Matt Vitale
Matt Vitale
Year: Senior
Hometown: Elk Grove, Ill.
High School: St. Viator

* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll 

2013-14:  Played in all 25 rounds...finished as the team's leading scorer with a 76.0 average, one stroke better than teammate Andrew Eiler...shot a best round of three-under-par 68 at the D. A. Weibring Intercollegiate...posted two "Top 10" individual finishes...tied for sixth after shooting a 76 at the Big Four Classic...tied for ninth with a 36-hole score of 157 at the Bulldog Florida Invitational...tied for 11th with a five-over-par 145 at the Butler Fall Invitational...tied for 33rd at the BIG EAST Championship.

2012-13:  Played in 10 rounds...finished the season with an 80.6 average...had three "Top 10" individual finishes...recorded a low round of 75 at the Butler Fall Invitational...placed sixth at the Big Four Classic...finished with a 79.0 career average for 60 total rounds.

2011-12:  Played in 23 rounds and posted a season scoring average of 79.2...had one "Top 10" individual finish...matched the team's third-best individual round and shot a season-best score of 68 in the second round of the Butler Fall Invitational...tied for tenth at the Big Four Classic...placed 12th at the Butler Fall Invitational.

2010-11:  Saw action in 27 rounds for the Bulldogs...finished third at the Big Four Classic...posted a scoring average of 78.3...shot a season low 70 and finished ninth at the Butler Fall Invitational.

High School:  Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year team captain at Saint Viator High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois...helped lead high school squad to two Class 3A state championships (2007, 2008) and one state runner-up finish (2006)...placed 12th in the state as a junior and 25th in state as a senior...played on three consecutive sectional championship teams and four straight regional championship squads...placed second as an individual in the sectionals as a sophomore and third as a senior...finished second in the regional as a sophomore...won four consecutive East Suburban Catholic Conference team titles and was the ESCC individual medalist as a senior...named ESCC Player of the Year as a senior...Saint Viator Athlete of the Year in 2008-09...High School Coach:  Jack Halpin.

Summer Tournaments:
Runner-up at the 2007 PJGT Bridgestone Tradition
Individual champ at the 2007 PJGT Pride Sports Challenge
Individual champ at the 2007 NJGC (North Carolina)
Six regional wins in the IJGA organization