Rookie Draft: Pick 16 - Matthew Uebergang

Club: Redland, Queensland
Position: Key forward/defender
Date of birth: 6 January 1995
Height: 194cm
Weight: 91kg

From the Freo recruiters
The Redland product has played the majority of his football as a key forward but played primarily as a key defender in 2015. He played for the NEAFL in the state game against Tasmania, won the NEAFL rising star award, finished runner-up in Redland’s best and fairest and made the NEAFL team of the year. Matthew possesses an impressive athleticism for his size and reads the play very well, allowing him to take intercept marks or spoil. He is a beautiful kick and excellent decision-maker. Matthew possesses terrific agility and speed, recording a 2.91 in the 20m sprint. He has clean hands and a great vertical leap (87cm), helping his contested marking ability. At just 20 years of age, Matthew has significant promise, being able to play as both a key forward and defender.

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