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    Matt Steger
    Matt Steger

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Northfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Loyola Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 195

    Position:
    G/F



    Steger's Career Stats (PDF)

    2009-10: Did not a appear in a game due to injury ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Appeared in four games off the bench ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007-08: Battled injuries throughout the season and appeared in just two games ... Saw first playing time of the season in a win over Arkansas State (12/3) ... Grabbed a rebound and handed out an assist in a victory over Howard (12/20).

    2006-07: Played in eight games ... Scored two points in the win over Northwestern State (12/31) ... Made one FT at Purdue (3/3).

    High School: Helped lead Loyola Academy to a 50-10 record over final two seasons ... Three-year letterwinner and team captain ... Averaged 12 points, five rebounds and three assists his senior season as the Ramblers went 27-4 and captured a regional championship and the Chicago Catholic League title ... A two-time Chicago Catholic League all-conference selection ... High school coach was Bryan Tucker ... Helped his team to a 23-6 record in 2004-05 ... Member of the Illinois Warriors AAU team in the summer of 2005, playing with current NU teammate Jeff Ryan ... Also played golf for two years.

    Personal: Born Matthew Steger ... Parents are Peter and Sheila Steger ... Father played baseball at the University of Illinois from 1975-79 ... Grandfather, Russell Steger, was an All-American football player at Illinois from 1946-50 and an all-Big Ten baseball player ... Uncle, Geoff Steger, played football at the University of Michigan from 1970-74 ... Major is learning and organizational change.