Name: Erin Matson
Position: Midifield
Caps: 62
Hometown: Chadds Ford, Pa.
High School: Unionville High School 2018
College: University of North Carolina 2022
Team/Club: WC Eagles
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifier (Bhubaneswar, India)
  • Gold - 2017 World League Semifinals (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Silver - 2016 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
  • 2021: At UNC, named All-ACC Preseason Team, ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 7), NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 8)
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. Women's National Team (June)
  • 2021: Named to the U.S. U22 Junior Pan American Championship Training Squad
  • 2021 Spring: At UNC, ACC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (March 16), ACC Offensive Player of the Week (April 13, April 20), Ranked 10th in Female Athletes in ACC History, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, First-Team All-ACC, All-NCAA Tournament Team, All-NCC Tournament Most Valuable Player, NCAA Division I National Champion, Honda Sports Award Winner, All-South Region First Team, NFHCA South Regional Player of the Year, All-ACC Field Hockey Academic Team, NFHCA Division I First-Team All-American, NFHCA Division I National Player of the Year
  • 2020: At UNC, Preseason All-ACC Team, ACC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 20, Nov. 3), All-ACC Tournament Team, ACC Tournament MVP, NFHCA Division I Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 4, Nov. 11)
  • 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