#15 Matt Ciambella
A two-time monogram winner who played in 39 career games … notched 13 points on 11 goals and two assists … six career man-up goals … picked up 11 ground balls.
AS A SENIOR: Played in five contests and attempted two shots … saw time in winning contests against Loyola (11-9), Providence (11-3), St. John[apos]s (13-6), and Princeton (8-5) … saw action against Fairfield.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 16 games … registered six points on four goals and a career-best two assists … scored two man-up goals … picked up a career-high seven ground balls … notched goals in back-to-back wins over Penn State (13-8) and Dartmouth (19-7) … produced a career-best two points on a goal and an assist in an 11-6 triumph of Bellarmine … also picked up a career-high two ground balls against the Knights … dished out an assist in a 10-2 win over Quinnipiac … scored a goal in a 16-7 victory over Ohio State in the title game of the GWLL Tournament … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in a career-high 15 games … earned his first monogram … scored seven goals … notched four man-up tallies … valuable part of the Irish man-up unit that ranked fourth nationally (.446) … picked up three ground balls … attempted 22 shots … netted the first goal of his career in the season-opening 7-6 win at Loyola … scored a goal in a 16-6 triumph at Villanova … deposited a goal in a 19-7 victory over Dartmouth … scored his fourth goal of the season in a 19-7 win against Bellarmine in the league opener … scored a goal in back-to-back wins over Quinnipiac (16-6) and Lehigh (14-7) … notched a goal in a 17-12 victory over Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in three games … collected one ground ball … saw action in wins over Bellarmine (11-3), Villanova (15-5) and Lehigh (14-2) … picked up a ground ball in the victory over Bellarmine.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: A three-time letterwinner in lacrosse … also won two monograms in football at Orchard Park High School … led lacrosse team to conference and regional championships in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … team was undefeated and nationally ranked in his sophomore and senior seasons … earned All-America honors in his senior season as team captain and MVP … three-time all-conference selection … attended the elite Blue Chip Lacrosse Camp where he earned a spot in the all-star game … played in the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic … led Orchard Park football team to three conference championships and two regional championships … earned all-conference honors his junior and senior seasons as he led football squad to an undefeated record … football team captain and MVP in his senior season … son of Cathy and Daryl Ciambella … has one older brother and one younger sister … born April 10, 1988, in Buffalo, N.Y. … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major … carries a 3.026 cumulative GPA.
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