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Matt  Moore

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Garnet Valley, Pa.

High School:
Garnet Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
Midfield


05/02/2018

Matt Moore Named ACC Freshman of the Year

First year from Garnet Valley, Pa., becomes 13th Cavalier to be named ACC’s top freshman

TIFFANY ON MOORE
“The table is set after one semester.  Matt spent his first few weeks on our practice field testing himself, discovering what he needed to learn and what needed to improve.  Then he went to work:  the subsequent results are promising.  With growing confidence and positive support from his teammates, Matt is poised to make a difference for UVA on the offensive end in his first spring as a Cavalier.”

2018
• ACC Freshman of the Year
• Named to the All-ACC Tournament team
• Appeared in 17 of UVA's 18 games with 12 starts
• Given the night off against VMI
• Scored 19 goals and dished out 15 assists for 34 points
• Also picked up 25 ground balls and caused five turnovers
• His 34 points rank No. 2 all-time among UVA freshman midfielders
• His 19 goals ties him with Larry LeDoyen (1983) and Jay Jalbert (1997) for No. 2 all-time among UVA freshman midfielders
• Posted four goals and four assists in the ACC Tournament
• Talled a season-best four goals against Syracuse in the ACC Tournament
• Recorded six multi-goal games

HIGH SCHOOL
• Listed as the No. 4 recruit in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Listed as the No. 1 midfielder in the country by Inside Lacrosse
• Under Armour All-American
• Four-time first-team All-Central League
• Four-time first-team All-Delaware County
• Four-time first-team all-state
• Three-time All-American
• Central League MVP in 2015 and 2016
• Four-time Garnet Valley Team MVP
• Finished with 156 career goals and 173 career assists for 329 points
• Three-time Under Armour Underclass Philadelphia Team
• Under Armour Underclass All-Tournament team in 2016
• Holds Garnet Valley record for playoff points (68), playoff goals (39), playoff assists (29) and goals in a playoff game (7)
• Also played soccer and was an All-Delaware County honorable mention as a junior
• Named first-team All-Delaware County and first-team All-Central League as a senior (Soccer)
• Captain as a junior and senior (Soccer)


PERSONAL
• Son of Timothy and Michelle Moore
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