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#4 Matt Rum
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Loyola Blakefield
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Matt Rum
Courtesy: TribeAthletics.com
Release: 06/17/2013
In the W&M Career Record Book …
1st in Games (127)
9th in Assist-to-Turnover Ratio (1.37)
11th in Defensive Rebounds (332)
14th in Minutes (2814)
14th in 3-Point Attempts (337)
16th in 3-Pointers (110)
17th in Assists (226)
22nd in 3-pointers made per game (0.87)

Honors
Team Captain (2012-13)
Defensive Player of the Year (2012-13)
Team Most Improved Award (2011-12)

Senior Season (2012-13)

A 2012-13 team captain … Voted the team’s top defender … Became W&M’s all-time record holder for games played with his 127th career appearance vs. JMU (3/9) in the CAA Quarterfinals … Ranked 14th in the CAA in assists per game (2.7) and defensive rebounds (4.2) … Led W&M with six rebounds in the CAA Quarterfinal vs. James Madison (3/9) … Nearly recorded a double-double with nine points and eight rebounds vs. James Madison (3/2) … Tallied seven points, while leading the team with eight rebounds to go with three assists and two assists at UNCW (2/27) … Scored a career-high 16 points on 4-of-6 from 3-point range and 4-of-4 from the free throw line against Georgia State (2/18) … Topped W&M in rebounds (7) and assists (6) at Old Dominion (2/16) … Turned in an impressive all-around stat line with eight points, seven rebounds and three assists vs. UNCW (2/13) … Topped W&M with five assists vs. Northeastern (2/11) … Became just the 10th player in W&M history with 200 career assists and 100 career 3-pointers made, reaching both milestones at James Madison … Recorded five assists in a game on five occasions this season … Finished with nine points on three 3-pointers and a team-high five assists against the Dukes … Returned to the starting lineup vs. Hofstra (2/2) and defensively, held the Pride’s leading scorer, Taran Buie, who enters the game averaging nearly 15 points points contest, to just 3-of-18 shooting from the floor and nine points … Knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and finished with nine points at Delaware (1/30) … Tallied 13 points on 5-of-8 from the floor, including a perfect 2-of-2 from 3-point range at Towson (1/9) … Scored 10 points, including a pair of two 3-pointers, at Vanderbilt (1/2) … Just missed his first career double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds vs. Salisbury (12/21) … Knocked down 4-of-5 from 3-point range against the Sea Gull, tying a career-high for treys in a game Turned in an all-around stat line with six points, seven rebounds, four assists and a career-high three steals at Radford (12/8) … Dished out a team-best five assists in games against Old Dominion (12/1) and at Richmond (11/28) … Had a nice all-around game at Wake Forest (11/23) with a season-high eight points, seven rebounds and a team-best four assists … Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds against Miami (Ohio) … Dished out a career-high seven assists in the Tribe’s season-opening win over Hampton (11/9).

Junior Season (2011-12)
Started 22 of 32 games for the Tribe, including the last nine contests ... Named team’s Most Improved Player ... Averaged career bests in points (6.3) and rebounds (3.6) ... Led the team in assists (54) and 3-point field goal percentage (.373), while ranking second in 3-pointers made (38) ... Finished with 11 games of two or more 3-pointers made … Tallied nine points and seven rebounds vs. Georgia State (2/25) … Scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds at VMI ... Topped W&M with nine rebounds against Northeastern (2/11) ... Tied a career-high with six assists at UNCW ... Scored nine points, including a 2-of-3 effort from 3-point range at Old Dominion (1/28) ... Led W&M with six rebounds vs. Drexel (1/23) ... Scored all 11 of his points in the second half against UNCW (1/21) ...Knocked down a perfect 3-of-3 from 3-point range and led the Tribe with a five assists ... Led W&M with six rebounds and three assists to go with nine points vs. Delaware (1/7) ... Pulled down a game and career-high 10 rebounds at Mason (1/2) ... Poured in 12 points on a trio of 3-pointers vs. Iona (12/21) ... Scored 10 points and pulled down a team-high four rebounds at #8 Missouri (12/18) ... Started his first game of the season against Richmond (11/30) and finished with 13 points on 4-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-3 from 3-point range ... Tallied his 100th career assist at Liberty (11/20) ... Knocked down two 3-pointers and finished with eight points vs. Lehigh (11/18) ... Became the third player in school history to go a perfect 4-of-4 from 3-point range in a single game against Liberty (11/14) in Williamsburg ... Scored a season-high 14 points against the Flames ... Came off the bench and finished with seven points on 3-of-5 shooting to go along with a team-best four assists at St. John’s (11/7).

