- Player: # 12
- Height: 6'1"
- Academic Year: Freshman
- Position: SS
- High School: Brookside
- Home Town: Sheffield Lake, OH
- Major: Physical Therapy
- Parents: Denise & Rick Thompson
An outstanding athlete at Brookside High School, Matt earned nine varsity letters during his career…four in wrestling, three in baseball, and two in soccer. He also served as team captain for the baseball and wrestling teams. Matt has played travel baseball his whole life and earned team MVP honors for the Cardinals. As a senior, he was a conference champion in wrestling at his weight class. His future plans include getting a degree in physical therapy and going as far as he can with baseball. The Cleveland Indians and the Browns are his favorite teams; his hobby is playing the guitar.
QUOTE: “When doing anything, do it right.” – Seth Houston (High School Wrestling Coach)
MOST INSPIRATIONAL: Seth Houston