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Adam Osika
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Adam Osika 1768514
Position: Midfield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mason, Ohio
High School: Mason

2017:
• USILA Honorable Mention All-American
• USILA Scholar All-American
• After the season, was drafted 21st overall by the Atlanta Blaze into Major League Lacrosse
• America East All-Conference First Team at SSDM
• Starter in the UAlbany field midfield and faceoff unit, serivng as the primary SSDM
• Started all 18 games for UAlbany, tallying 22 goals, 10 assists and 15 ground balls
• Multiple goals in eight games, inlcuding final five with the America East Tournament and NCAA Tournament
• Two goals apiece in victories at Drexel (2/25) and vs. UMass (3/1)
• Hat trick on four shots in America East Tournament semifinal victory vs. Stony Brook (5/4)
• Three goals, two assists and four ground balls in NCAA Tournament First Round victory vs. North Carolina (5/13)

2016:
 Starter in UAlbany's first midfield, making 14 starts in 16 games played
• Tallied 11 goals, two assists, 18 ground balls and four caused turnovers
• Scored two goals and grabbed three ground balls in home victory vs. Drexel (2/27)
• At least one goal in four of five games, capped by a goal, two caused turnovers and three ground balls in road win over Hartford (3/26)
• A goal each in the final three regular season games
• Netted two goals, adding a caused turnover in NCAA Tournament game at Syracuse (5/15)

2015: 
• Played all 19 games in UAlbany's midfield 
• Finished the year with eight goals, three assists, 21 ground balls and six caused turnovers 
• Caused two turnovers, including one late in the fourth quarter, in 17-15 victory at Stony Brook (3/14) 
• Scored career-high two goals, adding a caused turnover in road win at Harvard (3/25) 
• Four ground balls and a caused turnover in road win over Vermont (4/4) 
• Scored a goal in five games in a row from 4/21-5/9, capped by a goal in the team's NCAA Tournament victory at Cornell (5/9) 
• Grabbed four ground balls and caused a turnover in NCAA Tournament game vs. Notre Dame (5/16)

2014: 
 America East All-Rookie Team
• Played in all 18 games in UAlbany midfield, finishing with two goals and nine ground balls 
• First collegiate goal in win over Harvard (3/1) 
• A ground ball and caused turnover in games against Canisius (3/25) and Loyola (5/10)

High School: Lettered four years in lacrosse and one in football at Mason High... earned all-state honors as a junior and senior, combining for 84 goals, 23 assists and 203 ground balls in high school career... Led Mason to a 17-3 record and #20 national ranking as a senior.

Personal: Son of Mark and Jayne Osika... Has a sister, Abby.

CAREER HIGHS
Points: 2 (7x, last: @ Syracuse, May 15, 2016)
Goals: 2 (3x, last: @ Syracuse, May 15, 2016)
Assists: 1 (6x, @ UMBC, Apr. 30, 2016)
Ground Balls: 4 (2x, last: vs. Notre Dame, May 16, 2015)
Caused Turnovers: 2 (2x, last: @ Hartford, Mar. 26, 2016)

CAREER STATISTICS 

Year

GP/GS

G

A

PTS

GB

CT

FO

2014

18/0

2

1

3

9

2

1-3

2015

19/0

8

3

11

21

6

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2016

16/14

11

2

13

18

4

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2017

18/18

22

10

32

15

2

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Total

71/32

43

16

59

63

14

1-3

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