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#7 Zach Hinton
Position: Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eldersburg, Md.
High School: Liberty
Major: Kinesiology

Hinton's Honor Roll
• 2007 All-ACC Academic Team

On Hinton: Seasoned veteran who is expected to play significant minutes as a senior ... will compete for a starting position ... watched a lot of film in the off-season ... athletic defender who can contain opponents one-on-one ... one of the most improved players on the team ... knows what his job is on the field and does it ... switched from No. 48 to No. 9 prior to the 2006 season ... switched to No. 7 prior to the 2008 season.

As a junior (2007): Member of the All-ACC Academic men's lacrosse team ... made his season debut in 8-6 loss to No. 4 Georgetown (2/24) ... helped hold the Hoyas without a goal for a 25:14 span ... helped hold Lafayette (3/13) to just one goal over the final 45:22 in 13-4 win ... caused one turnover in 11-7 win over No. 19 UMBC (3/17) ... helped the defense hold the Retrievers to just one goal in 29:39 to allow the offense to go on a 9-1 run to seal the game ... scored his first career goal on his first ever shot 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 12-8 loss at No. 2 Virginia (3/31).

As a sophomore (2006): Tied his career high with one caused turnover in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... caused a turnover in 18-2 win over Sacred Heart (4/18) ... tied career highs with a groundball and a caused turnover in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

As a freshman (2005): Made collegiate debut in 13-6 season opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... picked up his first career groundball in 14-10 win at No. 18 Bucknell (3/15) ... saw late time in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... caused one turnover in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... named to the Maryland Honor Roll.

Before Maryland: US Lacrosse high school All-American ... member of the South squad that won the 2004 US Lacrosse National Senior Showcase ... selected to compete at the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association Senior All-Star game ... two-year team captain ... led Liberty to the Class 2A-1A West regional championship ... led a defense that allowed only 4.9 goals per game as a senior ... Baltimore Sun Carroll County Player of the Year ... Baltimore Sun second team all-Metro ... first-team all-conference and all-county selection as a junior ... led the Lions to the Maryland State semifinals and a regional championship ... all-county as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Paul and Suzanne Hinton ... brother of Mike, Brendan, Brianna, Kevin and Courtney ... also recruited by Army, Bucknell, Lehigh and Colgate ... hobbies include drama and sports ... has a 3.2 GPA majoring in kinesiology.

Zach Hinton's Career Statistics

Year
GP/GS
G
A
Pts.
Shots
EMG
GB
CT
Pen.
2005
6/0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0/0:00
2006
9/0
0
0
0
0
0
1
3
3/3:00
2007
13/0
1
0
1
1
0
2
2
1/1:00
Total
28/0
1
0
1
1
0
4
6
6/6:00

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