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Matthew Benus
Matthew  Benus

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Woodbury, N.Y.

High School:
Syosset

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
M

04/14/2018

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston University

Loyola Men's Lacrosse vs. Boston University

2018 (Freshman): Saw action in six games on the rope unit during his first year at Loyola… Made his collegiate debut against Lafayette (2/24) and had a ground ball… Played in the NCAA Quarterfinals against Yale (5/19) on his native Long Island and picked up a ground ball.

Before Loyola: Earned four varsity letters in lacrosse at Syosset (New York) High School where he was one of the top players on Long Island… Helped the Braves win the 2015 and 2016 Nassau County Class A Lacrosse Championships and the 2015 Long Island title… Named to the All-Nassau County and County All-Academic Teams as a sophomore, junior and senior… Recognized as an Under Armour Underclass All-American in 2015 and 2016… Honored as one of Newsday’s Top-100 Lacrosse Players to watch in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and was one of the publication’s Top-25 as a senior in 2017… Twice ranked in the Top-100 of players by Recruiting Rundown… Captain of Syosset’s squad as a junior and senior… Finished his career with 152 points on 85 goals and 67 assists… Had a career-high 54 points as a senior in 2017 with 29 goals and 25 assists after recording 32 goals and 16 assists as a junior in 2016… Tallied 22 goals and 18 assists his sophomore season in 2015… Played club lacrosse for Tenacious Turtles.

Personal: Matthew Thomas Benus… Son of Karen and Brian Benus… Has three older siblings, Joseph, Leo and Nicole.

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