ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
22 - Matt Sheeleigh
Matt Sheeleigh
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
Year: Freshman
Hometown: New Vernon, N.J.
High School: The Pingry School
Position: Midfielder

Freshman (2011):
Played in three games during freshman season. 

Before Harvard:
Four-year letterwinner at midfield and defense for the varsity soccer team ... Team captain senior year … Member of the PDA U-18 Academy in 2010-11 ... Named 2010 Somerset County Player of the Year ... Tabbed as Central New Jersey State Player of the Year ... Listed to the “Top Drawer Soccer” top 100 players for 2011 recruiting year ... Earned all-league and all-state honors ... Led The Pingry School to league and county championships all four years of high school ... Part of the US Development Academy PDA team since U-11 ... 2009 PDA Academy team placed fourth at USDA Finals ... Member of 2010 Development Academy Select Team ... Participated on the U.S. Men’s National Team for U-14, U-15 and U-18 ... Letterwinner on varsity squash team ... Volunteered at the Special Olympics in 2009 and ’10 ... Worked with the “Two Kids Foundation” as a volunteer in 2008, ’09 and ’10 ... Helped “Bridges Outreach” making meals for homeless in New York City during 2008, ’09 and ’10 ... Interned with the Children’s Tumor Foundation in May 2011 ... Enjoys snowboarding and squash.

Personal:
Sister, Katherine, played for the Harvard women’s soccer team from 2007-10 and was a three-time All-American, Ivy League Rookie of the Year (2007) and Ivy League Player of the Year (2010).