#4 Matt Habrowski
HONORS AND AWARDS:
2016 Notre Dame Tri-Captain
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT (2017):
• ACC All-Academic Team selection.
• Served for the second straight season as a Notre Dame tri-captain.
• Started 18 games at center back for the Irish, scoring one goal and adding one assist.
• Helped anchor the Notre Dame defense to a 1.02 goals-against average and four shutouts during 2018.
• Served the primary assist on the game-winning Irish goal against Cal Poly in the 101st minute to claim the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament for Notre Dame.
• Scored the game-winning goal on a header off a corner kick in the 31st minute of a shutout win over NC State.
• Irish defense held Bowling Green to only two shots on goal in a 2-1 nonconference win.
• Anchored Notre Dame back line that yielded only one shot on frame in nearly 99 minutes of an Irish victory at Alumni Stadium.
• Guided the Irish to a clean sheet in two overtimes on Senior Night against Duke.
• Blanked Pittsburgh in the opening round of the ACC Championship against Pittsburgh.
AS A SENIOR (2016):
• ACC Academic Honor Roll choice.
• Started all 21 games at center back as a Notre Dame team tri-captain.
• Member of regular Irish back line that yielded an 0.82 goals against average and nine shutouts in 2017.
• Named to the Mike Berticelli All-Tournament team following shutouts of UC Irvine and New Mexico at Alumni Stadium.
• Irish defense limited UConn to one shot on goal for the entire game in a win during the second overtime against the Huskies.
• Helped hold Pittsburgh to three total shots during a 2-0 shutout of the Panthers.
• Notre Dame back line kept No. 3 North Carolina to a single shot on goal on Senior Night in a scoreless draw to close the 2016 regular season.
• Grounded Loyola offense to one shot on goal in the second round of the NCAA Championship.
AS A JUNIOR (2015):
• ACC Academic Honor Roll choice.
• Appeared in 17 matches, all of which he started as a central defender.
• Integral component of eight team shutouts.
• Named to the Soccer News National Team of the Week on Sept. 14.
• Scored on his first shot attempt of the season for the game-winning goal in the 51st minute of a 1-0 decision against No. 9 Clemson – defensive effort prevented the Tigers from attempting a single shot on frame.
• Attempted one shot on goal against Xavier.
• Contributed to a 3-2 Irish overtime win over Duke with a crucial assist on the game-winning Notre Dame goal in the 97th minute.
• Recorded one shot on goal in the 5-0 Irish win over Pittsburgh, as Notre Dame limited the Panthers to only four shots (two shots on goal).
• Helped limit No. 17 Virginia to one shot on goal (four total shots) in a 1-0 shutout in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championship.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014):
• Played in first 10 career matches, making nine starts as a defender.
• Contributed to two Notre Dame shutouts.
• Scored one goal on three shot attempts.
• Made first collegiate appearance in a 1-0 win over No. 19 Northwestern.
• Earned a start and played the full 90 minutes at Duke.
• Deposited a rebound off a free kick in the 23rd minute for the first Irish goal of a 3-1 victory against Virginia Tech.
• Logged one shot attempt during a 3-0 shutout of No. 15 Virginia in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship.
• Won first monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013):
• Did not play in game.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
• Played for the Crew Soccer Academy (CSA) Wolves in the United States Soccer Development Academy (USSDA).
• Ranked as the 27th best player nationally (sixth best defender) in the class of 2013 according to Top Drawer Soccer.
• The top-rated recruit from the Great Lakes Region in the class of 2013 according to Top Drawer Soccer.
• Given a four-star ranking (out of five) by Top Drawer Soccer.
• Club team won the regional title in 2009 and was a semifinalist the following season.
• Named to the all-regional team in 2009 and 2010.
• National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American club player.
• CSA Wolves advanced to National Academy Finals Week and finished third in the nation.
• Was a team captain of the Wolves.
• A teammate of fellow Notre Dame sophomore Oliver Harris on the Wolves.
• Played his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons at Brother Rice High School.
• Did not play as a senior due to a 10-month academy season.
• Two-time all-state, including a first-team nod as a junior.
• Named to the all-state “Dream Team” as a junior in 2011.
• Three-time all-district.
• A starter as a freshman at Brother Rice and helped the team to the Division I state title.
• Team captain at Brother Rice as a sophomore and junior.
• 2009 and 2010 district champions.
• Catholic League champions in 2010.
• Three-time first team All-Catholic League.
• Earned a varsity letter all three seasons at Brother Rice.
• Has attended U.S. Soccer U14/U15/U17/U18 National Team Camps both in the United States and abroad.
• Has played domestically and internationally with his Olympic Developmental Program team.
• Son of Jim and Julia Habrowski.
• Graduated from the College of Engineering with a degree in mechanical engineering, and earned a master’s degree in applied computational mathematics and statistics.
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