1 Matthew Churchman
1 Matthew Churchman
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Clear Lake High School
Position: Goalie

• Member of the 2017 ACWPC All-Academic Team

A two-year goalie who has played in nine games, starting in one ... has posted 16 career blocks and four steals through the 2018 season.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2018): Played in nine games, starting in one … totaled 16 blocks, four steals and no assists … had career-high six blocks against UC Davis (Sep. 29) and three steals against UC San Diego (Oct. 13).

AS A FRESHMAN (2017): Served a redshirt season ... earned 'superior' designation on the ACWPC All-Academic Team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Clear Lake High School (Texas) under coach T.J. Markiewicz … named first team all-region, first team all-state, and a high school All-American in 2017 … also recognized on the all-region and all-state teams in 2015 and 2016 … recorded 245 blocks and 50 steals and led the team to a 15-7 record in his senior season … team was the South Region Champions and finished fifth in the 2017 TISCA state championship … selected as the top goalkeeper in the 2017 St. Louis Tournament.

PERSONAL: From Houston, Texas … parents are Marc and Ronni Churchman … father attended Northwestern and works in production operations for Exxon-Mobil … mother attended Northeastern and is a teacher … has two older brothers, Scott and Tyler … Scott played water polo at Occidental College and Tyler played baseball at Cal Lutheran … majoring in economics and anthropology ... hobbies include weight lifting, spending time with friends, and yoga … his dream job is to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

CAREER HIGHS (through 2018):

  • Blocks: 6 vs. UC Davis (Sept. 29, 2018)
  • Steals: 3 vs. UC San Diego (Oct. 13, 2018)