2 - Matthew Hedges
Matthew Hedges
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
High School: Carmel
Position: D

2009: Starter in all 19 games for the Bulldogs...chosen Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year...named to the All-Horizon League First Team...Adidas Gamecock Classic All-Tournament Team selection...earned Second Team NCAA All-Great Lakes Region...named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Men's College Soccer Team of the Week on Sept. 28...tied for second in the league for game-winning goals (4)...finished third on the team in goals (5), points (12), and shots (25)...tallied a career-high three points with a goal and an assist against Detroit... took a shot in 16 of 19 games...recorded a shot on goal in the NCAA tournament game against Indiana.

2008: Started all 20 matches for the Bulldogs...named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...received All-Tournament honors at the University of Dayton tournament...finished the season with six points...recorded two goal and two assists on the year...had frist collegiate assist agianst James Madison...scored first collegiate goal against Robert Morris...scored first career game-winning goal against Milwaukee.

ODP Experience: Indiana State Team.

High School: All-State defender at Carmel High School...team captain and all-conference performer...helped Carmel to a state championship in 2006 and a state runner-up finish in 2005...earned two varsity soccer letters...High School Coach: Shane Schmidt.

Club Team: Indy Burn Eagles (five-time state champ, 2002-07).

Personal: Born 4/1/90...son of Jim and Donna Hedges...undecided major.