Jan 16, 2015 | Dan Thompson | 258 views
Matthew Vollmer Gains Academic + Athletic Scholarship
Congratulations to the Vollmer family on their son Matthew's most recent accomplishment. This past week Matthew was rewarded for his hard work in and out of the classroom with an academic and athletic scholarship to the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne Indiana. The Cougars compete in the NAIA Crossroads Conference. Matthew will be enrolled in their 4- year pre-med program.
Before joining the Terriers Matthew played for the ICBA AAA Champion Kitchener Panthers.
In 2012 he was selected to play in the Ontario Summer Games as a member of the Inter-County team entry. Matthew has also participated at the JR Sunbelt in Oklahoma.
The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890, enrolls 2,300 students in majors ranging from the liberal arts, to the creative arts, to the health sciences. The Cougars baseball team sported a 38-22 record last season.
Away from his studies and baseball training Matthew is an avid martial artist/student instructor studying kung fu and kickboxing .He has earned a brown belt and has won several tournaments including a bronze medal at the JR Pan Am Games.
Matthew has been an honour roll student every year at Grand River Collegiate.
Great work Matthew.