|Jake Kalata 17
: Big, strong, stocky player...
Accurate shooter...Extremely physical midfielder...
Refuse to lose attitude.
2008: Appeared in eight games...Scored one goal and had one assist...Registered two shots on goal.
2007: Appeared in 10 games...Scored two goals...Scooped two ground balls...Scored goal in overpowering win against Merrimack...Tallied goal in 8-5 win at Hartford.
2006: Tallied one goal in 11 appearances at midfield...Secured two ground balls... Bounced between the second and third midfield lines... Scored goal in 8-5 home win against VMI.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of
varsity lacrosse while at Smithtown High School...Was captain of the lacrosse team his senior year...Named All-Division his senior year.
PERSONAL: Born December 3, 1986...Son of Chris and Jean Kalata...A
business/marketing major...Chose Siena for its lacrosse program.
BRECHT ON KALATA: "Jake is an extremely hard worker both on and off the field. He's battled some injuries and only gotten better with his development in the program over the past several years. He will compete for playing time this season at midfield."