Three-time letterwinner ... one of three members of the senior class ... will serve as team captain ... 18 career rounds of par or better ... three-time All-Patriot League selection ... four-time medalist ... 2-2-2 record vs. Navy ... two-time selection as Major General Meyer Award as team most valuable player.
SPRING 2010: Played in all five events and earned third straight All-Patriot League honor ... placed in top-10 twice ... shot 74-80-75-229 at the league championships to finish tied for 10th ... secured spot on All-Patriot League second team ... tied for 10th at the Lafayette Invitational ... final round 72 led to top-10 showing with tournament 151 ... tied for 47th to open the spring season at the Triumph at Pauma Valley ... 80-80-82-242 ... tied for 77th at the Fireline Towson Invitational ... tournament total of 77-83-80-240 ... tied for 81st at the C&F Intercollegiate at the famed Kingsmill Resort ... 76-81-157 total.
FALL 2009: Competed in four events and the dual match against Navy ... four rounds under par ... placed in the top-10 in all four tournaments ... teamed with Austin Rhymer to halve their four-ball match against Navy ... Army secured a dramatic 6-5 win over the Midshipmen in Annapolis, Md. ... opened the season by winning the Mulekicker Classic ... blistered West Point Golf Course with a 68-69-137 to finish at three-under-par ... followed that with a third-place finish at the Leo Keenan Invitational in Olean, N.Y. ... final-round one-under 69 made him even for the championship with a140 ... placed fifth at the Service Academy Championships ... consistent tournament of 75-74-72-221 was five-over ... concluded the fall with a 10th place showing at the Davidson Invitational ... final round two-under-par 70 ... tournament card of 78-77-70-225.
SPRING 2009: Played in all seven tournaments ... won two consecutive events ... earned first-team All-Patriot League honors ... named PING All-Region ... two rounds under par ... one tournament under par ...shot 68-73-141 to defend his title at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational in Littlestown, Pa. ... three-under-par 141 was his career-best 36-hole score ... prior to that won the Peacock Invitational in Neshanic Station, N.J., with a two-over-par 74 ... finished second at the Patriot League Championships at West Point Golf Course ... opened with an even-par 70 ... 71-75 led to a 216 and second-place finish ... tied for eighth at the First Market Bank Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Va. ... rounds of 75-70-145 at the famed Kingsmill Resort ... opened the season with tie for 15th at the Carlton Oaks Invitational ... 75-78-153 in Santee, Calif. ... shot a 236 at the Argonaut Invitational ... rounds of 78-80-78 and a tie for 55th in Pensacola, Fla.
FALL 2008: Played in all five events ... two top-11 finishes ... four rounds under par ... one tournament under par ... won two points in dual match with Navy ... teamed with Adam Renfroe for an impressive 5&4 win during doubles play ... defeated Ryan Wielgus 1-up during singles play ... lost to Wielgus in a playoff as Navy claimed the "Star" ... finished second at the Davidson Invitational where he helped team to a tie for team championship ... rounds of 75-71-73-219 was three-over in Charlotte, N.C. ... opened with consecutive 69s at the Sycuan Invitational ... finished at five-under 211 and tied for 11th in El Cajon, Calif. ... opened the season with a tie for 43rd at the Fairway Club Invitational in Nebraska City, Neb. ... 77-78-155 ... tied for 26th at the Colbert Intercollegiate with one-under-par final-round 71 ... shot 82-80 before rebounding in Manhattan, Kan.
SPRING 2008: Played in six events with three top-7 finishes ... 13 of 16 rounds were in the 70s ... four par or better rounds ... won his first collegiate tournament at the Mount St. Mary's Invitational ... set Army 54-hole scoring record with his 206 ... opened with a 74 and followed with consecutive 66s ... 10-under-par weekend ... 66 was the low round of the tournament ... earned second-team All-Patriot League honors with a tie for seventh ... shot 75-82-79-236 at the Patriot League Championships ... finished fifth at the BSC Spring Invitational ... 71-77-82-230 was 14-over-par ... opened the spring with a tie for 23rd at the Carlton Oaks Collegiate in Santee, Calif. ... 72-79-81-232 ... tied for 35th at the Lacrosse Homes Collegiate ... 79-76-155 was his best 36-hole score ... shot a 157 (75-82) at the First Market Bank Intercollegiate.
FALL 2007: Competed in four events and the dual match against Navy in his initial season ... 10 of 12 rounds were in the 70s ... three par or better rounds ... three top-10 finishes ... tied for fifth at the Skyhawk Classic ... fired a two-over-par 218 (72-78-68) for his highest finish of the semester ... closed the fall with a tie for seventh with 76-75-71-222 ... began his collegiate career with a 10th-place finish at the Mid-Pines Intercollegiate in Pinehurst, N.C. ... impressive debut with a one-under-par finish of 73-73-69-215 ... tied for 37th at the Colbert Intercollegiate in Manhattan, Kan. ... rounds of 80-73-82-235 ... teamed with Matthew Hanlon to halve doubles point against Navy.
MISC: Two-year captain at Choctawhatchee ... Northwest Florida Daily News Player of the Year from 2004-06 ... two-time Northwest Florida Daily News all-area selection ... three-time District 1 champion ... won the Northwest Florida Miracle Strip Invitational when he fired a 65 ... earned medalist honors at the USGA Junior Amateur Section Qualifier ... All Sports Association Athlete of the Year ... member of the National Honor Society ... honor student through high school ... hobbies include fitness, video games, church, friends and eating ... son of Dennis and Connie Krembel ... father Dennis is a retired Colonel ... older sister Megan ... majoring in Economics ... diehard Notre Dame fan ... Army and Notre Dame will play football at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 20.
GETTING TO KNOW MATT KREMBEL
What makes West Point so special? The people you meet, i.e. cadets, instructors, coaches, and the relationships you build with them Why did you choose West Point? Duty, Honor, Country, and Golf
Best part about Army golf? teammates
Song most played on my IPod? Swag surfin
Best dressed teammate? Besides myself? Austin Rhymer
Best part of roadtrips? Hotel room, HBO
Favorite roadtrip? San Diego spring break
Favorite class? Econometrics
If I weren't playing golf, I would be? Surfing in Hawaii
Pregame rituals? Sleep plus a good meal equals a good start
I started playing golf at age? 9
Two words to describe Coach Watts? Passionate, Knowledgeable
Sporting event I would like to attend? The Masters
Favorite Course? Birmingham Country Club
Course I want to play? Pebble Beach