3 Matt Yackel
3 Matt Yackel
Height: 5-8
Weight: 135
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hopewell Jut, N.Y.
High School: John Jay
Position: Mid/Def
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2010: Begins his collegiate career with a chance to contribute early on … is a technical wide player … combines well with teammates … will have an opportunity to compete for time on the flanks in the midfield or as an attacking outside back.

Personal: Is a mechanical engineering major … is the son of David and Sally Yackel … born on October 25, 1991 … played club soccer for FC Westchester Academy … was an all-league and all-section choice in high school … named to the Poughkeepsie Journal All-Star Team as a prep player … names his dad and his brother as the people he most admires … hobbies include snowboarding and golf … favorite athlete is Frank Lampard … chose York because of the “great soccer team, good size school, and friendly environment” … lists his most significant athletic achievement as being named an all-section player as a junior and senior … after graduation he plans on getting a job related to his field of study.