1 Eric Hintz
1 - Eric Hintz
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: South Windsor, Conn.
High School: South Windsor
Position: G
Major: International Business
gp 19
gs 19
min 1558:01
ga 16
gaa 0.92
sv 55
  • Four-Year letterwinner as a goalie for the Royals, starting 73 matches
  • One the best goalkeepers in program history, ranking all-time in the following: Third All-Time in Career Goals against Average (0.92); Tied for Fourth in Career Shutouts (24), Third All-Time in Fewest Goals Allowed (66)
  • Made 212 Career Saves
  • Had a career record of 42-20-10

Senior Year (2016)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Started 19 matches, logging over 1,500 minutes of action in net for Scranton
  • Allowed just 16 goals for a goals against average of 0.92, making 55 saves, for a 77.5 percent save percentage
  • Recorded five shutouts, as Scranton did not allow a goal in their first four matches of the year
  • Made seven saves, a career-high at the time, in Scranton's 1-0 win over Gettysburg on Sept. 3
  • Had a career-best eight saves at Lycoming on Sept. 17

Junior Year (2015)

  • Started all 20 matches the Royals played in on the year in between the pipes, logging over 1,700 minutes in net (1744:49)
  • Made 57 saves and posted a goals against average of 0.98, posting six shutout victories throughout the course of the year
  • Snagged six saves - a season-high - against Wilkes on Sept. 30, helping Scranton secure a 4-0 victory
  • Had back-to-back five save contests in the NCAA Tournament, preserving a shutout 2-0 win for the Royals against UMass-Boston in the First Round
  • Had an end of the season save average of 75 percent, allowing just 19 goals overall

Sophomore Year (2014)

  • Started 17 games in goal, posting a record of 8-6-3 with eight shutouts.
  • Had a goals-against average of 1.04 with a .757 save percentage.
  • Posted shutouts in win over Neumann (2-0, Aug. 30), William Paterson (1-0, OT, Sept. 7), Misericordia (0-0, 2OT, Sept. 16), Susquehanna (1-0, Sept. 27), Juniata (2-0, Oct. 4), Drew (1-0, Oct. 8), Moravian (0-0, 2OT, Oct. 22), Elizabethtown (0-0, Nov. 1).
  • Had a season-high six saves in the 1-0 win against William Paterson on Sept. 7.

Freshman Year (2013)

  • Started all 17 matches and played every minute in goal for the Royals.
  • Finished with a record of 10-3-4 with five shutouts.
  • Posted a goals-against average of 0.76 and a save percentage of .770, the ninth-best single-season save percentage in program history.
  • Allowed 14 goals, the ninth-lowest single-season total in Scranton history.
  • Allowed more than one goal only twice, and allowed two goals in both of those matches
  • Picked up his first career victory by making four saves in a 2-1 win over St. John Fisher on Sept. 7 at Fitzpatrick Field.
  • Earned his first career shutout four days later in a 2-0 win at Ursinus on Sept. 11.
  • Made a pair of saves in a 1-0 win at Misericordia on Sept. 17.
  • Made four saves in a 2-1 win over Ithaca on Sept. 25 at Fitzpatrick Field.
  • Made a season-high six saves in a 1-0 win over Oneonta State on Oct. 16 at Fitzpatrick Field.
  • Matched his season-high with six saves in a 4-1 win over Merchant Marine on Oct. 30 at Fitzpatrick Field.

Awards & Honors

  • 2016-17 Co-Recipent of the Frank O'Hara Award, honoring the top male student-athlete in the senior class 
  • 2016 NSCAA First Team All-Region
  • 2016 NSCAA Scholar All-American
  • 2015 All-Landmark Conference First Team
  • 2016 All-Landmark Conference Second Team
  • Four-time Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week (Sept. 19, 2016/Oct. 26, 2015/Sept. 15, 2015/Sept. 29, 2014)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 12, 2016)
  • CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District (2014)
  • Three-time Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

