On Hess: Saw action throughout his freshman season as reserve central midfielder ... good size and speed ... a great engine who works hard and is very fit.
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Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Garden Spot High School where he was a four-time all-conference selection ... earned first-team all-conference honors in 2006 and 2005 and second-team honors in 2004 and 2003 ... named to the District III All-Star Team as a senior ... posted 21 goals and 23 assists for his career ... also a four-year letterwinner on the basketball team where he was a first-team all-conference selection.
Personal: Matthew James Hess ... son of Rodger and Kim Hess ... has one sister, Stephanie ... born July 31, 1988 in Reading, Pa. ... intends to major in business.