Welcome home Olivia Matto

Olivia Matto, who was a star player at Manheim Township during her high school career showed up at Franklin and Marshall last night playing for the visiting Gettysburg Bullets.

The Bullets are currently in first place in the Centennial Conference and ranked 17th nationwide in D-3 play. They are now riding a 17 game winning streak.

A second-quarter drought by the Diplomats ultimately sunk Franklin & Marshall’s women’s basketball team 71-53.

The 5’9″ freshman Guard Olivia Matto chipped in 4 points in her 8 minutes of play.

The Diplomats fell to 6-12, 4-9 CC while the Bullets improved to 17-1, 13-0 CC.

Gettysburg’s Ashley Gehrin led all scorers with 21 points, also picking up 10 boards dor a double-double. Mackenzie Tinner tallied five blocks along with six points and five rebounds off the bench.

When at Township this was Olivia’ record:

Earned four varsity letters in basketball at Manheim Township H.S.
Helped guide team to the 2018 Sectional Championship Playoffs as the No. 1 District 6A seed and State Playoffs
Voted Section 1 MVP and was named LL League Player of the Week
Scored 1,000 career points at Manheim Township H.S.
Penn Live and LL League All-Star
Post Grad year The Hill School – All-MAPL First Team honoree and was named MVP of the Hill Girls Classic Tournament
Member of the Spanish Immersion K-12, Key Club, Connect Club, PAWS Club, and Pottstown Cares
Volunteered at CCLU and The Ricketts Center
Four-year honor roll student

Congrats to Olivia and her new team. She is studying Business Management at Gettysburg College.

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