Mata
Cho Se-hyeong 
South Korea
SK Telecom T1
Leads SKT in assists
January 24, 2019
Mata finished Thursday's 2-1 loss to SBG with a 1/6/16 combined KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata ended Game 1 with a 1/1/8 KDA as Tahm Kench. He was involved in 50% of SKT's kills, tying for the second highest assist total in the win. In Game 2, Mata used Gragas and earned a 0/2/5 KDA. He was involved in five of seven kills, leading SKT in assists as SBG forced Game 3. In the series finale, Mata played Alistar and finished with a 0/3/3 KDA. He was involved in three of four kills, tying for the team-high assist total as SKT dropped the series deciding match. Mata was involved in a team-low 17 of 29 kills, but did lead SKT with 16 assists.
Two games of Tahm Kench
January 16, 2019
Mata ended SKT's 2-0 win over JAG with a 0/1/11 KDA in two games as Tahm Kench.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 0/1/7 KDA. He was involved in seven of 12 kills, tying for the team-high assist total, but also the team-low kill participation. In Game 2, Mata earned a 0/0/4 KDA. He was involved in four of six kills, leading SKT in assists while giving away no deaths to close out the series. Mata was involved in 11 of 18 kills in the series, leading SKT in assists.
Free Agent
Enters free agency
November 14, 2018
Mata is a free agent, KT Rolster confirmed on Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Mata played with KT Rolster for two years, beginning his tenure with the organization in December of 2016. Mata's 2018 season was particularly impressive as KT Rolster took third place in the LCK Spring Playoffs before earning a second place finish at Rift Rivals. To top it off, Mata and company claimed a first place finish both in the regular season and Summer Split playoffs, but the roster faltered at the 2018 World Championships, losing to eventual world champions, Invictus Gaming, in the quarterfinals, 3-2.
First loss of Worlds 2018
October 16, 2018
Mata finished Tuesday's loss to EDG with a 1/3/9 KDA as Thresh.
ANALYSIS
Mata was unable to keep KT's perfect group stage record intact during Tuesday's match against EDG. He was involved in 10 of 13 kills, finishing with the third highest kill participation on the team. His one kill was tied for the team-low, while his nine assists led KT in the loss.
Deathless on Gragas
October 16, 2018
Mata finished Tuesday's win over Team Liquid with a 1/0/8 KDA as Gragas.
ANALYSIS
Mata helped KT get off to a good start during the opening game of Tuesday's slate against Team Liquid. He was unkillable, involved in nine of 12 kills to tie for the second highest kill participation on the team. His one kill was the second fewest, but Mata's eight assists tied Score for the team-high in the win.
10 assists in win over MAD
October 12, 2018
Mata finished Friday's win over MAD with a 1/0/10 KDA as Leona.
ANALYSIS
Mata put in an excellent performance on a playmaking support during Friday's win over MAD. He was unkillable, ending the game involved in 11 of 14 kills, tying for the team-high kill participation. His one kill was tied for the team low, but his 10 assists tied score for the team high as KT moved to 2-0 in the group stages.
Gets to double-digit assists
October 10, 2018
Mata finished Wednesday's win over Team Liquid with a 1/1/11 KAD as Thresh.
ANALYSIS
Mata was heavily involved in Wednesday's win, helping KT open up Worlds with a win over Team Liquid. He was involved in 12 of 14 kills, tying Ucal for the team-high kill participation. His one kill was tied for the team low, but he did his best to support the team, finishing with a team-high 11 assists in the win.
Team-high assist total against MVP
August 9, 2018
Mata ended KT's sweep of MVP with a 1/1/10 combined KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 1/1/8 KDA as Braum. He was involved in nine of ten kills, ending the game with KT's second-highest assist total. In Game 2, Mata used Morgana and earned a 0/0/2 KDA. He was unkillable, but finished the game involved in only two of six kills. Mata was involved in 11 of 16 kills in the series, leading KT with 10 assists.
More deaths than kill or assists
July 11, 2018
Mata ended Wednesday's sweep to HLE with a 1/7/5 total KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 1/4/2 KDA as Morgana. He was involved in three of six kills, tying for the second-highest kill total and team-high assist total in Game 1. In Game 2, Mata used Braum and earned a 0/3/3 KDA. He was involved in three of four kills, tying for the team-high assist total in the final game. Mata was involved in six of 10 kills in the series, leading KT with five assists.
Ties for team-high assist total
July 5, 2018
Mata ended Thursday's win over MAD with a 0/0/3 KDA as Morgana.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished the game involved in all three KT kills. He had no kills himself, but his three assists were tied with Score for the team high. Mata gave away no deaths in the win.
Racks up assists in big win
June 28, 2018
Mata was an assist machine during KT Rolster's 2-0 win over Griffin on Thursday, finishing with a KDA of 4/5/22.
ANALYSIS
Mata started off the series on the playmaking Alistar and his presence was immediately felt. With KT putting a heavy focus on the top lane, he walked right up there and landed a textbook Headbutt/Pulverize combo that resulted in a kill on Sword and kept Smeb with a sizable lead in the top lane. He continued having a strong presence in every teamfight as KT picked up a lightning fast 23-minute win. He switched over to Ornn in Game 2 and actually had an even greater impact. He tallied the same amount of kills at 11, but also managed to add in four kills to go along with it. Those ended up being key as those kills went a long way to helping KT win the late game teamfights that locked up the 2-0 sweep against the previously undefeated Griffin.
Ties for team-high assist total
April 4, 2018
Mata finished Wednesday's 3-1 win over SKT with a 5/4/26 combined KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata ended Game 1 with a 0/2/1 KDA as Alistar. He was involved in only one of three kills as KT dropped the opening game of the series. In Game 2, Mata used Braum and earned a 2/1/7 KDA. He was involved in nine of 14 kills, ending with the third-highest kill total and second-highest assist total in the game. For Game 3, Mata played Thresh and ended with a 0/0/11 KDA. He was unkillable, ending the game involved in 11 of 16 kills, while earning the team-high assist total. For the final game of the series, Mata used Shen and finished with a 3/1/7 KDA. He was involved in 10 of 16 kills, ending the game tied for the third-highest kill total and tied for the second-most assists. Mata was involved in 31 of 49 kills in the series, tying Score for the team-high assist total with 26.
Clean series sweep
March 8, 2018
Mata ended Thursday's sweep of SKT with a 0/1/16 total KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 0/1/6 KDA as Alistar. He was involved in six of seven kills, tying Score for the team-high assist total in Game 1. In Game 2, Mata earned a 0/0/10 KDA as Braum. He was unkillable, again tying score with a team-high 10 assists. Mata was involved in 16 of 22 kills in the series, while tying Score for a team-high 16 assists.
Preserves KDA in one-sided loss
February 8, 2018
Mata ended KT's sweep to KZ with a 0/1/7 combined KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 0/0/2 KDA as Braum. He was involved in two of three kills, tying for the team-high assist total. In Game 2, Mata used Rakan and earned a 0/1/5 KDA. He was involved in five of seven kills, leading KT with five assists. Mata died only once despite KT dying a total of 30 times in the series.
Series-high assist total
February 1, 2018
Mata ended Thursday's sweep of JAG with a 3/5/23 combined KDA.
ANALYSIS
Mata finished Game 1 with a 2/3/12 KDA as Alistar. He was involved in all 14 kills, leading KT in assists with 12, while finishing above Smeb with two kills. In Game 2, Mata used Tahm Kench and earned a 1/2/11 KDA. He was involved in 12 of 15 kills, but finished with only the third-highest assist total at 11. Mata led the series in assists, while tying for the series-high kill participation.
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