56 - Matt Cassilly
Matt Cassilly
Height: 6-1
Weight: 220
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gambrills, Md.
High School: Archbishop Spaulding
Position: DL

2009: Three-year letterwinner and a team captain ... moves to defensive end this fall after playing outside linebacker his first three seasons.

2008: Earned Second Team All-ODAC laurels during his junior season … started all 10 games and finished third on the team in tackles with 62 total stops … had 6.0 tackles for a loss (-19), 2.5 sacks (-12), two interceptions, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup … also recorded a safety in a 48-29 loss at Catholic (10/11) … earned ODAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after totaling a team-high 12 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup in a 28-16 win over Randolph-Macon (10/4) … also posted 11 tackles and one interception in a 39-29 loss to Hampden-Sydney (10/18).

2007: Started all nine games as a sophomore, totaling 31 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for a loss (-18) ... also had 1.5 sacks (-13) ... posted eight tackles and 0.5 sacks in a 35-21 win over Averett (9/22) ... notched seven tackles and a sack in a 17-14 win at Emory & Henry (11/3).

2006: Appeared in all 11 contests as a first-year and finished with 13 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for a loss (-16) ... had one sack, forced a fumble and recovered another ... had three tackles and a sack in which he forced a fumble, recovered and returned it 10 yards for a touchdown in a 28-0 win over Catholic (10/7).

High School: Lettered in football, basketball, lacrosse and soccer at Archbishop Spaulding ... earned all-county honors in both football and lacrosse as a senior ... named a finalist for the Kelly Award in lacrosse.

Personal: brother, Frederick, played lacrosse at Lehigh ... business administration major.