Mathew Brennan - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2011) - Played in 11 matches with eight starts in second season in the Georgia Southern defense...Helped the Eagle back line post three shutouts.
FRESHMAN (2010) - Started all 17 games for the Eagles in defense...Played 1,576 minutes, spending just 20 total minute on the bench...Helped the Eagle defense to a 1.80 goals against average and one shutout on the year.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played two years at Kingswood High, and finished his four-year career at St. Marys in St. Marys, Australia...Led Kingswood to a third-place finish in the Errera Cup, a state competition...Played for the Australia U16 team at the Gothia World Youth Cup in 2008 in Sweden...Named Player of the Tour after the Gothia World Youth Cup...Played club soccer for Blacktown City FC, winning three premierships in his last four seasons...Represented the state of New South Wales in the National Futsal competition, winning twice...Competed at the New South Wales State Athletics Championships in track, running the 400m, 800m, 1500m and 3000m...Earned a certificate for academic excellence in 2009...Awarded academic scholarship to the University of Western Sydney, where he studied during the 2009-10 academic year.
PERSONAL - Born Mathew David Brennan on Jan. 3, 1992 in Blacktown, Sydney, Australia...Son of David and Karen Brennan...Hobbies include sports...One word that describes him is unique...Sees himself playing professional soccer in 10 years...Favorites: Pro team – Spain; Pre-game meal – pasta; Musical artists – Eminem and Lil’ Wayne; TV show – Two and a Half Men...Majoring in exercise science.