Sophomore Season (2010-11)
Started 14 of 32 games ... Averaged 5.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game ... Ranked fifth on the team in 3-pointers made with 27, while shooting 31 percent from long range ... Pulled down five rebounds and dished out a team-best five assists in the win over Georgia State (2/23) ... Scored a career-high 16 points in leading the Tribe during its victory over Radford (2/19) ... Knocked down four of his six 3-point attempts against the Highlanders ... Dished out five assists in the Tribe’s setback at UNCW (2/5) ... Came off the bench and finished with 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, while adding a team-best three assists against George Mason (1/29) ... Pulled down eight rebounds to go along with seven points and two assists compared to zero turnovers at Northeastern (1/24) ... Came off the bench and knocked down a pair of 3-pointers, dished out two assists and pulled down four rebounds against VCU (1/12) ... Registered a then-career-high with 15 points to lead the Tribe at Liberty (12/18) ... Scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds at VCU (12/4) and vs. Howard (12/1) ... Notched a career-best six assists in the win over Howard ... Scored 10 points in the Tribe’s victory over Mercer (11/27), hitting a pair of clutch 3-pointers in the second half ... Added six rebounds and a team-high four assists against the Bears ... Hit what proved to be the game-winning 3-pointer with 1:37 remaining in the Tribe’s 56-55 win over Gardner-Webb (11/26) ... Tallied eight points on 3-of-6 shooting from the floor against #10/11 Syracuse (11/21) ... Dished out a team-best three assists against the Orange to go along with four rebounds in 33 minutes.

Freshman Season (2009-10)
Provided valuable minutes as a reserve guard during his rookie campaign, and appeared in all 33 games ... Averaged 12.2 minutes, 2.7 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, while shooting 88.5 percent from the free throw line ... Turned an impressive CAA Tournament, averaging 16.3 minutes per game off the bench to go along with 3.7 points, 3.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds per game ... Tallied then-career-highs in assists with five in the quarterfinals vs. James Madison (3/6) and in the championship game against Old Dominion (3/8) ... In 49 minutes at the CAA Tournament, dished out 11 assists compared to zero turnovers ... Scored six points and had a rare 4-point play in the Tribe’s semifinal win over Northeastern (3/7) ... Hit a pair of big free throws in the final minute of the Tribe’s regular season win over Northeastern (2/13) and added a career-high three steals to go along with a pair of assists ... Played 20-plus minutes off the bench in seven games ... Saw a season-high 23 minutes of action against Drexel (1/31) and finished with a bench-high seven points and two steals ... Scored eight points against VCU (12/5) and was clutch down the stretch, connecting on 6-of-6 from the free throw line ... Canned a pair of important 3-pointers during the first half against Richmond (11/19), including one during W&M’s closing 11-0 run ... Played 22 minutes off the bench against UR and while adding six points.

Prep
One of the top players in the Baltimore area ... Became the 13th player in Loyola Blakefield history to score 1,000 points in his career ... Averaged 17 points per game as a senior and prior to the 2008-09 campaign was named one of the Baltimore Sun Times Players to Watch... Named First-Team All-Baltimore Catholic League for the second straight season as a senior ... Earned an invitation to participate in the 9th annual Charm City Challenge and won the 3-point shootout at the event ... As a junior, named to the All MIAA ...A’ Conference, All-Baltimore Catholic League and All-Baltimore County ... Led Loyola Blakefield to the semifinals of the BCL playoffs for the first time since 1998 as he averaged 15.7 points per game, 5.7 rebounds and knocked down 44 3-point field goals ... Named the MVP of Gilman High School Holiday Tournament as a junior ... Averaged 14.8 points per game as a sophomore ... Played AAU basketball for Severna Park/Maryland 3D ... Listed as a two-star recruit by Scout.com and rated the 122nd-best shooting guard in the country by ESPN.com ... Grew up in Chapel Hill, N.C., prior to moving to Baltimore for high school ... Played AAU for the North Carolina Gators out of Greensboro and helped the program to 13U and 14U state championships ... As a youth, was a ball boy at Duke University in 2000 when the Blue Devils had the likes of current and former NBA players Mike Dunleavy, Jr., Carlos Boozer, Shane Battier and Jason Williams ... One of the first former Duke ball boys to earn a Division I scholarship to play basketball ... Had the opportunity to play HORSE against ESPN college basketball guru and Hall of Famer Dick Vitale during his time as a Blue Devil ball boy.

Personal
The son of Steve and Carol Rum ... His father, Steve, played professional baseball in Italy and Japan and is currently the senior associate vice president for development and alumni relations at Johns Hopkins Medicine ... Earned his degree in kinesiology.
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