Big, strong midfielder with a hard shot and the ability to become a potent offensive weapon for the Retrievers…should remain a part of a dynamic man-up unit for the 2005 campaign.
2004: Produced 12 goals and 9 assists, the third highest point total on the team and the highest for a Retriever midfielder...scored at least a point in 12 of 14 games and the last ten contests of the season...scored at least one goal in the final seven games...4 of his 12 goals occured on extra man situations, giving him 8 man-up scores in two seasons...6 of Hyland’s 12 goals occured in the fourth quarter of games...produced back-to-back three-point games vs. Delaware (2-1-3) and Albany (1-2-3)...also scored two goals vs. Quinnipiac.
2003: Tied for second on the squad with four man-up goals last season…scored his first collegiate goal in a man-up situation at Stony Brook…his first four goals of the season were all scored in man-up situations…tallied a season high 2 goals in 12-11 overtime loss at Rutgers…credited with the game-winning (9th) goal in the 13-8 win at Delaware.
BACKGROUND: Earned the C. Markland Kelly, Jr. Athletic Service Award in his last year at St. Mary's…scored three goals and added an assist in St. Mary's narrow victory over rival Severna Park…was a Baltimore Sun, Evening Capital, and Washington Post All County defender in football …also lettered in basketball as a freshman and sophomore for the Saints…selected UMBC over other area Division I schools because of "the coaching staff and the environment of the school"…lists favorite book as Don't Sweat the Small Stuff… a fan of the Dallas Cowboys…has a sister, Lisa, 39.