By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/9/13
Sun Valley senior midfielder Matt Cioeta has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Ursinus College.
Matt Cioeta log:
High School: Sun Valley
Graduation Year: 2013
College Choice: Ursinus College
Club Affiliation: Baggataway
Major lacrosse honors: 1st Team All-Chesmont League, 2012 Keystone Games Gold medalist, 2012 Summer Slam All-Star game
Academic honors: National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society
What will you major in/study? International Business/Spanish
Why did you choose Ursinus? “I loved the campus right away, it’s the perfect distance from my home and the perfect size for me. It has an outstanding academic reputation and it also gives me the chance to play soccer there. Coach (Jamie) Steele, Coach (David) Page, Coach (Gary) Mercadante and the whole team made me feel very welcome on my visits and I knew it would be a good fit.”
What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “We were very young last year so this season we should continue to improve every game and outwork every team we play against.”
Additional comments: “First and foremost I’d like to thank my parents for everything they’ve done over the years.
“Thank you to my High School coaches Sean Tischler, Ken McCormick, and my former SV coaches Kyle Garzia and Nick Shriver. Additionally, my summer coaches Kevin Wallace, Ray Kendrick, Joe Karpinski, and Brian Dougherty.
“Finally I’d like to thank Mike Busza for everything he has helped me out with. Last but not least all my SV teammates for being a great group of guys and great teammates.”
Other schools considered: Chestnut Hill, Widener, York, Cabrini
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