21 Matthew Riker
21 Matthew Riker
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Bethlehem, N.Y.
High School: Bethlehem Central
Position: G
Major: Undecided
gp 20
pts/g 1.9
fg % 45.8
3pt % 43.8
ft % 69.2
reb/g 1.4
a/g 1.1

2017-18

Stared in two of 20 games and played 221 total minutes. 

TEAM RANKS 

  • 2nd in field goal percentage (45.8%) and 3 point field goal percentage (43.8%)
  • 4th in free throw percentage (69.2%)

 

 

 

Coach's Comments: "Matt is a true point guard, full of toughness and grit. He led his high school team, and my alma mater, to unprecedented success. He operates with great work ethic and is a gutsy defender and leader. We've known about him for a long time, and are very excited he will be joining our program."

STEM and Research Activities 
Bridged the connection between STEM and Basketball with a non-profit organization that showed student-athletes how analytics can be used in sports using math and statistics...Worked closely with John Drazen, PhD from Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute in Biomedical Engineering.

Prior to Caltech 
AP Scholar with Honor...News Channel 13 Scholar-Athlete Selection...University of Rochester Bausch Lob Honorary Science Award...National Society of High Scholars...Co-President of Data Analytics Club...Class AA Sectional Champions...Two-time AAU Division III National Champion...Suburban Council Third-team...Senior All-star game selection...Two-time Varsity Captain...Spirit of the Eagle Team MVP Award...Leadership Award. 

Personal
Son of John and Ann Riker...Has one older brother, John, and one younger sister, Lauren. 

