10 May, originally posted by UniSport Australia
Matt Roseby brings his US college experience to the UBL as a first-year student at the University of Melbourne.
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Jersey number: 20
Course of study: Bachelor of Arts (major Economics, minor Psychology)
Brought up in Sydney, Matt was a swimmer for the first decade of his life. However, growing tired of the endless laps, he found himself shooting hoops from around 10 years of age and has never looked back.
Out of high school, he followed his basketball coach to the US to play high school and college ball for three years and loved the incredible experience he had playing over there.
Following the shutdown of basketball in the US in 2020, Matt came back to Australia and landed himself in the University of Melbourne's first-ever UBL squad.
A current student at The University of Melbourne, Matt is studying a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics with a minor in Psychology.
On graduating, he has plans to move into the private equity sector but wants to continue playing basketball competitively for as long as possible.
If he's not on the basketball court, you'll generally find him courtside volunteering as a coach for younger players, or else donning the full wetsuit to brave the cold Victorian surf.
On his proudest achievement, "Probably when I got my first scholarship offer, that was pretty amazing."
Perhaps a move back to the US in the future? Who knows. Matt is taking everything as it comes.
Check out the #20 Forward in his upcoming Round Four matches against The University of the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday 12 May on Cluch TV.
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