15 Matt Pawlowski
15 - Matt Pawlowski
Height: 6-2
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Northwest Guilford
Position: QB
Major: Sport Management
gp 10
yds 3333
td 39
yds/g 333.3

Career

  • finished second to former NCAA Division III passing yardage leader Josh Vogelbach ‘09 in most of Guilford’s career passing categories
  • four-year starter
  • completed 872-of-1,369 passes for a school-record 63.7 completion percentage, 11,625 yards and 116 scores with 16 interceptions
  • In his final two years, threw for 6,809 yards with 74 touchdowns and only five interceptions, which helped Guilford win 17 of 20 games
  • finished his career ranked ninth in Division III history with 116 career touchdown throws
  • stood 11th among the national career leaders in total offense (12,456) and passing yards (11,625), and 16th in total offensive yards per game (311.4) and completions
  • two-time D3football.com all-region pick

2015

  • one of four Gagliardi Trophy finalists, presented annually to Division III football’s top student-athlete
  • D3football.com Third Team All-American
  • earned Guilford’s first D3football.com South Region Offensive Player of the Year Award
  • won his second straight J. Stokely Fulton ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Year Award, becoming the first offensive player to win the league's top honor in successive seasons
  • led the Quakers to a record-setting, nine-win season
  • completed a school-record 39 touchdown passes, which ranked fourth in Division III and is the second-highest total in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) history
  • connected on 227-of-350 passes (64.9%) for 3,333 yards with just two interceptions
  • stood sixth in Division III in passing yards, fifth in passing yards per game (333.3), and sixth in total offense per game (344.1)
  • best performance came in a school- and league-record 611-yard, seven-touchdown passing effort October 31 at Catholic University of America, which earned his second of three 2015 player-of-the-week awards, plus D3football.com/Scoutware Team of the Week honors
  • his 648 total offensive yards and 611 passing yards in the game both stood second nationally among all NCAA quarterbacks in 2015
  • named one of 10 semifinalists for the Gagliardi Trophy for the second straight season
  • completed a school-record 39 touchdown passes, which ranks third in NCAA Division III through games of November 21 and is the second-highest total in ODAC history
  • named team's Offensive MVP

2014

  • started all 10 games for the Quakers as quarterback and a team captain
  • earned the ODAC Offensive Player of the Year Award
  • named one of 10 finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, presented annually to NCAA Division III football's top student-athlete
  • earned three ODAC Offensive Player of the Week honors
  • led the nation after the regular season with a school-record 38 touchdown passes
  • completed a Guilford-record 67.8% of his throws, Division III's seventh-best figure
  • connected on 250-of-369 passes for 3,476 yards with just three interceptions
  • ranked fifth in Division III in passing yards and second in passing yards per game (347.6)
  •  was third in points responsible for 23.6 per game and total offensive yards per game (372.1), also a school standard
  • his school-record pass efficiency rating (179.24) stood third nationally and his 25 completions per game were seventh 

2013

  • earned Second-Team ODAC recognition
  • passed for a league-high 24 touchdowns and just three interceptions in 10 starts
  • completed 61.7 percent (190-of-308) of his passes, the second-best figure in school history
  • his 2,373 passing yards stood as sixth all-time at Guilford, and third in the ODAC for the season
  • enjoyed a career-high 394-yard passing effort versus Randolph-Macon College with four touchdowns
  • completed a school-record 83.9% (26-of-31) of his passes for 360 yards and career-high six touchdowns against Shenandoah

2012

  • named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, the third in Quakers' history
  • won Guilford's Offensive MVP Award
  • ranked third in the conference with 2,443 passing yards, the fifth-best total in school history
  • ranked third in the ODAC with 267 total offensive yards per game
  • completed 202-of-345 passes with 15 touchdowns and eight interceptions
  • his 129.7 pass efficiency rating ranked fourth in the league
  • his .590 completion percentage stands third in school history
  • won a league-best three ODAC Offensive Player of the Week Awards
  • had two 300-yard passing games
  • threw for 354 yards and four touchdowns to rally visiting Guilford past league-rival Randolph-Macon College, 38-35, Oct. 20
  • was also the Quakers’ second-leading rusher (227 yards) and scored six touchdowns on the ground, matching the eighth-best total in school history
  • picked up a game- and career-high 136 rushing yards and a touchdown in the Quakers’ Nov. 3 ODAC win over the Catholic University of America

