2012: Appeared in four games ... made his season debut in a 24-7 win over visiting Wagner (Feb. 15) ... won four of nine face-offs against the Seahawks ... made three more appearances in Army's midfield throughout the season - vs. VMI (Feb. 18), vs. Holy Cross (Apr. 21) and at Johns Hopkins (May 5) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.
2011: Made seven appearances as a back-up in the face-off "x" ... won seven of 14 attempts ... did the majority of his work in Army's lopsided 14-1 win over Wagner (Mar. 13) ... won five of seven face-offs in that contest ... lone ground ball of the season came against the Seahawks as well.
2010: Appeared in 10 games as one of Army's faceoff specialists ... won 21.4 percent of his faceoffs (6-of-28) ... went 3-for-10 in the faceoff "x" in Army's 7-6 win at Bucknell during the regular season ... scooped up a season-high three ground balls in that contest as well ... credited with one ground ball in games against Hofstra and Colgate ... fired first career shot in Army's 11-10 victory over Colgate.
Prior to West Point: All-league midfielder and faceoff specialist at Arlington High School ... two-time captain and four-year letterman for coach Scott Eisman ... named 2008 Team MVP and was a member of three Greater Boston League Championship squads ... school record holder in career points (96), assists (55) and ground balls (176) ... member of the indoor track & field team for four seasons, serving as team captain twice in four years ... member of the lacrosse team during prep year at USMAPS under coach Tom Hansen.
Personal: Matthew Daniel Mezer was born July 21, 1990 in Arlington, Mass. ... son of Harry and Eleanor Mezer ... has a brother, Edward, and a sister, Julia ... both grandfathers served in World War II, along with great uncle Leon Blume who was awarded a Bronze Star ... captain of the science and engineering club in high school that placed in the top 25 nationally ... plays the guitar in his spare time ... major is Engineering Management.