|Team:||Soo Eagles (NAHL)|
Entering the Season: A sophomore academically...shoots left...chose Adrian College because of its great coaching staff, hockey tradition and solid academics...athletic goal is to help the Bulldogs win a national championship...
The Biggest Influence during my Time as an Athlete and Why?: "My parents and siblings (because) they have been by my side the whole time pushing me. Also, my Grandma who has passed away."
Before Adrian College: Attended his freshman year at Livonia-based Schoolcraft Community College, earning a 3.2 grade-point average...graduated from Livonia Stevenson High School in 2012, where he was a member of the varsity soccer team...played junior hockey for the Soo Eagles in the North American Hockey League...
Personal: Born Chase David Matson on April 12, 1994 in Royal Oak, Mich., to parents Kim and Steve...both mother and father graduated from Cedarville University...nickname is Matty...Favorites: sport teams--NHL's Detroit Red Wings, MLB's Detroit Tigers and NFL's Detroit Lions...athletes--Darren Helm, Josh Hamilton, Russell Wilson...TV shows--Arrow, Prison Break, Friday Night Lights...movies--Southpaw, Miracle, God is Not Dead...writer/author--Tim Keown...book--Beyond Belief...musicians/groups--Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line, Drake... foods--pasta, beef stroganoff, steak...likes golf and soccer...pursuing a degree in business management, with a minor in sports management...career goal is to be successful owning a business.