35 - Matty Rogers
|Hometown:||West River, Md.|
- "I made VWC my No. 1 choice because I love the campus and the area. I hope to work with and help the youth in the Virginia Beach area. I also liked the fact that I have so many resources to fall back on if I need help with school"
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Roanoke College, Bridgewater College, Randolph-Macon College, Washington and Lee University, Marymount University, and Limestone College
VWC Career Statistics
- VWC Scholar Award recipient
- Competed in lacrosse and basketball at Southern
- Selected to compete in the County and Senior All-Star games
- Helped guide Southern to an 18-2 finish as a senior
- Helped guide South River to a 20-0 record and a Maryland state championship as a junior
- Member of the National Society of High School Honors
- Member of the Year Book
- Son of Sandra and John Rogers; parents attended the University of Maryland
- He has two brothers, Kevin and Jack
- Enjoys all types of music and spending summer vacations at the Outer Banks of North Carolina or Ocean City, Maryland, and winter vacations in Pennsylvania at the ski resorts; enjoys surfing and snowboarding
- Favorites include the book "The Spirit in the Stick," the movie "Mighty Ducks" and the TV series "Full House"
- Self-description in 10 words or less: "dedicated, team player"
- My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "playing the game I love and being able to teach and pass it on to young men and women"
- The part of my game I've improved the most is: "attitude and self-control"
- My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to help my teammates in any way I can to help us have a successful season, and to learn all that I can. And, of course, win a national championship"
- People might be surprised to know: "I played Unified/Special Olympics tennis with special needs kids. I love these kids and love being a part of their lives. It is the most rewarding thing ever to help these kids be able to be involved in playing sports"
- It's the year 2030 and: "I'm still helping our youth and special needs kids:
- The most important advice I've received is: "be a leader, make your mark in this world, be all that you can be, but most importantly, be happy at what you do" -- my parents