Matt Atkins

HometownFruita, Colo.
Prev. SchoolFruita Monument HS


Offensive Statistics
Season   GP-GS   G   A Pts  Sh Shot% SOG  SOG% GW  PK-ATT
2005     17-6    3   1   7  21  .143  11  .524  0   0-0
2004     12-4    1   0   2   6  .167   1  .167  0   0-0
2003     16-7    1   0   2   3  .333   2  .667  0   0-0
2002     10-3    0   0   0   2  .000   1  .500  0   0-0


2005: Earned academic All-RMAC honors ... Had a goal and an assist against Montana State-Billings on Sept. 3 ... Added an unassisted goal against Cal State-Monterey Bay the next day to earn RMAC player of the week honors.

2004: Was awarded Academis All-RMAC ... Played in 12 matches, starting four times ... Scored one goal and took six shots ... Scored the game-winning goal in the Mountain Lions 2-1 win over Colorado Mines in the season finale on Oct 30.

2003: Started seven matches and played in 16 ... Scored a goal in the Mountain Lions 3-1 win over Colorado Christian on Oct 13 ... Had three shots two of which were on net.

2002: Saw action in 10 matches ... Scored one goal, a game winner vs. Colorado College on Oct 12.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: A member of the Holland Select Team in 1999...Was named All-State honorable mention as well as All-Conference while playing at Fruita Mountain High School...Won the Chancellors and Regents Scholarship awards.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Psychology... Enjoys watching TV and sleeping... Has a sister, Jess...Parents are Barb and Larry Atkins...Born on January 3, 1983.

Stories featuring Matt Atkins

October 1, 2005Reynolds, walk-on goalkeeper lead UCCS to winMarcus Reynolds scored twice in the first five minutes and Chris Sack made five saves in his first match since 2002 as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Westminster Griffins 4-2 Saturday afternoon at Sand Creek Stadium.
September 7, 2005Atkins named offensive player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs forward Matt Atkins was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men's soccer offensive player of the week, the conference announced Wednesday.
September 4, 2005Mountain Lions drop heartbreakerSALT LAKE CITY – After battling back from a two-goal deficit, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs soccer team finally succumbed to the California State-Monterey Bay Otters 3-2 Sunday.
September 3, 2005Soccer notches first win of the seasonSALT LAKE CITY - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s soccer team captured its first win of the season Saturday, a 3-2 victory over the Montana State-Billings Yellowjackets at the West Jordan soccer complex.
August 31, 2005Soccer Season PreviewUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs soccer coach Flavio Mazzetti doesn’t like to make predictions. When the Mountain Lions had been picked to finish sixth in the seven-team Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in the preseason coaches’ poll, though, even the reserved Mazzetti couldn’t help himself.
October 31, 2004Mountain Lions end season with winTwo days after suffering their most disappointing loss of the season, the Mountain Lions rebounded to gain their most satisfying victory.
September 12, 2004Penaly kick costly to soccer teamIf a case were to be made that the penalty kick is the most severe infraction in all of sports, Sunday’s match between the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs would be presented as Exhibit A.
September 2, 20042004 season previewIn his first season as the coach of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs soccer team, Flavio Mazzetti helped the Mountain Lions return to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs and was named RMAC 2003 co-coach of the year. Now, entering his second season, Mazzetti has different expectations.
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