2019-20 Men's Lacrosse Roster
#41 Matt Schmidt
Hometown Columbus, OH
High School Culver Military Academy
AS A SOPHOMORE (2019)
- Played in 13 games while earning 12 starts in goal for the Irish in his sophomore season.
- Finished the season with a record of 7-5.
- Made 116 saves while allowing 122 goals for a save percentage of .487.
- Posted double-digit saves in eight games during the 2019 campaign.
- Recorded a career-high 18 stops in the win over Duke (4/27) in the ACC Championship semifinals.
- Also scooped up 18 ground balls and caused a turnover.
AS A FRESHMAN (2018)
- Started all 15 games for the Irish in 2018 at the goaltender position.
- Posted a record of 9-5 in his first season with the Irish.
- Made 106 saves and allowed 117 goals for a save percentage of .475.
- Recorded a season-high 11 saves in the win over Duke (4/27) in the semifinals of the ACC Championship.
- Forced three turnovers and scooped up 20 ground balls.
PREP & PERSONAL
- Two-time Under Armour Midwest All-American (2015 & 2016)
- 2017 USA Today Second Team All-American
- Selected to the Under Armour All-America Senior South Team in 2017
- 2017 US Lacrosse Magazine Midwest Player of the Year
- Attended Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana
- Rated 31st in Inside Lacrosse Power 100 Freshman Rankings
- Rated third in Inside Lacrosse Incoming Goalies
- Led Culver Military to a 21-1 record during senior season, posting 169 saves and a save percentage of .771
- Selected as the 2017 Inter-AC Invitationals Championship Player of the Game
- Named the MSLCA 2016 Championship Defensive MVP
- Played club lacrosse with Resolute Lacrosse
- Three-time varsity football letterwinner and team defensive MVP
- Son of Anne Grunow and David Schmidt and brother of Isaac
- Enrolled in First Year of Studies
- Lives in Worthington, Ohio