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Offensive Statistics |------------SHOTS------------| 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: 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, 2005||Reynolds, walk-on goalkeeper lead UCCS to win||Marcus 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, 2005||Atkins named offensive player of the week||University 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, 2005||Mountain Lions drop heartbreaker||SALT LAKE CITY â€“ 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, 2005||Soccer notches first win of the season||SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs menâ€™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, 2005||Soccer Season Preview||University of Colorado at Colorado Springs soccer coach Flavio Mazzetti doesnâ€™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 coachesâ€™ poll, though, even the reserved Mazzetti couldnâ€™t help himself.|
|October 31, 2004||Mountain Lions end season with win||Two days after suffering their most disappointing loss of the season, the Mountain Lions rebounded to gain their most satisfying victory.|
|September 12, 2004||Penaly kick costly to soccer team||If a case were to be made that the penalty kick is the most severe infraction in all of sports, Sundayâ€™s match between the Colorado School of Mines and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs would be presented as Exhibit A.|
|September 2, 2004||2004 season preview||In 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.|