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

2016-17: Two-year letterwinner ... will again be counted on as a top option at heavyweight.

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 Generals' Leadership Academy and the University Athletics Committee ... journalism major.