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Matt Klinewski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Voorhees, N.J.

High School:
Eastern Regional

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 235

Position:
F

Major:
Biology

Matt  Klinewski

11/22/2017

Defensive Effort Sends Leopards to Thanksgiving

Lafayette allows just 60 points, but offense goes cold in second half in 60-46 loss

11/21/2017

Leopards Finish Off Road Trip at Princeton

Lafayette looks to avenge a 71-55 defeat to the Tigers in Easton a year ago

11/17/2017

No. 5/6 Villanova Bests Leopards in Allentown

Klinewski, Petrie reach double figures in scoring in 104-57 defeat

11/16/2017

Leopards Set for Battle with No. 5/6 Villanova

Lafayette takes on Villanova for the fourth time in five years on Friday night at the PPL Center

11/14/2017

Strong Second Half Not Enough at NJIT

Leopards shoot 75.0 percent from the field in final 20 minutes, fall 96-80

11/04/2017

Lafayette vs. Penn State

Photos by Rick Smith

03/01/2017

Lafayette vs. Loyola

First Round of Patriot Championship- Men's Basketball

02/19/2017

Lafayette vs. Lehigh

Photos by Rick

02/15/2017

Lafayette vs. American

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano

02/08/2017

Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Photos by Nicole Palmasano

GENERAL: A rugged inside-outside threat with a terrific motor...Has all the physical tools to be successful and a tremendous work ethic.

2016-17: Played in all 30 games, averaging 27.5 minutes per game...led the Leopards in scoring at 16.0 points per game and was selected to the All-Patriot League Third Team...scored 25 points in the win over Holy Cross at home...scored 30 or more points in three separate games, inclduing two in Patriot League play, the first Lafayette player ever to accomplish that feat in the Patriot League era...knocked down 10 of his 34 points from the foul line against Boston U., the first Lafayette player to hit 10 free throws in a game since Nick Lindner hit 10 at Sacred Heart on Dec. 12, 2015...poured in 33 points on 15-of-19 from the field in the loss to Colgate...added 10 rebounds in that game for his second double-double of the season...tallied the first 30-point game since Feb. 24, 2015 at St. Francis Brooklyn, leading the Leopards to a 74-72 road win...posted his first double-double of the season in the win over NJIT, setting a career-high in field-goal attempts with 20, making nine...registered a career performance in the win at Saint Peter's, setting then-career-high's in field goals (12) and steals (3), while adding 26 points...led the team in scoring against No. 1 Villanova with 12 points, going 6-fo-9 from the field.

2015-16:
Started in 27 of the 30 games he played this season, averagin 13.3 points...tallied his most free throw attempts and makes (8-12) on his way to a career-high 26 points at NJIT (11/21)...registered two steals to go along with 13 points and five boards against SFBK (12/2)...pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds and added 15 points against FDU (12/9)...set a career mark with 10 field goals made against Boston U. (2/6)...dished out four assists and dropped 17 points at home against rival Lehigh (2/8).

2014-2015:
Appeared in all 33 games for the Leopards during his freshman season, starting one...Averaged 3.1 points per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game during his rookie season...dished out two assists and grabbed three rebounds in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in a loss to top-seeded Villanova (3/11)...had one steal in a win over American in the Patriot League Championship game (2/28)...had six points and two rebounds in a win over Army (2/22)... scored four points in loss to American (2/11)...scored two points and grabbed four rebounds in loss to Loyola (2/9)...scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in loss to Boston U (2/4)...netted two points and grabbed two offensive rebounds in an over-time win over Bucknell (1/31)...scored two points and picked up two rebounds in win at Navy (1/24)... recorded three points and one rebound in loss to Holy Cross (1/17)...scored a season high 12 points in a loss to American (1/14)...picked up four rebounds and scored six points in a win over Loyola (1/10)...scored two points and had two offensive rebounds in a win over Boston U (1/7)... scored two points and picked up three rebounds in a win at Army (12/28)...ripped down two defensive rebounds and netted two points in a win over NJIT (12/20)...grabbed a season high 11 rebounds and contributed nine points in a win over Susquehanna (12/8)...netted 11 points and picked up four rebounds in a win over Sacred Heart (12/6)...scored six points in a win over Wagner (11/30)...scored eight points and forced two blocks in win at Fairleigh Dickinson (11/26)...grabbed two rebounds and scored two points in loss at Yale (11/22)... added two blocks and two rebounds in a win over Princeton (11/16)...had two points and two rebounds in loss at West Virginia (11/14)...netted six points and grabbed a defensive rebound in win over Robert Morris (11/14).

AT EAST REGIONAL: Selected as Co-Captain of the 2014 Olympic Conference American Division Championship team...2014 McDonald's All-American Game Nominee...Named South Jersey Player of the Year by both the Philadelphia Inquirer and CityOfBasketballLove.com...Named to First-Team All-South Jersey by five publications (Philadelphia Inquirer, Courier Post, Star-Ledger, CityOfBasketballLove.com, Al J. Carino Basketball Club of SJ)...NJ Hoops named him Fourth-Team All-State, First-Team All-Camden, and First-Team All-Leader...Named to First-Team Group four and Third-Team all senior by Star-Ledger...Was First-Team All-Olympic Conference American Division...Won Bob Elder Award for South Jersey Boys Scoring Champion by Al J. Carino Basketball Club of SJ...Was third all-time in scoring and all-time leading rebounder at Eastern Regional High School (1576 points)...Selected to play in the New Jersey All Star North-South Basketball Classic by the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association...Selected to play in the 37th Annual South Jersey All-Star Game by the Al J. Carino Basketball Club of SJ...Won Most Valuable Player at both the Bishop Eustace Tri-State Showcase and the Shoot Down Cancer Classic...NJ Hoops named him NJ Hooper of the day three times (12/27/13, 1/28/14, 2/9/14)...Was Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 15, 2014 by the Al J. Carino Basketball Club of SJ...Scored 717 points on the season averaging 24.7 points per game making him South Jersey's leading scorer...Played two seasons of soccer...Graduated with honors...Won Camden County Association of School Administrator Award...Was student representative to the Board - Eastern Camden County Regional Board of Education.

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