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Matt Neufeldt
Player Profile:
Matt Neufeldt 1941643
Position: LSM
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Culver Academy (Ind.)

NEUFELDT'S HONOR ROLL
• 2017 Honorable Mention All-America (USILA, Inside Lacrosse)
• 2017 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (4/11)

• 2015 NCAA All-Tournament Team
• 2015 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (3/2)

NEUFELDT IN THE NEWS

April 23, 2015: Neufeldt finding success in former All-American's spot
• March 4, 2015: Long pole Neufeldt impresses in two wins

As a junior (2017): Appeared in all 19 games as long stick midfielder for 2017 National Champions ... led team in caused turnovers (21) and ground balls (68), while also posting five points on three goals and two assists ... had a goal, six ground balls and three caused turnovers in first action since 2015 at #11 Navy (2/11) ... had a goal, a ground ball and a caused turnover at St. Joseph's (2/14) ... totaled four ground balls vs. High Point (2/18) ... notched three ground balls vs. #8 Yale (2/25) ... had a ground ball and caused a turnover at #4 Notre Dame (3/4) and against Villanova (3/18) ... had three ground balls and a caused turnover at #14 North Carolina (3/25) ... totaled five ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. #19 Michigan (4/1) ... had four ground balls and caused four turnvovers vs. #1 Penn State (4/8) ... totaled six ground balls and three caused turnovers at #5 Albany (4/12) ... had an assist and five ground balls at #11 Rutgers (4/16) ... had a pair of ground balls at #7 Ohio State (4/22)... grabbed two ground balls vs. #8 Johns Hopkins (4/29) ... had three ground balls and caused a turnover in Big Ten semis vs. #8 Penn State (5/4) ... totaled three ground balls and two caused turnovers in Big Ten final at #7 Ohio State (5/6) ... had a goal and five ground balls in NCAA first round vs. Bryant (5/14) ... matched season-high with six ground balls and caused a turnover in NCAA quarterfinal vs. #4 Albany (5/21) ... had six ground balls in NCAA semifinal vs. #5 Denver (5/27) ... had two ground balls and caused a turnover while holding #3 Ohio State (5/29) to just six goals in NCAA final win.

As a sophomore (2016): Suffered season-ending injury in offseason.

As a freshman (2015): Appeared in all 19 games, leading the team in both ground balls (57) and caused turnovers (21) ... team led nation in scoring defense ... made collegiate debut in seasonopening victory at Navy (2/14)...caused career-high four turnovers and picked up three ground balls versus No. 11 Penn (2/24) ... notched five ground balls against Drexel (2/28) ... earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (3/2) for efforts against Penn and Drexel ... had two ground balls and caused a turnover vs. No. 10 Princeton (3/7) ... notched five ground balls and caused two turnovers at Villanova (3/14) ... secured career-high nine ground balls in win vs. North Carolina (3/21) ... totaled two ground balls at Robert Morris (3/24) ... scored fi rst collegiate goal against Michigan (3/29), scooping five ground balls ... picked up five ground balls and caused two turnovers against No. 19 Loyola (4/8) ... scooped four ground balls at Ohio State (4/18) ... had five ground balls and caused a turnover vs. Hopkins (4/25) ... caused a turnover in Big Ten semis against Ohio State (4/30) ... picked up four ground balls and caused a turnover in NCAA First Round vs. Yale (5/9) ... had two ground balls and caused a turnover in NCAA Quarters vs. UNC (5/17) ... caused a turnover and picked up two ground balls vs. Johns Hopkins (5/23) ... picked up four ground balls and caused three turnovers in the NCAA Final vs. Denver (5/25).

Before Maryland: 2014 Under Armour High School All-American … US Lacrosse Midwest Player of the Year … ranked the No. 2 freshman long pole in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse ... ranked the 13th overall recruit by Inside Lacrosse ... listed as the No. 7 recruit out of the midwest region and the No. 3 recruit out of the state of Indiana by studentsports.com … three-year letterwinner for coach Jon Posner at Culver Military Academy … helped lead the Eagles to three straight NALI championships … the Eagles finished the 2014 season with a 24-0 record and a No. 2 ranking in the nation according to Inside Lacrosse … finished his prep career with 312 groundballs and 26 points on four goals and 22 assists … also a three-year letterwinner in football as a safety and hockey as a center … led the Eagles to three state championships on the ice and a cumulative 90-10 record.

Personal: Son of Cathy Neufeldt … majoring in sociology.

Neufeldt's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots GWG GB CT Pen
2015 19/0 1 0 1 7 0 57 21 6/5:00
2016 dnp                
2017 19/0 3 2 5 10 1 68 21 2/1:30
Total 38/0 4 2 6 17 1 125 42 8/6:30
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