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2009-10 Men's Soccer
#3
Matthew O'Shaughnessy
Matthew O'Shaughnessy

POS.F
HT.6-2
WT.185
YR.Jr
HOMETOWNTrinity, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLMitchell HS

At A Glance
Graduates as the program’s leader in minutes played (6206), games started (69) and games played (70), as well as in the top 10 in five other statistical categories …finished collegiate career with seven goals, one assist and three game-winning goals … contributed to 23 shutouts over four-year career … landed the program its first Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship following a perfect 9-0 A-Sun record, outscoring opponents 26-2 … raised the program to the national level, ranking as high as No. 19 by Soccer America … earned 2010 FGCU Co-Defensive Player of the Year award … a two-time A-Sun All-Conference performer, including a first team selection in 2010 .. a three-time A-Sun All-Academic honoree … became the program’s first four-year student-athlete.

As A Senior (2010)
Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team ... earned FGCU Co-Defensive Player of the Year award … started all 18 matches on the year … finished with one game-winning goal with one shot on the year … part of a defensive unit the recorded a program-best nine shutouts on the year, which ranked first in the conference … defense also topped the league in goals allowed (11) and goals against average (0.58) … opened the season with a 2-1 win over No. 13 USF (Sept. 1) and later shutout No. 5 Ohio State (Sept. 18) … scored the game-winner against Virginia Commonwealth (Sept. 4) on a 60-yard free-kick in the 109th minute of OT … helped the squad to a program-best eight-game winning streak that included a stretch of four-consecutive shutouts over A-Sun foes … earned the A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week award … led FGCU to an overall record of 13-3-2 and a perfect 9-0 A-Sun mark, outscoring league opposition 26-2 … instrumental in securing FGCU’s first A-Sun conference regular season championship … led the Eagles to their first national ranking, landing as high as No. 19 and ending the year No. 20 according to Soccer America … earned A-Sun All-Academic honors.

As A Junior (2009)
Earned A-Sun All-Conference second team honors ... started in all 16 matches and played all 1483 minutes ... led a defense that finished first in the A-Sun in shutouts and second in goals against average (1.21) … headed the defensive unit that held six opponents scoreless ... recorded at least one shot against UNLV (Sept. 20), Lipscomb (Oct. 11), and ETSU (Oct. 16) … assisted a defensive wall in ending Campbell’s 18-game conference unbeaten streak with a 4-0 victory (Oct. 24) ... guided the team to the first winning-season in program history, holding an 8-7-1 record and a 6-3-0 conference record.

As A Sophomore (2008)
Appeared in 18 games while starting 17 contests … finished with four points off of two goals… accumulated 19 shots and 12 shots on goal ... had two or more shots in seven contests … took two shots and scored the game-winning goal against Penn State (Aug. 31) ... tallied four shots with two shots on goal during the 0-0 draw at Hartwick (Sept. 5) ... netted a goal off three shots in a 3-1 win over Fairfield (Sept. 21).

As A Freshman (2007)
Started in 18 games ... finished with four goals, one assist, 13 shots and seven shots on goal ... scored goals in back-to-back contests, netting his first collegiate goal in the 2-1 victory over UNLV (Sept. 7) and his second in the 2-1 win over Georgia State (Sept. 14) ... recorded first career assist in a 3-0 victory Florida Atlantic (Oct. 4) ... led the way with two goals on five shots in a 2-0 win over Howard in the season finale (Nov. 4) ... earned A-Sun All-Academic team honors.

High School
Named second team All-District (2004-05) ... named first team All-District (2006-07) ... All-North Suncoast (2006-07) ... 2004 Virginia ODP State team ... 2004 U-15 Virginia State Cup Finalist (Beach FC Outlaws) ... 2004 U-15 Champions of Virginia Club Champions League (Beach FC Outlaws) ... 2005 U-16 Virginia State Cup Finalist (Beach FC Outlaws) ... 2005 U-16 Champions of Virginia Club Champions League (Beach FC Outlaws) ... 2005 Virginia ODP State team ... 2005 Virginia ODP European Tournament team ... 2005 U-17 Champions of Club Directors League (Clearwater Chargers) ... captain of the 2006 U-17 Florida State Cup Champions (Clearwater Chargers).

Personal
Born March 4, 1989 … criminal justice major ... son of Pat and Bette Jo O’Shaughnessy ... has three younger brothers; Ryan, Patrick and Michael