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Matt Groeninger

2022 | CA: San Juan Capistrano
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Unselfish initiator, shifty dodger with excellent vision and IQ, top flight club soccer, competitor, outstanding work ethic, both hands, can play 2-way and take wings

I have been a multi-sport athlete my entire life. Club soccer had been my primary sport with lacrosse being secondary until high school. In high school, I gave up Club soccer to allow me to focus on school and club lacrosse while still playing Varsity soccer.

For lacrosse, as a Freshman on HS Varsity, I was the third leading midfield scorer averaging nearly 1 point/game on the California Southern Section Championship team. My Sophomore season was cut short due to COVID-19. In three games played, I was leading the team in points with 9 goals, 4 assists and 5 ground balls. Thanks to my soccer experience, speed and athleticism, I am very comfortable being a 2-way midfielder and can take wings.

For soccer, as a Freshman on HS Varsity, I started every game at center back and was named honorable mention all conference for the CA D5 Southern Section Runner up Team. For soccer, as a Sophomore, I started every game as forward and led the team in scoring with 22 goals and 6 assists in 20 games played. I earned first team all league.

Academically, I have a 3.6 GPA and am taking AP US History and Pre-Calculus.

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Athletics
Honors & Awards:
Selected for the 2020 Black Card 2021/2022 All Star Game
Varsity player as a freshman, 3rd most points of midfielders on Varsity.
Southern Section Champions, #3 team ranked in West, #3 Strength of schedule in California
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Other HS Sports Played:
Varsity soccer: Starting center back as a freshman, Honorable mention All-League, Rookie of the Year, CIF Finalist, State Quarter Finalist; starting forward and team leading scorer as sophomore - 22 goals and 6 assists in 20 games. First Team All-League.
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Coach Contacts
High School:
St Margaret's Episcopal School
Coach:
Brian Kelly
Team Name:
Tartans
Jersey Number:
9
Club Name:
West Coast Starz Boys
Coach:
Jesse Fosse
Team Name:
WC Starz 2022
Jersey Number:
NA

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Academics
GPA (unweighted):
90-92; 3.7; A-

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Brian Kelly

Jun 4, 2020

Matt is a hard working, dedicated and talented multi-sport athlete of high character. He is an athletic and skilled midfielder that is unselfish and demonstrates strong lacrosse IQ. Matt has a strong lacrosse pedigree with both his father and brother competing at the NCAA DI level.

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