GENERAL...Has been the leading scorer for the Saints throughout his entire collegiate career...Currently a two-sport athlete for Siena, as he plays soccer along with lacrosse...Was the catalyst to many of the Saints' victories last year.
2005...Started all 15 games...Led the team in goals (25), points (40), shots (80), shots on goal (52), and game winners (2)...Ranked second on the team with 15 assists...Enters senior season ranked ninth on All-Time points list with 115...Has a chance to be in the top 5 all-time at Siena in scoring...Five goals came in man up situations...Scooped up 28 grounders...Forced seven turnovers.
2004...Started all 13 games for the Saints...led the team in scoring as a sophomore with 31 goals and eight assists for a team high 39 points...selected to MAAC Men's Lacrosse First Team.
2003...Started 13 of 14 games played as a freshman...Led the team in points (36) and assists (15) and ranked second with 21 goals...Tied a team-best 65 shots on goal...Also grabbed 17 ground balls.
BEFORE SIENA...Transfer from Air Force Academy...Lettered in lacrosse and soccer while at Northport High School...Honorable Mention All-America and All-League as a senior for lacrosse...All-Conference for soccer in 2001.
PERSONAL... Born December 26, 1984...Son of Rip and Rose Ann Walsh...Has three younger sisters Kelly, Colleen, and Erin...A political science major.
BRECHT ON WALSH... "Matt has been our team leader for the last three years. With his quick feet and shifty moves, he will continue to be one of the lead players on the offensive end."