Two-time letter winner coming off a phenomenal sophomore year...lone returning starter in the UNC attack unit..2016 preseason honorable mention All-America as named by Face-Off Yearbook...great right-handed shooter...named preseason All-ACC in vote by conference’s five head coaches...goes into the season ranked 56th in UNC history with 77 points and 44th in goals with 57...goes into the season having scored goals in 17 straight games, the 10th longest goal scoring streak in UNC history...also has the 20th longest point scoring streak in Tar Heel history.2015 (Sophomore):
Had one of the best offensive seasons in UNC history...honorable mention All-America selection by the USILA...won the team’s Needham Unsung Hero Award...set UNC’s single season goal record with 50 tallies, breaking a mark which had stood for 24 years (47 goals by Dennis Goldstein in 1991)...started all 17 games on attack...took 111 shots, including 79 on goal and scored 50 goals and had 17 assists for 67 points...that point total was the eighth highest in a single season un UNC history...had highest shooting percentage on the team at 45.0...had four-game winning goals, leading the team, and four man-up goals, tying for second on squad...had 41 ground balls, tied for sixth on the team...scored a goal in all 17 games, carrying the streak into the 2016 season...had 12 multi-goal games and four multi-assist contests...had 12 games with three or more points...his season high for points was nine with five goals and four assists against Manhattan...that marked the 18th time in UNC history a player had nine points or more in a game...came back in the next game and had six of UNC’s 10 goals in a 10-9 win over Bryant...in the next game he had six goals and an assist versus Richmond...had five goals and an assist in NCAA Tournamenf first round win over Colgate...scored four goals and added an assist in regular-season win over Syracuse...also had a four-goal game at Notre Dame...also had hat tricks versus Furman, Massachusetts and Johns Hopkins...scored on all five of his shots in the Manhattan game and tallied six goals on eight shots in the come-from-behind win against Bryant...his five goals versus Colgate came on just eight shots and he had just seven shots while scoring four goals each against Syracuse and Notre Dame...had a career high six ground balls against Colgate and five ground balls in win over Duke...had five other games with three or more ground balls...active in Carolina Leadership Academy as a Rising Star.2014 (Freshman):
Played a big role on the man-up unit for the Tar Heels in 2014…appeared in 14 games…tallied seven goals on the season, with a hat trick against Bucknell…had the second-most extra-man goals for the Tar Heels on the season with four…two of his man-up goals occurred in the game against Bucknell…also had the game-winning goal versus the Bison…picked up six ground balls on the season and had one caused turnover…landed more than half of his shots on goal in his freshman season.Prep:
Played three years of varsity lacrosse at Niskayuna High School...was coached there by Mike Vorgang…2012 Under Armour All-America…named Times Union player of the year in both junior and senior seasons…played on NHS teams which advanced to NY State semifinals in both 2012 & 2013…captured honors as a 2012 & 2013 NY Section II All-America…finished his career with an astounding 319 points on 193 goals and 126 assists…had 78 goals and 40 assists as a senior, 83 goals and 61 assists as a junior and 32 goals and 25 assists as a sophomore...set the school’s single season points record in 2012...Niskayuna teams won both sectional and regional titles in 2012 & 2013.Personal:
Luke Jerome Goldstock is the son of Leonard and Maryann Goldstock...has a sister, Julia, 17…was born on June 20, 1995 in Schenectady, N.Y. …Management & Society major... a member of the Rising Stars program in the Carolina Leadership Academy...active in community service participating in Vs Cancer Foundation, 5K run and pen pal program.Catching Up With Luke GoldstockSection #1: Lacrosse Related
My favorite thing about wearing Carolina Blue is representing UNC.
I love competing for this incredible coaching staff because of how passionate they are.
My most underrated strength about my lacrosse game is dodging.
My best friend on my high school lacrosse team was Evan Quinn and he is now playing at Hartford.
Every high school recruit should dream of becoming a Tar Heel because of the great athletics and academics here.Section #2: Your Interests
An ideal Saturday afternoon in the summer is spent with good friends.
My teammate with the best taste in music is Austin Pifani.
My favorite professional sports team is the Boston Bruins.
The best movie I’ve ever seen on a lacrosse bus trip is Waterboy.
The foreign country I would love to visit most is Spain because of the weather and the beaches.Section #3: Food
My favorite tailgate foods are burgers and Gatorade.
My favorite fast food restaurant is Chipotle.
Sweet, salty or both? Salty.
My favorite food made by a relative is Mom’s Twice Baked Potatoes.
My favorite Chapel Hill dining spot is Lucha Tigre.Section #4: Digging into your Personality
If I possessed the gift of time travel, I would go to 1980 Miracle on Ice hockey game in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The person in history I would most want to have dinner with is Vince Vaughn.
People would be very surprised to know I enjoy biking.
In a quarter century I would love to be living in Boston and working at something I enjoy.
The most interesting or fascinating person I’ve met in my time at UNC is Mike D’Alessandro because he embraces his New Jersey culture.Luke Goldstock’s Career StatisticsYear GP/GS SH SOG G A PTS GB CT
2014 14/0 23 12 7 3 10 6 0
2015 17/17 111 67 50 17 67 41 4Totals 31/17 134 79 57 20 77 47 4Luke Goldstock —
13 multi-goal games (1 in 2014, 12 in 2015); 4 multi-assist games (4 in 2015); 18 multi-point games (2 in 2014, 16 in 2015).Career Highs: Shots:
12 vs. Richmond, 3-14-2015; Goals:
6 vs. Bryant, 3-10-2015; 6 vs. Richmond, 3-14-2015; Assists:
4 vs. Manhattan, 3-7-2015; Points:
9 vs. Manhattan, 3-7-2015; Ground Balls:
6 vs. Colgate, 5-10-2015; Caused Turnovers:
2 vs. Virginia, 4-3-2015.