Matt Mattera
Matt Mattera
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Deer Park, N.Y.
High School: Half Hollow Hills West
Event(s): Distance

SUNYACS 2018: Finished first in the 500 free (4:41.61) … Took third in the 300 IM (4:07.83) … Finished 10th in the 1650 free.

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 with Half Hollow Hills West HS  ... coaches Award 2016 ... All-County Section XI 2015 and 2016 ... scholar athlete 2013-2016 .... AP Scholar with Distinction 2016.

Personal: Matthew Blain Mattera was born in Huntington, N.Y. and raised in Deer Park, N.Y. ... parents are Paul and MaryEllen Mattera ... has a brother, Michael, who swam for Seton Hall University .... majors in biochemistry with a minor in mathematics ... started swimming in 2007 becuase his brothe convinced him to do it ... 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."

2018-19 Top Marks

100 Freestyle SCY 51.45 Cortland vs Geneseo 11/10/2018
200 Freestyle SCY 1:50.86 Cortland vs Geneseo 11/10/2018
500 Freestyle SCY 4:50.03 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 11/30/2018
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:14.34 Nazareth vs Geneseo 11/17/2018
1650 Freestyle SCY 16:31.59 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/2/2018
200 Backstroke SCY 2:05.16 GeneseoGrovecityFred 11/3/2018
200 Individual Medley SCY 2:06.04 Nazareth vs Geneseo 11/17/2018
400 Individual Medley SCY 4:16.64 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/1/2018

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