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Matt Dicken
Matt  Dicken


Cape May, N.J.

High School:
Lower Cape May Regional

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205



VILLANOVA: Tri-captain; Will be one of the team's top offensive performers in 2007; Hard-nosed competitor; Excels in short yardage situations.

2006: Led team in scoring with 11 touchdowns and 66 points; Carried 104 times for 432 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and 11 rushing touchdowns; Had seven carries for 10 yards at Central Florida; Tallied seven carries for 39 yards and two touchdowns versus Lehigh; Recorded three rushes for eight yards and a score against Massachusetts; Had -1 yard rushing on three carries and a score at Penn; Registered 21 yards on six carries at Hofstra; Credited with nine yards on four carries at Maine; Amassed 78 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns versus Towson; Recorded 16 rushes for 96 yards at William & Mary; Posted first career 100-yard rushing game with 120 yards on 21 carries and a touchdown versus Richmond; Had 14 carries for 25 yards and two touchdowns against James Madison; Tallied eight rushes for 27 yards and two touchdowns at Delaware.

2005: Had 49 carries for 121 yards and four touchdowns to go with one reception for 22 yards; Tallied three carries for 17 yards and one catch for 22 yards in season opener at Rutgers; Carried 15 times for 23 yards and two touchdowns versus Northeastern; Posted three rushes for -4 yards versus Penn; Registered seven carries for 35 yards at New Hampshire; Had seven rushes for 16 yards at Richmond; Recorded three carries for seven yards at Bucknell; Credited with three carries for 11 yards and a score against Towson; Had two rushes for three yards at James Madison; Tallied six rushes for 13 yards and a touchdown versus Delaware.

2004: Gained two yards on one carry versus Richmond; Tallied five carries for -9 yards at Rhode Island.

Lower Cape May Regional High School: Earned five varsity letters in track, four in football and two in wrestling; Received Team and County MVP honors as a senior; Named All-League, All-South Jersey Group 3, NJ Coaches Association top 100 in 2002; County MVP as a junior in 2001; Named an All-League and All-South Jersey second team performer in 2002; Holds the school records for rushing yards in a game with 326, rushing yards in a season with 1,778, rushing yards in a career with 4,277, touchdowns in a season with 16 and touchdowns in a career with 57.

Personal: Human services major; One of five children of Chip Faulkner and Denise Dicken; Born 7/21/84 in Camden, N.J.