No one can question Matt’s work ethic and he has as much talent as any player on our team. He is becoming more consistent around the greens and should be a regular in the lineup.

- Coach Jay Hardwick

Enters Spring 2009 13th in career scoring at Virginia Tech … Appeared in two events in Fall 2009, the VCU Shootout and Brickyard Collegiate … Played in one event in Spring 2008, the Furman Intercollegiate … Selected to the 2007 All-ACC Academic Men’s Golf team … Named to the 2006 and 2007 ACC Academic Honor Roll … Recipient of the team’s Most Improved Player Award, Strength & Conditioning Athlete of the Year Award, and Rookie of the Year Award for the 2006-07 season … Co-recipient of the Most Dedicated Player Award in both 2005-06 and 2006-07 … Played in one event in Fall 2007, the Duke Golf Classic … Played in six of the seven events in Spring 2007, including the ACC Championship … Best finish of the spring was 31st at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate … Placed 32nd at the NCAA East Regional, second-best on the team … Appeared in all five events in Fall 2006 after winning the fall qualifying tournament … Had his best finish at the Aloha Purdue Collegiate Invitational, placing 17th overall … Finished 29th in the season opener at The Inverness Intercollegiate and 22nd at The Landfall Tradition … Redshirted the 2005-06 season … Finished seventh at the 2008 Valentine Invitational … Finished 13th in the 2007 Texas State Amateur … Qualified for the 2006 U.S. Amateur at Hazeltine … Finished 35th at the 2006 Texas State Open with rounds of 70-68-69-72 … Qualified for the 2004 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Olympic Club in San Francisco … Fifth at the 2004 Houston City Amateur … Sixth in the Texas-Oklahoma Junior … Seventh in the FCWT Sun Devil Junior Classic … Top 15 at the 2004 Scott Robertson Invitational … Won Sweetwater CC club championship at age 14 … Four-year letterman at Clements High School … Won 2002 Regional 5A championship with scores of 69-69 … Top 15 in the state as a freshman … Team captain as a junior and senior … Won four high school tournaments in the 2003-04 season … Team MVP twice in high school … Attending Tech on the George L. Freeman, Jr. Scholarship … Majoring in finance.