Transferred to the University of Vermont after the 2008-09 season.
KELLOGG ON GLASS: "Matt Glass is the type of kid you want to build your program around. An unbelievable kid both on and off the court. He brings it every day and gives you great effort and great attitude. He's a very, very good three point shooter and we're going to look for him to be a little more aggressive on the offensive end, to be an unbelievable defender and to really hit the boards. He has the value into what were trying to do in that, he can make open shots."
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09:
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Averaged 1.8 points playing 6.8 minutes per game ... All but one of his 19 field goals were from 3-point range. Making 18-of-48 from beyond arc ... Played a career-high 21 minutes vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/18) in NIT First Round ... Scored three points ... Hit a 3-pointer as UMass made six treys in a row in first half of A-10 Quarterfinal vs. Charlotte (3/13) ... Career-high with seven rebounds (all in the first half) at Richmond (3/1). Had a putback basket ... Career-high 14 points on career-best of 4-of-6 from 3-point range against St. Bonaventure (2/24)...First-career start against Saint Louis (2/17) as hat Coach Ford called "a reward for hard work" played career-high 16 minutes, made a 3-pointer, grabbed four rebounds and had two assists ... Made biggest impact of the season with two second-half 3-pointers against Fordham (2/14) ... Played conference-high nine minutes at Temple (2/10), made a 3-pointer ... Grabbed two rebounds against Rhode Island (2/7)...Played valuable minutes against Saint Joseph's (1/9) ... Hit a 3-pointer and played solid defense ... Two first-half 3-pointers in huge win over Houston (1/2) ...3-pointer off the bench late in first half in win over Toledo (12/15) ... Made first basket at the Mullins Center with a 3-pointer in win over Yale (11/14) ... Played 15 minutes in win vs. Northern Illinois (11/10), scoring seven points making two 3-pointers ... Made college debut vs. Cal Poly (11/9).
BEFORE UMASS: Played a prep year at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Northfield, Mass., for the colorful Bill Batty and coach John Carroll ... Played with Gary Correia as the Hoggers won a school-record 23 games ... Graduated from Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho, Vermont in 2006, where he played for coach Jeff Davis ... Two-time Burlington Free Press Mr. Basketball in Vermont, becoming the first non-senior to win the award in 15 years in 2005 ... Scored 1,013 points in his high school career, third all-time leading scorer in school history ... Averaged 16.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in his career ... Hit 48 percent from the floor and 70 percent from the foul line ... As a senior, scored 22.8 points per game and grabbed 10.6 rebounds ... During the Cougars run to the State title, averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds per playoff game with a season-best 27 points and 14 rebounds in the state title game ... Came off the bench as a sophomore to help MMU to the title as well ... AAU basketball with the Rhode Island Hawks for coach Jason Elliott ... Chose UMass over Northwestern, Richmond, Princeton and Pennsylvania.
PERSONAL: Matthew David Glass ... Born October 4, 1988 in Burlington, Vt. ... Son of Dickson and Mary Glass ... ... Brother of Hilary (24) ... Four-year Honor Roll student ... Received a National Youth Leadership Conference invite ... Planning to major in History.
GLASS' CAREER STATISTICS Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 2007-08 33 2 225 6.8 19 53 .358 18 48 .375 3 5 .600 9 19 28 0.8 26 0 8 7 1 4 59 1.8 2008-09 30 9 393 13.1 36 76 .474 28 63 .444 2 3 .667 16 34 50 1.7 55 1 6 16 4 5 102 3.4 TOTAL 63 11 618 9.8 55 129 .426 46 111 .414 5 8 .625 25 53 78 1.2 81 1 14 23 5 9 161 2.6A FEW MINUTES WITH MATTY
Full name: Matthew David Glass
Favorite Musical Artist: Bob Marley
Best Concert I Ever Attended: G Love and Special Sauce
Favorite Sports Movie: Hoosiers
Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: 1994 Vermont Expos home opener
Favorite TV Show: Deadliest Catch
Favorite Web Site: youtube.com
Favorite Sports Broadcaster: Dick Vitale
Favorite Pro Sports Team: Vermont Lake Monsters
Favorite Athletes: Lebron James, Larry Bird
Childhood Idol: My dad
Hobbies: Guitar, Naps
Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule: Duke
Best Player I Ever Faced: Tim MacDonnell
Best Player I Ever Played With: Tyrone Nash
Toughest Place I Ever Played: Jericho Elementary School Courts
Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: GQ
My Biggest Fear: Spiders, Deep Water
Most Famous Person Ever Met: Michael Franti
Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With: My grandpa
Place I'd Like to Visit: Australia
Best Part About Living in Amherst: Restaurants
Best Moment at UMass: Seeing my name on that locker
My Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics: Stepping onto Jack Leaman Court for the first time
Who Had the Greatest Impact on My Life: My parents
Pre-Game Rituals: Cold shower
Best Advice From a Coach: "You can't control anything except how hard you play."
Most People Don't Know This But: I can't grow a mustache
My Best Non-Athletic Talent: Yahtzee (I am one of the best players in New England)
If I Had $1 Billion Dollars I Would: Take care of my family and friends
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