Matthew Stafford
Matthew Stafford
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Suffield, Conn.
High School: Suffield

2018-19 (Junior)
Spring: Second-team All-NEC selection … Participated in all six spring events … Three top-10 finishes and five top-25 results … Opened the Abarta Coca-Cola Invitational with a 70 and placed ninth (3/31-4/1) … Closed the Towson Spring Invitational with a 73 to finish 22nd (4/6-7) … Shot a final-round 72 to place 19th at the Columbia Spring Invitational (4/13) … Opened the Rhode Island Invitational with a 72 and finished eighth (4/15-16) … Tied for sixth at the NEC Championship, shooting a 74 in each of the first two rounds (4/26-28) ... NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll selection. Best Round: 70 / Average: 75.8

Fall: Appeared in all but one match (Brown/Holy Cross Tri-Match) for the Bulldogs... Placed in the top 30 in the Ryan T. Lee Memorial (77-74=151) and in the Hartford Hawks Invitational (73-72=145)... Best Round: 72 / Average: 75.7 

2017-18 (Sophomore)
Spring: Named a second-team all-NEC selection … Posted top-25 finishes in his final two tournaments of the season … Shot a 75 and 76 at the Rhode Island Invitational (April 17) to finish 23rd … Placed 11th at the NEC Championship (April 27-29), shooting a 75 in the first and third rounds ... Named to the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll. Best Round: 75 / Average: 77.2

Fall: Top-15 finish at the Ryan T. Lee Memorial (9/9-10) with his final score being a 148… Placed highest on the team at the Hartford Hawks Invitational (9/18-19) with a top-20 finish of 216, including a second-round 68. Best Round: 68 / Average: 75.8.

2016-17 (Freshman)
Participated in six events for the Bulldogs in 2016-17 ... Best finish came in a dual match with CCSU, where he tied for second overall (71-70=141) ... Named to the NEC Commissioner's Honor Roll and the NEC Academic Honor Roll. Best Round: 70 / Average: 77.6.

Before Bryant
A four-year varsity letterwinner for Suffield High School, Stafford led the Wildcats to three-straight North Central Connecticut Conference League Championships (2014-16) ... 2016 Connecticut Division III Individual state champion ... Was a three-year captain and three-time team MVP (2014-16) ... Four-time all-state pick ... Four-time all-conference selection ... Four-year High Honors student ... National Honor Society member.

Personal
Son of Joanne and John Stafford ... Majoring in Finance.