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Matt  Emery

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
St. Ignatius Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
Midfield


TIFFANY ON EMERY
"An offensive weapon, few are as imposing as Matt when he runs down the alley with his stick at the ready to let the shot fly.  With a renewed determination and a healthier track record recently, Matt is making a positive impression upon both teammates and coaches alike.  His overtime goal in the Blue-White scrimmage which ended the fall lacrosse season brought an explosion of joy from teammates."

2018
• Appeared in 15 of UVA's 18 games with six starts
• Scored three goals and dished out three assists
• Had a season-best two goals and two assists against VMI
• Also scored a goal and dished out an assist at High Point

2017
• Appeared in 12 of UVA's 15 games with one start
• Scored one goal and dished out two assists
• Picked up four ground balls
• Scored a goal and tallied an assist at Johns Hopkins
• Dished one assist against Cleveland State

2016
• Appeared in 13 of UVA's 15 games with two starts

• Missed the Drexel and High Point games with an injury
• Finished season with seven goals and four assists seeing most time on second midfield
• Scored first goal of the season against Penn
• Scored once against Syracuse and Saint Joseph’s

2015
• Appeared in 13 of UVA's 15 games

• Saw all his time on the second midfield
• Made collegiate debut at No. 7 Loyola and scored first career goal
• Scored one goal at Rutgers
• Dished out first career assist at VMI

2014

• Redshirted season
• Dressed for all 16 of UVA's games

HIGH SCHOOL
• Listed as the No. 30 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 13 incoming midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Tallied 34 goals, 25 assists and picked up 49 ground balls as a senior
• Helped lead St. Ignatius to a 21-1 mark
• Played in the Under Armour Underclass Lacrosse Showcase
• Helped St. Ignatius win its league all four years
• Listed by Inside Lacrosse as its No. 19 Young Gun
• First team all-league honoree
• Winner of the John M Senyard Award
• Also played strong safety and wide receiver for the the football team, helping St. Ignatius win the Central Coast Section championship

PERSONAL
• Son of Dana and Bob Emery
• Has an older brother, Rob, and a younger brother, Will
• Older brother Rob is a former UVA All-American and currently plays in the MLL with the Boston Cannons
• Mother Dana was a swimmer at Stanford from 1979-82
• Father Bob played football, basketball, lacrosse and track at Amherst College from 1979-83
• Enjoys longboarding, skiing and hanging with friends
• Volunteer work includes being a camp counselor for Today's Youth Matters and has worked with the Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco

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