UD Men's Lacrosse BIO
15 Matt DeLuca

One of three goalkeepers on the squad as a freshman • expected to be top backup to returning starter Parker Ferrigan in the nets.

Excelled at both lacrosse and volleyball at Farmingdale High School • played lacrosse for head coach Bob Hartranft • served as captain as a senior • two-time All-American and two-time all-county selection during career • also earned All-TriState and All-Long Island as a senior • recorded a 70 percent save percentage as a senior and a 68 percent mark as a junior • averaged 15 saves per game as a senior • participated in All-American lacrosse game  in 2015 and 2016 • three-year captain of volleyball team for head coach Rick Zeidler • earned all-county honors all four years during career • honor roll student throughout high school career.

Matthew John "Matt" DeLuca • born December 15, 1997 • son of Collen and Frank DeLuca • mother manages a bowling alley • father is vice president of Aviation Co. • has an older brother, Frankie • his uncle, Manny, played college basketball at Saint John’s University • hobbies include golf • favorite sports teams are the NFL New York Giants, NHL New York Rangers, and MLB New York Mets • majoring in sports psychology with a minor in coaching at Delaware • hoping to pursue career in human resources field after graduation.

Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 200
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Farmingdale, N.Y.
High School: Farmingdale
Major: Sports Psychology
Experience: High School
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