2017 Men's Soccer Roster

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3 Matthew Lewis

  • Position
    Defender
  • Height
    6-2
  • Weight
    165
  • Class
    Senior
  • Hometown
    Kansas City, Mo.
  • Highschool
    Rockhurst

Biography

image2017: Signed by Sporting Kansas City of MLS as a Homegrown Player... Team tri-captain... 2017 Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year... First Team All-Atlantic 10 and All-ECAC... USC Second Team All-Midwest Region... Became the Rams' career leader in games played and started (84)... Started all 23 games at center back... Played almost every minute of all 23 games (2,138)... Set career-highs with four assists and eight points to go with two goals... Helped the Fordham defense rank 17th in the NCAA in shutout percentage and 25th in goals against average (0.84)... Scored the game-winning goal at St. Bonaventure (10/11)... Netted the game-tying goal in Fordham's NCAA opening round match against St. Francis Brooklyn to force overtime (11/16)... Record an assist in games against St. John's (9/1), Lafayette (9/8), La Salle (10/4), and Dayton (11/4)... Selected to the ECAC Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Team co-captain... Named Second Team All-Atlantic 10 for the second straight season... Started all 21 games on the Rams' backline... Helped Fordham record a 0.85 goals against average to go with eight shutouts... Three of those shutouts came in the Atlantic 10 Championship, leading to the Rams' second title in three years... Converted the game-deciding penalty kick against VCU in the Atlantic 10 Championship game (11/13)... Netted a career-high three goals, including one game-winner... Scored in wins against Duquesne (10/12) and Davidson (10/23)... Registered the game-winning goal at La Salle (10/15)... Preseason Atlantic 10 All-Conference selection... Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Awarded Leader of Distinction from the Fordham Athletics Leadership Academy.

2015: Named Second Team All-Atlantic 10 as a sophomore... Started all 19 games on the Rams' backline... Played 1,748 minutes out of a possible 1,801 minutes... Helped Fordham post seven shutouts on the season... Registered nine shots, two of which were on goal... Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014: Started all 21 games on the Rams' backline as a freshman... Recorded one assist, which came against Manhattan (9/9)... Part of five shutouts for the Rams... Was one of five Rams named to the Atlantic 10 All-Championship team, following the Rams' second-ever Atlantic 10 title... Helped the Fordham defense allow only one goal throughout the championship.

Before Fordham: Graduate of Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Missouri… Played on the soccer and basketball teams there… Played club soccer for the U18 Sporting Kansas City USSDA team… Served as team captain… Kevin Gray Award finalist… Member of the honor roll.

Major: International Political Economy & Economics.

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