General: Was a big surprise in fall practice...Coach Breschi says he really worked hard in the fall on the field and in the weight room...very skilled player with good stick skills...coach says he is a young man who is going to continue to get better during his time at UNC.
High School: Attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill. ...coached in lacrosse there by Tom Herrala...named U.S. Lacrosse All-America...was also first-team All-State and first-team All-Conference...defensive MVP of Central Suburban League...played on a pair of Illinois state championship squads (2014 & 2015)...2014 NALI bronze division champions...part of Misercordia fundraiser that raised over $73,000 for charity.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Joseph Seminetta...son of Joseph and Denise Seminetta...was born June 25, 1998 in Evanston, Ill. ...has two brothers, Nick, 20, and Jack, 18...exercise and sports science major.
Catching Up With Tyler Seminetta
Section #1: Lacrosse Related
My favorite thing about wearing Carolina Blue is playing for one of the best programs in history.
I love competing for this incredible coaching staff because they push everybody to the best of their ability.
My most underrated strength about my lacrosse game is my crease crank.
My best friend on my high school lacrosse team was Colin Dwyer and he is still playing at New Trier High School.
Every high school recruit should dream of becoming a Tar Heel because it’s the best place on Earth.
Section #2: Your Interests
An ideal Saturday afternoon in the summer is spent watching college football.
My teammate with the best taste in music is Connor Frost because he plays the classics.
My favorite professional sports team is the Chicago Bears.
The best movie I’ve ever seen on a lacrosse bus trip is Zootopia.
The foreign country I would love to visit most is Spain because of the food.
Section #3: Food
My favorite tailgate foods are burgers, brats and some quality H2O.
My favorite fast food restaurant is Moes Southwestern Grill because of their queso.
Sweet, salty or both? Salty all the way.
My favorite food made by a relative is Grandma’s double baked potatoes.
My favorite Chapel Hill dining spot is Sup Dogs.
Section #4: Digging into your Personality
If I possessed the gift of time travel, I would go to Philadelphia in 1776.
The person in history I would most want to have dinner with is Andrew Jackson.
People would be very surprised to know I like skiing.
In a quarter century I would love to be living in the aquarium.
The most interesting person I’ve met in my time at UNC is Q. Willey because he is going to have a kid.
|High School:||New Trier|
|Major:||Exercise & Sports Science|