|Hometown:||Deer Park, N.Y.|
|High School:||Half Hollow Hills West|
SUNYACs 2017: finished first in the 500 freestyle (4:41.16) ... finished second in the 400 IM (4:08.70) ... finished second in the mile with an NCAA B cut time of 16:15.23 ... named First Team All SUNYAC.
Prior to Geneseo: Swam for Team Suffolk under coach John Pisano ... Public School State Champion Team in 2016 ... Coaches Award 2016 ... All-County Section XI 2015 and 2016
Personal: Matthew Blain Mattera was born in Huntington, N.Y. and raised in Deer Park, N.Y. ... Parents are Paul and MareEllen Mattera ... Has a brother Michael who swims for Seton Hall University .... Majors in Biology ... Scholar Athlete 2013-2016 .... AP Scholar with Distinction 2016 ... Lists his brother as having the biggest influence on his swimming career because "he convinced me to start swimming, gave me advice before all my races, and I always strive to be as good as him" ... swam with current teammate Amanda Barry in High School.
2016-17 Top Marks
|100 Freestyle SCY||51.01||Fredonia @ Geneseo||11/5/2016|
|200 Freestyle SCY||1:48.89||Oswego-Geneseo||1/21/2017|
|500 Freestyle SCY||4:41.16||2017 SUNYAC Championships||2/16/2017|
|1000 Freestyle SCY||9:57.57||Carnegie Mellon vs. Geneseo vs||1/14/2017|
|1650 Freestyle SCY||16:15.23||2017 SUNYAC Championships||2/18/2017|
|100 Backstroke SCY||55.89||Cortland @ Geneseo||11/12/2016|
|200 Backstroke SCY||1:59.95||Cortland @ Geneseo||11/12/2016|
|200 Butterfly SCY||2:09.58||Geneseo Invitational||1/28/2017|
|200 Individual Medley SCY||2:04.73||Canisius vs Geneseo||10/29/2016|
|400 Individual Medley SCY||4:08.70||2017 SUNYAC Championships||2/17/2017|