Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013:
Appeared in six games, mainly on the man-up...Recorded a ground ball in collegiate debut at Michigan (2/9)...Picked up a pair of assists against Lehigh (3/9).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Earned All-Region honors and MVP honors senior year, leading Niskayuna to a 20-2 record, scoring 63 goals and 52 assists...A prolific scorer, totaled 123 goals and 93 assists in four seasons...Helped lead Niskayuna to state semifinals in 2010 and 2012, while helping with a state finals appearance in 2009...Earned regional and sectional championships in 2009, 2010 and 2012...Named to the Upstate New York Under Armour Team in 2010 and 2011...Played club lacrosse for the Albany Power for six seasons.
Matthew Moore Sexton was born December 12, 1993 in Albany, N.Y. to Tim and Jen Sexton...Has a younger brother, James, and a younger sister, Catherine...Intends to pursue a career in business upon graduation.
QUOTING SEXTON ON PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because I am excited by the opportunities Penn State and Coach Tambroni have to offer."