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5 Joe LoCascio

LoCASCIO'S HONOR ROLL

• 2015 USILA Third Team All-America
• 2015 First Team All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (3/23/15)

As a senior (2015): Started all 19 games, totaling career-highs in points (44), goals (29) and assists (25) ... scored two goals on first midfield line in season-opening victory at Navy (2/14) ... tallied an assist at Yale (2/21)...notched a pair of goals in win against No. 11 Penn (2/24) ... scored two goals against Drexel (2/28) ... scored one goal vs. No. 10 Princeton (3/7) ... had one goal at Villanova (3/14) ...scored career-high fi ve goals in win vs. No. 2 North Carolina (3/21) ... matched career-high with two assists at Robert Morris (3/24) ... one goal against Michigan (3/29) ... posted a goal and a ground ball against Penn State (4/4) ... slipped game-winning pass to Bryan Cole against Loyola (4/8), and scored two goals while scooping a career-high four ground balls ... had a goal, assist and two ground balls at Rutgers (4/12) ... posted two goals, two assists and three ground balls at Ohio State (4/18) ... matched career-high with fi ve points (3G, 2A) against Hopkins (4/25) ... scored two goals and scooped three ground balls in Big Ten semis against Ohio State (4/30) ... scored a hat trick in NCAA First Round vs. Yale (5/9) ... had a goal and a career-high three assists in NCAA Quarters vs. North Carolina (5/17) ... dished two assists in NCAA Semis vs. Johns Hopkins (5/23) ... had an assist in the NCAA Final vs. Denver (5/25).

As a junior (2014): Started all 17 games at midfield, scoring 20 goals and adding five assists ... led team with six man-up tallies ... made his first career start on the first midfield line and scored his first career extra-man goal in 16-3 win vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/8) ... a goal and an assist in 14-3 win over UMBC (2/15) ... a goal and an assist in 16-8 win at No. 2 Syracuse (2/22) ... one goal and three groundballs in 10-6 win over No. 1 Duke (3/1) ... career-best four points on two goals and a career-high two assists in 19-6 win over Robert Morris (4/2) ... two extra-man goals and two groundballs in 11-6 loss at No. 8 Johns Hopkins (4/12) ... two goals, including the game winner, and one groundball in 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame (4/19) ... one goal in 6-5 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame (4/25) in ACC semifinals ... two goals and two groundballs in 12-6 win over Navy (5/3) ... scored his first career hat trick in 16-8 win over Bryant (5/17) in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament ... two goals in 11-6 loss to No. 5 seed Notre Dame in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

As a sophomore (2013): Appeared in all 14 games, totaling seven goals and four assists ...one goal and one groundball in 23-6 win over Mount St. Mary's (2/12) ... one goal and one assist in 16-7 win at No. 19 Duke (3/2) ... two goals in 13-7 win over Stony Brook (3/10)  ... one goal in 11-8 win at Navy (4/5) ... one goal and two groundballs in 8-7 win over No. 15 Yale (4/20) ... one goal and one assist in 18-6 win over Colgate (5/4).

As a freshman (2012): Appeared in 13 games, posting three goals and one assist ... made his collegiate debut in 16-11 win at Georgetown (2/24) ... scored his first goal and added his first career assist in 17-4 win over Marist (3/10) ... one goal in 12-7 win over Bellarmine (4/28) ... one goal in 13-11 loss at No. 12 Colgate (5/5) ... one groundball in 16-10 win over No. 3 Duke (5/26) in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament. 

Before Maryland: 2011 Under Armour High School All-American ... two groundballs for North team in UA All-America game ... honorable mention ESPNHS All-American ... ranked the No. 6 freshman midfielder in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse ... ranked the 31st overall recruit by Inside Lacrosse ... two-time letterwinner for Coach Keith Wieczorek ... helped lead the Friars to back-to-back NSCHSLAA titles and a 38-5 record over his two seasons ... two-time all-league selection ... totaled 47 goals, 43 assists and 155 groundballs ... team captain as a senior ... also was a two-year letterwinner in football as a running back ... helped the Friars to two undefeated seasons and two Catholic League championships ... all-league as a senior.

Personal: Son of Joe Sr. and Maria LoCascio ... older brother of Emily, Megan and Abigail ... nephew and godson of Sal LoCascio, Hall of Fame lacrosse goalie ... enrolled in letters and sciences.


LoCascio's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GWG GB Pen
2012 13/0 3 1 4 12 0 0 2 0/0:00
2013 14/0 7 4 11 30 0 0 7 0/0:00
2014 17/17 20 5 25 101 6 1 16 1/1:00
2015 19/19 29 15 44 135 3 1 25 1/0:30
Total 63/36 59 25 84 278 9 2 50 2/1:30

LoCascio's Career Highs
Goals:
 5 vs. North Carolina (3/21/15)
Assists: 3, vs. North Carolina (5/17/15)
Points: 5 (2x), last vs. Johns Hopkins (4/25/15)
Groundballs: 4 vs. Loyola (4/8/15)
Multi-Point Games: 22
Multi-Goal Games: 15
Multi-Assist Games: 6

Position: Midfield
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lindenhurst, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's