Matt Plizga enters his 10th year as a member of the Duke Sports Information Department. He joined the SID staff as an intern in 2001 and was promoted to assistant sports information director during the spring of 2003. Plizga was promoted to associate sports information director in 2007 and handles all media activities relating to the men’s basketball and men’s golf programs.
Plizga graduated from Penn State Erie - The Behrend College in 1999 with a B.A. degree in communication studies. He was a four-year letterman on the men’s basketball team, helping the Lions to the 1999 ECAC Championship. He then served a two-year graduate assistantship at Edinboro University, earning a master’s degree in speech and communication studies.
A Windsor, Ohio native, Plizga resides in Durham with his wife, Erin, and their two sons, Zander and Zachary.
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