Tyler Melnyk earns spot on BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll
Golden Eagles freshman Andy DeMichiei notches game-winner
Late rally by Golden Eagles comes up short
Gately scores game-winner with 16 seconds remaining in regulation
Badolato also adds four goals to help pace the Golden Eagles
2014 Season: Earned Marquette's first ever BIG EAST weekly roll mention following a 11-9 win at Hofstra, where he notched five ground balls and caused four turnovers (Feb. 15) ... Scored his first goal of the year with a long pole at Detroit (March 15) ... Moved to "On the cusp" of the Division I long pole career scoring list after scoring his second goal of the year at Rutgers (March 29) ... He is one of two underclassman to appear on this national list ...
2013 Season: Started all 13 games at defenseman ... Team leader in ground balls won (60), winning eight in 3 different games ... Team leader in caused turnovers, forcing 18; including three against Georgetown and Duke ... Forced a turnover in 10 of 13 games played ... Fifth on the team in assists, recording two in a win against High Point.
Prior to Marquette: Lettered at West Islip High School ... Helped the Lions win the Class A New York State championship in 2010 and the Suffolk County title in 2011 ... Was an all-county selection his senior year.
Personal: Born on April 19, 1993 ... Son of Robert and Donna Byrnes ... Has a sister, Erin ... Majoring in finance.