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Matt Risher
Matt Risher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waxhaw, N.C.

High School:
Marvin Ridge HS

Last College:
Marshall

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 168

Position:
Forward/Midfielder


12/01/2013

Cal Ends Chanticleers' Season in Sweet 16

Coastal finishes the season with a 19-5-0 record.

11/17/2013

Chanticleers #BeatLiberty To Win Big South Tournament Championship

Coastal Carolina won both the Big South regular season and tournament championship

11/06/2013

#14 Chants Clinch Big South Regular Season Title on Senior Night

Coastal has won the past three Big South regular season championships

11/05/2013

No. 13 Chants Host Campbell for Senior Day on Wednesday

Coastal can clinch the Big South regular season championship on Wednesday

11/02/2013

No. 5 Chanticleers Stunned at UNC Asheville

Coastal plays its final home match of the regular season on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

11/06/2012

Junior Matt Risher

12/01/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer at California - NCAA Third Round

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer at California - NCAA Third Round (Dec. 1, 2013)

11/21/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. Liberty Big South Championship

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. Liberty Big South Championship (Nov. 17, 2013)

10/30/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. Liberty

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. Liberty (Oct. 25, 2013)

09/16/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. South Carolina

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. South Carolina (Sept. 10, 2013)

09/07/2013

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. No. 15 Charlotte

2013 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer vs. No. 15 Charlotte (Sept. 6, 2013) -- CCU Soccer Field

Concluded Coastal Carolina career with five goals and three assists for 13 points ... Helped Coastal Carolina to two Big South regular season and one tournament championship ... Member of two NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 teams.

2013 (Senior): Drew starts in 11 of 23 matches played, totaling 900 minutes of action ... Finished the season with two goals and one assist for five points ... Scored the game-winner in the 43rd minute to lift Coastal over No. 17 Wake Forest in the season-opener ... Netted the opening goal in the 5-2 win over Campbell, finishing the match with a season-high six shot attempts ... Provided the assist on Jakub Stourac's goal in Coastal's 2-0 win over Liberty in the Big South Championship match ... Attempted 19 shots on the season with seven falling on frame ... Helped Coastal rank second in the NCAA with 47 goals and 11th with a 1.96 goals per game average ... Played a season-high 72 minutes against fourth-seeded California in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament.

2012 (Junior): Finished the season with three goals and a pair of assists to tally eight points ... Scored his first goal in a Chanticleer uniform 20 seconds into the second half at Liberty ... Netted an unassisted goal in the Chants 5-0 victory over Presbyterian College in the first round of the Big South Tournament ... Tallied the final goal of Coastal's 3-0 blanking of Elon in the NCAA Tournament First Round ... Assisted on Ricky Garbanzo's first goal at Liberty ... Tallied an assist on Jakub Stourac's goal in the Chants' 8-0 win at VMI ... Attempted 11 shots on the season with six falling on frame for a .545 shots on goal percentage ... Starter in eight of 20 games played, logging 802 minutes of action ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

At Marshall: 2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 16 games, making nine starts ... Posted two goals and two assists for six points on the year ... Provided the assist to Tom Jackson for the Thundering Herd's first win and goal of the season over Michigan State ... Assisted Tom Jackson's first goal in the 4-0 win over Winthrop ... Scored two goals in the team's 3-4 quarterfinal loss to SMU at the C-USA tournament ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 (Freshman): Saw action in 10 games, drawing one start ... Scored two goals on the season, both coming in Conference USA action ... Tallied his first collegiate goal in dramatic fashion as he headed home the golden-goal in overtime against Memphis to give Marshall a 2-1 win ... Scored the equalizer on a header against UCF.

At Marvin Ridge HS: Scored 74 goals and had 40 assists in high school... Was a three- time all-conference and all-region selection... Was all-state twice... Named State Finalist MVP and was conference and regional player of the year as a senior.

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