads group with first team honor
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
Senior attack; redshirt-freshman goalie honored following come-back win at #20 Hofstra
Minutemen look to stay in contention for CAA Tournament with a win over the Blue Hens
2013 - Redshirt-Freshman: Game-By-Game Statistics ... CAA Co-Rookie of the Week (2/17) ... UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (2/17) ... CAA Rookie of the Week (2/25) ... 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 #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 #18 Penn State, turning aside 14 attempts ... Set a career-best with only four goals allowed at #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 nationally on April 20th
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 an all-American and earned team MVP honorsa as a senior ... Performed as an all-county player from 2008-11 ... Had a career-67.0 save percentage, 6.2 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.
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.