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Matthew Gaskins

Matthew Gaskins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Pinellas Park

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 140

Position:
D/M

12/03/2013

A Look Back

Top moments from the Knights' 2013 campaign

11/02/2013

Eight Straight

Men's soccer extends streak to eight games unbeaten with 2-1 victory over Rutgers

10/27/2012

UAB Slips Past Knights in Home Finale

Brown scores twice for UCF.

10/24/2012

UCF Rallies for Thrilling Victory Over Memphis

Brown nets hat trick as UCF overcomes 3-1 deficit.

09/26/2012

Knights Fall in Heartbreaking Fashion to No. 12 Charlotte

No. 12 49ers score in double overtime to escape with the win.

2013
• Appeared in 16 matches, including 11 starts
• Tallied 14 shots and one on goal
• Registered four assists
• Recorded a season-high two assists and three shots at Cincinnati (9/28)
• Added one assists vs. Georgia Southern (10/15) and Rutgers (11/2)

2012
• Played in 17 of 18 matches on the year
• Made seven starts
• Totaled 12 shots, including three on goal, and had an assist
• Assisted on a Deshorn Brown goal in the victory over Memphis
• Started on the back line and played all 90 minutes in the 1-0 win over No. 17 SMU
• Logged 56 minutes in a reserve role at South Carolina

2011
• Appeared in 17 games
• Recorded two assists and eight shots
• Logged 13 minutes at USF in the second round of the NCAA Championship
• Assisted on Kevan George's game-winning goal in overtime against Florida Gulf Coast in the first round of the NCAA Championship
• Recorded an assist in the 2-1 victory over Tulsa
• Played 37 minutes at Mercer and registered two shots
• Made collegiate debut in the win at Jacksonville

Prior to UCF
• Played four years of varsity soccer at Pinellas Park High School
• Was named all-county and all-state as a senior after scoring 17 goals and tallying 20 assists in 2010
• As a junior, was named to all-county first team with 13 goals and 13 assists
• Selected to the all-county second team in 2008 as a sophomore with nine goals and 12 assists
• Started as a freshman and scored four goals to go with seven assists to earn all-county honorable mention recognition
• Played on the club level for Real Salt Lake Florida
• Also played football in high school as a kicker, connecting 100 percent of all field goal and extra-point attempts as a senior

Personal
• Son of John and Susan Gaskins

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