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Matt Puig






175 lbs.




Edmond, Okla.

Previous School

Tulsa University

High School

Deer Creek

FRESHMAN YEAR (2016 AT TULSA): Started in 15 of 20 games … scored three game-winning goals against Santa Clara, Creighton and Cincinnati … scored eight goals and tallied one assist throughout the season … attempted 45 shots with 27 on goal … led Tulsa in goals, points, shots and shots-on-goal … ranked fourth in the American Athletic Conference in shots, goals and game-winners … also ranked fifth in the conference in points … AAC Rookie of the Week on Oct. 17 and Oct. 31 … was named to the AAC All-Rookie and All-Conference teams.

CLUB CAREER (OKLAHOMA FC “A”): Led Oklahoma FC “A” to four straight state championships from 2011 to 2014 … scored 33 goals and 29 assists for 95 points during his time with the club.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Deer Creek High School under head coach Zach Stephens, graduating in 2016 … led the school to 46 wins in four years … scored 66 goals and 42 assists (174 points) throughout his tenure, including 23 goals and 15 assists during his senior season and 22 goals and 14 assists during his junior season … won the 2015 Class 5A State Championship as a junior and made it to the semifinals as a senior … four-time All-District selection … three-time All-State selection … two-time All-Conference selection … was Deer Creek’s top goal-scorer all four years he was there.

PERSONAL: Born in Edmond, Okla. on Feb. 15 to Craig and Lynda Puig … has three siblings, Maddox, Emily and Meghan … hobby is soccer … favorite athlete is Thierry Henry … favorite food is tacos … favorite movie is Tommy Boy … majoring in Business.