Home/Birthplace: Chicago, Ill./Chicago, Ill.
Birth Year: 1996
Position: Middle blocker
Height: 6’10”
Weight: 195
Club Team/Coach: Ultimate VBC/Joe Hovannes
High School/Grad Year: Mt. Carmel High School/2014
College Status: Uncommitted

PERSONAL: Born Matthew Francis Walsh, Jr. on July 23, 1996 to parents Matthew and Michele… Has one brother, Robert (1994), and two sisters, Megan (1995) and Mary Cate (1998)… Matt’s favorite food is pizza… His favorite book is Harry Potter… He listens to country music and his favorite musician is Carrie Underwood… His favorite movie The Dark Knight and his favorite actor is Adam Sandler… His favorite professional team is the Chicago Blackhawks and his favorite athlete is Carmelo Anthony… He enjoys playing basketball… He most admires his mom because she is “battling breast cancer [and a] blood clot in [her] leg, and is still at every game or event for my siblings and I”… His happiest moment was winning the National Championship in the 14U Club division.

USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2013 – Selected to the U.S. Boys’ Youth National Team.

Updated June 2013.