April 12, 2014 | West Point, N.Y. | Michie Stadium
2013: Started 12 games on Army's close defense ... only non-starts were due to injury ... major cog in a Black Knights' defense that finished third in the nation in scoring defense, surrendering just 7.79 goals per game ... helped Army hold 11 opponents to single-goal scoring ... tied for fourth on the team with 24 ground balls, including a career-high six in the season finale against 14th-ranked Johns Hopkins (Mar. 3) at Michie Stadium ... totaled five GBs in the Black Knights' non-league win at Rutgers (Mar. 9) ... added single-caused turnovers in six different games.
2012: Played in all 15 games on Army's close defense ... started eight-straight games in the middle of the season ... game started included those against nationally ranked Syracuse (Feb. 26), Cornell (Mar. 3), Lehigh (Mar. 17) and Colgate (Mar. 31) ... played significant time in the other seven games of the season ... finished the year with nine ground balls, including a career-high three in a 14-8 home win over VMI (Feb. 18).
2011: Played in 12 games as a defenseman ... part of an Army man-down unit that allowed 24 goals in 15 games ... registered first career ground ball (one) and caused turnover (one) in a tough 8-7 loss to Bucknell (Apr. 9) ... did not figure statistically in the other 11 games played.
Prior to West Point: Two-time all-league selection at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School ... named to the all-Maritime League first team in 2009 and 2010 ... captained team as a junior and senior ... played club lacrosse for the Top Gun Fighting Clams ... squad ranked as high as fourth in the nation in 2009.
Personal: Patrick Ryan Hart was born in Fairfax, Va., on May 4, 1992 ... parents are Carlin and Katie Hart ... has two sisters, Jenny and Kailyn ... part of three generations of military service ... hobbies include spending time with friends, going to be beach and watching movies ... took five AP classes in high school ... lists defeating rival Nantucket in double overtime during his senior year as his favorite lacrosse moment ... major is Systems Engineering.