31 Matt Bitter
Bitter in 2008 (Jr.): Scored a pair of goals and added an assist in the 14 games in which he played ... contributed a goal in the Mids' 16-3 victory over Holy Cross in Dallas ... also picked up a career-high four ground balls against the Crusaders ... scored a goal in Navy's one-goal loss to rival Georgetown ... assisted on teammate Gregory Clement's goal to give the Mids a 4-0 lead late in the first half against Maryland.
2007 (So.): Saw action in all 15 contests, including Navy's NCAA Tournament contest at North Carolina ... took three shots on the year, including a pair he put on goal against the Tar Heels in the Mids' regular-season victory ... scored his lone goal of the season in the win over North Carolina ... scooped up 12 grounders that featured three multi-ground ball contests.
2006 (Fr.): Took seven shots in the 13 games in which he played, targeting his lone goal of the season in Navy's one-goal loss to Johns Hopkins ... took a career-high three shots in his debut against Saint Joseph's in the season opener ... recorded four shots on goal ... scooped up a personal-best three ground balls at North Carolina ... saw action in all six Patriot League contests, while also seeing action against Lehigh and Army in the league tournament.
More on Bitter: A 2004 graduate of Manhasset High School where he was a four-sport standout ... garnered four letters in wrestling, three in lacrosse, two in football and one in soccer ... led Manhasset to the 2003 Long Island Championship ... in 2004, the lacrosse team produced an undefeated record en route to claiming the New York state lacrosse title ... earned all-county recognition as a junior and was an Honorable Mention All-America selection as a senior ... father played varsity lacrosse at Boston College (Class of `77) and was the nation's second-leading scorer ... brother, Billy, is a sophomore attackman on North Carolina's lacrosse team ... full name is Matthew John Bitter ... born March 26, 1985, in Manhasset, N.Y. ... son of Ward and Nancy Bitter ... majoring in History ... has service selected special warfare.