7 - Tyler Casertano
Tyler Casertano
Height: 5-10
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Millbrook, NY
High School: Loomis-Chaffee
Position: A
2008: Led the team in points (41) and assists (21) while starting all 14 games...Scored 23 goals on the season, second on the team...Fourth on the team with 32 ground balls collected...Recorded points in all 14 games while having six multi-goal games and 13 multi-point games...Named 2008 NEILA All-New England Division I First-Team...Participant in 2008 USILA North-South All-Star Game...Named Second-Team Academic All-American by ESPN the Magazine and CoSIDA...Named Academic All-Ivy athlete in spring 2008...Recipient of 2008 Walter T. Collins Award and L. C. Stowell Award...Second Team All-Ivy 2007: Started in all 13 games and led the team in both points (41) and assists (26)...Was fifth on the team in goals with 15...Earned points in all 13 games including three multi-goal games as well as 11 multi-point games...Had two six-point games against Air Force (1-5-6) and at Holy Cross (3-3-6)...Game high of three assists at Hartford...Named Division I first-team All-New England 2006: Started in all 14 games and finished first on the team in points with 39... Led the team in assists with 28 and ended the season ranked seventh in all of NCAA Division I lacrosse and second in the Ivy League in assists per game... Was one of only two Bulldogs to tally a point in all 14 games, including nine multi-point outings, which was the most on the team... Had a game high of seven points vs. Hartford (3-4-7) and Brown (1-6-7), also a team high... Named team offensive MVP at the end of the season... 2005: Started all 12 games and registered eight goals and 17 points to lead all Yale newcomers... He tallied two goals in three games including a season-high of 2-1-3 in a 12-11 win at Brown for which he received Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors... Had six multiple-point outings... Had nine ground balls and just two penalties... At The Loomis Chaffee School: A four-year letterman in lacrosse... Led the team in scoring during his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons and was a two-time first-team All-Western New England selection, as well as an All-American during his senior campaign... During his junior year, he led the varsity soccer team to a New Engand championship... As a senior, he captained the squad and was named to the All-Western New England team... Personal: Son of Drew and Linda Casertano... Recipient of the C. Gilbert Shepard Award by the Yale Club of Hartford for his achievement in athletics and scholarship... His father played football and lacrosse at Amherst College, and his brother Alex also played lacrosse at Amherst... A member of Trumbull College, Casertano enjoys skiing and golf in his free time.