1  Matt Thibdeau
Matt Thibdeau

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glenmont, N.Y.

High School:
Bethlehem Central

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
05/22/1982


2003: Saw action in eight games on the season, earning six starts . . . registered a 2.36 goals against average and a .605 save percentage while turning away 23 shots and posting a pair of shutouts . . . named to America East Fall Honor Roll . . . posted second consecutive shutout in 5-0 win over Rider (9/13) . . . earned the first win and shutout of his career with a 1-0 victory over St. Francis (N.Y.) (9/10) in the Seawolves' home-opener . . . posted a season-high eight saves in the win . . . made five saves vs. New Hampshire (10/25) . . . turned away six shots vs. Boston University (10/29).

2002: Saw his first action and earned first start of the season against Northeastern (10/12) . . . had four saves in a solid effort against the Huskies . . . notched a career-high nine saves against Albany (10/26) in his second start of the season . . . played 184:31 minutes on the year, allowing just four goals for a GAA of 1.95 . . . finished the year with 13 saves.

2001: Saw his first action of the season against Albany, logging the final 21 minutes of the game (10/2) . . . earned his first collegiate start against Northeastern (10/19) . . . made six saves against the Huskies . . . stopped five shots in his second full game against Boston University (10/21) . . . made his third career start and had three saves in a 3-2 loss to Hartford (11/4) . . . tallied a career-high eight saves in the last game of the year at Adelphi (11/10).

2000: Saw action in three games . . . gave up one goal in 26:52 minutes of action.

High School: Received Exceptional Senior Award . . . three-year starter and four-year letterwinner for the Eagles . . . captained the team his senior year . . . also played three years for the varsity lacrosse team.

Personal: Matthew Lee Thibdeau . . . born May 22, 1982, in Albany, N.Y. . . son of Lynne and Michael Thibdeau . . . brother of Mike and John . . . information systems major.

Paw Prints: Best athlete he has ever played against is Charles Oakley . . . greatest moment in sports was saving a penalty kick against Commack in the state tournament . . . if he could meet anyone in history it would be Albert Einstein . . . favorite quote is "You know very well who you are. Don't let 'em hold you down, reach for the stars."