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#18 Joe Cinosky
Position: Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boonton, N.J.
High School: Mountain Lakes
Major: Criminology

Cinosky's Honor Roll
• 2008 Team Captain
• 2008 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American
• 2007 Tewaaraton Trophy Preseason Watch List
• 2007 Preseason Honorable Mention All-American

On Cinosky: One of the top defenders in the country who is a three-year starter ... will be looked to as a leader ... plays well off of the ball ... impressive stick work ... good size and range ... deceptively quick for his size.

As a junior (2007): Tied his career high with three caused turnovers in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Knights ... helped the defense hold Bellarmine scoreless for nearly 25 minutes ... two caused turnovers and a groundball in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... helped hold the Catamounts scoreless for a 26-minute span ... one groundball in 8-6 loss to No. 4 Georgetown (2/24) ... helped hold the Hoyas without a goal for a 25:14 span ... three groundballs and two caused turnovers in 14-7 loss to No. 2 Duke (3/2) ... two groundballs in 8-7 win at No. 13 Towson (3/10) ... helped hold the Tigers scoreless for the first 29:57 of the game ... one groundball in 13-4 win over Lafayette (3/13) ... helped hold the Leopards to just one goal over the final 45:22 of the game ... helped the defense hold No. 19 UMBC (3/17) to just one goal in 29:39 to allow the offense to go on a 9-1 run to seal the game ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 18-3 win over Mount St. Mary's ... helped hold the Mount scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 ... one caused turnover in 14-8 win over No. 11 North Carolina (3/24) ... helped hold the Tar Heels scoreless for 24:28 ... played long pole in 8-7 double-OT win at No. 7 Navy (4/6) ... caused three turnovers and helped hold the Mids scoreless for 20:23 ... two groundballs in 8-7 OT loss to No. 10 Johns Hopkins (4/14) ... tied his career-best with four groundballs in 14-10 win at Penn (4/21) ... also caused two Quaker turnovers ... picked up his first career assist on Brian Farrell's second quarter goal in 11-10 loss to No. 3 Virginia (4/27) in the ACC semifinals ... also had three groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers vs. the Cavaliers ... two groundballs in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5) ... tied his career-high with four groundballs in 13-9 loss to UMBC (5/13) in the NCAA tournament ... also had two caused turnovers vs. the Retrievers.

As a sophomore (2006): One groundball and one caused turnover in 10-4 season opening victory at No. 7 Georgetown (2/25) ... two caused turnovers in 8-7 overtime win at No. 1 Duke (3/4) ... also picked up a groundball vs the Blue Devils ... one groundball in 9-6 win over No. 15 Towson (3/11) ... tied his career high for the second time this season with two in 7-6 loss in double overtime to Bucknell (3/14) ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Bison ... caused two turnovers in 9-4 victory at UMBC (3/18) ... scored his first collegiate goal, going end-to-end after causing a turnover, in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... also had three caused turnovers vs. the Big Green ... helped the Terp defense hold Dartmouth scoreless for 53:32 and without a shot for the first 23:04 of the game ... caused a turnover and picked up one groundball in 9-6 win at North Carolina (3/25) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 15-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/1) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 7-6 loss to No. 8 Navy (4/8) ... another outstanding performance in 11-4 win at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... picked up a career-best four groundballs and helped the defense hold the Blue Jays to a season-low four goals ... helped lead the Terp defense to a first-half shutout of Sacred Heart in an 18-2 Terp win (4/18) ... one groundball vs. the Pioneers ... two groundballs in 10-9 win over North Carolina (4/28) in the ACC Semifinals ... tied his career high with three caused turnovers in 11-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/30) in the ACC Finals ... three groundballs in 12-4 win over No. 10 Penn (5/6) ... three groundballs in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... three caused turnovers in 11-6 win over No. 9 Princeton (5/21) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... also picked up three groundballs vs. the Tigers ... three caused turnovers in 8-5 loss to No. 10 UMass (5/27) in NCAA Semifinals ... also picked up a groundball vs. the Minutemen.

As a freshman (2005): Shared the team's Levitt Memorial Award for the team's best freshman with Max Ritz ... made his collegiate debut in 13-6 season opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... saw significant playing time, picking up two groundballs, in 9-4 win over No. 19 North Carolina (3/26) ... made his first collegiate start and helped hold the Stags scoreless in the second half in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... one groundball and two caused turnovers vs. the Stags ... three groundballs and two caused turnovers in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... two groundballs and helped the Maryland defense hold the nation's top scoring team without a goal for 40:15 in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... one groundball in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... one groundball in 14-10 win over No. 11 Penn State (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... career-best four groundballs in 18-9 loss to No. 2 Duke (5/28) in the NCAA Semifinals.

Before Maryland: Two-time US Lacrosse high school All-American ... member of the East squad at the 2004 US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase ... two-time New Jersey defenseman of the year ... three-time all-state selection for the Lakers, leading them to the New Jersey championship game as a junior ... scooped up 56 groundballs and had six assists and one goal in 2003 ... 36 groundballs and two assists in 2002 ... captained the football team to the 2003 New Jersey State Championship and a 9-0 record.

Personal: Son of John and Ann Cinosky ... younger brother of John and Mike ... also recruited by Syracuse ... majoring in criminology and criminal justice.

Joe Cinosky's Career Statistics

Year
GP/GS
G
A
Pts.
Shots
EMG
GB
CT
Pen.
2005
17/7
0
0
0
0
0
14
4
7/5:30
2006
17/17
1
0
1
3
0
29
21
5/3:00
2007
16/15
0
1
1
1
0
26
19
6/5:00
Total
50/39
1
1
2
4
0
69
44
18/13:30

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