12 Matt Dale
12 Matt Dale
Birth Date: 07/17/1985
Height: 6-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Maria, Calif.
High School: Righetti HS
Position: 2M
UC Santa Barbara
2007 Outlook

The fifth-year senior will probably start most of the games for UCSB. He has a good combination of speed and strength in addition to a lot of experience. 2006
Played in all 35 games during his junior campaign...Scored 28 goals, good for fifth on the team...Led the Gauchos with 46 earned penalties or ejections...Also collected 14 assists, 14 steals and 10 field blocks...Opened the season with a six-game scoring streak (Sept. 2-9)...Had back-to-back hat tricks against Santa Clara (Sept. 16) and Pepperdine (Sept. 17) at the Northern California Tournament...Accumulated eight multi-goal performances, including a pair of goals against eventual NCAA champion, Cal (Oct. 26)...Earned a season-high five penalties or ejections against St. Francis (Oct. 20). 2005
Did not play. 2004
Scored 22 goals and posted five multi-goal games including a hat trick against Claremont-Mudd (9/11)... Tallied a goal in loss to eventual NCAA champions UCLA (11/6)... 2003: Scored 12 goals during his freshman campaign... Collected a pair of goals against both UC San Diego (11/7) and La Verne (9/14). High School
Played for Rob Knight at Righetti High School in the PAC-5 League...Scored 144 goals in his senior season setting a high school single season scoring record... Also collected over 60 assists in his senior campaign...Tied a school record with nine assists in one game...Co-League MVP in 2001 and 2002...Fourth Team All-American and CIF MVP in 2002... First Team All-CIF in 2001... Helped Righetti to four straight league titles, part of an eight-year win streak... Went undefeated during three of his four seasons at Righetti... Also competed in swimming and soccer... Earned six Golden State Test Awards. Club
Played for the Orcutt Polo Association. Personal
Born July 17, 1985 in Santa Maria, Calif... Son of Scott and Katie Dale... A business economics major at UCSB...Desires a career in business after graduating from UCSB... Has two siblings, Taylor and Andrew.