5 - Matt Soldato
Matt Soldato
Born: 09/29/1984
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Darien, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy
Position: M
2005: Saw action in 18 matches, all as a starter...scored one goal and took three shots on the year...2004: One of just five players to start all 20 matches...named Butler's Most Valuable Player...had an assist on the game-winning goal in Butler's victory over Detroit...picked up an assist in Butler's win over IUPUI...named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll and the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...2003: Played in 21 matches, including 12 as a starter...scored first collegiate point with an assist on the game-winning goal in Butler's 2-1 overtime victory over Loyola in the Horizon League Tournament...named to the Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll...High School: All-state midfielder at Benet Academy...two-year all-conference and all-area performer...helped team to a state championship as a junior...recorded 22 goals and 14 assists while helping high school team to a 19-3-3 record in 2002...two-year team captain...high school coach: Henry Wind...Personal: Born 9/29/84...son of Carmen and Debbie Soldato....finance major...Club Team: Chicago Magic.