Matthew Heisey
Matthew Heisey
Height: 5-9
Weight: 174
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lebanon, Pa.
High School: Cedar Crest
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2011-12: Enters his senior season with the Green and White looking for his best season yet … one of York’s three captains … extremely hard worker … does all the extras that ultimately bring extended success … one of the most well-conditioned Spartans … moves constantly throughout his matches … is a wrestler who possesses outstanding experience … performs well on the mat and in the classroom … has the opportunity to become a Scholar All-American this season.

2010-11: Finished the year with a 23-16 record ... won the title at the Monarch Invitational to open the season ... first victory of the campaign came via a 5-3 triumph over Gettysburg's Dan Grabfelder at the Monarch ... picked up two pinfalls at the Monarch ... finished fourth at York's New Standard Corporation Invitational ... went 4-2 at the New Standard including one win by fall and another by technical fall ... wrestled at 174 pounds for the Metropolitan Conference Championships where he picked up two triumphs ... defeated Shippensburg's Nathan Reese 5-0 at the Hershey Duals on November 13 ... also topped Waynesburg's Garetta Johnston 8-5 at the Hershey Duals ... started the season with a 7-1 record ... bested Delaware Valley's Michael Chiappetta 6-2 at the Muhlenberg Quad on December 11 ... helped York to the American College division title at the Virginia Duals.

2009-10: Finished the season with a 15-16 mark … came in fourth at 165 pounds at the Metropolitan Conference Championships … was seeded fifth to begin the Metro Championships … began the year by wrestling against 165-pounders from Division I programs Drexel and #10 Maryland … only lost to Drexel’s Alex Rinadli 3-2 … secured his first win of the season against McDaniel on November 11 courtesy of a pin fall just 1:44 into the match … third win of the year also came via a pin fall, coming against Scranton’s Paul Rajan on November 14 … entered the New Standard Corporation Spartan Invitational as the tournament’s third seed … went 1-2 in the tournament … picked up a technical fall over PSU DuBois’ Kyle Bish in his next dual meet win … wrestled to a 3-0 mark at the North/South Duals on January 9 … won 7-0 over King’s College’s Jerry Robbins on January 23 to secure his final dual meet victory of the season.

2008-09: Completed his freshman campaign with a 15-8 mark … wrestled a major part of the season behind the talented John Niedrich … able to learn a great deal from Niedrich in the practice room … finished an outstanding third at 165 pounds in his first Metropolitan Conference Championships, going 3-1 in his conference tournament debut … began his career by going 5-1 at the Monarch Invitational and taking third place … went 2-2 at the Spartan Invitational on December 6, reaching the semifinals … picked up a 7-4 win in his first dual meet start on December 13 against Gettysburg … won again on February 4 with a 12-5 triumph against Thaddeus Stevens … victorious in two straight matches as he won on February 4 with a 12-5 triumph over Thaddeus Stevens and then again on February 7 with a 6-2 decision over Elizabethtown’s Mike Lussier.

Personal: Is a mechanical engineering major ... is the son of Lance Heisey and Ann Garner ... born on December 4, 1989 ... names teammate Kyle Minogue as  the person he most admires ... hobbies include camping, riding quads, and volleyball ... favorite athlete is George Saliba ... chose York because it is a "good private school with a mechanical engineering degree and the wrestling program" ... his most memorable athletic moment while at York is taking third-place at the 2010 Metropolitan Conference Championships ... after graduation he plans on getting a job.