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Matt Prokesch
Player Profile:
Matt Prokesch 1750957
Position: Midfield
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Eastport, N.Y.
High School: Eastport South Manor
Major: Sport Management
Experience: High School

At Delaware: First-year member of the squad as a freshman attackman • will add depth to the unit • versatile athlete who can play both attack and midfield.

High School: Standout in lacrosse and football at Eastport South Manor High School • four-year starter in lacrosse at midfield and attack for head coach Kevin Huff • selected to All-Suffolk County team three straight years • named team's Most Valuable Player as a senior and its Offensive MVP as a junior • ranked No. 3 on Eastport's all-time scoring list with 168 points on 96 goals and 72 assists • played club lacrosse on Suffolk County Lacrosse Showcase All-Star Team • three-year starter in football as a quarterback, running back, and defensive back • earned all-division honors • named Eastport South Manor Most Outstanding Athlete as a senior • named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Matthew Douglas "Matt" Prokesch ("pro-kesh") • born June 14, 1995 • son of Christopher and Jacqueline Prokesch • has an older brother and sister • brother, Ryan, is a senior playing football and lacrosse at Williams College • father is a police officer and mother is an elementary school teacher • sport management major at Delaware • career goal is to be a collegiate athletics director • hobbies include going to the beach and playing ice hockey • fan of the New York Jets (NFL) and New York Islanders (NHL) • works as a youth lacrosse coach in the summer.

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