2010: Recipient of the Ralph H. Metcalfe, Sr. Leadership & Service Award, one of the Marquette Athletics' highest honors ... One of two team captains along with Scott Miller ... NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region First Team ... Started in 18 matches for Marquette and totaled a career-high 1,606 minutes, the third highest among MU field players ... Started the season as a defender after playing most of his career in the midfield ... Helped anchor a backline that recorded six shutouts on the season, the most by an MU squad since 2001.
2009: Highly regarded as one of the team's leaders ...Missed significant time in 2009 due to injury ...started and played in 12 games, splitting time between midfielder and defender ... Finished with three shots, including two shots on goal ...Saw a combined 1,128 minutes on the field ...One of 11 MU players named to the 2009-10 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Prior to Marquette: Four-year letterwinner who played for coach Henry Wind at Benet Academy ...An all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune in 2006 and an all-area selection by the Naperville Sun, Chicago Daily Herald and Chicago Sun Times ... Named area player of the year by Libertyville Suburban Newspaper and Daily Herald. A three-year varsity starter ... Three-time East Suburban Catholic Conference all-conference honoree ... Played club soccer for David Richardson with the Chicago Sockers ... Helped Sockers to a U-16 national club championship in 2006, a state semifinalist spot in 2004 and a Midwest Regional League title in 2003.
Personal: Matthew R. Stummer is the son of Robert and Joan Stummer ...Has an older sister, Shannon, and an older brother, Christopher.