2 - Matt Marquess
Matt Marquess
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Gunn HS
Previous College: UC Santa Cruz
Position: Defender

AS A SENIOR IN 2007: Appeared in 67 straight games for Broncos after appearing in all 22 games this season ... started first four games of the year in defense and started 12 games in midfield, while starting on defense in two NCAA Tournament games ... notched assist on Aug. 31 vs. Alabama A&M ... registered an assist to help tie Gonzaga 1-1 Oct. 21 ... scored first career goal on Nov. 4 vs. Loyola Marymount ... All-WCC Honorable Mention ... recorded an assist on first goal vs. UCLA on Nov. 28 in NCAA second round ... started and played 70 minutes vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1 in NCAA third round.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006: Started every game for SCU and has now appeared in 45 straight games for Broncos ... combined with Jamil Roberts in central defense to help team post nine shutouts an a 0.95 goals against average ... notched first career assist on Sept. 8 vs. St. Louis ... second on team in minutes played with 2,142 ... named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII ... played entire match in all three NCAA Tournament games, vs. Washington on Nov. 15, at Indiana on Nov. 18 and at Wake Forest on Nov. 24 ... WCC All-Academic.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005: Appeared in all 22 matches and started the last 16, primarily at the left back position ... key defensive figure in consecutive shutouts against San Francisco ... registered just four shots on the season.

AT UC SANTA CRUZ: Played one year for head coach and Santa Clara alum Paul Holocher ... helped lead UC Santa Cruz to the Division III Championship Game ... started 17 games on the Banana Slugs' backline ... had seven points on the season, on two goals and three assists ... named Freshman of the Year for Division III Independents ... named first-team All-Tournament for the NCAA D-III Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: AA 2004 graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School in Palo Alto, Calif. ... helped lead the Titans to a CCS Division I title in 2003 ... also captured two SCVAL De Anza Division titles ... named first-team All-SCVAL three times.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Nashville, Tenn. ... parents are Jack and Jeanette Marquess ... has an older brother, Jeff, and an older sister, Sarah ... hobbies include hockey and golf.

Marquess's Career Statistics



Year M-S Goals Assists Points Shots GW Goals
2005 22-16 0 0 0 4 0
2006 23-23 0 1 1 3 0
2007 22-18 1 3 5 22 0
Career 67-57 1 4 6 29 0

PLAYER'S CAREER STATISTICS
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII, 2006
WCC All-Academic, 2006
All-WCC Honorable Mention, 2007