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32 Matt Kugler
Matt  Kugler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax Station, Va.

High School:
Robinson/Loomis Chaffee

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
Midfield

• One of UVa's four captains
• Provides a threat with and without the ball at the offensive end
• Work ethic and high motor will make him a factor in the midfield rotation

2011
• Appeared in 17 of UVa's 18 games
• Missed only the Johns Hopkins game
• Mostly saw time on UVa's second midfield
• Tallied two goals to tie a career high against Mount St. Mary's
• Scored goals against Bucknell and Denver in the NCAA Tournament
• Had assists at Stony Brook and against Ohio State

2010
• Moved to midfield from attack in the fall
• Appeared in 12 games - mostly seeing time on the second midfield
• One assist against Stony Brook
• Had a goal and an assist against VMI
• The two points against VMI was a career high
• Scored second goal of the season against Vermont
• Scored again at Towson
• Tallied two goals against Robert Morris

2009
• Promising rookie on second attack group
• First collegiate goal came on his first career shot at Stony Brook
• Appeared in 10 games, picking up five ground balls

HIGH SCHOOL
• Rated the No. 39 incoming attackman in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Spent a postgrad year at Loomis Chaffee where he scored 39 goals and added 17 assists while being named all-Western New England midfield
• Also started at linebacker and fullback on the football team
• High school All-American
• Three-year team offensive MVP and MVP of state championship game twice
• Holds school records with 312 career points and 107 points as a senior
• First-team Washington Post All-Met his senior season when he scored 51 goals and 56 assists
• Two-time all-region and three-time all-district selection
• Scored five goals in the finals to lead his team to the state title as a junior and three goals and four assists the following year to lead his team to its second consecutive state championship
• Middle linebacker and fullback on the football team and was a three-year starter

PERSONAL
• Son of Chris and Mitch Kugler
• Has two sisters, Sarah and Rebecca, and a younger brother, Josh
• His mother played lacrosse at Cortland

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