9 - Matt Hatzke
Matt Hatzke
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine Prep
Position: Defender

AS A SENIOR IN 2007: Came off the bench on Aug. 31 vs. Alabama A&M and Vermont on Sept. 2 as he recovered from injury ... started first game on Sept. 7 at Brown ... started and scored first goal vs. BU on Sept. 9 ... notched an assist on Sept. 20 at San Jose State ... recorded second assist of season on Sept. 22 vs. UCLA ... assisted on Jamil Roberts game-winner on Oct. 14 at Saint Mary's ... started Nov. 2 vs. San Diego and Nov. 4 vs. LMU ... All-WCC Second Team ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American ... NSCAA All-Far West Region Second Team ... scored first goal vs. UCLA in NCAA second round game on Nov. 28 ... started and played 90 minutes at midfield and forward vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1 in NCAA third round.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Hatzke overcame an early season injury to have an outstanding junior year, starting 17 games at left back for one of top defenses in West Coast Conference ... scored one goal and notched two assists on the season ... named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII and NSCAA Scholar All-Far West Honorable Mention ... selected as an All-WCC Honorable Mention and WCC All-Academic ... missed matches against Northwestern, Niagara, St. Louis, UCLA and CSUN due to injury ... returned to starting lineup on Sept. 22 vs. San Jose State ... missed match against San Diego on Oct. 1 due to red card in game vs LMU on Sept. 29 ... scored first goal of season on Oct. 8 at Portland, 20-yard free kick ... notched assist on Nov. 5 vs. Gonzaga ... picked up assist on Bronco's first goal against Washington on Nov. 15, making pass to Erik Ustruck ... made first penalty kick in shootout for Broncos at Indiana on Nov. 18 in shootout win ... played full 90 minutes at Wake Forest on Nov. 24 in NCAA quarterfinals.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005: The only player to start all 22 matches, including the first six at the forward position before moving to defense against Florida International ... took the ball away from UCLA All-American Marvell Wynne and drew a foul in the penalty area that led to a SCU penalty kick ... scored a goal in the 52nd minute against Georgetown ... registered an assist against Portland ... was named to the Santa Clara University Dean's List and the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004: Appeared in 20 matches, starting the last 16 on the Bronco back line ... named to the WCC All-Freshman Team ... key contributor to a defense that ranked 10th in the country with 0.70 goals against average ... took four shots, two of which were on goal ... recorded an assist against Stanford in the 2-0 victory vs. Cardinal on Sept. 24 ... a member of WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2004 graduate of nearby Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, Calif. ... three-year starter for the soccer team ... helped lead team to the top ranking in the country and an undefeated mark in 2002 ... also member of the CCS and league championship team in junior season ... scored the game-winning goal in the CCS title game ... posted 19 goals and 12 assists as a junior ... led team to league title in senior season ... named second-team by the San Jose Mercury News ... league offensive MVP in 2003 ... first-team All-League selection in senior year ... co-captain as a senior ... also member of the Santa Clara Ruckus club team ... helped lead Ruckus to Super Y League titles in 2002 and 2003 ... first-team All-League selection ... three-year captain for the Ruckus ... received St. Andrews/Wells Fargo Award for future leaders ... earned letters of commendation in 2001 and 2002.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in San Jose, Calif ... parents are Martin and Gail Hatzke ... mother attended Santa Clara ... has an older brother, Nicholas and a younger brother, Trevor ... Nicholas is a member of the Houston Dynamo ... enjoys playing golf and hockey ... major is accounting.

 

 

 

 

Hatzke's Career Statistics

 

Year M-S Goals Assists Points Shots GW Goals
2004 20-16 0 1 1 4 0
2005 22-22 1 1 3 10 0
2006 17-17 1 2 4 13 0
2007 22-20 2 3 7 34 0
Career 81-75 4 7 15 61 0

 

Hatzke's Career Honors
WCC All-Freshman Team 2004
All-WCC Honorable Mention 2006
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII 2006
NSCAA Scholar All-Far West Honorable Mention 2006
ALL-WCC Second Team, 2007
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American, 2007
NSCAA All-Far West Region Second Team