6 Matthew Busch
6 - Matthew Busch
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mahwah, N.J.
High School: Mahwah
Position: D
Major: Neuroscience & Mathematics
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a 3
pts 3
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  • Four-year letter-winner who played in 70 career matches, starting 65 on defense
  • Recipient of the Peter A. Carlesimo Award after his senior season
  • CoSIDA Academic All-American in his senior season of 2016
  • Three-Time CoSIDA Academic All-District Selection
  • Three-Time Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll

Senior Year (2016)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Started all 20 matches on the defensive end, helping the Royals pitch nine shutouts on the year, while allowing just 16 goals in 20 matches
  • On the offensive end, he took six shots, one of which was on goal
  • Recorded a career-high three assists throughout the course of the season, as Scranton went 3-0 in matches where he notched an assist
  • Was an All-Landmark Conference Second Team selection and the conference's Senior Scholar-Athlete for men's soccer

Junior Year (2015)

  • Started all 20 matches on the year for the Royals, helping the defensive unit notch eight shutouts and allow just 0.95 goals per contest.
  • Scored his first career point with an assist on a goal verses Wilkes on Sept. 30 in a 4-0 Scranton win.

Sophomore Year (2014)

  • Match-by-match statistics
  • Played in all 18 matches, including 17 starts.
  • Helped the Royals post 10 shutouts and hold opponents to 1.0 goal per match.

Freshman Year (2013)

  • Match-by-match statistics
  • Played in 12 matches, including eight as a starter, at outside midfield.
  • Finished with six shots, including two on goal.
  • Started in victories over St. John Fisher (2-1, Sept. 7), Ursinus (2-0, Sept. 11), Johns Hopkins (2-1, Sept. 14), Misericordia (1-0, Sept. 17) and Ithaca (2-1, Sept. 25).

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 All-Landmark Conference Second Team 
  • 2016 Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athlete
  • 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American (2nd Team)
  • Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week (Oct. 6, 2014)
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Landmark Conference Fall All-Sportsmanship Team (2014)

Personal

  • Son of John & Katherine Busch.
Recent Games
Oct 22 Goucher W, 5-1
Oct 29 at Catholic W, 1-0
Nov 2 Drew W, 2-1
Nov 5 at Elizabethtown W, 1-0
Nov 12 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 2-1
Nov 13 at Cortland St. L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 7
Games started 20 7
Goals 0 0
Assists 3 1
Points 3 1
Shots 6 2
Shot Pct .000 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 3 Gettysburg W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 Cabrini W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 Muhlenberg W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 at Centenary (N.J.) W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 13 Misericordia W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 17 at Lycoming L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Moravian W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 at Wilkes W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 1 Elizabethtown L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 Drew L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 at Susquehanna W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 Dickinson W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 15 Juniata W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 #13 Haverford T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 22 Goucher W, 5-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 at Catholic W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 Drew W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 5 at Elizabethtown W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 12 vs. Penn St.-Behrend W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 13 at Cortland St. L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 12 8 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .17 .333
2014-15 18 17 .00 .00 .00 .22 .000 .22 1.000
2015-16 20 20 .00 .05 .05 .90 .000 .30 .333
2016-17 20 20 .00 .15 .15 .30 .000 .05 .167
Total 70 65 .00 .06 .06 .49 .000 .19 .382
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 12 8 0 0 0 6 .000 2 .333 1 0 0-0 0
2014-15 18 17 0 0 0 4 .000 4 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
2015-16 20 20 0 1 1 18 .000 6 .333 3 0 0-0 0
2016-17 20 20 0 3 3 6 .000 1 .167 0 0 0-0 0
Total 70 65 0 4 4 34 .000 13 .382 4 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 20 .00 .15 .15 .30 .000 .05 .167
Conference 7 7 .00 .14 .14 .29 .000 .00 .000
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 .00 .27 .27 .18 .000 .00 .000
Away 8 8 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .13 .250
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
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Wins 15 15 .00 .20 .20 .20 .000 .00 .000
Losses 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .25 .333
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September 8 8 .00 .25 .25 .13 .000 .00 .000
October 8 8 .00 .13 .13 .25 .000 .00 .000
November 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .25 .333
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 20 0 3 3 6 .000 1 .167 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 7 7 0 1 1 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 11 11 0 3 3 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Away 8 8 0 0 0 4 .000 1 .250 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 15 15 0 3 3 3 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
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September 8 8 0 2 2 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 0 1 1 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
November 4 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0