Three-year letterwinner ... an experienced midfielder who has developed into a clearing specialist ... runs with Army's third midfield line in addition to his clearing responsibilities ... his experience and expertise in stick-handling and decision-making is what enables him to be a vital aspect of Army's clears ... still provides much needed depth to the midfield when he gets his regular shift.
2004: Appeared in all 15 of Army's games ... registered first collegiate point in win over Holy Cross ... assisted on teammate Nate Foust's fourth quarter goal against the Crusaders.
2003: Appeared in two games ... took two shots in Patriot League contest against Holy Cross ... also saw game action at home against Lafayette in title-clinching match.
2002: Appeared in one game ... made collegiate debut near the end of the Colgate game ... did not figure statistically in the contest.
Prior to West Point: Played for his father Keith Ellement at Queensbury H.S. all four years of high school where he was a two-time team MVP and the squad's leading scorer ... won Queensbury's first Section II championship his senior year in just the school's fourth year with a lacrosse program ... alternate on the Adirondack squad at the Empire State Games ... also played football and swam at Queensbury ... team MVP and all-league linebacker ... member of three record-setting relay squads in the pool ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Matthew Kyle Ellement ... born March 14, 1983, in Bangor, Maine ... parents are Keith and Patti Ellement ... brother Jonathan plays lacrosse at RPI ... majoring in Environmental Science.
Year GP G A P Shots GB
2002 1 0 0 0 0 0
2003 2 0 0 0 2 0
2004 15 0 1 1 0 0
Totals 18 0 1 1 2 0