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Maryland Men's Lacrosse BIO
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Matt Dunn
Player Profile:
Matt Dunn 1194775
Position: Defense
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Towson, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield

DUNN'S HONOR ROLL

• 2016 USILA Second Team All-America
• 2016 Senior CLASS Award First Team All-America
• 2016 USILA Scholar All-America

• 2016 Academic All-Big Ten
• 2015 USILA Third Team All-America
• 2015 Academic All-Big Ten
• Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (3/23/15)
• 2014 Academic All-ACC
• 2013 Academic All-ACC

DUNN IN THE NEWS
May 24, 2016: Matt Dunn - The Beauty of Le Beast
May 12, 2016: Matt Dunn prepares for final postseason with Maryland
April 27, 2016: Fortifying defense, not improving personal numbers, matters to Dunn
April 22, 2015: Dunn shines as key player, voice on Maryland's top-ranked defense

Professional: Selected with the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2016 MLL Draft by the Rochester Rattlers.

Career:
A two-time team captain and two-time All-American ... helped lead Maryland to three NCAA Final Fours and two NCAA Championship game appearances in four seasons.

As a senior (2016):
Appeared in 17 games, totaling 17 ground balls and eight caused turnovers ... missed three games due to injury ... made first appearance of season vs. #1 Notre Dame (3/5) ... had a ground ball vs. #12 UNC (3/26) ... had a ground ball at Penn (3/29) ... matched career-high with three ground balls and caused a turnover at #14 Penn State (4/10) ... had a ground ball vs. Rutgers (4/16) ... picked up a ground ball and helped hold #10 Navy (4/19) to five goals ... caused a pair of turnovers vs. Ohio State (4/24) ... had a ground ball and caused a turnover at #8 Johns Hopkins (4/30) ... caused a turnover and had a ground ball in Big Ten Tournament semifinal win vs. #18 Penn State (5/5) ... picked up a ground ball and jumpstarted a beautiful transition goal in NCAA 1st Round vs. Quinnipiac (5/15) ... had a ground ball and caused turnover, while helping hold #4 Syracuse (5/21) six goals below it season average in NCAA Quarterfinals ... scored first career goal in NCAA Semis against #5 Brown (5/28) after receiving a pass from Nick Manis and firing a shot from beyond half field to beat the 10-man ride ... he also had three ground balls and caused two turnovers in the game ... had three ground balls in NCAA Championship vs. UNC (5/30).

As a junior (2015): Started 15 games, totaling 13 ground balls and causing 11 turnovers ... helped team lead nation in scoring defense ... part of close defense that held Navy to just one goal in season-opening win (2/14)...picked up one ground ball in win against No. 11 Penn (2/24) ... helped hold Drexel (2/28) scoreless for a stretch of 56:16 in victory ... part of defense that held No. 10 Princeton (3/7) to just four goals ... picked up one ground ball as Villanova (3/14) scored just two goals ... caused a turnover in win over No. 2 North Carolina (3/21) ... returned to action at Rutgers (4/12) after missing four games to injury, collecting two ground balls and causing a turnover ... scooped critical ground ball in overtime that led to game-winning goal at Ohio State (4/18) ... had two ground balls and caused a turnover vs. Hopkins (4/25) ... caused a pair of turnovers in Big Ten semis against Ohio State (4/30) ... picked up a ground ball in NCAA First Round vs. Yale (5/9) ... caused career-high three turnovers and scooped two ground balls in NCAA Quarters vs. North Carolina (5/17) ... had two ground balls in NCAA Semis vs. Johns Hopkins (5/23) ... hit the post on a transition opportunity in the NCAA Final vs. Denver (5/25).

As a sophomore (2014): Started all 17 games at close defense, posting 17 ground balls and nine caused turnovers ... helped the Terrapin defense hold the Blue Devils scoreless for a stretch of 26:26 in 10-6 win over No. 1 Duke (3/1) ... two groundballs in 11-8 win at Stony Brook (3/8) ... caused two turnovers in 13-5 win at Michigan (3/18) ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 11-8 loss at No. 6 North Carolina (3/22) ... two groundballs in 9-6 win over No. 8 Virginia (3/30) ... three groundballs, two caused turnovers and earned his first career assist in 12-8 win at No. 8 Notre Dame (4/19) ... two groundballs in 6-5 loss to No. 9 Notre Dame (4/25) in ACC semifinals ... two groundballs and two caused turnovers in 12-6 win over Navy (5/3) ... two caused turnovers in 11-6 loss to No. 5 seed Notre Dame in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

As a freshman (2013): Appeared in 14 games (one start), posting eight ground balls and four caused turnovers ... made his collegiate debut, playing significant minutes with one groundball in 23-6 win over Mount St. Mary's (2/12) ... caused one turnover in 16-7 win at No. 19 Duke (3/2) ... made his first career start and caused one turnover in 10-7 win at Villanova (3/16) ... one groundball and a caused turnover in 10-8 loss to No. 14 North Carolina (3/23).

Before Maryland: Member of the Baltimore 2011 Under Armour Underclassmen team ... three-year letterwinner for coach Jack Crawford at Loyola Blakefield ... helped lead the Dons to a 16-4 record as a senior in 2012 ... two-time team captain ... also a two-year letterwinner in basketball as a forward ... team captain as a senior.

Personal: Son of Michael and Brenda Dunn ... younger brother of Meghan ... older brother of Kelly and Ryan ... majoring in finance.


Dunn's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS G A Pts. Shots EMG GB CT Pen
2013 14/1 0 0 0 0 0 8 4 2/1:30
2014 17/17 0 1 1 1 0 17 9 7/5:30
2015 15/15 0 0 0 1 0 13 11 2/1:00
2016 17/17 1 0 1 2 0 17 8 1/0:30
Total 63/50 1 1 2 4 0 55 32 12/8:30

Dunn's Career Highs
Groundballs: 3 (4x), last vs. North Carolina (5/30/16)
Caused Turnovers: 3 vs. North Carolina (5/17/15)
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