Following a brilliant basketball career at Mountain Valley High School that brought him All-state honors as well as being named Mr. Basketball in 1991, Matt made an immediate impact at Colby College. Matt was a tenacious defender and perfected the role of point guard, leading the Mules in assists form 1992-95. He shot an impressive 83 percent from the foul line. His Colby teams were a collective 85-16 and two NCAA tournament appearances. Matt scored 1487 points in his Colby career and he was a two- time Honorable Mention All-American and was Maine College Player of the Year in 1995. Colby bestowed the ultimate honor by retiring his number 22.