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Awards: 2013 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team... BIG EAST Honor Roll (May 9, 2011; Apr. 2, 2012).
Career: Appeared in 60 games of his career while making 43 starts on the Villanova offense... Posted 56 goals and 58 assists for 114 career points... Collected 60 ground balls and caused four turnovers... Tallied three game-winning goals and seven man-up scores... Became just the 20th player in Villanova Lacrosse history to eclipse the 100 point mark... Ranks 8th all-time with 58 career assists... Ranks 10th all-time averaging .97 assists per game... Tied for 12th all-time with 114 career points... Ranks 20th all-time with 56 career goals... Graduates Villanova with a degree in History from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
2013: Appeared in 14 games while making 11 starts on both the attack and midfield lines... Tallied eight goals and 10 assists for 18 points... Collected 11 ground balls and two caused turnovers... Averaged .57 goals per game, .71 assists per game and 1.29 points per game... Fourth on the team with 10 assists... Posted a season-high four points via two goals and two assists vs. Georgetown (May 2) in the BIG EAST Championship semifinal... Recorded six multi-point games on the year. BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference contests while making four starts on the Villanova offense... Tallied three goals and four assists for seven points... Collected six ground balls and one caused turnover in BIG EAST action... Fifth on the team with four assists in conference games.
2012: Appeared in all 15 games as a starter on attack... Tallied 17 goals, 20 assists and 37 points on the year... Captured 16 ground balls and posted three man-up goals... Second on the team with 37 points... Second on the team with 20 assists... Third on the team with 17 goals... Averaged 1.13 goals per game, 1.33 assists per game and 2.47 points per game... Notched a career-high four goals vs. Lehigh (Feb. 18)... Posted a career-high four assists vs. Delaware (Mar. 3)... Provided points in all but one game in 2012... Recorded nine multi-point games on the year. BIG EAST: Started all six conference games... Tied for third with 10 conference points via five goals and five assists... Captured seven ground balls and posted one man-up goal.
2011: Appeared in all 16 games while making 15 starts on attack... Tallied 18 goals, 17 assists and 35 points on the year... Captured 19 ground balls and caused two turnovers... Third on the team with 35 points... Tied for fourth on the team with 18 goals... Second on the team with 17 assists... Averaged 1.12 goals per game, 1.06 assists per game and 2.19 points per game... Posted a career-high five points via two goals and three assists vs. Georgetown (May 7)... Provided points in all but three games for the season... Recorded 11 multi-point games on the year. BIG EAST: Appeared in all six conference games... Tied for first with 12 conference points via five goals and seven assists... Captured six ground balls and caused one turnover.
2010: Appeared in all 15 games while making two starts on attack... Registered 13 goals, 11 assists and 24 points in his freshman campaign... Grabbed 14 ground balls and two game-winning goals vs. Penn State (Mar. 9) and Providence (May 1) for the season... Averaged 0.87 goals per game, 0.73 assists per game and 1.60 points per game... Third on the team with 11 assists... Fourth on the team with 24 points... Tied for second on the team in game-winning goals (2)... Tied for fifth in the BIG EAST in game-winning goals. BIG EAST: Registered five goals and seven assists off of 16 shots... Tallied one game-winning goal and eight ground balls in six conference games.
Salisbury: Earned varsity letters in soccer, squash and lacrosse at the Salisbury School...Aided his high school team to a 15-1 record during his senior season en route to a 2009 Western New England Championship... Boasted 30 goals and 14 assists in 2009 in addition to being named a 1st team all-league and senior all-star.
Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1990 in Sharon, Conn... Parents are Drew and Linda Casertano... Has two brothers, Tyler and Alex ... Brother, Tyler, played lacrosse at Yale from 2005-2008 at attack and was a 2009 member of the MLL... Brother, Alex, played lacrosse at Amherst College as an attackman from 2002-2005... Enrolled as a History major in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.