Career Statistics Thru 2011

Transferred to Eastern in the fall of 2009 after one year at the University of Rhode Island, where he maintained four years of eligibility...

  • Coach DeVito: “Matt is our leading returning scorer. He is a physical presence with great pace and a nose for the goal. He trained hard in the off- season to improve technique and better his ability to read the game and this makes him an even better player.."

High School: Four-year member of soccer team… also played baseball for three seasons… all-state and all-conference soccer selection and all-conference pick in baseball…

Other: Played with West Hartford Premier in the summer of 2011....

PERSONAL: Born Matthew J. Furman February 1, 1990…Parents: Marguerite and Timothy…Major: Business Administration…Residence: Oakdale, CT…



Favorite aspect of Eastern: Nice Community

Favorite athlete of all time: Michael Jordan

Favorite professional sports team: New York Yankees

The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Accounting

Favorite subject in school: Business

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Drawing

Most beneficial aspect of college life: New Experiences

The funniest comedian: Lavell Crawford

Best choice for next President of the United States: Obama

Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Coach K

The greatest sports moment of all time: Jordan’s shot in game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals

Favorite Smart Phone application: Twitter

Most famous American: Tim Tebow

Most important invention in last 100 years: Internet

Biggest problem facing the world: Poverty

Choice for a last meal: BBQ Chicken Pizza

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: No

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Gamecock Baseball

If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: 2014 World Cup Final

Last movie you’ve seen: Ted

Favorite musical artist: Dave Matthews Band

Favorite actor: Will Smith

Favorite book: Hunger Games

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: New York Yankee Game

Favorite sportscaster: Erin Andrews

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Women’s Beach Volleyball

Olympic sport which should be added: Cornhole

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Synchronized Swimming

Best advice you’ve ever received: Follow your instincts and take a risk

Person with the most difficult job in the world: President

Area which you know virtually nothing about: Stocks

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Keene State

Pet peeve: Slow drivers

Biggest waste of time: Classes that do nothing for your Major

Your goals for the upcoming season: 3rd round of NCAA’s

If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Rio de Janeiro

Most dangerous animal: Hippo

Favorite pizza topping: BBQ Chicken

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot?: The shield I suppose


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