Navy improved to 6-1 all-time against the Falcons.
Navy has won 14 consecutive season openers, including nine in a row at home.
The Midshipmen open their 109th season of men's lacrosse on Feb. 6 against Air Force.
The Mids will make three regular-season TV appearances including the annual Army-Navy battle on April 16.
The Mids owned a 5-1 record in one-goal games this season.
2015 Navy vs. Army MLax
2015 Navy vs. Boston U. MLax
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2015 (Jr.): The Mids’ second-leading point producer with 33 on a team-high 20 goals and 13 assists ... was the team’s leading scorer in conference action with 21 points on 12 goals and 9 assists ... had his 14-game point streak dating back to last season’s finale against Maryland, scoring goals in each of the 14, snapped in the finale at Air Force ... his first shot hit off the pipe and his second was saved. Grabbed 3 ground balls and caused a turnover in the contest ... scored a goal and added an assist in the Mids’ Patriot League Tournament Semifinal contest against Army West Point ... contributed a pair of goals during Navy’s 7-0 run in the win over Army West Point ... paced the team with 3 points on a goal and pair of assists against #20 Loyola ... the goal was his first extra-man goal of the season ... one of nine goal scorers against Boston U., he produced 3 points on a goal and 2 assists ... scored just once on 5 shots in the 7-6 win at Colgate ... scored a goal and dealt out an assist in the Mids’ win over Lehigh ... was sensational in the Lafayette win, scoring 5 points on 3 goals and 2 assists ... triggered Navy’s 4-0 run against #17 Johns Hopkins in the third quarter of the contest ... punched in the game-winning goal with 16 seconds remaining in the third overtime frame against #14 Towson ... added an assist and a pair of grounds balls ... scored the game-tying goal with just under four minutes to play against #19 Holy Cross and assisted on two others in the win ... scored a pair of goals against Bucknell in the league opener ... targeted Navy’s lone goal against #8 Maryland off an assist from Spencer Coyle ... contributed a career-high tying 6 points on 4 goals and a personal-best 2 assists in Navy’s opener against VMI ... also grabbed 3 ground balls.
2014 (So.): Navy’s third-leading scorer with 24 points on 22 goals and 2 assists ... more than doubled his point total from his rookie season (10-1=11) ... has started 22 consecutive games dating back to 3.9.13 against Lafayette ... finished the year with 22 ground balls after picking up just three as a rookie ... scored a goal against Maryland, marking his third against the Terps in two games ... punched in a goal against Johns Hopkins after a two-game point drought ... his 15-game point/goal-scoring streak was snapped against No. 1 Loyola where he drew one of the nation’s top defensemen, Joe Fletcher ... Fletcher held Hanzsche to just one shot ... prior to the Loyola contest, the last time he did not score a goal or point was 3.12.13 against Towson ... registered his fourth career hat trick and third of the season with a trio of goals at Boston U. ... responsible for Navy’s only 2 goals against Lehigh, including a man-up strike off a pass from classmate Patrick Keena ... paced the team alongside Gabe Voumard (3-0) with 3 points on 2 goals and an assist at Towson ... scored a career-high 6 goals in the Mids’ win over Holy Cross ... the six goals are the most scored by a Navy player since Hull scored six against VMI on Feb. 11, 2012 ... Hazsche, Tucker Hull and Taylor Harris (2006) are the only three Navy players to score six or more goals in a game since the beginning of the 1991 campaign ... it’s also tied as the most goals scored by a Navy player in a Patriot League game since the Mids joined the league in 2004 ... part of a starting attack that combined to score 14 goals in Navy’s 21-12 win over Holy Cross ... the 21 goals were the most scored by Navy since it dealt Holy Cross a 23-5 loss on April 18, 2004 ... the nine-goal victory marked its largest margin of victory over a Patriot League team since its 12-3 win over the Crusaders in 2010 ... the 33 combined goals are the most since second-ranked Virginia delivered a 24-13 blow to the Mids in Charlottesville on March 4, 1995 ... chipped in a goal and an assist at Bucknell in the Mids’ league opener ... scored three straight goals for the Mids, as Navy outscored Georgetown 5-1 over the final 23 minutes of play to force overtime ... it was Hanzsche’s second career hat trick ... scored the first man-down goal of his career with 53 seconds left against the Hoyas to send the game into extra minutes ... one of 11 different players to score goals against VMI in the opener.
2013 (Fr.): A starter in each of the last eight games, he was the highest scoring freshman with 11 points on 10 goals and 1 assist ... closed out the season by scoring goals in each of the last 6 contests ... made his first collegiate appearance in Navy’s opener vs. VMI ... took four shots and grabbed a pair of ground balls in his debut against the Keydets ... earned his first collegiate start in the Mids’ Patriot League battle against Lafayette ... garnered Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors on March 11 following a three-goal, one-assist performance in the Mids’ win over Lafayette ... he is Navy’s first rookie of the week since Tucker Hull was named on April 4, 2011 ... scored Navy’s first goal of the game against Holy Cross ... punched in his fifth goal of the season in Navy’s loss to Colgate at the Face-Off Classic in Baltimore ... notched a goal against Lehigh in a timer-on situation with Sam Jones finding him open on the crease ... also caused a Lehigh turnover ... produced a pair of goals in Navy’s loss to No. 1-ranked Maryland ... scored his first extra-man goal, punching in a goal against Army ... turned in a goal in Navy’s season final against Johns Hopkins.
More on Hanzsche: A 2011 graduate of Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, Pa., Hanzsche spent the 2011-12 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in lacrosse (3) and soccer (2) ... member of the Malvern lacrosse teams that won back-to-back (2009-10) Inter-AC titles ... an All-Inter-AC selection in lacrosse his senior year, who also earned All-Main Line honors ... served as captain of the lacrosse team his senior season ... was a high school teammate of current Navy lacrosse senior Jack Morgenthaler ... father, Tom Hanzsche, was a four-year lacrosse letterwinner for the Midshipmen from 1986-89 ... Navy played in the NCAA Quarterfinals in each of those seasons ... the elder Hanzsche scored 49 goals and added 15 assists over his four-year career ... son of Tom and Kerry Hanzsche ... majoring in History and owns a 3.11 grade-point average ... has been named to the Commandant’s List five times and the Dean’s List once ... has produced a 3.00 GPA in six of the eight semesters at the Academy ... his service assignment is Supply Corps.