32  Nick Maturro
Nick Maturro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Islip, N.Y.

High School:
West Islip

Last College:
Massachusetts

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
Defense

Major:
Health Sciences


2009: Started 14 of 15 games on defense as a senior ... third on the squad in caused turnovers with seven ... ground balls in every game but three ... America East Honor Roll ... three ground balls vs. #2 Virginia (2/20) ... matched his season-high with three more in the win at Siena (3/7) ... picked up two ground balls each in the back-to-back wins vs. Albany (4/25&29) ... ground ball and a caused turnover in the America East final against #11 UMBC (5/2).

2008: Starter on defense for Stony Brook, starting every game but one ... fifth on the team in ground balls ... at least one ground ball in every game but one ... picked up three in the win at Delaware (3/15) ... three more vs. Vermont (4/5) ... season-high five ground balls vs. Hartford (4/12) with two caused turnovers ... averaged over three per game over the last six games of the season ... caused a pair of turnovers against Albany (5/1) at the America East Tournament.

2007: Saw action in all 13 games for Stony Brook on defense with starts in six contests ... picked up 14 ground balls during the season ... five games with at least two ... season-high of three at Albany (5/3) in the America East Tournament.

2006: Played in all 15 games, starting seven on the Seawolves defense . . . third on the team with 39 ground balls . . . scooped up seven ground balls at Albany (4/8) and Binghamton (4/22).

Prior to Stony Brook: Attended the University of Massachusetts in the fall of 2004.

High School: A 2004 graduate of West Islip High School ... played four seasons as a defender for the Lions ... honorable mention All-American as a senior ... all-county pick as a junior ... also lettered in football and basketball ... all-division football selection.

Personal: Born Nicholas R. Maturro on May 21, 1986 ... nickname is Nick ... son of Linda and Chris Maturro ... has one sister.