Freshman Connor Mooneystole the show on Senior Night as the rookie tallied a career-high five goals to lead No. 19 UMass to a dominating 11-5 win over Delaware under the lights at Garber Field. With the win, UMass will travel to either Hofstra or Penn State in the CAA Semifinals on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The seeding spots are unknown, but based on tie-breakers UMass will play at PSU if the Nittany Lions lose at Hofstra on Saturday night. If Hofstra loses to PSU on Saturday, UMass will now play at Hofstra on Wednesday.
The Minutemen are now 9-4 overall and finish the CAA season at 4-2. Delaware is also 4-2 in the league and 9-6 overall. The decisive game for determing the CAA standings takes place at Hofstra tomorrow as Penn State plays at the Pride. The winner of the Hofstra-PSU game cliches the league regular-season crown with a 5-1 record while the three others (including UMass and Delaware) would tie for second at 4-2. In a three-way tie with Penn State for second, the standings finish: PSU, UMass and Delaware. With Hofstra in the trio it would be: Hofstra, UMass and Delaware based on tie-breakers.