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5   Matthew Palasek
Matthew Palasek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rocky Point, N.Y.

High School:
Rocky Point

Last College:
Johns Hopkins

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
A/M

Birthdate:
07/25/1991


• PRONOUNCED: pal-uh-SECK

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011:
• Transfer from Johns Hopkins in first season at UMass, who can play both attack and midfield.
• Played in six games including four in a row (2/26-3/16).
• Made UMass debut in win over #13 Ohio State (2/26).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010 (at Johns Hopkins):
Attended Division I Johns Hopkins University in 2009 ... As a player there, he was a reserve attackmen and saw action in five games ... Recorded a ground ball vs. Towson.

BEFORE COLLEGE:Four-year attack/midfielder out of Rocky Point N.Y., where he played at Rocky Point High School under coach Mike Bowler ... Led the Eagles to a New York State Championship in 2008 ... As a senior recorded 42 goals, 36 assists, and received HM All-American, All-County, All-Division, MVP, and captain honors ... For his career had 170 goals and 79 assists ... 2009 Rocky Point High School "Outstanding Athlete of the Year" ... In 2008 was All-County, captain, led Long Island in goals scored (70), and single season school record for goals (70) ... In 2007 was All-Division recording 33 goals and 13 assists ... In 2006 was a letter winner with 25 goals and 13 assists ... Played varsity football where he was a captain, All-Division, and Offensive MVP ... Played varsity basketball earning All-League, captain, and 2009 Suffulk County Scholarship winner ... Academic High Honor and Honor Roll 2006-2009.

PERSONAL: Matthew John Palasek ... (pal-uh-SECK) ... Son of Catherine and Thomas Palasek ... Brother of Kristin (24), Tom (20), Chris (18), Ryan (16), Megan (15), and Elizabeth (10) ... Tom is playing lacrosse at Syracuse ... Born July 29, 1991 in Stony Brook, N.Y. ... Plans to major in Psychology/Education.

Career Statistics


Year	GP/GS	G	A	Pts.	Shots	EMG	GB	CT	Pen
2010 JH	5/0	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	0/0:00
2011	6/0	0	0	0	1	0	0	0	0/0:00
Totals	11/0	0	0	0	1	0	1	0	0/0:00
		
        
    

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