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Matt Sexton
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Matt  Sexton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Niskayuna, N.Y.

High School:
Niskayuna

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 178

Position:
A

Birthdate:
12/12/1993


04/19/2015

Men's Lacrosse Makes Program History on Senior Day

The Nittany Lions' nine seniors were honored prior to the contest

04/11/2015

Penn State Suffers Double Overtime Heartbreaker

The game featured a five-goal Penn State run halfway through the contest

04/02/2015

Men's Lacrosse Faces First Big Ten Road Test

Penn State's game at Maryland will be its second nationally-televised game this season

03/27/2015

Men's Lacrosse Makes History on ESPNU Sunday

The contest is also the first in the quest for the Creator's Trophy

03/20/2015

Nittany Lions Take On No. 5/6 Denver Saturday

Denver holds the teams' series advantage, 4-2

03/04/2014

No. 9 Men's Lacrosse at No. 19 Ohio State (3/1/2014

The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.

Photos by Steve LaCrosse

02/24/2014

Men's Lacrosse at Notre Dame (2/22/14)

No. 12 Penn State knocked off No. 4 Notre Dame at Arlotta Stadium Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

02/15/2014

No. 9 Penn State vs. No 12 Loyola (2/15/14)

No. 9 Penn State men's lacrosse fell to No. 12 Loyola on Feb. 15, 2014 at Holuba Hall, 12-11 (OT).

03/17/2013

Men's Lacrosse Wins at UMass (3/16/13)

Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)

2014
Played in 11 games ... Scored a goal on the man up and had an assist in the season opener against Michigan (2/8) ... Took six shots, two of which were against Loyola (2/15) ... Picked up a ground ball in that game.

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 assist s ... 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.

PERSONAL
Matthew Moore Sexton was born Dec. 12, 1993 in Albany, N.Y. ... Parents are 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."

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