8  Matt Avellino
Matt Avellino

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Merrick, N.Y.

High School:
Calhoun HS

Last College:
St. John's

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 145

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
06/12/1985

Major:
Sociology


2006:
Named to America East Commissioner's Honor Roll... an America East Fall Academic Fall Honor Roll selection... sat out as a medical redshirt.

2005:
The only player to start all 22 games on the season... finished with five points on two goals and an assist... tallied a goal at UMBC (11/2)... scored first goal of the season vs. Albany (10/15)... named to Holiday Inn Express Invitational All-Tournament team... tallied an assist vs. Philadelphia (9/11).

Before Stony Brook:
Played two seasons at St. John's University... saw action in three games as a freshman and three as a sophomore.

High School:
A four-year letterwinner at midfield/forward at Calhoun High School for head coach Jim Cantley... collected 34 goals and 42 assists over four seasons... tallied 20 goals and 15 assists as a junior... three-time all-county selection... two-time all-region and all-state pick... three-time team captain.

Personal:
Matthew Robert Avellino... born June 12, 1985, in Douglaston, N.Y... son of Joyce Avellino... majoring in sociology.