|Graduation Year:||Class of 1989|
Matt was an eight time letterwinner in football, wrestling, and track at SHS. In football he was a tight end on offense and a defensive end on defense. He was 1st team All County in his junior year and senior year and All Conference 1st team, All Area 1st team, ad All State Group II 1st team as a senior. He was 2nd team All State All Groups as a senior.
In wrestling he was a District and Regional champ and State place winner. He was a two time Messenger Gazette Athlete of The Week, a Courier News Hero of The Week, and Scholar Athlete of The Week. He was named 1st team Courier News All Area Heavyweight and All Mid-State Conference 1st team heavyweight.
At the University of Delaware, Matt reached stardom. He led the team to the Eastern Conference Championships and the 1AA playoffs. He was named an All American in his junior and senior years, 1st team by the Kodak Coaches Poll. He was twice named All East and All Yankee Conference. He signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Eagle. He was the team MVP in wrestling until the university athletic department dropped the sport. He was 4th in the ECAC championships.