At Princeton -2011: finished the season second on the team with 244 yards rushing on 47 carries … rushed for season-best 60 yards in season finale at Dartmouth … had 138 all-purpose yards in season opener against Lehigh; rushed 12 times for 53 yards, caught four passes for 60 yards and returned two kickoffs for 25 yards … had season-long run of 15 yards against Bucknell. 2010: finished fourth on the team and second among non-seniors with 124 yards rushing … only Princeton player with at least 50 yards rushing to not get tackled for loss once during the season … averaged 4.4 yards per carry and 17.7 yards per game … caught two passes on the season … matched his career high with 58 rushing yards in season finale against Dartmouth … rushed for 11 yards in first seven games of the season and 113 in final three … averaged at least 5 yards per carry in each of final three games. 2009: led all Princeton freshmen with 142
rushing yards on 45 carries ... caught four passes for 29 yards ... had
season-long run of 26 yards against No. 23 Colgate ... averaged 18.4 yards
per kickoff return ... led Princeton with 17 rushes against No. 23 Colgate and
rushed for 58 yards ... recorded first career rushes in Ivy League opener
against Columbia; rushed 12 times for 40 yards.
At Sierra Vista - earned all-state honors as a senior and
all-conference honors in his final two seasons as a running back ... named
Southwest Conference player of the year as a senior and earned all-conference
honors as a safety that season ... set school records in total rushing yards
(3222), career yards per rush (6.1, minimum 100 attempts) and single-season
yards (1631, senior year) ... scored 21 touchdowns and recorded 498 kickoff
return yards and 103 receiving yards in final season; also recorded 70 tackles
... ended career with 34 touchdowns ... named team captain twice ... set school
record in track with a time of 10.6 in the 100 ... qualified for regional
finals in all four years ... served as captain of track team and earned Most
Valuable Sprinter, Coach's Award and Most Improved Player honor ... seven-time
scholar-athlete ... vice-president of the National Honor Society ... recorded
more than 100 hours of community service ... two-time academic award honoree
and Student of the Month recipient.
Personal - born Jan. 31, 1991 ... son of Carter
Sharp and Carolyn Matzinger ... father specializes in marketing, building and
constructs websites for various companies; mother is a physician ... has a
brother Harley ... enjoys movies and working out.