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Matt Girsh   1
Matt Girsh

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mahopac, N.Y.

High School:
Mahopac

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Attack

Birthdate:
11/05/1987


04/10/2014

Hurley Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List

Saints' Captain Candidate for Top Lacrosse Award

2009: Red-shirted season.

2008: Second Team All-MAAC...Started 15 games...Led the team with 32 goals and 43 points...Second in the MAAC (22nd in the nation) with 2.13 goals per game...Fourth on the team with 11 assists...Tied for first on the team with four man-up goals...Scored a goal in every game...Recorded nine multi-goal games...Led the team with 62 shots on goal...Picked up 22 ground balls...Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (3/10).

2007: Named MAAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Year...Earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week four times...Named First Team All-MAAC Selection...Scored 47 goals with 12 assists...Scooped 17 ground balls...Accrued 59 points...Scored eight goals at VMI which was an individual single-game high in the nation in 2007...Led league with four game winning goals...Ranked 8th nationally and led conference in goals scored per game, averaging 2.94...Was second in conference averaging 3.69 points per game...Honored with Trustco Bank Award for athletic achievement...Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week award 4/9, 4/16, 4/23.

2006: Started all 14 games...2006 MAAC Rookie of the Year...Named to the 2006 All-MAAC Second Team...Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors for the week of April 3...Registered 49 points, scoring 36 goals and dishing out 13 assists...Finished 16th in the country (DI) and second in the league, averaging 3.5 points per game...Led the MAAC and finished fourth in Division I with 2.57 goals per game...Scored seven goals versus Hartford on 4/4 tying him for second in all of Division I for most goals in a single game.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of varsity lacrosse and varsity soccer while at Mahopac High School...Named All-League in lacrosse...Named All- Section in lacrosse...Selected to the Hudson Valley Empire State Team for lacrosse...Was an honor roll student while at Mahopac...Honored with the Community Service Award for volunteering over 500 hours throughout his high school career.

PERSONAL: Born November 5, 1987 in Yonkers, N.Y...Son of Edward and Debra Girsh...A business major...Chose Siena for its location, lacrosse program, and academic reputation.

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