Matt Pinegar Athlete Profile

#20 Matt Pinegar

Matt Pinegar
Position: Guard Height: 6-0 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 2007-2009 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School

Personal

Parents are Steven and Lisa ... grandfather Ed Pinegar played at BYU in the 1950's and father Steven played at Utah State in the late 1970's ... has six sisters and two brothers ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Canada Toronto East mission from 2005-07 ... enjoys wakeboarding, driving, playing the piano and movies ... also recruited by Utah State.

Before BYU

TIMPVIEW HIGH SCHOOL: McDonald's High School All-America nominee ... helped his team win the region championship as a senior before falling in the state quarterfinals ... averaged 16 points, three assists and two steals per game ... named 4A first-team all-state as a junior and senior ... also earned Utah Valley MVP and Valley Player of the Year as a junior ... helped his team win the state 4A title posting 13.8 points, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a junior ... was the only freshman on the varsity team in 2000-02 ... coached by Perry Wildeboer ... also active in a capella club ... played for the Utah Heat AAU club under head coach Chris Jones.

Summary

An athletic combo guard, Matt Pinegar is a good shooter known for his competitive drive and scoring ability. The two-time first-team all-state honoree redshirted last season after returning from a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Stats

CAREER HIGHS
POINTS: 2 vs. UNF (2008)
FG MADE: 1 vs. UNF (2008)
FG ATT: 2 vs. UNF (2008)
FG %: .--
3FG MADE: --
3FG ATT: 1 vs. UNF (2008)
3FG %: --
FT MADE: --
FT ATT: --
FT %: --
REB: 2 vs. UNF (2008)
ASSISTS: 1 vs. UNF (2008)
BLOCKS: --
STEALS: 1 vs. Rice (2008), vs. Western Oregon (2009)
MINUTES: 14 vs. UNF (2008)
PINEGAR YEAR-BY-YEAR BYU STATS
Year GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct
2008-09 9-0 41--4.6 1-6 .167 0-5 .000 0-0 .000
Total 9-0 41--4.6 1-6 .167 0-5 .000 0-0 .000
Year Off-Def-Tot--Avg PF-FO A--Avg TO Blk Stl Pts--Avg
2008-09 0-2-2--0.2 1-0 1--0.1 6 0 2 2--0.2
Total 0-2-2--0.2 1-0 1--0.1 6 0 2 2--0.2

2007-2008 | Redshirt Year

Matt Pinegar redshirted in 2007-08 as a freshman.

2008-2009 | Freshman Year

Missed the final 18 games of the season with a sports hernia ... recorded one steal against Western Oregon, tying his career high ... registered a steal against Rice ... scored his first career points to go with two rebounds and one assist against North Florida ... saw three minutes of playing time at Pepperdine, the first action of his career.