Furious 8-1 second-half rally sends Golden Eagles to BIG EAST tournament
MU eyes BIG EAST tourney bid on program's first 'Senior Day'
Third quarter surge proves to be the difference
Badolato also adds four goals to help pace the Golden Eagles
MU's late rally comes up short on the road
2014 Season: Named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of Week (The first MU player to win this award)after his five goal performance at Marist, which tied a career high (March 1) on only nine shots ... Poured in four goals in a win at Detroit (March 15) ... Notched a hat trick to account for three of MU's seven goals to beat Providence (April 12) ... Tallied a hat trick in a win vs. Georgetown as part of an 8-1 second-half run to win 11-10 (OT) (April 19) ... Scored two goals in a loss to No. 3/3 Denver (April 29) ... Tallied two points in MU's first postseason appearance in a loss to Villanova in the BIG EAST tournament semifinals (May 1) ... Finished the season with 22 goals, ranking him third on the team ... Ended his Marquette career with 37 total goals and a .643 shot percentage.
2013 Season: Played in nine games, including eight starts at attack ... Finished fifth on the team in total points (18), including fifth in goals scored with 15 tallies on the season ... Scored seven points in a win at Mercer, including five goals (all in the second half); five goals were the most scored by an MU player in a single game, and his seven points were tied for the single-game high ... Recorded his first career hat trick at Air Force, helping lead MU to its first win in program history ... Scored goals in seven of his nine games played ... Had a shot-on-goal percentage of .641 with 25 of his 39 shots on goal.
Prior to Marquette: Prior to Marquette: Played two years at Sacred Heart University before transferring to Marquette ... Appeared in 24 games in his two-year career at SHU... Finished second on the team in points and goals his sophomore year with 33 and 20, respectively ... Named to the Northeastern Conference's All-Rookie Team in 2010 after appearing in 11 games, tallying eight goals and three assists ...Three-year letterwinner at West Islip High School ... Helped the Lions claim a national title in 2007 and a Class A New York State championship in 2009 ... Also ran track in high school.
Personal: Born on August 29, 1991 ... Son of Toni and Dominick ... Has two brothers, John and Daniel ... Majoring in communication.