17  Matt Risher
Matt Risher
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Marvin Ridge

Height:
6-3

Position:
MF

Experience:
1L

03/31/2012

Men's Soccer Receives Year-End Academic Honors

Herd Has 11 Players Earn C-USA Academic Recognition

03/27/2012

Herd Student-Athletes' Academics Recognized by C-USA

165 Marshall student-athletes were named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

11/09/2011

Three Goals Not Enough as Herd Falls to SMU 3-4

Marshall Eliminated in Quarterfinals

2011 (Sophomore):Games Played/Started: 16/9... Posted 2 goals and 2 assists for 6 points on the year... Provided the assist to Tom Jackson for the Herd's first win and goal of the season over Michigan State... Assisted Tom Jackson's first goal in the 4-0 win over Winthrop... Scored 2 goals in the team's 3-4 quarterfinal loss to SMU at the C-USA tournament... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 (Freshman): Games Played/Started: 10/1... Scored two goals on the season, both coming in Conference USA action... Tallied his first collegiate goal in dramatic fashion as he headed home the golden-goal in overtime against Memphis to give Marshall a 2-1 win... Scored the equalizer on a headeragainst UCF.

Prior to Marshall: Scored 74 goals and had 40 assists in high school... Was a three time All-Conference and All-Region selection... Was All-State twice... Named State Finalist MVP and was Conference and Regional Player of the Year as a senior.

Personal: Son of David and Leslie Risher... Has three younger sisters; Amanda, Isabella and Victoria... Is undecided on a major.