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2010 (Senior): Earned Honorable Mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors ... was named No. 17 in the Pac-10 Conference player rankings by TopDrawerSoccer ... First-Team All-Pac-10 ... in the final NCAA rankings, was No. 127 in total goals (6) and 132nd in goals per game (0.33) ... in the Pac-10 rankings for all games, ranked fifth in shots per game (2.67), seventh in shots (48) and goals (6), eighth in points (15), ninth in points per game (0.83) and goals per game (0.33), 16th in assists (3) and 19th in assists per game (0.17) ... in Pac-10 games only, led the conference in goals (5), goals per game (0.50) and game-winning goals (2), was third in points per game (1.10) and points (11), eighth in shots (24) and ninth in shots per game (2.40) ... nearly doubled all of his career numbers in just one season ... was one of three players to play and start in all 18 games ... was second on the team with six goals, three assists, 15 points, 48 shots, 19 shots on goal and two game-winning goals ... took a game-high six shots vs. Cal State Northridge on Sept. 10 ... scored his first goal of the year vs. Gonzaga on Sept. 22 in the 84th minute ... netted both goals in the win vs. Stanford on Oct. 8 in the 46th and 48th minutes ... scored the lone Husky goal in the 77th minute vs. nationally-ranked Cal on Oct. 10 ... also scored at Stanford on Oct. 29, his second game-winner vs. the Cardinal on the year, in the 84th minute ... scored his final career goal to tie the game vs. San Diego State on senior night on Nov. 7 in the 89th minute ... earned his first assist on the year on Daniel Gray's goal in the 85th minute at Cal State Fullerton on Sept. 12 ... also earned an assist in the next game on Sept. 18 at No. 15 Portland on Brent Richards' goal in the 34th minute ... had his final career assist on Richards' goal in the 51st minute vs. Oregon State on Oct. 15.
2009 (Junior): Named Second-Team All-Pac-10 along with Honorable Mention All-Academic ... appeared in all 18 games, making 17 starts ... third on the team with nine points, which included a career-high four goals, which ranked tied for second on the team ... also chipped in one assist ... had one game-winning goal, which came in UW's 2-0 win at then-No. 5 California ... third on the team with 34 shots ... first goal of the season came in UW's 2-1 loss against Virginia, a 2009 College Cup team, in the Nike Portland Invitational ... goal came just six minutes into the match ... struck early again for his second goal, netting a shot in the 23rd minute at California that proved to be the game-winner in the upset victory ... assisted on UW's lone goal against Cal at home en route to a 1-1 draw ... scored UW's second goal in a 2-0 win at San Diego State ... added his career-high fourth goal in the season finale against Oregon State.
2008 (Sophomore):Played in five matches, starting one ... tallied one assist, coming in his lone start of the year in a 2-2 draw with California (Oct. 5) ... hampered by injuries throughout the season.
2007 (Freshman): Played in all 21 matches as a true freshman, starting 18 ... made immediate impact on Husky midfield ... shared team-high honors for assists with three ... his three assists also tied for eighth-best in the Pac-10 ... finished the year tied for fifth on the squad with five points ... recorded career-best three points at Stanford with one goal and one assist in 4-2 UW win (Nov. 11).
2007 graduate of Jesuit High School in Portland, Ore. ... 2006 All-Metro Player of the Year and first-team all-state selection ... led the Metro district in scoring and named first-team all-league as a senior ... helped prep team to 2005 state title and a runner-up state finish in 2006 ... 2006 adidas ESP participant ... as a junior was selected second-team all-state ... Oregon ODP state team member ... played club soccer for FC Portland (five years) and Westside Metros (three years) ... led club team to Oregon Snickers State Championships and regional qualifiers in 2003, 2004 and 2006 ... tallied two goals and two assists in 2007 Region IV Regionals in Las Vegas, Nev. ... recorded three goals and three assists in 2006 Region IV Regionals in Boise, Idaho ... played in 2001 Manchester United Premier Cup in Beaverton, Ore.
Matthew Ryan Van Houten ... born in Beaverton, Ore. ... parents are Kay and Peter ... has a an older sister, Andi and an older brother, Kris ... received Boy Scout Eagle award ... served as a camp counselor for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Beaverton Foursquare Youth Camps.
MATT VAN HOUTEN'S CAREER STATISTICS