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#7 Dan Halayko
Position: LSM
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Niskayuna, N.Y.
High School: Niskayuna
Major: Kinesiology

As a senior (2010): Two groundballs in 12-7 win at Bellarmine (2/20) ... one groundball in 15-13 win at No. 13 Georgetown (2/27) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-10 overtime win vs. No. 9 Duke (3/6) ... career-high three caused turnovers to go along with a career-best tying four groundballs in 12-8 win over Towson (3/13) ... tallied his first career assist in 10-7 win over Penn (3/15) ... three groundballs in 13-7 win at UMBC (3/20) ... one groundball in 9-7 loss at No. 2 North Carolina (3/27) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 11-10 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/3) ... one groundball in 11-9 win over Navy (4/10) ... one caused turnover in 10-9 win over No. 16 Johns Hopkins (4/17) ... one groundball in 13-5 win over No. 3 North Carolina (4/23) in the ACC semifinals ... helped hold the Tar Heels scoreless for stretches of 22:44 and 21:04 during the victory ... one groundball in 10-6 loss to Virginia (4/25) in ACC finals ... one groundball in 17-4 win over Fairfield (5/1) ... helped hold the Stags scoreless for stretches of 23:03 and 25:07 during the victory ... helped hole the Raiders scoreless for 20:05 from second to fourth quarters in 18-10 win vs. Colgate (5/8) ...

As a junior (2009): Two groundballs in 18-3 win over Presbyterian (2/13) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 15-4 win over Air Force (2/14) in Wounded Warrior Project's "Face Off for a Cause" ... two groundballs in 10-13 loss to No. 8 Georgetown (2/21) ... three groundballs and two caused turnovers in 11-8 win over No. 12 Duke (2/28) at the Face-Off Classic ... one groundball in 9-7 win at Towson (3/7) ... one groundball in 8-7 loss to No. 10 UMBC (3/14) ... tied career-best with four groundballs in 13-6 win over Bryant (3/15) ... also caused one Bulldog turnover ... two caused turnovers and a groundball in 8-7 win over No. 11 North Carolina (3/21) ... three groundballs in 10-9 7OT loss at No. 1 Virginia (3/28) ... three groundballs in 10-4 loss at No. 14 Navy (4/3) ... four groundballs in 10-9 loss to No. 9 Johns Hopkins (4/11) at the inaugural Day of Rivals ... scored a goal and had three groundballs in 15-6 win over Binghamton (4/14) ... scored the game-winning goal in 9-2 win at Penn (4/18) ... also had two groundballs vs. the Quakers ... two groundballs in 16-10 loss at No. 8 North Carolina (4/24) in the ACC Semifinals ... one groundball in 10-6 win at Yale (5/2) ... three groundballs in 7-3 win at No. 7 seed Notre Dame (5/10) in first round of the NCAA tournament.

As a sophomore (2008): Solid game in 11-6 win at No. 4 Georgetown (2/23) with a groundball and his first career caused turnover ... three groundballs in 17-7 win at Mount St. Mary's (2/26) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 15-7 loss at No.2 Duke (3/1) ... first career goal in 13-5 win over Providence (3/3) ... also had two groundballs vs. the Friars ... career-highs of four groundballs and two caused turnovers in 12-7 win over No. 18 Towson (3/8) ... one groundball in 9-8 (3OT) loss at No. 19 UMBC ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 16-4 win over Air Force (3/16) ... helped hold the Falcons scoreless for 44:03 spanning from the end of the first quarter to the final minutes of the fourth ... three groundballs in 13-7 win over No. 1 Virginia (3/29) ... two caused turnovers and a groundball in 5-4 loss to No. 9 Navy (4/4) ... helped hold the Mids scoreless for the final 30:44 ... one groundball in 10-4 loss at No. 15 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... helped hold the Quakers scoreless for a stretch of 51:12 in 9-4 win over Penn (4/19) ... one groundball in 11-8 loss at No. 3 Virginia in ACC Semifinals ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 16-10 win over Yale (5/3) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 10-7 win over Denver (5/10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... helped the defense hold the Pioneers scoreless for 30:06 that led to a 7-0 run which allowed Maryland to take the lead ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 8-7 OT loss to No. 2 Virginia (5/17) in NCAA Quarterfinals.

As a freshman (2007): Made his college debut and picked up a career-high two groundballs in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... 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 ... one groundball in 18-3 win over Mount St. Mary's (3/20) ... helped hold the Mount scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 ... one groundball in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5).

Before Maryland: 2006 US Lacrosse High School All-American ... selected to the North team at the US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase ... four-year letterwinner for Coach Mike Vorgang at Niskayuna High School ... guided the Silver Warriors to back-to-back sectional titles in 2005 and 2006 ... helped guide Niskayuna to the 2005 New York State Class AA Championship game by leading a defense that allowed only 3.6 goals per game ... two-time first team All-Section 2 honoree ... team MVP and captain in 2006 ... member of the Adirondack team at the Empire State Games in 2005 and 2006 ... also a three-year letterwinner in football ... a two-time all-area honoree on the gridiron ... played wide receiver and defensive back, compiling 104 career receptions for 1,655 yards and 18 career interceptions ... all-Suburban Council as a defensive back in 2004 and as a wide receiver in 2005 and 2006 ... team MVP and captain as a senior ... named second team all-state and first team Academic All-State ... selected to the Section 2 All-Star game ... a three-sport star, he also was a four-year letterwinner as a power forward/center in basketball.

Personal: Son of Wayne and Cathy Halayko ... older brother of Elizabeth ... member of the National Honors Society ... has a 3.48 GPA majoring in kinesiology.


Halayko's Career Statistics
YearGP/GSGAPts.ShotsEMGGBCTPen
2007 7/0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0/0:00
2008 16/0 1 0 1 1 0 24 10 0/0:00
2009 17/0 2 0 2 4 0 37 6 3/2:00
201014/0011001861/1:00
Total53/03145084224/3:00

Halayko's Career Highs
Goals: 1 Three times, most recent at Penn (4/18/09)
Assists:1 vs. Penn (3/15/10)
Points: 1 Four times, most recent vs. Penn (3/15/10)
Groundballs: 4 Four times, most recent vs. Towson (3/13/10)
Caused Turnovers: 3 vs. Towson (3/13/10)

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