Matthew is a 2010 graduate of Farmingdale High School, where he was a team captain. Matthew received All-County and All-Conference honors at Farmingdale HS. He played one season at Mercy College before transferring to Farmingdale State. He is the son of Mike and Mari Ward.
Sophomore year...Appeared in 7 games having a tough season with injuries, but finished with a single-season school record 8.57 saves per game. Posted a career-high 15 saves against Manhattanville.
Favorite Food: Chicken
Favorite Movie: Big Daddy
Saves: 15, Manhattanville -- Sep 21, 2011
Most losses: t-4th (6)
Saves: 5th (60)