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Matt Brown

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Position
6'1''
Height
165 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Charlotte, N.C.
Hometown
South Mecklenburg
High School

2014
· Played in 47 career games with 40 starts, primarily at center back
· Played in seven games in 2014 at defender, including starts in all five NCAA tournament matches
· Key member of defense that allowed just two goals in NCAA tournament play en route to national championship
· Assisted on Kyle McCord goal in NCAA second-round match against UNC Wilmington (11/23)
· Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll for fourth straight year

2013
Played in 19 matches, with 18 starts
Scored game-tying goal with six seconds left in regulation in Cavaliers’ 3-3 tie with NC State (9/20)
Recorded assist on Eric Bird’s golden goal in double overtime against VCU (10/1)
Sat out UConn match after red card against Marquette

2012
Played in 17 matches (15 starts) at center back
Headed home his first career goal in NCAA tournament match at New Mexico (11/18)
Named to ACC All-Academic Soccer Team and ACC Academic Honor Roll

2011
Saw first college start against Liberty (Sept. 13)
Appeared in four matches for the Cavaliers
Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Charlotte Soccer Academy and was member of Region III ODP team
Captain of North Carolina Olympic Development Program (ODP) team, Brown trained with Reading FC U18 Academy in Reading, England, and played club soccer for Charlotte United Futbol Club
Ranked No. 26 in TopDrawerSoccer.com 2011 National Top 100
Four-year starter, two-year captain and two-time team MVP for South Mecklenburg High School
Three-time all-conference, two-time all-region selection; also an all-state pick
Named to National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) All-South squad and was 2010 Southwestern Conference Player of the Year
Earned Charlotte All-Observer first team honors
Two-time team captain

PERSONAL
Parents are Mike and Kathryn Brown
Has two brothers, twin Drew, and Chris; Drew plays soccer at Davidson