3 Matt Gannon
3 Matt Gannon
Height: 5-8
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Huntington, NY
High School: John Glenn H.S.
Position: Attack

2013: NEC Co-Player of the Week (April 8) … Led Sacred Heart with 37 assists and 44 points … Had two assists at Hofstra (Feb. 16) and Marist (Feb. 23) … Scored a goal with three assists against Stony Brook on March 16 … Dished out three assists against Vermont on March 23 … Had five points on two goals and three assists in Sacred Heart’s 14-5 win at Mount St. Mary’s on March 30 … Had a Division-I program record seven assists on April 6 in the Pioneers’ 21-8 win at Wagner, earning NEC Co-Player of the Week honors … Had a goal and five assists in the triple-overtime game against Quinnipiac on April 13 … Tallied three assists against Bryant in the NEC Tournament semifinal on May 2.


2012: Started 12 games as a sophomore...Recorded 4 goals and a team high 22 assists... Recorded four assists in a game twice on the season, including in the 13-12 win over Yale.

2011: Appeared in seven games as a freshman...Recorded four points, on three assists and one goal...Dished out two assists in a 17-7 win against Mercer (3/8)...Tallied his first college score and added an assist in an 18-4 win over Wagner (4/2).

Before SHU: Lettered in lacrosse and wrestling four times and twice in cross-country at John Glenn High School...Lacrosse captain as a junior and senior as well as team MVP as a senior...All-County selection for coach Kevin Lavey in 2010...Three-time All-County and one-time All-League in wrestling...2010 wrestling state champion.

Personal: Matthew Francis Gannon. Born: 1/11/92. Parents: Nancy and Dennis. Siblings: Dennis, Joseph, and Jack. Major: Biology. Hobbies: Oragami, Painting, Ice Sculpting. Favorite Team: Los Angeles Sparks. Favorite Athlete: Brett Hart. Favorite Movie: Titanic. Favorite TV Show: Two and a Half Men. Favorite Food: Garlic Mashed Potatoes. Role Model: Ben Cimmino ('11). Would like to have dinner with Daniel Tosh.