31 Kenny Massa
31 Kenny Massa
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Huntington, N.Y.
High School: Elwood John Glenn
Position: M
gp 15
p 5
g 4
a 1

2018 (Graduate Student)
USILA Honorable Mention All-America selection … First-team All-NEC honoree … Selected by the Ohio Machine in the fourth round (31st overall pick) in the Major League Lacrosse Draft … Appeared in all 15 games as the Bulldogs’ face-off specialist … Ranked second in the nation in ground balls per game (11.33) and fourth in face-off percentage (.686) … Was 247-of-360 at the face-off X while adding 170 ground balls, four goals, one assist and two caused turnovers … Took all but six of the Bulldogs’ face-offs on the season … Completed his Bulldog career third in program history in ground balls (394) and face-off wins (656) while ranking fourth in face-off percentage (.609) … Two-time NEC Player of the Week and two-time USILA Team of the Week honoree … Had the upper hand at the face-off X in 13 of 15 games and was above 41 percent in all 15 … Posted a 23-for-24 mark on face-offs in the March 10 game against Drexel … Went 13-for-15 at the X in the April 7 win over Wagner … Recorded a 17-for-20 showing in the May 3 NEC semifinal against Robert Morris ...  ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll ... Selected to the NEILA All-Academic Team.

2017 (Senior)
NEC First Team All-Conference ... Appeared in all 19 games for the Bulldogs ... ollected 120 ground balls over the course of the season, which led the conference and was 15th in the nation ... Led the NEC with a .584 face-off win percentage, which was also good for 15th in the country ... Set a new career-best with 16 ground balls vs. Siena on March 13, a game he also won 25 face-offs in ... Scored his only goal of the season in an 8-7 win over Saint Joseph's on March 25 ... Won 12 of 13 face-offs at Wagner on April 1 ... Fielded 13 ground balls in a win over Sacred Heart on April 8 ... Named to the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll, as well as the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (Junior)
Appeared in all 15 games after moving from defensive midfielder to team's faceoff specialist ... Went 186-for-337 in first season at the X, sporting the third-best winning percentage (55.2) in the NEC ... Picked up 86 ground balls, and the 5.87 ground balls per game were tops in the league and 12th in the nation ... Added six points on three goals and three assists to go along with three casued turnovers ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015 (Sophomore)
Appeared in all 18 games as a top defensive midfielder for the Black and Gold ... Scored a trio of goals, including one against Marist in the NCAA tournament ... Added a pair of assists for five points on the year ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 16-6 victory over Sacred Heart April 7, also adding a helper in the outing ... Collected 18 ground balls with six caused turnovers ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman)
Redshirt ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Bryant
A 2013 graduate of Elwood John Glenn High School, Massa was a three-year varsity letterwinner and two-year starter at midfield for the Knights … All-county selection as a senior … Also lettered two years in football and two more in wrestling … Named an all-county wrestler in 2009 and an all-league selection in 2010 … 2013 all-county nominee in football … Named to Suffolk County Football Golden 11 … 2013 Dellecave Nominee … National Honor Society member.

Personal
Son of Karen and Jeff Massa … Has two brothers, Michael, who played baseball at Lafayette College from 2009-13, and Kevin, who played lacrosse for the Bulldogs from 2012-15 ... Earned a bachelor's degree in Finance before beginning work on his MBA in 2017-18.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals:
1, 11x, last vs. Mount St. Mary's, 3/17/18
Assists: 1, 6x, last vs. Hobart, 4/21/18
Points: 2, vs. Sacred Heart, 4/7/15
Ground balls: 20, vs. Mount St. Mary's, 3/17/18
Caused turnovers: 2, vs. Hobart, 4/21/18
Faceoff Percentage: 95.8 (23-24), vs. Drexel, 3/10/18

Recent Games
Mar 30 at No. 13 Robert Morris W, 10-7
Apr 7 Wagner W, 8-3
Apr 14 at Saint Joseph's L, 14-7
Apr 21 Hobart W, 13-8
Apr 24 at Brown W, 17-9
May 3 vs. Robert Morris L, 12-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 6
Points 5 2
Goals 4 1
Assists 1 1
Man-up goals 0 0
Man-down goals 0 0
Ground balls 170 75
Turnovers 16 11
Caused turnovers 2 2
Faceoffs 247-360 96-145
Faceoff percentage 68.6 66.2
Shots 23 9
Shooting percentage 17.4 11.1
Shots on goal 12 5
Shots on goal percentage 52.2 55.6
Date Opponent Score g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 3 Manhattan W, 15-7 1 0 1 0 0 16 0 0 19-24 4 25.0 2 50.0
Feb 10 Bucknell L, 14-12 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 19-30 1 0.0 0 0.0
Feb 17 at Providence L, 13-8 1 0 1 0 0 15 1 0 18-23 2 50.0 2 100.0
Feb 24 at Hartford W, 15-10 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 10-24 2 50.0 1 50.0
Feb 27 Boston University L, 8-7 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 15-19 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 3 No. 11 Yale L, 11-8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 13-22 0 - 0 -
Mar 10 Drexel L, 12-9 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 23-24 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 13 at Siena   - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 Mount St. Mary's W, 20-11 1 0 1 0 0 20 5 0 22-34 4 25.0 3 75.0
Mar 24 at Sacred Heart W, 16-7 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 0 20-27 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 30 at No. 13 Robert Morris W, 10-7 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 0 14-21 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 7 Wagner W, 8-3 0 0 0 0 0 11 2 0 13-15 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 14 at Saint Joseph's L, 14-7 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 17-24 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 21 Hobart W, 13-8 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 2 10-24 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 24 at Brown W, 17-9 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 17-29 2 0.0 1 50.0
May 3 vs. Robert Morris L, 12-5 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 17-20 1 0.0 1 100.0
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
2014-15 18 - 3 2 5 0 0 18 14 6 1-1 5 60.0 3 60.0
2015-16 15 - 3 3 6 0 0 86 10 3 186-337 14 21.4 7 50.0
2016-17 19 - 1 0 1 0 0 120 9 1 222-380 11 9.1 6 54.5
2017-18 15 - 4 1 5 0 0 170 16 2 247-360 23 17.4 12 52.2
Total 67 - 11 6 17 0 0 394 49 12 656-1078 53 20.8 28 52.8
  gp gs g a pts up dn gb to ct fo sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 - 4 1 5 0 0 170 16 2 247-360 23 17.4 12 52.2
Conference 6 - 1 1 2 0 0 75 11 2 96-145 9 11.1 5 55.6
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - 0-0 - - - -
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Home 8 - 2 1 3 0 0 92 8 2 134-192 13 15.4 5 38.5
Away 6 - 2 0 2 0 0 66 7 0 96-148 9 22.2 6 66.7
Neutral 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 17-20 1 0.0 1 100.0
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Wins 8 - 3 1 4 0 0 93 13 2 125-198 16 18.8 8 50.0
Losses 7 - 1 0 1 0 0 77 3 0 122-162 7 14.3 4 57.1
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February 5 - 3 0 3 0 0 54 2 0 81-120 10 30.0 5 50.0
March 5 - 1 0 1 0 0 67 10 0 92-128 7 14.3 4 57.1
April 4 - 0 1 1 0 0 37 3 2 57-92 5 0.0 2 40.0
May 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 17-20 1 0.0 1 100.0