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20 Diana Matheson
At Princeton – 2007 – Ivy League Player of the Year ... unanimous selection for first-team All-Ivy ... Princeton's third four-time first-team all-league honoree and seventh Player of the Year ... missed the first seven games to play in the Women's World Cup in China for Team Canada ... served as co-captain for the Tigers ... Ivy League Player of the Week Oct. 8 ... had a point in seven straight games of the 10 played after her return from China ... broke Princeton's single-game and career assist records with a four-assist performance against Rutgers ... scored two goals against Brown in the next game ... also scored against Columbia, Harvard, Cornell and Bucknell ... assisted against Brown, Columbia and Lehigh ... 2006 – unanimous selection for first-team All-Ivy ... co-captain ... led Princeton with eight goals and five assists for 21 points despite missing five games to train with the Canadian national team ... started all 11 games she played ... scored two goals against Richmond and had a goal and two assists against Hofstra two days later to score eight points on the weekend and earn Ivy League Player of the Week honors ... scored against Lehigh and Columbia on penalty kick goals ... had two goals against American and one goal and an assist against Harvard ... also had assists against Columbia and Yale ... 2005 – one of only two unanimous first-team All-Ivy selections ... both were from Princeton as Emily Behncke was the other ... SoccerBuzz first-team all-region ... NSCAA second-team all-region ... scored five goals, second-most on the team, and had a team-high seven assists, good for third in the Ivy League ... missed the season-opening trip to Florida to play with the Canadian national team, but started all 14 games the rest of the season ... team went 4-0-1 when she scored a goal as her five goals were split among five games ... scored against Loyola Marymount (win), Connecticut (tie), La Salle (win), Dartmouth (win) and Cornell (win) ... team was also 5-1-1 when she assisted on a goal ... had season-high three points against Dartmouth and Cornell on her way to 17 points on the season ... season-high 10 shots came against UConn ... had seven against Cornell ... shot 44 times on the year ... 2004 – first-team All-America ... unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection ... Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... first-team All-Mid-Atlantic Region ... one of 12 finalists for SoccerBuzz Freshman of the Year ... three-time Ivy Rookie of the Week ... assisted on Emily Behncke’s goal to open scoring against Washington in quarterfinals ... assisted on Behncke’s first goal against Boston College ... scored 4:43 into season-opening win over Texas A&M ... had two goals and one assist at Cornell ... scored only goal in 1-0 regular-season win over Villanova ... 2003 – deferred a year to compete with Canadian national team at World Cup and in Olympic qualifying ... scored a goal against Mexico ... At White Oaks – received Principal’s Award for athletics and academics ... earned honors each year ... member of Canadian national team ... made national team debut at Algarve Cup in March 2003 ... member of Ontario provincial team from 1999-2002 ... captain in 2002 ... team won national championship in 2001 and was runner-up in 2002 ... Oakville Women’s team was 2002 Ontario Cup champion and club national women’s champion ... Personal – born April 6, 1984 ... daughter of Jon and Laurel Matheson ... father graduated from Guelph; mother graduated from Toronto ... father is a sales manager; mother is a substitute teacher ... older brother Stuart is a Waterloo alumnus ... has a younger sister Kathryn ... economics major.

 

Career Statistics
Year Goals Assists Points Shots Pct.
2004 7 7 21 74 .095
2005 5 7 17 44 .114
2006 8 5 21 31 .258
2007 6 7 19 24 .250
Totals 26 26 78 173 .133
Position: Midfielder
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oakville, Ont.
High School: White Oaks
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