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Matt Dolente

Matt Dolente #19

Position Midfield
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 165 lbs.
Acquired Was selected from the MLL Player Pool on June 9, 2011.
Birth Date Jan 25, 1989
Birth Place Bryn Mawr
Birth State Pa.
College Experience Johns Hopkins
Bio

CAREER
As a National:
He enters his third season with the Nationals and third in the MLL… Established team faceoff wins record with 219 in 2012… Broke the team’s single-season faceoff wins record on 8/04… Dolente finished with 19 faceoff wins on 7/14/12 to give him 39 in two days… He also added a career-high two assists and eight ground balls… Named to the 2012 MLL All-Star Game… Won a single-game record 23 faceoffs on 6/2/12… Won 16 faceoffs on 5/18/12… In 2011, he won 47 percent of his faceoffs in his rookie season… Made his pro debut on 6/24/11 and tied Geoff Snider’s team record with 21 faceoff wins… Was selected from the MLL Player Pool on June 9, 2011.

College/Amateur: Completed a four-year career at Johns Hopkins in 2011… Dolente earned First Team USILA All-American honors, First Team Capital One Academic All-District selection and landed a spot on the USILA Scholar All-American Team… He was the first Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse player to earn Academic All-American honors since Paul Rabil in 2008… In his JHU's career, he won 442-of-805 faceoffs. His 805 attempts are fourth-best in school history, while his 442 wins rank fifth all-time… In addition, he ranks 15th in school history with 265 ground balls… At the 2008 ILF U-19 Championships, he was named to the All-World team and selected as the Outstanding Midfielder in helping the United States to the Gold Medal… Won 115-of-175 (.657) faceoffs in the seven victories… After winning 81-of-127 (.638) faceoffs in five pool-play games, took his efforts up a notch in the semifinals and championship… Won 15-of-20 in a 25-5 semifinal win over England before his 19-of-28 showing in a 19-12 win over Canada in the championship game.
 
Personal: He was an economics major with a minor in entrepreneurship/management… He works as an execution trader for SAC Capital Advisors.
 
 
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