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#12 Matt Michalko
Position: Two-Meter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: The Bishop's School
College: Sixth
Major: Psychology
Experience: 3 Letters
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AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
All-WWPA Honorable Mention ... Led the Tritons in ejections drawn with 37 and also drew four penalties ... Totaled 28 steals, 23 goals, and seven assists ... Recorded a hat-trick in the season opening game against Redlands (9/7) ... Scored a pair of goals against No. 2 UCLA (9/8) ... Found the back of the cage three times, drew three ejections and dished out an assist versus Air Force (9/22) ... Drew four ejections and grabbed two steals against then top-ranked UCLA (10/4) ... Recorded a hat-trick against Air Force (10/25) ... Drew two penalties in the NCAA Championship play-in game against St. Francis (12/5).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Led the Tritons in penalties drawn (6) and ejections drawn (28) ... Scored one or more goals in nine of 13 games in the opening month of the season (from 9/9-10/18) ... Drew three ejections in games against Air Force (10/18) and Loyola Marymount (10/20)... Scored two goals, recorded one field block and an ejection drawn in the WWPA Championship Tournament.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
WWPA All-Freshman Team ... Led Tritons with 40 ejections drawn and had the most goals (25) by a freshman ... Recorded a hat trick in first game of career, a 14-4 season-opening win over Redlands at the Triton Invite (9/3) ... Scored UCSD's lone goal in the NCAA National Semifinals against UCLA (12/3) ... Scored two goals or more in four consecutive games (between 10/1-10/9) ... Four hat tricks on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2011 graduate of The Bishop's School in La Jolla ... A CIF First Team selection in 2009 and 2010 ... San Diego Union-Tribune Athlete of the Week in 2010 ... Participated in the San Diego Senior All-Star game in 2010 ... In 2010, tallied 75 goals, 17 assists, 23 steals, 65 ejections drawn and a .460 shooting percentage ... Led the Knights to a San Diego CIF Section championship in 2008 and 2010 ... Starter on the United States Youth National Team from 2008-10 ... Member of the San Diego Shores Water Polo Club from 2006-11 ... Also a member of the swim team for the Knights.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 12, 1993 in Akron, Ohio ... Parents are Mark and Kim Michalko ... Has a younger brother named Ryan ... A psychology major at Sixth College with a career goal of becoming a sports medicine doctor ... Lists his most memorable moment as being a member of the U.S. Youth National Team ... Favorite UCSD moment is winning the WWPA championship as a freshman ... Lists his greatest influences as his parents, coaches and teachers ... Favorite movie is Raiders of the Lost Ark while his favorite actor is Bruce Lee ... Believe it or not, his favorite color is purple ... Enjoys eating sushi, playing basketball, playing videogames and watching movies in his spare time.

GAME HIGHS
Goals 3 Multiple Times -
Assists 2 vs. California Baptist 10/11/13
Steals 3 Multiple Times -
Ej. Drawn 5 vs. Cal 9/6/14
CAREER STATISTICS
Season G A Stl Pen Dr Ej Dr Shot % FB MA TO Ej Total
2011 25 4 13 0 40 .397 4 38 35 23 40
2012 12 0 12 6 28 .414 2 17 12 10 69
2013 23 7 28 4 37 .277 0 60 30 16 60
Totals 60
11 53 10 105 .343 6 115 77 49 169
2014 NCAA MWP Champs (mid-ad)