Matt Stipanovich

Matt  Stipanovich

RS Senior

Saint Louis, MO

High School:
Desmet Jesuit HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215






Lions Get PCH Cup Win

Men's water polo scores 15-12 win at No. 12 Pepperdine on Friday afternoon.


Ten Claim WWPA Academic Honors

Ten men's water polo student-athletes among 2012 WWPA All-Academic selections.


Lions Can't Repeat Fourth Quarter Heroics

Men's water polo falls to late fourth quarter goal in 10-9 setback to Air Force in WWPA semifinals.


Water Polo Earns Another WWPA Road Win

Lions knock-off Santa Clara to complete two-game road swing in Bay Area.


Short-Handed Lions Fall

Men's water polo can't overcome fast start by No. 10 Long Beach St.


MWP | LMU vs Fresno Pacific

WWPA and home opener. - Sept. 27, 2014


MWP | LMU at Pepperdine

LMU's 15-12 win over Pepperdine in Wells Fargo PCH Cup


MWP | LMU vs. UC Davis

LMU vs. UC Davis at the Burns Aquatics Center


MWP | LMU vs. Air Force

LMU 16, Air Force 13 at Burns Aquatics Center



LMU vs. UCLA on Sept. 28

Briefly... Matt Stipanovich is in his fifth and final season of college water polo at LMU... served redshirt season in 2010

Honors... 2012... ACWC All-Academic honors... WWPA All-Academic honors... 2011... Second-Team (Superior Honors) ACWPC All-Academic...

Highlights at LMU... 2013... played all 28 games as a redshirt junior... scored 17 goals with 26 assists, which was second-best on the team... added 19 steals and 11 field blocks, which was also second on the team... scored a pair of goals in the Lions' opening win against Cal Lutheran (9/7/13) and in WWPA win over Air Force (10/27/13)... had a four-assist game against Pomona-Pitzer (10/4/13)... 2012... played 22 games for the Lions, missing games due to injury... scored 16 goals with 16 assists, 11 steals and 13 field blocks, which was second on the team... had six multiple-goal games... scored three goals in win over Santa Clara (10/27/12)... 2011... played in 12 games in first season of action as a redshirt freshman... played 10 of the Lions' last 12 games, scoring against Whittier (10/6/11)... 2010... served redshirt season in 2010...

Prior to LMU... graduated from DeSmet Jesuit High School in Saint Louis, Mo., in 2010 with a 4.0 GPA... played water polo, basketball and swam in high school, earning 10 letters in the process... had 106 goals to set school record as a junior, then followed with 87 as a senior... was a three-time All-State selection and three-time All-Suburban Central selection... helped team win state championship in 2010 and was named Player of the Year as a junior and senior... played for the 2009 USA ODP Midwest Zone Junior Team... was a Scholar-Athlete award winner all four years and earned the President's Education Award in recognition of Outstanding Academic Excellence.

Personal... Matthew Stephen Stipanovich was born on June 8, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo., and is the son of Janice and Mike Stipanovich... he has two brothers and two sisters... he was a volunteer for Missouri Special Olympics and did volunteer work for "Christmas on Campus," which benefits children... an Accounting major.

Career Stats
Year G Att. Gls Sh% A Ko ST FB 2011 12 3 1 0.333 1 0 0 1 2012 22 40 16 0.400 16 0 11 13 2013 28 63 17 0.270 26 8 19 11 Career 62 106 34 0.321 43 8 30 25


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