2004: Matola worked her way into the starting lineup for the final 17 matches of the season. She scored three times as a starter, recording her first goal of the season against Wis.-Green Bay (Sept. 17). She also scored goals against Houston (Oct. 22) and in the C-USA Tournament against Charlotte (Nov. 3). She also notched two assists against Cincinnati (Oct. 8). With eight points on the season she had the team's fifth best total.
2003: Matola played in all 20 matches as a sophomore, earning three starts. Against Vanderbilt (Aug. 29), she got her season started quickly, taking three shots, all on goal. Of her 10 shots on the season, one more came on net. She earned an assist on the season against Saint Louis (Oct. 26).
2002: Matola was one of Marquette's more active players in her freshman class. She played in all but one contest in her freshman season. She was a significant part of the front line rotation, taking 10 shots on the season. She launched her first shot in her season debut against Ohio (Aug. 30). Two matches later, she scored her first career point, scoring MU's second goal in a 2-0 win at Ohio State (Sept. 6).
At Brookfield East: Matola earned four letters in soccer at Brookfield East. She helped lead the Spartans to a conference title in 1999 and led the squad to a regional semifinal appearance in the 2000 season. In her career, she logged 35 goals and 61 assists. She led Brookfield East with 12 goals and 15 assists as a sophomore, added 20 assists as a junior, and had a 10 goal, 18 assist senior year. She earned several individual honors in her four years. She was a first team all-conference selection her last three years, and an honorable mention selection as a freshman. She was the team MVP as a junior and senior and was team captain in that same time period. As a senior, she earned all-area and all-state honors. She was also selected to the All-Senior Masonic All-Star Game. A six-time club state champion, she played forward for the Milwaukee Football Club Nationals. She was also a member of the Wisconsin ODP for five seasons. Academically, she was an honor roll student for four years, was a member of the National Honor Society and was on the student council.
Personal: Kristina Marie Matola was born on Oct. 28, 1983 to Gerald and Marian Matola in Milwaukee. She has three brothers. She majored in marketing.
Matola's Career Stats