2010-11 (JUNIOR): Competed sparingly as a junior ... recorded season-best scores off both boards in Army's dual meet victory over Bucknell (Jan. 15) ... placed third off the 3-meter board in that meet with a score of 262.80 points ... added a fourth-place showing in the 1-meter event against the Bison, racking up 255.30 markers ... selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year after earning a 3.56 grade point average during the spring semester.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Finished sixth in the 1-meter diving competition at the Patriot League Championships with a score of 254.50 (Feb. 20) ... established personal-best 3-meter score of 284.45 at the Syracuse Invitational (Oct. 17) ... score was the second-highest on the team ... recorded runner-up showings in the 3-meter against Stony Brook/Vermont (Oct. 9), Massachusetts (Oct. 24), Lehigh (Jan. 15) and Bucknell (Jan. 16) ... best 1-meter score of the season (255.30) came against Navy (Dec. 10) ... mark was the third-highest on the team ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.60 grade point average during the spring semester.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Placed eighth in the 3-meter diving competition at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 21) ... compiled a season-high 260.25 score to place for the Black Knights ... also competed on 1-meter, but did not advance to the finals ... notched a personal best 1-meter score of 267.15 opposite Navy (Dec. 4) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll honoree.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Three-year letterman at Collins High School under coach Herb Cables ... also served as team captain as a senior ... finished among the top-10 divers in the state during his career.
PERSONAL: Matthew Ryan Joiner was born Jan. 28, 1990 in Alabaster, Ala. ... son of Steve and Lisa Joiner ... has two brothers, Stephen and Scott ... both parents are teachers ... member of the German Club in high school ... lists playing poker, baseball and hanging out with friends as hobbies ... paternal uncle, Andy, served in the Marine Corps ... majoring in German.