Matt Richardson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

High School:
Palos Verdes HS '06

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
Atk

Major:
Managerial Economics

2009: Led Aggies in minutes played (748), minutes per game (24.1), assists (37) and steals (30)... Also scored 25 goals with 12 drawn exclusions (11 majors, one five-meter penalty)... Shot .329 overall (76 attempts), but improved to .600 (9-for-15) on extra-man opportunities... Posted first career hat trick vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (9/13) then added a second vs. Air Force (11/22)... Notched season-high 5 assist vs. Santa Clara (11/20) and Chapman (11/21) at WWPA Championship... Earned All-Academic nods from ACWPC (Excellent) and conference.

2008: Appeared in all 28 games... Scored 9 goals with 18 assists in just 210 minutes... Added 11 steals and 4 drawn exclusions (including a five-meter penalty)... Posted season-high 3 assists vs. Cal Baptist (9/21)... Scored a goal with 2 assists and a steal vs. Cal Lutheran the following weekend (9/27).

2007: Played a total of 143 minutes in 25 games... Shot 8-for-18 (.444) with 5 assists... Also tallied 5 steals... Managed a pair of 2-goal games: vs. Whittier (9/22) and Harvard (10/6).

2006: Redshirted.

PALOS VERDES HS '06: Named to NISCA All-America team as a senior... Also captured Southern California All-America, Cal/Hawaii All-America and All-Southern Section nods... Selected as Bay League MVP and South Bay Daily Breeze Player of the Year... Played club ball for Los Angeles WPC.

PERSONAL: Born in La Jolla, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Sean & Debbie Richardson... Career plans are to attend medical school then become an orthopedic surgeon.