Matthew Mossbarger
Nickname: Moss
Sport: Men's Soccer
Hometown:  Sandy Hook, Conn.
Major: Finance

 

PERSONAL

Three words to describe yourself   1) Friendly 2) Outgoing 3) Competitive

What has been your most embarrassing moment?   My most embarrassing moment was sneezing on my 3rd grade crush. She still doesn’t answer my texts.

Do you room with any student-athletes?  What's that like?   Yes, I live with teammate Manny Barral.  It's nice to have someone to talk soccer with outside of the locker room.  He's arguably the cleanest individual I've met, so no complaints there!  He goes through three bottles of hand soap a week.

What is a fun fact about yourself?   Five-Star table tennis player.

Where is the coolest place you've travelled?   Kauai, Hawaii.

What's one song on your iPod that nobody would know?   Replay by Zendaya.

Favorite TV show or program?   Shark Tank.

What do you like to do on your spare time?   Golf and take long walks on the beach.

Favorite Meal?   My grandma's gnocchi.

Who is your favorite musical artist?  Our goalkeeper, Todd Morton, has turned me into a big time John Mayer fan.

Any hidden talents?   Ask me in a few months after the Athlete Talent Show, can't give anything away.

What are your biggest pet peeves?   Chasing after a Ping-Pong ball.

What are three things that are on your bucket list?   1) Win a CAA Championship 2) Hole-in-one golf 3) Compete in the World Series of Poker

Do you have any pets?   My brother, Michael.

What is your favorite cereal?   Cinnamon Life.

Dream job?   Investment Banker.

 

HYPOTHETICAL

Who would you like to trade places with for a day?   Lionel Messi.

If you could describe your life as a movie what movie would that be?   The Notebook.

If you were an animal which one would you be and why?   Cheetah, so I can defend Guillermo Delgado.

If you had one wish, what would it be?   To play for Barcelona.

What superpower would you want, or what superhero would you want to be?   It'd be pretty awesome to be able to time-travel.

What cartoon character would you be?   Johnny Bravo.

Talent you would most like to have?   Lionel Messi's skill level.

 

AS A BLUE HEN

Most memorable moment as a member of the Blue Hens?   Winning the regular season championship at Stuart & Suzanne Grant Stadium.

Any superstitions?   Tap my wrist.

What do you and your team do to get students go to your game?   Play an awesome warm-up track to set the environment for a win that soon follows.

What is your game-day playlist?   Usually spanish workout music.

What was the best advice ever given to you?   Four years go by fast, so take advantage of the opportunity I've been given while I still have it.

Compiled by Shannon Hawley, Athletics Media Relations Student Intern