Quick Facts: 

Name: Matt McMahon

Graduation Year: 2015

Sport: Men’s Lacrosse

Position: Defense

  1. What does the experience of being a Penn student-athlete mean to you?

Being a Penn student-athlete means having the opportunity to represent our school on a national stage while also preparing for a life after athletics.

  1. Hometown?

Glen Ridge, New Jersey.

  1. High school?

Glen Ridge High School.

  1. College and Major?

Wharton, finance major.

  1. Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?

Coming from behind to beat Harvard in the Ivy Tournament Championship last year. For us, it was 8 months of hard work finally coming to fruition.

  1. Favorite Class to date?

Astronomy 001 – A survey of the universe.

  1. What does life after Penn look like (i.e.- ideal job, where you live, what will make you happy)?

I’ll be working at Bank of America Merrill Lynch next year in NYC. My siblings and a bunch of my teammates will also be living there so that will be a ton of fun.

  1. Ultimate career goal?

To be able to live comfortably and spend majority of my time with my family.

  1. Favorite place to eat on campus?

Frita’s (Billy’s) Street Cart outside of DRL.

  1. Favorite place to eat off campus?

Honest Tom’s Taco Shop.

  1. Favorite Penn sporting event to attend (other than your own sport)?

Men’s Soccer games are always awesome. Great environment at Rhodes.

  1. iPhone or Android?


  1. What’s currently on your iPod?

Soul Survivor – Young Jeezy ft Akon

  1. What’s on your DVR?

A bunch of 30 for 30’s.

  1. What’s the one place in Philly you take all those who visit you?

Anywhere in Old City. Best part of Philly by far.