Matt Underwood
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    Matt Underwood

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Colleyville, TX

    High School:
    Grapevine

    Last College:
    USAFA Prep School

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Position:
    Goalkeeper

    Major:
    Systems Engineering Management

    11/15/2012

    Falcons' Season Comes to an End at NCAA Tournament

    Air Force drops 1-0 decision to Washington

    11/12/2012

    Falcons to Play at Washington in NCAA Tournament on Thursday

    Air Force makes first appearance since 1997

    11/11/2012

    Falcons Claim MPSF Title With Shootout Win Over #9 New Mexico

    Air Force earns league's automatic bid to NCAA Tournament

    11/09/2012

    Falcons Advance to MPSF Title Game on Klazura's Golden Goal

    Air Force one win away from first NCAA Tournament since 1997

    11/08/2012

    Air Force Advances to MPSF Semis with 4-2 Win Over UNLV

    Falcons tally four first half goals

    09/21/2011

    Air Force vs. College of Charleston, 9-16-11

    AFA vs. CofC

    09/20/2011

    Air Force vs. Buffalo 9-18-11

    AFA vs. Buffalo

    11/03/2010

    Air Force vs. New Mexico, 10/17/10

    AFA Men's Soccer vs. UNM

    11/03/2010

    Air Force vs. Sacramento State, 10/24/10

    AFA Men's Soccer vs. Sac State

    10/17/2010

    Air Force vs. UNLV, 10-15-10

    AFA Men's Soccer vs. UNLV

    2011 (Junior)
    Honorable mention all-MPSF selection ... played every minute of the season ... posted a 12-6-2 record ... his 12 wins were the most by a Falcon since Rich Cullen had 13 in 1997 ... his five shutouts were the most by a Falcon since Mike Brophy had six in 2001 ... posted a 0.97 goals-against average, good for third in the MPSF ... his 80 saves ranked No. 2 in the league ... did not allow more than two goals in any game ... did not allow more than one goal in any of the last nine games ... posted a career-high 11 saves in 0-0 draw at Denver.

    2010 (Sophomore)
    Appeared in 17 games, started 16 of them ... played just under 1400 minutes ... posted a 7-10 record with two shutouts ... blanked UNLV and San Jose State ... had a 1.81 goals-against average ... tied for fifth in the MPSF with 64 saves.

    2009 (Freshman)
    Did not play a varsity match.

    Before Air Force
    USAFA Prep School: Played in 19 games (10 in goal and nine on the field) in 2008 ... scored four goals and had three shut-outs.

    ODP: Member of the North Texas Olympic Development Pool (`05-06).

    Club: Played for the '90 Dallas Solar club team ... three-time Stonewall winner of the Division I Boys Classic League in Dallas, TX ... state cup finalist in 2009 ... two-time Region 3 West Division finalist ... led team to Score the Shore championship in 2008.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... all-region first-team selection as a senior ... all-district first-team and second-team all-area pick as well ... named district and team newcomer of the year as a sophomore ... led team to two Bi-District championships ... high school soccer coach was Heath Bullard.

    Personal
    Parents are David and Lynne Underwood ... has one sister and one brother ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force at Fairchild AFB, Texas this past summer ... also was a member of the Prep School Cadre ... active in his squadron as the IC representative ... hobbies include playing the guitar and piano and skiing ... recruited by UC Riverside, Marshall and Charlotte ... favorite food is Mexican food ... favorite movie is Eldorado ... favorite book is Gates of Fire ... person in history he would most like to meet is Oliver Kahn ... greatest moment in sports was defeating 14th-ranked Stanford in an exhibition game as a sophomore ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age four ... member of cadet squadron 38.

    Inside Men's Soccer