Notre Dame Men's Lacrosse come up victorious against North Carolina in triple overtime 10-9 on 03-02-2013.
Will serve as one of four team captains during his senior season ... will start in the close defense for the second straight season ... received honorable mention All-America accolades and all-BIG EAST honors during his junior season ... has played in 18 career games, including 16 starts ... one assist ... 30 ground balls ... earned a monogram during his junior campaign ... a quick learner who has improved physically ... a good leader ... older brother, David, is a fifth-year senior midfielder for the Irish.
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Earned honorable mention All-America honors from the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) ... second team all-BIG EAST ... started all 16 games in the close defensive unit for the Irish ... Notre Dame's dominant defense led the nation in goals-against average (6.31) along with boasting the top man-down defense (.892) ... had one assist and 30 ground balls ... picked up a career-high five ground balls against St. John's in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... matched the career-high ground ball total versus Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship ... assisted on Notre Dame's fourth goal in a 7-5 setback to Loyola in the semifinals of the NCAA Championship ... that was his first career point ... earned his first monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in one game ... saw time in a 14-3 win at Providence.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Saw action in one game during his rookie season ... took the field during the 11-3 win over Providence.
PREP AND PERSONAL: A four-year varsity letterwinner with the lacrosse team at Notre Dame Academy ... switched from midfielder to defense during sophomore year ... tallied seven goals and nine assists during his senior season along with compiling 120 ground balls and 64 takeaways ... named team MVP during his senior campaign ... selected to The Washington Post all-Met second team in 2009 in addition to being a Washington Post all-Extra first team ... first team Maryland Independent Lacrosse League ... named all-conference and all-state on the way to leading team to a conference and state championship during sophomore campaign ... also earned all-conference honors and a conference championship junior year ... named team captain for his senior season ... participated in the Under Armour underclassmen game as a member of the DC team ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... nominated as school president for student government ... son of Eric and Nancy Miller ... mother played lacrosse at Lynchburg ... one sibling ... brother, David, played lacrosse at Maryland and joins Matt on the Irish roster for the 2013 season ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a finance major ... has a 3.158 cumulative GPA.