Recent Games
Jan 31 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 78-61
Feb 7 Occidental L, 63-52
Feb 10 Redlands W, 78-72
Feb 14 at Cal Lutheran L, 85-81
Feb 17 at La Verne L, 96-86
Feb 20 Claremont-M-S L, 75-68
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 11
Games started 2 2
Minutes 221 131
Minutes per game 11.1 11.9
FG 11-24 5-12
FG Pct 45.8 41.7
3PT 7-16 3-9
3PT Pct 43.8 33.3
FT 9-13 4-7
FT Pct 69.2 57.1
Off rebounds 9 5
Def rebounds 19 11
Total rebounds 28 16
Rebounds per game 1.4 1.5
Personal fouls 20 9
Disqualifications - -
Assists 21 11
Turnovers 14 5
Assist to turnover ratio 1.5 2.2
Steals 9 5
Blocks 0 0
Points 38 17
Points per game 1.9 1.5
Points per 40 min 6.9 5.2
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 4 at Master's   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Vanguard   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Occidental L, 80-60 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Nov 21 Pacific (Ore.) L, 71-62 - 8 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 22 vs. Linfield L, 64-57 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 1 vs. Wis.-Whitewater L, 78-61 - 16 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 3-4 75.0 9
Dec 2 vs. UC Santa Cruz L, 71-68 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 9 UC Santa Cruz W, 74-65 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 13 at Colorado Col. L, 88-74 - 9 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 16 Knox W, 75-45 - 10 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 21 at Whittier W, 86-82 - 20 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Dec 29 Buena Vista L, 88-63 - 11 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 3 Pomona-Pitzer L, 67-55 - 11 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 6 at Redlands L, 76-64 - 11 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 8 at Chapman L, 85-71 - 14 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 5
Jan 10 at Occidental L, 62-54 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 13 La Verne W, 96-86 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 17 Cal Lutheran L, 108-103 - 11 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 20 at Claremont-M-S L, 66-56 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 24 Whittier L, 78-76 - 6 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 27 Chapman L, 82-63 1 14 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 1
Jan 31 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 78-61 1 31 0-4 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 7 Occidental L, 63-52 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Redlands W, 78-72 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Cal Lutheran L, 85-81 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at La Verne L, 96-86 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Claremont-M-S L, 75-68 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 4 at Master's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Vanguard   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Occidental L, 80-60 - 9 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 21 Pacific (Ore.) L, 71-62 - 8 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 0 -
Nov 22 vs. Linfield L, 64-57 - 10 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 1 vs. Wis.-Whitewater L, 78-61 - 16 2 1 3 2 0 - 1 0 2 -
Dec 2 vs. UC Santa Cruz L, 71-68 - 11 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 9 UC Santa Cruz W, 74-65 - 6 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 13 at Colorado Col. L, 88-74 - 9 0 0 0 2 0 - 2 0 1 -
Dec 16 Knox W, 75-45 - 10 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 21 at Whittier W, 86-82 - 20 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 0 2 -
Dec 29 Buena Vista L, 88-63 - 11 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 3 Pomona-Pitzer L, 67-55 - 11 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 6 at Redlands L, 76-64 - 11 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 8 at Chapman L, 85-71 - 14 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 10 at Occidental L, 62-54 - 6 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 13 La Verne W, 96-86 - 5 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 17 Cal Lutheran L, 108-103 - 11 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Jan 20 at Claremont-M-S L, 66-56 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 24 Whittier L, 78-76 - 6 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 27 Chapman L, 82-63 1 14 3 0 3 0 0 - 2 0 0 -
Jan 31 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 78-61 1 31 0 5 5 3 1 3.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 7 Occidental L, 63-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Redlands W, 78-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Cal Lutheran L, 85-81 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at La Verne L, 96-86 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 20 Claremont-M-S L, 75-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 20 2 11.1 0.6-1.2 45.8 0.3-0.8 43.8 0.5-0.7 69.2 1.9
Total 20 2 11.1 0.6-1.2 45.8 0.3-0.8 43.8 0.5-0.7 69.2 1.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 20 2 221 11-24 45.8 7-16 43.8 9-13 69.2 38
Total 20 2 221 11-24 45.8 7-16 43.8 9-13 69.2 38
