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Matt  Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
South Mecklenburg

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Position:
D

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

11/23/2014

No. 22 Virginia Advances Past UNCW, 3-1, in NCAA Second Round

Hayward, Rozhansky and McCord score in Cavaliers' victory

10/23/2014

No. 22 Virginia Faces Wake Forest Friday in Regular-Season Home Finale

Match will be televised by ACC's Regional Sports Networks

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

12/01/2013

Down a Man, Virginia Tops Marquette, 3-1, in NCAA Round of 16

Cavaliers play with just 10 men for 89 minutes in advancing to Elite Eight

12/14/2014

Virginia vs. UCLA - NCAA Final (USATSI)

Cavaliers prevail in penalty kicks to claim their seventh national championship

12/10/2014

A Championship Season in Photos: 2014 Virginia Men's Soccer

Top images from the run to a seventh NCAA title

11/15/2012

Men's Soccer NCAA vs. Lafayette (by Matt Riley)

Men's Soccer NCAA vs. Lafayette (by Matt Riley)

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

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