Bears score three first-half goals to secure the win
2012: Was one of four players to start all 17 matches...Played a season-high 98 minutes against No. 19 SMU...Scored his first collegiate goal in the Bears' 1-0 win over Oral Roberts at the Central Arkansas Tournament; His late second-half goal in the 82nd minute came just two minutes before the game was called due to weather conditions...Tied for the team lead in game-winners (1)...Registered four shots on the season, half of which were on goal.
2011: Appeared in eight matches...Earned his first college start in MSU's home/season opener against Belmont (Aug. 27)...Became a second-year letterwinner...Battling back from injury, the sophomore played in seven of the last eight games...Registered his first collegiate shot in the Bears' 1-0 loss to No. 21 SMU in Dallas.
2010: Played in a reserve role as a freshman...Appeared in 15 matches...Tallied an assist in the MVC Tournament against Evansville...Earned a letter in his first season with the Bears.
Background: Played two seasons for head coach Tom Pecore at Putnam City North (Okla.)...Led the Panthers to the state quarterfinals and a conference title during his senior year...Named PCM's Offensive Player of the Year after tallying 10 goals and 14 assists...Also earned all-state, all-conference and all-district honors in his final season at Putnam City North...The Panthers were ranked No. 1 in the country during the spring of 2010...As a junior, he was named team captain and helped lead PCM to its first undefeated regular season in school history...Earned all-district and all-conference honors after the Panthers reached the state quarterfinals...Played for club team OFC 92 and led them to the Oklahoma state championship and regional semifinals in 2009...Joined the Panthers for his junior campaign after being homeschooled up to that point.
Personal: Matthew Dylan Eugene Bray is the son of Robert and Barbara Bray...Born September 7, 1991, in Oklahoma City, Okla...Majoring in marketing management.