November 14, 2007

Cerasi and Miller Named Assistant Coaches at Farmingdale State

- Cerasi and Miller join coaching staff at Farmingdale State - 

Farmingdale, N.Y. - Farmingdale State Head Coach Tim Tuttle is pleased to announce that Larry Cerasi and Matt Miller have been named assistant coaches for men's lacrosse at Farmingdale State.

Cerasi, a native of Centereach, N.Y., was a two-way midfielder at Stonybrook University. In his freshman year he appeared in 15 games for the Seawolves scoring seven goals and being named to the American East All-Rookie Team. Larry appeared in all 16 games his sophomore year earning a career high in goals with 14, and picked up 41 ground balls. He returned for his junior season where he started 13 games. He finished his senior year by being named captain and playing a major roll in the Seawolves win over Division I rival Hofstra. Larry is currently finishing his degree at Stonybrook in Secondary Education/History. Cerasi will handle the offense for the Rams.

Miller, a native of Mastic, N.Y., was a standout midfielder at NYIT where he helped guide his team to National Championships in 2003 and 2005. Miller, who played under coach Tuttle at NYIT, was known as a tough defensive midfielder with a tremendous work ethic. He earned All-American honors as a junior and senior and was named a captain his senior year. Matt graduated from NYIT in 2006 with a degree in Elementary Education. Matt was drafted by the San Jose Stealth of the National Lacrosse League and played one year for the organization. Miller will be responsible for the defensive midfielders, assisting Coach Tuttle with the defense, and handling the substitution box.

"These are two highly motivated individuals who are ready to coach on the college level and I’m excited to have them as part of my staff", said Tuttle.

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