Are You Smarter than a Freshman?
2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 16 games, all coming in relief ... Led all freshman in ERA (4.26) ... Compiled 12 strikeouts while allowing nine earned runs in 19 innings ... Made first career appearance against Charleston Southern (2/18) throwing 1.1 scoreless innings striking out one ... Struck out the side in one inning pitched against Coppin State (2/22) ... Threw a season high three innings against Seton Hall (5/4) giving up no runs on three hits.
"Matt is a projectable left-handed pitcher with a good arm. Once he is able to focus on baseball, I expect him to make a significant jump. His high level of athleticism and work ethic should accelerate his development." - Associate Head Coach Curtis Brown
Left-handed pitcher ... 6-1, 185 ... A three-year letterwinner at Hatboro-Horsham ... Plays club baseball for the Philly Bandits ... Selected to play in the Carpenter Cup in 2009 and 2010 ... Earned all-conference honors in American Legion in 2008 and 2009 (as a pitcher and first baseman) ... Went 2-4 with a 3.34 earned run average and 39 strikeouts in 29.1 innings in 2009 ... In 2010 as a junior, hit .328 with 15 RBI while striking out 27 batters in 17 innings ... Coached by Pete Moore at Hatboro-Horsham and by Dave Amaro with the Philly Bandits ... Also played quarterback and defensive back for the football team.