15 Matt Preyss
15 Matt Preyss
Birth Date: 03/28/1989
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
High School: Chagrin Falls
Position: D


Year GP-GS Shots Goals GWG Assists Points
2007 13-0 13 0 0 0 0
2008 19-16 5 0 0 0 0
2009 20-20 17 1 0 1 3
2010 18-18 9 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 70-54 44 1 0 1 3


Was one of just five players to earn the start in each of URI's 18 games... Closed out his career with a streak of 54 consecutive starts.

Was one of just three Rams to earn the start in each of URI's 20 games... Finished the season with three points (1g/1a)... Recorded an assist in URI's 2-1 loss to No. 19 Boston University... Scored his first collegiate goal at Xavier.

Appeared in all 19 of URI's games, making 16 starts... Converted to the left back position after starting the season as a forward... Averaged 76 minutes per game.

Appeared in 13 games for the Rams... Made his collegiate debut in URI's season-opener at No. 15 Harvard on Sept. 1.

Before URI:
Was a team captain and three-year letterwinner at Chagrin Falls HS... Was named to the Ohio All-State Team and the Cleveland News Herald All-Star First Team in 2006... Was a three-time All-CVC selection and All-Greater Cleveland pick... Started in the Cleveland Coaches All-Star game as a senior... High school team won four-straight district championships as well as regional titles in 2005 and 2006... Finished runner-up in 2003... Ended his career at Chagrin Falls ranked sixth all-time with 36 goals and 20 assists... Helped lead club teams - Cleveland United and Cleveland Soccer Academy - to USYSA State Cup championships in 2002 and 2006, respectively.

Born March 28, 1989... Son of Nancie and Jerry Pryess... Has three sisters, Kate, Rachel and Lauren, an All-American swimmer at Case Western Reserve, and a brother Ben, who was an All-America at the University of Chicago for Coach O'Connor... Has served in church ministries while playing soccer in Brazil and Japan... Majoring in Finance.