High school/personal

  • Earned four varsity letters in soccer.
  • South Windsor went 31-6-4 in games he played in goal.
  • Posted 10 shutouts as a senior en route to becoming the first player in school history to earn All-New England honors.
  • Also earned all-state, all-conference and all-Hartford Courant Team honors as a senior.
  • Played in the Connecticut Senior Bowl.
  • Posted eight shutouts in net as a junior.
  • Son of Steven & Carolyn Hintz.
Recent Games
Oct 22 Goucher W, 5-1
Oct 29 at Catholic W, 1-0
Nov 2 Drew W, 2-1
Nov 5 at Elizabethtown W, 1-0
Nov 12 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 2-1
Nov 13 at Cortland St. L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 19 7
Games started 19 7
Minutes 1558:01 577:11
Goals against 16 7
Goals-against average 0.92 1.09
Saves 55 16
Save pct .775 .696
Wins 13 5
Losses 4 2
Ties 1 0
Shutouts 5/3 2/0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Sep 3 Gettysburg W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 7 1.000
Sep 4 Cabrini W, 4-0 1 60:50 0 0.00 0 -
Sep 7 Muhlenberg W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 10 at Centenary (N.J.) W, 1-0 1 45:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Sep 13 Misericordia W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 4 .800
Sep 17 at Lycoming L, 3-1 1 90:00 3 3.00 8 .727
Sep 24 at Moravian W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 2 .667
Sep 28 at Wilkes W, 2-0 - - - - - -
Oct 1 Elizabethtown L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 1 .333
Oct 5 Drew L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 1 .333
Oct 8 at Susquehanna W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Oct 12 Dickinson W, 1-0 1 45:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Oct 15 Juniata W, 4-1 1 61:39 1 1.46 1 .500
Oct 18 #13 Haverford T, 1-1 1 110:00 1 0.82 4 .800
Oct 22 Goucher W, 5-1 1 65:32 1 1.37 2 .667
Oct 29 at Catholic W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Nov 2 Drew W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 2 .667
Nov 5 at Elizabethtown W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Nov 12 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 1 .500
Nov 13 at Cortland St. L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 2 .500
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2013-14 17 17 97:28 .82 0.76 2.76 .770
2014-15 17 17 86:46 1.00 1.04 3.12 .757
2015-16 20 20 87:14 .95 0.98 2.85 .750
2016-17 19 19 82:00 .84 0.92 2.89 .775
Total 73 73 88:09 .90 0.92 2.90 .763
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2013-14 17 17 1656:48 14 0.76 47 .770 10 3 4 5/0
2014-15 17 17 1475:06 17 1.04 53 .757 8 6 3 8/2
2015-16 20 20 1744:49 19 0.98 57 .750 11 7 2 6/2
2016-17 19 19 1558:01 16 0.92 55 .775 13 4 1 5/3
Total 73 73 6434:44 66 0.92 212 .763 42 20 10 24/7
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 19 19 82:00 .84 0.92 2.89 .775
Conference 7 7 82:27 1.00 1.09 2.29 .696
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 11 11 80:16 .82 0.92 2.55 .757
Away 7 7 83:34 .86 0.92 3.71 .813
Neutral 1 1 90:00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .500
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Wins 14 14 77:43 .43 0.50 2.79 .867
Losses 4 4 90:00 2.25 2.25 3.00 .571
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September 7 7 79:24 .71 0.81 3.86 .844
October 8 8 80:16 .88 0.98 2.50 .741
November 4 4 90:00 1.00 1.00 2.00 .667
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 19 19 1558:01 16 0.92 55 .775 13 4 1 5/3
Conference 7 7 577:11 7 1.09 16 .696 5 2 0 2/0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Home 11 11 883:01 9 0.92 28 .757 7 2 1 2/2
Away 7 7 585:00 6 0.92 26 .813 5 2 0 3/1
Neutral 1 1 90:00 1 1.00 1 .500 1 0 0 0/0
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Wins 14 14 1088:01 6 0.50 39 .867 13 0 0 5/3
Losses 4 4 360:00 9 2.25 12 .571 0 4 0 0/0
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September 7 7 555:50 5 0.81 27 .844 6 1 0 2/2
October 8 8 642:11 7 0.98 20 .741 5 2 1 2/1
November 4 4 360:00 4 1.00 8 .667 2 1 0 1/0