Name: Erin Matson
Position: Midifield
Hometown: Chadds Ford, Pa.
High School: Unionville High School '18
College: University of North Carolina (committed) '22
Team/Club: WC Eagles
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Bhubaneswar, India)
  • Gold - 2017 World League Semifinals (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Silver - 2016 Women's Junior Pan American Games (Trinidad & Tobago)
  • Bronze - 2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru)
  • Bronze - 2017 Pan American Cup (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • Bronze - 2014 Indoor Pan American Games (Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • 7th - 2017 World League Final (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 8th - 2016 Women’s Hockey Junior World Cup (Santiago, Chile)
  • 9th - 2019 FIH Pro League (worldwide)
  • 14th - 2018 Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup (London, England)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020: At UNC, Preseason All-ACC Team
  • 2019: Named to 2019 Pan American Elite Team
  • 2019: At UNC, Preseason All-ACC Team, First-Team All-ACC, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 3, Sept. 10, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, Oct. 15), NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Oct. 2), NCAA Division I National Champion, All-NCAA Tournament Team, All-NCAA Tournament Outstanding Player, All-South Region First Team, First Point USA/NFHCA South Region Player of the Year, Longstreth/NFHCA Division I First-Team All-American, First Point USA/NFHCA Division I National Player of the Year, Honda Sport Award Winner, All-ACC Field Hockey Academic Team, 2019-20 Mary Garber Award as the Atlantic Coast Conference Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2018: At UNC, Preseason All-ACC Team, First-Team All-ACC, ACC Rookie of the Year, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, ACC Champion, ACC All-Tournament Team, NCAA Division I National Champion, All-South Region First Team, First-Team All-America
  • 2018: Series against The Netherlands (Palo Alto, Calif.), Series against Canada (Chula Vista, Calif.), Series against Chile (Lancaster, Pa.), Series against Argentina (Tucuman, Argentina), Series against Belgium (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2017: Named to the U.S. Women's National, The Hawke's Bay Cup (4th, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand), Recorded first cap on March 31 against Australia, Series against Ireland (Lancaster, Pa.)
  • 2016: Named to the U.S. U-21 Women's National Team
  • 2015: Named to the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team, Belgium Tour
  • 2014: Indoor Series against Canada
  • 2013: Series against Canada
  • 2013-14: Member of the U.S. Women's National Indoor Team (Germany, Canada and Argentina Tours)
Personal: Daughter of Brian and Jill Matson...Has a younger brother, Sean