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#8 Matt Kopsky
Position: D
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 165
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chesterfield, Mo.
High School: Christian Brothers HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Career Statistics Career Statistics

2010 -- Did not play due to injury, received a medical redshirt season.

2009 -- Played in and started all 19 games on the year, amassing 1,595 minutes, which were second most on the team... key member of the UMKC defense that tallied four shutouts on the year... helped guide the 'Roos to a 3-0 shutout win over No. 23 Drake (9/20)... finished with two shots and was whistled for three yellow cards on the year... was a CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic District 7 First Team selection... named a Distinguished Scholar and to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.... UMKC Scholar Athlete.

2008 -- Appeared in all 20 matches with 18 starts... amassed 1,766 minutes on the year, where he tallied one assist... key member of the UMKC defense that recorded five shutouts on the year... helped lead the 'Roos to a 1-0 shutout win over No. 3 Creighton (9/13), which led to him being named to the Collegesoccernews.com National Team of the Week... registered the assist on Brian Harris' strike that propelled UMKC to the victory... named a CoSIDA District 7 Academic all-America selection... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree... named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2007 -- Named to The Summit League all-Newcomer team... appeared in all 19 matches for UMKC, picking up the starting nod in four... racked up 1,050 minutes on the year, with seven shots (two on goal) on the campaign... recorded two assists on the season... named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team.

High School -- Earned one varsity letter... also played for the Scott Gallagher Soccer Club... six-time State Cup Champions... 2006 Region 11 Champions... 2004 Region 11 Finalists... high school coach was Terry Micheler.

Personal -- Born on June 18, 1989... son of Mike and Carolyn Kopsky... majoring in business administration.