5 Matthew DeLong
5 Matthew DeLong
Height: 5-7
Weight: 160
Year: So.
Hometown: Millville, Pa.
High School: Millville
Position: Mid/Def
Major: Biology / Pre-Med

2010: Begins his sophomore campaign striving to carve out increased playing time … is an athletic student-athlete who can man the flanks either in the back or the midfield … had a strong spring season … looks to be in the mix as a starting wide defender.

2009: Appeared in eight Spartan contests … played mainly a defensive role … recorded a shot in York’s 7-0 victory over CAC foe Gallaudet on September 30 … made an NCAA Tournament appearance in the Spartans’ 6-0 win over Cazenovia in the first round ... helped the Spartans to their fourth CAC Tournament championship … was part of York’s fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Personal: Is a biology / pre-med major … is the son of Kenneth and Lori DeLong … born on July 4, 1990 … played club soccer for North Union United … was a 2009 all-state selection in high school … carries a 4.0 GPA … made the Dean’s List in the fall and spring semesters of his freshman campaign … names his grandfather as the person he most admires … hobbies include basketball, golf, and video games … favorite athlete is Derek Jeter … chose York because of soccer and major … most significant athletic achievement is being part of the 1,000-point club during high school basketball … plans on working in optometry after graduation.