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#9 Matt Matsko
Position: Defense (Capt.)
Other Position: Captain
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dover, Del.
High School: Caesar Rodney
Major: Criminal Justice
Experience: 4 Letters
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At Delaware: Will serve as team co-captain with Brian Kormondy in 2015 • first Delaware native to serve as a team captain since Marc Traverso in 1999. 

At Delaware: Fourth-year team member as a junior longstick midfielder • two-time letterwinner who has seen action in 18 career games and has 13 groundballs • after starting career as a midfielder has developed into the team's top longstick middie • excellent in transition • solid defender with a high lacrosse IQ • one of two Delaware natives on the squad with defender Trip Ashley • was featured as part of We Are Delaware documentary film produced by UD Athletics Multimedia in 2013.

2013 Season: Earned second letter as a longstick midfielder • saw action in all 15 games in a backup role • collected 13 groundballs while also causing four turnovers and taking two shots • had a career-high three groundballs in season finale vs. UMass and had two each against Lafayette and Saint Joseph's • had season-high two caused turnovers vs. Drexel • team went 5-10 under head coach Bob Shillinglaw.

2012 Season: Saw action in three games as a backup longstick midfielder for Delaware • played in games vs. Detroit, Towson, and Mercer • had a shot on goal vs. Towson • team went 6-9 under Shillinglaw.

2011 Season: Did not see game action for the Blue Hens • team went 11-7, captured the Colonial Athletic Association, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year for Shillinglaw.

High School: Competed in lacrosse and swimming at Caesar Rodney High School • four-year starter in lacrosse as a midfielder for head coach Drew Hughes • competed in the backstroke in swimming • three-time All-Henlopen Conference pick • earned All-State honors as a senior in 2010 when he also was selected as an All-American • four-time honor roll student.

Personal: Matthew Robert "Matt" Matsko • born May 29, 1992 • son of Rob and Becky Matsko • has an older sister and a younger brother • criminal justice major who aspires to become a Delaware State Trooper • both parents are graduates of the University of Delaware • has an uncle, aunt, and cousin who also attended Delaware • works as a lifeguard during the summer at Rehoboth Beach (Del.) • enjoys surfing, hunting, and collecting stamps during his spare time • father is a banker and mother is a nurse.

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