Freshman Season (2014)
Named to the All-Conference USA Freshman Team ... saw playing time in all 20 contests and started in 17 matches for the Blazers at defender ... part of the UAB backline that held opponents to one goal or less on 11 different occasions ... totaled an assist in the season opener vs. Memphis ... took five shots for three on target ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Attended ESC Renaissance for his high school education.
Other Soccer Info
Member of the 2013 Canadian U17 National Team ... the squad participated in 2013 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying and the 2013 U17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates ... member of the 2013 Team Ontario, winning a bronze medal at the Canada Games ... played club soccer for Vaughn Azzurri under head coach Patrice Gheisar.
Coach Getman on Mathieu
"Mathieu is a great athlete who has the skills and understanding to make an impact right away. He is the perfect combination of size, speed, skill, smarts, and hard work."
Born Mathieu Laurent on Feb. 28, 1996 in Canada … son of Yvonne and Jean-Marc Laurent … has one brother, Julieu … majoring in business.