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Matt Williams
Matt Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Maine

High School:
Cheverus

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
11/16/1987


05/13/2014

Bearcats in the Pros - May 13 Update

Matt Williams helps Dayton Dutch Lions FC to draw with LA Galaxy II.

04/30/2014

Bearcats in the Pros - April 30 Update

Matt Bahner named to USL PRO Team of the Week.

04/22/2014

Trio of Bearcats Underway in MLS, USL PRO

Matt Williams named to USL PRO Team of the Week.

04/04/2014

Spring Rolls on for Men's Soccer

Bearcats played USLPro's Dayton Dutch Lions FC to draw.

Career Stats
2010 Season Stats

2010: Started all 19 matches this season in the goal ... played in all the minutes possible ... recorded 9 shutouts including BIG EAST opponents Georgetown (9/25), Rutgers (10/2), at St. Johns (10/9), USF (10/20), and at Depaul (10/27) ... had 68 saves along with the school record 0.68 GAA ... he was 11th in the nation in GAA and 13th in save percentage .829 ... he is in sole possession of second place in shutouts with 20 ... was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the week Oct. 25th ... earned all-BIG EAST third team honors ... lead UC to a ranking of ninth in the nation in goals-against-average and held opponents to just 14 goals in 19 matches for a 0.68 GAA. Also was a part of a shutout streak of three matches that was a total of 383 consecutive minutes.

2009: Started 13 matches at goalkeeper ... posted two shutouts on the season against Western Illinois and in a BIG EAST victory over No. 21 Notre Dame (9/27) ... recorded 57 saves in 2009 ... made a career-high 10 saves against No. 1 Akron (9/13).

2008: Started and played in every minute in goal ... posted nine shutouts, which ranked fifth in the BIG EAST during the regular season and is eighth in career shutouts at UC ... held a 1.18 goals against average ... made 63 saves, ranking sixth in the BIG EAST during the regular season ... named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week on Oct. 20 after posting shutouts against Alabama A&M (10/15) and Rutgers (10/18) ... he carded an assist on the game-winning goal against BIG EAST foe Rutgers (10/18) ... posted shutout against No. 11/12 USF (10/28) ... opened the season with three straight shutouts against Xavier (8/29), Loyola-Chicago (9/1), and Green Bay (9/5) ... made six saves in scoreless draw at Providence (9/19).

2007: Saw action in one match as backup goalkeeper...played six minutes, helping Bearcats to 4-0 shutout against Seton Hall (9/23).

2006: Redshirted.

High School: All-state, All-Western Maine selection as a senior at Cheverus High School...held 0.47 goals against average as a senior...allowed just 12 goals in 25 career matches.

Club: Led Premier Soccer Club team Odyssey Sport to state championships in 2003, 2004, and 2005...U-17 SYL New England Regional player and a SYL National Team selection.

Personal: Born Nov. 16, 1987...son of Cathy Williams and Rick Libby.

Academic Major: Secondary education.

Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Min. Saves GA Shutouts GAA
2009 13-13 1194:00 57 22 2 1.66
2008 19-19 1757:17 63 23 9 1.18
2007 1-0 5:57 0 0 0 0.00
2006

Redshirted

Career 33-32 2957:17 120 45 11 1.37