Coach Collins on Matt - "Matt has a very good, physical game. He is quite good on the ball for a big man. He needs to adjust to the pace of the college game, but I know he will be a good player for us."
Pre-College - A four-year varsity starter for Lexington Christian Academy... Set the school record for most consecutive starts and games played... Named LCA's 2003 Male Athlete of the Year...Twice named team captain and MVP, led school to its first state ranking... 2002 KHSAA All-State honoree... Also team captain and MVP in basketball... Played club soccer for LFC Premier.
Personal - Born June 26, 1984... Parents are Debbie and Jeff Vogel... Also enjoys basketball... Came to Kentucky because of its superior academic and athletic programs.