Matt Kaminer
Matt Kaminer
Height: 6-1
Weight: 285
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hewlett, N.Y.
High School: George W. Hewlett

2017-18: Three-year letterwinner ... will again be counted on as a top option at heavyweight ... has produced a 51-40 overall record across his first three seasons.

2016-17: Concluded his junior season with a 19-15 overall record, including a 4-3 mark in Centennial Conference matches ... earned NWCA Scholar All-America honors for the second time in three seasons ... finished second on the team with six wins by fall ... posted 29 escapes, 23 takedowns, four reversals and one 2-point near fall ... placed second in the 285-pound weight class at the W&L Invitational (1/7) ... finished as the runner-up at the Centennial Conference Championship to earn Honorable Mention All-Centennial Conference laurels ... finished sixth overall at the NCAA East Regional at 285 pounds ... received the team's A.E. Mathis Award as the most outstanding wrestler.

2015-16: Posted a 9-10 record at heavyweight before suffering a season-ending injury ... notched 15 takedowns, 14 escapes, one four-point near fall and one reversal during the season ... placed sixth in the 285-pound weight class at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational.

2014-15: Earned the D.C. Montgomery Award as the team's top first-year wrestler ... also earned Scholar All-America honors from the National Wrestling Coaches Association ... finished second on the team in wins after posting a 23-15 record during his rookie campaign ... tied for the team lead with six pins ... had 20 takedowns, 28 escapes, six reversals and three total near falls ... had one stretch during the season when he won 11-of-12 matches ... posted a 4-2 record in the W&J Invitational ... went 5-0 in claiming the 285-pound bracket at the W&L Invitational ... went 2-2 at 285 pounds at the NCAA East Regional.

High School: Earned four letters in wrestling, three in football and one in lacrosse ... four-time all-conference honoree in wrestling ... was a two-year captain of the wrestling team ... was the conference champion and Nassau County finalist as a senior ... went 35-7 as a senior, earning all-county and All-Long Island accolades ... completed his career with an 84-33 overall record with 50 pins ... competed in the Long Island All-Star Match as a senior ... finished in the Top 12 at NHSCA Junior Nationals..

Personal: Member of the Dean's List and a W&L Scholar-Athlete ... serves as a class of 2018 representative to the W&L Executive Committee and is a member of the Campus Community Coalition ... has previously served on the University Athletics Committee and Voting Regulations Board, and was an Honor Advocate ... worked as a business news reporter with the Charlotte Observer over the summer ... journalism major.