7 Luka Knezevic
7 Luka Knezevic
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
High School: 10th Gymnasium of Zagreb
Position: ATK
Major: Finance and Economics

2017: CWPA Division III Championship All-Tournament First Team … ACWPC All-Academic (Superior Honors) … as a junior, registered 31 goals, 20 assists, two block, ten steals and won 20 sprints … also drew three ejections … dished out a career-high six assists against Connecticut College (9/9) and won a career-high three sprints against Whittier (9/16) … notched five hat tricks this fall which came against Connecticut College (twice – 9/9), Whittier (9/16), Penn State Behrend (10/14) and Iona (11/18) … tallied a season-high two teals against Connecticut College (9/9) and No. 16 Brown (11/14) … [SEASON STATS]

2016:
ACWPC All-Academic Team ... CWPA Division III Eastern Championship All-Tournament Second Team… Tallied 31 goals on 88 shots, 10 assists, 24 steals, seven ejections drawn, and three sprints won… Scored five goals against Monmouth (10/22)... tallied three assists against Bucknell (9/4) and Harvard (10/8)... recorded seven steals against Harvard (10/8)... aided the Engineers to their eighth CWPA Division III Eastern Championship in program history ... [SEASON STATS]


2015: CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week Honor Roll (10/1, 11/12) ... scored 36 goals to go along with 34 assists, five field blocks, 14 steals and 15 drawn ejections ... registered a season-best five goals against Iona (9/27) ... scored at least four goals in three straight games from 9/26-10/2 ... notched five assists in a 14-13 win over St. Francis (N.Y.) (10/310) and then four assists in an 11-8 win over Fordham (11/20) at the CWPA Championship ... helped MIT to second place at the CWPA Division III Championship, fourth at both the CWPA Northern Division Championship and the Gary Troyer Tournament and a seventh place finish at the CWPA Championship ... also aided MIT in its first ever victory over the U.S. Naval Academy and its first win in 22 years over St. Francis College (N.Y.).

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in finance and economics.

High School: A 2015 graduate of 10th Gymnasium of Zagreb … Multiple Croatian championships with Mladost Zagreb Club Team … played for Croatian national youth team.

Career Stats:

Year Goals Shots Assists Ejections Drawn Ejections Vs. Blocks Steals Sprints Won
2015 36 99 34 15 44 5 14 NA
2016 31 88 10 7 13 4 24 3
2017 31 95 20 3 20 2 10 20
Totals 98 282 64 25 77 11 48 23


Career Game Highs:


Goals - 5 vs. Monmouth - October 22, 2016
Assists - 6 vs. Connecticut College - September 9, 2017
Ejections Drawn - 4 vs. George Washington - September 3, 2016
Field Blocks - 2 vs. Harvard - September 20, 2015
Steals - 7 vs. Brown - October 18, 2016
Sprints Won - 3 vs. Whittier - September 16, 2017