|Hometown:||N. Chatham, MA|
|High School:||Phillips Exeter (NH)|
|Years at Yale:||***|
2006: Started all 10 games... Made some of the big plays that enabled Yale to share 2006 league title... Completed 109 of 208 passes (6 int) for 1,437 yards and five TDs... Ranfor 424 yards and two TDs... Best passing day was 18-for-26 with 236 yards in OT win over Lehigh... TD tosses in five different games... Top rushing day was 10 for 77 yards vs. Princeton. 2005: Earned first varsity letter... Served as backup to Jeff Mroz... Completed his only attempted pass while rushing once for 25 yards against Columbia in fourth quarter. 2004: Played JV. At Phillips Exeter Academy: Captained 2003 Exeter squad to the Prep New England Championship and a 10-0 record, the school's first undefeated season since 1957... 2003 Prep New England Player of the Year... Had 1,800 yards of total offense. Personal: Matthew John Polhemus (pronounced paul-HEEM-us) is the son of Peter Polhemus and Francie Joseph... Enjoys drawing and boating... Timothy Dwight College resident.