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Matt Cassalia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Camillus, N.Y.

High School:
West Genesee

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 210

Position:
Midfield


2004: Played in all 12 games at midfield ... led the team with 61 groundballs ... scored eight goals ... also had two assists to finish season with 10 points ... took 48 percent of team's faceoffs ... won 77-of-126 faceoffs for .611 win percentage ... scored two goals in season-opening win at Towson ... also had two goals, including game-winner in 11-10 win over Quinnipiac ... had a season-high three points with two goals and an assist in 12-8 win over Yale ... had a season-high nine groundballs in back-to-back games against Quinnipiac and Syracuse ... picked up seven groundballs at Hofstra and six versus both Notre Dame and Yale

Before Loyola: Was a three-year lacrosse letterwinner at West Genesee ... team captain senior season ... led West Genesee to two New York state championships ... earned All-America honors ... was a two-time all-league selection ... named to all-county team senior season

Personal: Majoring in history at Loyola ... the son of Susan and Charles Cassalia ... sister Tracy attends Brockport ... born September 17, 1984