MU's late rally comes up short on the road
MU travels back to New York to play fourth game of the season
Marquette middie tallied fourth career hat trick Saturday
Kyle Whitlow records fourth career hat trick to pace Golden Eagles
MU travels to Columbus for a rematch of its 2013 inaugural game
Marquette's men's lacrosse team gets its inspiration from a special member of the team - eight-year-old Jakub West.
Marquette got four goals from Tyler Melnyk and three from Kyle Whitlow to win 14-9 over Detroit in the program's first-ever home game.
As Marquette's inaugural season of lacrosse gets underway, coach Joe Amplo, Kyle Whitlow and Matt Melnyk reflect on the keys to success in 2013.
Spring practice is different for the Marquette men's lacrosse team - this time, there's a regular season ahead. Kyle Whitlow, Matt Melnyk and coach Joe Amplo talk about what makes this spring different, and what they expect to learn.
2014 Season: Scored three goals in a 11-9 win at Hofstra (Feb. 15) ... Earned his second hat trick of the season on the road vs. No. 17 Ohio State (Feb. 22)) and was named to the BIG EAST Weekly honor following his performance ...
2013 Season: Started all 13 games at midfield ... Finished second on the team in goals scored (18), including a hat trick in a win vs. Detroit ... Ended the season third on the team in points with 23, including four in a win at High Point and four against Georgetown ... Recorded a point in 12 of 13 games ... 34 of his 44 shots were shots on goal (.773), ranking him third on the team.
Prior to Marquette: Attended The Hill Academy in Vaughan, ON ... Played for the National Iroquois team for three years and helped the team win the North American Lacrosse Invitational ... While playing for the Iroquois Nationals, he won gold, silver and bronze medals.
Personal: Born on June 22, 1993 ... Son of Dave and Kory Whitlow ... Has one sister, Kyla ... Majoring in education.