Joseph Mattson
Joseph Mattson
Year: FR
Hometown: Newport, R.I.
High School: Rogers
Position: Throws

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in indoor and outdoor track at Rogers High School... Captained his track team as a senior... Won the Class C championship in the hammer in 2012, 2013, and 2014... Was named a RI Interscholastic League Burger King Student-Athlete of the Month... Set the Newport County hammer record (57.99m)... Member of the National Honor Society...

 Born June 28, 1996... Son of Belinda and Ronald Mattson... Has one brother, Ronald, who graduated from URI in 2011... Enjoys weight lifting... Lists Yurly Sedylch as his favorite athlete and the Boston Red Sox as his favorite sports team... Majoring in mechanical engineering with plans to work for a military defense company...