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Matt Florence

Midfield
Position
5'10''
Height
175 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Greenwood Village, Colo.
Hometown
Kent
High School

Member of the 2012 USA U-19 Team that won a gold medal at the World Championships in Turku, Finland

2013

Appeared in five of UVa’s 15 games
Made collegiate debut against Drexel (Feb. 16)
Scored first career goal against VMI (Feb. 19)
Picked up ground balls against VMI (Feb. 19) and Mount St. Mary’s (Feb. 26)
Also saw time against Vermont (March 5) and Ohio State (March 16)

HIGH SCHOOL
Listed as the No. 60 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Listed as the No. 19 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
Two-time USL high school All-American
2012 Under Armour All-American
2011 Under Armour Underclassman All-American
Three-time all-state selection
Led team in total points sophomore, junior and senior years
Four-year letterwinner
All-state in football – played both running back and quarterback
Rushed for 1539 yards as a junior running back
Finalist for The 2012 Denver Athletic Club Athlete of the Year Award

PERSONAL
Son of Tom and Megan Florence
Has one brother, TJ, and one sister, Kelly
Father Tom played lacrosse at Penn State and was captain in 1985

Florence’s Career Statistics