Personal

Matt Pawlowski
  • awarded 2016 Best Male Athlete at Guilford's annual athletics award program
  • seven-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • dean's list student
  • named to the National Football Foundation's (NFF) 2016 Hampshire Honor Society
  • two-time member of the Academic All-ODAC Team
  • lettered four years under head coach Joe Woodruff
  • twice earned All-Piedmont Triad 4A Conference and all-area recognition
  • helped the Vikings to consecutive conference championships for the first time in school history
  • high school teammate of Guilford’s Tyler Campbell ‘16
  • also a four-year letter winner as point guard on the basketball team
  • helped 2011-12 team win the league championship
  • member of the National Honor Society
  • earned the school's Academic Achievement and Viking awards
  • older sister, Ashley, was a member of the track and field team at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • son of Mark and Kim Pawlowski
  • minor in business
Recent Games
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 227 167
Attempts 350 264
Completion % 64.9% 63.3%
Yards 3333 2327
Yards per game 333.3 332.4
Yards per attempt 9.5 8.8
Touchdowns 39 24
Interceptions 2 2
Sacks 20 15
Yards lost 116 91
Pass Efficiency 180.5 165.8
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 17 28 60.7% 278 9.9 5 0 1 8
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 20 31 64.5% 397 12.8 5 0 4 17
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 23 27 85.2% 331 12.3 5 0 0 0
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 7 10 70.0% 80 8.0 0 0 0 0
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 18 36 50.0% 363 10.1 4 0 1 4
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 27 44 61.4% 220 5.0 1 0 0 0
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 21 33 63.6% 251 7.6 5 0 1 9
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 37 63 58.7% 611 9.7 7 1 1 7
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 21 31 67.7% 391 12.6 3 1 5 31
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 36 47 76.6% 411 8.7 4 0 7 40
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 4 10 2.5 10 0 - -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 11 8 0.7 8 0 - -
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 4 31 7.8 15 0 - -
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 2 8 4.0 6 0 - -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 3 -2 -0.7 2 0 - -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 5 16 3.2 10 0 - -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 2 7 3.5 16 0 - -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 7 37 5.3 16 0 - -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 10 -14 -1.4 7 0 - -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 14 7 0.5 12 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 - - - 0 0 0
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 - - - 0 0 0
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 1 10 - - - 10
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 1 8 - - - 8
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 1 31 - - - 31
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 1 8 - - - 8
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 1 -2 - - - -2
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 1 16 - - - 16
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 1 7 - - - 7
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 1 37 - - - 37
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 1 -14 - - - -14
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 1 7 - - - 7
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 2 0 - - - - - 0 - - 0 1
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 0 0 - - - - - 0 - - 0 0
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 5 at Greensboro W, 77-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 at Methodist W, 55-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 Averett W, 58-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Washington and Lee L, 20-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Shenandoah W, 55-38 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 23-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 Randolph-Macon W, 41-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 at Catholic W, 52-49 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 Hampden-Sydney W, 33-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Emory & Henry W, 41-30 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2012-13 10 205 342 59.9% 2443 244.3 7.1 15 8 79 129.7
2013-14 10 190 308 61.7% 2373 237.3 7.7 24 3 86 150.2
2014-15 10 250 369 67.8% 3476 347.6 9.4 38 3 78 179.2
2015-16 10 227 350 64.9% 3333 333.3 9.5 39 2 85 180.5
Total 40 872 1369 63.7% 11625 290.6 8.5 116 16 86 160.7
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2012-13 10 90 227 22.7 2.5 6 57 1 1
2013-14 10 87 251 25.1 2.9 1 20 1 1
2014-15 10 86 245 24.5 2.8 1 18 2 0
2015-16 10 62 108 10.8 1.7 0 16 - -
Total 40 325 831 20.8 2.6 8 57 4 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2012-13 10 - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
Total 40 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2012-13 10 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Total 40 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2012-13 10 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 40 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2012-13 - - - - - - - - - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - - - -
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2012-13 10 227 - - - 227 22.7
2013-14 10 251 - - - 251 25.1
2014-15 10 245 - - - 245 24.5
2015-16 10 108 - - - 108 10.8
Total 40 831 - - - 831 20.8
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2012-13 38 3.8 6 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
2013-14 6 0.6 1 - - - - - - - - 0
2014-15 6 0.6 1 - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 2 0.2 0 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
Total 52 1.3 8 - - - - - 0 - 2 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2012-13 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 40 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 227 350 64.9% 3333 333.3 9.5 39 2 85 180.5
Conference 7 167 264 63.3% 2327 332.4 8.8 24 2 85 165.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 119 174 68.4% 1747 349.4 10.0 21 1 85 191.4
Away 5 108 176 61.4% 1586 317.2 9.0 18 1 72 169.7
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 9 220 340 64.7% 3253 361.4 9.6 39 2 85 181.8
Losses 1 7 10 70.0% 80 80.0 8.0 0 0 27 137.2
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September 3 60 86 69.8% 1006 335.3 11.7 15 0 61 225.6
October 5 110 186 59.1% 1525 305.0 8.2 17 1 76 157.1
November 2 57 78 73.1% 802 401.0 10.3 7 1 85 186.5
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 62 108 10.8 1.7 0 16 - -
Conference 7 43 59 8.4 1.4 0 16 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 33 29 5.8 0.9 0 16 - -
Away 5 29 79 15.8 2.7 0 16 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 60 100 11.1 1.7 0 16 - -
Losses 1 2 8 8.0 4.0 0 6 - -
-
September 3 19 49 16.3 2.6 0 15 - -
October 5 19 66 13.2 3.5 0 16 - -
November 2 24 -7 -3.5 -0.3 0 12 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Away 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 0 - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 108 - - - 108 10.8
Conference 7 59 - - - 59 8.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 29 - - - 29 5.8
Away 5 79 - - - 79 15.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 9 100 - - - 100 11.1
Losses 1 8 - - - 8 8.0
-
September 3 49 - - - 49 16.3
October 5 66 - - - 66 13.2
November 2 -7 - - - -7 -3.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 2 0.2 0 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
Away 2 0.4 0 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 2 0.2 0 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 2 0.7 0 - - - - - 0 - 1 0
October 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -