35 Matty Rogers
35 - Matty Rogers
Height: 5-9
Weight: 170
Year: FY
Hometown: West River, Md.
High School: Southern
Position: D
Major: Interdivisional Studies
  • "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

YearGPGSGoalsAssistsPointsShotsGround Balls
20140000000

Season Highlights

2014

  • TBA

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • VWC Scholar Award recipient

Prep Accolades

  • 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

Personal

  • 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