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25 Matt Deasey
Matt  Deasey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wynnewood, Pa.

High School:
Episcopal Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 178

Position:
G

Worth noting: Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2005-06 season ... team captain his senior season at Episcopal Academy ... received team Hustle and Coaches Awards as a senior ... earned All-Area and team Most Improved Awards his junior season ... played in six games during the 2005-06 season ... played a season-high two minutes in the season-opening victory over Liberty (11/18/05).

AT VIRGINIA: 2005-06 - Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the start of the season ... played in six games during the season ... played a season-high two minutes in the season-opening victory over Liberty (11/18/05) ... also played in victories over Richmond (11/22/05), Northwestern (11/30/05), Loyola (12/23/05) and Longwood (2/15/06), and a loss at North Carolina (3/01/06) ... missed his only field goal attempt of the season in the Longwood game ... lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: Competed four seasons for head coach Dan Doughtery at Episcopal Academy . . . served as team captain his senior season ... lettered three times in basketball ... three-sport athlete in high school ... also competed in water polo and baseball.

PERSONAL: Matthew Joseph Deasey ... born February 7, 1985, in Wynnewood, Pa. ... son of Geoffrey and Molly Deasey ... has two siblings ... father rowed at the University of Pennsylvania ... Jefferson Scholar finalist ... Dean's List student ... selected to live on the University's prestigious lawn during the 2006-07 school year ... neuroscience major.

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