Matt Armstrong

Matt Armstrong

Player Profile

Phoenix, Ariz.

Last College:
Notre Dame

Student Coach



Day 1: Lobo Soccer Arrives in Omaha

Images of the University of New Mexico men's soccer team at the first round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Creighton

COACHING CAREER... After exhausting his eligibility at the conclusion of the 2010 season, Armstrong returns to the Lobo men's soccer program for his first season as a student coach in 2011. Armstrong, who transfered from Notre Dame to play his senior season at New Mexico, is the current coach of the Rio Vista United U-17 boys team based out of Albuquerque.

LoboTV: Matt Armstrong UNMasked

GENERAL INFORMATION/CAREER... Transferred to New Mexico for senior year after three successful seasons at Notre Dame.

2010 - SENIOR SEASON, NEW MEXICO... Started 19 of 20 games for the Lobos in 2010, contributing one goal and one assist for three points on the year.

2007-09 - NOTRE DAME... A key cog in the Fighting Irish lineup since his freshman year...Started all 66 matches of his career...Named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News All-Freshman team...Honorable mention all-BIG EAST as a freshman...Tallied four points on four assists...Notre Dame reached NCAA quarterfinals in 2007, round of 32 in 2008 and 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL... Did not play high school soccer.

CLUB... Named an NSCAA youth All- American in 2006...Played for the Arizona state ODP team at U-14 and U-15...Member of U-15 Region IV ODP team...Played for Middlesbrough FC youth team in U-15 and U- 16...Selected for the adidas ESP camp in 2005 and 2006 and made the ESP all-star team in 2006...Captained his club team, 89 Sereno White...Member of the U-17 national team and residency.

PERSONAL... Born September 30, 1988...Son of Les and Patricia Armstrong...Father played professional soccer in England and Scotland and was Matt's club coach...Has a sister, Darby...Majoring in Sociology.

Saturday, August 15
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Air Force (Exhibition)
Wednesday, August 19
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
vs. Grand Canyon (Exhibition)
Saturday, August 22
7:00 PM -
Men's Soccer
at Denver (Exhibition)