Simon Mathews pitched eight innings for the second-consecutive start
First pitch for Saturday's contest is scheduled for 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. Xavier - 4/17/16
Baseball vs. Princeton - 3/17/16
Baseball Home Opener vs. UMBC - 3/1/16
Baseball vs. UMES - 4/22/15
Baseball vs. Creighton - 4/4/15
2016: Appeared in a team-high 52 games with 50 starts (46 1b, 4 DH) … Finished with a .270 (55-for-204) batting average, three home runs, nine doubles, one triple, 31 RBI and 26 runs scored … Led the team in RBI (31), ranked second in home runs (3) and hits (55), third in runs scored (26) and fifth in batting average (.270) … Recorded 15 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games, and seven multi-RBI games … Also made two appearances on the mound out of the bullpen, going 2.2 innings with three strikeouts and not allowing an earned run … Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
2015: Appeared in 45 games, making 39 starts as a sophomore … Finished the season batting .265 (41-for-155) with six doubles, 13 RBI and 20 runs scored … Had 10 multiple-hit games, including five games with at least three hits … Went 3-for-4 with a double and run scored in the season-opener vs. VCU … Went 4-for-5 with a double and three runs scored with on March 11 vs. Lehigh … Made two pitching appearances in relief, compiling three innings with a 9.00 ERA and one strikeout ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on March 16.
2014: Appeared in 25 games with 18 starts as a freshman... Finished with a .219 batting average, including batting .267 (12-for45) with four doubles and five RBI over the final 14 games of the season... Made 11 pitching appearances, including one start, with a 7.36 ERA in 18.1 innings... Went five scoreless innings over his final three appearances.
Batted .313 (56-for-179) with a home run, six doubles and 25 RBI in 49 games for the Florence RedWolves of the Coastal Plains Summer League. Was named a mid-season All-Star.
High School: Four-year letterwinning outfielder, pitcher and first baseman at Needham ... Drew a Cap-8 Honorable Mention recognition in 2010 and 2012 and was named Cap-8 All-Conference in 2011 ... Selected to the Bobby Murray All-Tournament team in 2012 ... Tossed a complete-game, three-hit shutout as a senior at Needham ... Also played club ball for the Canes Baseball (2010-12) ... Coached at Needham by Harry Jones, Harold Kelly and Chris Newton.