2017: Played in all but one game during the season and started in three of the final four ... ranked third on the team in shot percentage at .250 for the year ... scored nine goals throughout the season, including a season-high two in three separate games ... logged six assists for the year, including two against Hampton on April 1 ... totaled 15 points for the season on nine goals and six assists ... registered 36 shot attempts on the year with a season high of nine coming against Jacksonville on Apr. 8 ... picked up 20 groundballs on the season, including three in three separate games ... caused four turnovers for the year ... averaged 2.77 shots per game and 1.15 points per game.
2016: Played in all 16 games of the season, finishing fifth on the team in goals with seven and tied for fourth in points with nine … ranked fifth on the team in shots on goal with 20 for the year … his seven goals came in seven separate games … finished with 42 shot attempts on the season, earning a season-best six in games versus Saint Joseph's, Army and Wagner … picked up 14 groundballs on the year with a season-high three against Army … caused three turnovers, one apiece in matches against Army, Virginia and Hampton.
2015: Played in six games during the season and started four before sustaining a season-ending injury in the game at Wagner … started the fall season well by receiving postgame honors against Washington & Lee in the Lee-Jackson Classic ... named the Worrell-Fallon Memorial Award winner on the VMI side after scoring three of VMI's eight goals, doing so on just four shots against the Generals … scored one goal for the year and one assist for two points on the season … tallied 10 shot attempts with nine requiring goalie saves … logged four groundballs on the year in the game against Mt. St. Mary's … scored his goal in a home matchup with St. Joseph's … earned the assist in the season-opening game at Navy … had season-high shot totals with apiece in games against Mt. St. Mary's and St. Joseph's.
2014: Played in 14 games as a rookie, making nine starts, including the final eight contests of the season ... finished the year with 12 points on 10 goals and two assists ... scored two goals in three consecutive games against Air Force (Mar. 2), Vermont (Mar. 5) and at High Point (Mar. 8) ... scored game-winning goal against Air Force for the program's first win over a Service Academy ... tallied one goal and one assist in VMI's double overtime win against Richmond (Apr. 26) ... potted first career goal against Army (Feb. 16), followed by a tally at Saint Joseph's (Feb. 22) ... ripped 53 shots on the year, including eight at Canisius (Apr. 19) ... collected 19 groundballs with a season-high three against Air Force ... forced seven turnovers during the season ... took four penalties for three and a half minutes ... earned Atlantic Sun Offensive Player of the Week Award on March 3 ... named to Atlantic Sun All-Freshman team at season's end.
High School: Competed at Bridgton Academy in 2013, following a four-year career at Victor High School ... lettered all four seasons as a midfielder for Nick Ballou in ninth and 10th grade, while Mike Gottko coached him in his final two seasons at Victor High School ... served as a team captain in 2011 and 2012 won a school-record 58.60 percent of his faceoffs (338 of 576) ... finished career ranked 13th in total points (88), fourth all-time in shots (275), eighth in groundballs (179) and 10th in goals (61) ... holds single season mark for best faceoff winning percentage (56.69), winning 182 of his 321 draws in 2012 ... listed eight times on program's single-game faceoff winning percentage, including the single-game mark of 75.86 (22-29) ... named All-League Honorable Mention three times (2010-12), while also earning All-Sectional plaudits in 2012 ... twice named Victor's MVP (2009, 2011) while earning a spot on the Nike Shootout Team in 2011 ... multi-sport athlete as a four-year starter and letterwinner on the gridiron for Geoff Mandile, playing both running back and linebacker ... named the Most Athletic of his senior class at Victor ... won the Sportsmanship Award while at Bridgton Academy ... played for the Rochester Blaze Lacrosse Club.
Personal: Full name is Richard Dale Mattice ... son of Rick and Jennifer Mattice ... has one brother, Connor ... majoring in economics and business.