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 20 2 11.1 2.0-4.3 45.8 1.3-2.9 43.8 1.6-2.4 69.2 6.9
Total 20 2 11.1 2.0-4.3 45.8 1.3-2.9 43.8 1.6-2.4 69.2 6.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 20 2 11.1 0.5 0.9 1.4 1.0 - 1.1 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.0
Total 20 2 11.1 0.5 0.9 1.4 1.0 - 1.1 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 20 2 221 9 19 28 20 - 21 14 1.5 9 0
Total 20 2 221 9 19 28 20 - 21 14 1.5 9 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 20 2 11.1 1.6 3.4 5.1 3.6 0.0 3.8 2.5 1.5 1.6 0.0
Total 20 2 11.1 1.6 3.4 5.1 3.6 0.0 3.8 2.5 1.5 1.6 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 20 2 11.1 0.6-1.2 45.8 0.3-0.8 43.8 0.5-0.7 69.2 1.9
Conference 11 2 11.9 0.5-1.1 41.7 0.3-0.8 33.3 0.4-0.6 57.1 1.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 1 9.1 0.4-0.8 57.1 0.1-0.4 25.0 0.2-0.6 40.0 1.2
Away 8 1 12.8 0.6-1.5 41.7 0.5-1.1 44.4 0.5-0.5 100.0 2.3
Neutral 3 - 12.3 0.7-1.7 40.0 0.7-1.0 66.7 1.0-1.3 75.0 3.0
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Wins 4 - 10.3 0.8-1.2 60.0 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
Losses 16 2 11.3 0.5-1.2 42.1 0.3-0.8 41.7 0.6-0.8 69.2 1.9
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November 3 - 9.0 0.7-1.3 50.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-0.7 100.0 2.0
December 7 - 11.9 0.9-1.6 54.5 0.7-1.1 62.5 0.4-0.6 75.0 2.9
January 10 2 11.1 0.3-0.9 33.3 0.2-0.7 28.6 0.4-0.7 57.1 1.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 20 2 221 11-24 45.8 7-16 43.8 9-13 69.2 38
Conference 11 2 131 5-12 41.7 3-9 33.3 4-7 57.1 17
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 9 1 82 4-7 57.1 1-4 25.0 2-5 40.0 11
Away 8 1 102 5-12 41.7 4-9 44.4 4-4 100.0 18
Neutral 3 - 37 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 3-4 75.0 9
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Wins 4 - 41 3-5 60.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Losses 16 2 180 8-19 42.1 5-12 41.7 9-13 69.2 30
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November 3 - 27 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
December 7 - 83 6-11 54.5 5-8 62.5 3-4 75.0 20
January 10 2 111 3-9 33.3 2-7 28.6 4-7 57.1 12
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 20 2 11.1 2.0-4.3 45.8 1.3-2.9 43.8 1.6-2.4 69.2 6.9
Conference 11 2 11.9 1.5-3.7 41.7 0.9-2.7 33.3 1.2-2.1 57.1 5.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 9 1 9.1 2.0-3.4 57.1 0.5-2.0 25.0 1.0-2.4 40.0 5.4
Away 8 1 12.8 2.0-4.7 41.7 1.6-3.5 44.4 1.6-1.6 100.0 7.1
Neutral 3 - 12.3 2.2-5.4 40.0 2.2-3.2 66.7 3.2-4.3 75.0 9.7
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Wins 4 - 10.3 2.9-4.9 60.0 2.0-3.9 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 7.8
Losses 16 2 11.3 1.8-4.2 42.1 1.1-2.7 41.7 2.0-2.9 69.2 6.7
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November 3 - 9.0 3.0-5.9 50.0 0.0-1.5 0.0 3.0-3.0 100.0 8.9
December 7 - 11.9 2.9-5.3 54.5 2.4-3.9 62.5 1.4-1.9 75.0 9.6
January 10 2 11.1 1.1-3.2 33.3 0.7-2.5 28.6 1.4-2.5 57.1 4.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 20 2 11.1 0.5 0.9 1.4 1.0 - 1.1 0.7 1.5 0.5 0.0
Conference 11 2 11.9 0.5 1.0 1.5 0.8 - 1.0 0.5 2.2 0.5 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 1 9.1 0.7 0.8 1.4 0.4 - 0.9 0.7 1.3 0.3 0.0
Away 8 1 12.8 0.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 - 1.1 0.6 1.8 0.6 0.0
Neutral 3 - 12.3 0.7 0.7 1.3 1.7 - 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.3 0.0
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Wins 4 - 10.3 0.5 1.3 1.8 1.5 - 1.0 0.3 4.0 0.3 0.0
Losses 16 2 11.3 0.4 0.9 1.3 0.9 - 1.1 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.0
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November 3 - 9.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 - 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.0
December 7 - 11.9 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.4 - 1.4 0.4 3.3 0.6 0.0
January 10 2 11.1 0.4 0.9 1.3 0.7 - 0.9 0.5 1.8 0.4 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 20 2 221 9 19 28 20 - 21 14 1.5 9 0
Conference 11 2 131 5 11 16 9 - 11 5 2.2 5 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 1 82 6 7 13 4 - 8 6 1.3 3 0
Away 8 1 102 1 10 11 11 - 9 5 1.8 5 0
Neutral 3 - 37 2 2 4 5 - 4 3 1.3 1 0
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Wins 4 - 41 2 5 7 6 - 4 1 4.0 1 0
Losses 16 2 180 7 14 21 14 - 17 13 1.3 8 0
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November 3 - 27 0 3 3 3 - 2 6 0.3 1 0
December 7 - 83 5 7 12 10 - 10 3 3.3 4 0
January 10 2 111 4 9 13 7 - 9 5 1.8 4 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 20 2 11.1 1.6 3.4 5.1 3.6 0.0 3.8 2.5 1.5 1.6 0.0
Conference 11 2 11.9 1.5 3.4 4.9 2.7 0.0 3.4 1.5 2.2 1.5 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 1 9.1 2.9 3.4 6.3 2.0 0.0 3.9 2.9 1.3 1.5 0.0
Away 8 1 12.8 0.4 3.9 4.3 4.3 0.0 3.5 2.0 1.8 2.0 0.0
Neutral 3 - 12.3 2.2 2.2 4.3 5.4 0.0 4.3 3.2 1.3 1.1 0.0
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Wins 4 - 10.3 2.0 4.9 6.8 5.9 0.0 3.9 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0
Losses 16 2 11.3 1.6 3.1 4.7 3.1 0.0 3.8 2.9 1.3 1.8 0.0
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November 3 - 9.0 0.0 4.4 4.4 4.4 0.0 3.0 8.9 0.3 1.5 0.0
December 7 - 11.9 2.4 3.4 5.8 4.8 0.0 4.8 1.4 3.3 1.9 0.0
January 10 2 11.1 1.4 3.2 4.7 2.5 0.0 3.2 1.8 1.8 1.4 0.0