16 Matteo Bennati
16 Matteo Bennati
Height: 5-8
Weight: 152
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Genova, Italy
Position: F
Last School: Martin Luther King HS
Experience: HS

Statistics: 2017

2017: Started all 16 games for the Bruins... Led the team with three goals... Led the team in points with seven... Added an assist against Niagara (8/27)... Led the team in shots with 28 and shots on goal with 12... Led the team in game-winning goals with two... Scored the game-winner against Niagara (8/27) and Georgia State (9/12)... Had a season-high four shots against Memphis (8/25)... Recorded two shots on goal against Memphis (8/25) and Milwaukee (9/16)... Was named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team... Earned Horizon League Freshman of the Year honors... 

Prior to Belmont: Won the Hale Cup in 2014 and 2015...

Personal: Majoring in International Business... Son of Giorgio and Carla Bennati... Lists favorite athlete as Paulo Dybala... Enjoys playing all sports... Lists favorite books as "La Rabbia E L'Orgolio" and "Oriana Fallaci"... Favorite movie is "Shutter Island"... Enjoys eating pizza... Listens to Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers... Favorite TV show is "Suits"... Favorite vacation place is Greece... Has one brother, Guido (23) and one sister, Michele (16)...