Four players earned all-star nods in their respective summer leagues
Rising sophomore Brent Killam has a 0.84 ERA in nine relief appearances in the Northwoods League
Mathews becomes the fifth former Hoya currently in professional organized baseball
Three other Hoyas were named to All-BIG EAST Teams
Baseball vs. Princeton - 3/17/16
Baseball Senior Day vs. Butler - 5/9/15
Baseball vs. Creighton - 4/4/15
3/13/13 - Georgetown 7, UMBC 4
2016: Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team … Appeared and started in 13 games on the mound … Finished with a 3-6 record, 4.52 ERA and 64 strikeouts in 81.2 innings pitched … Led the team in strikeouts (64), ranked second in innings pitched (81.2) and fourth in wins (3) … His 64 strikeouts are tied for the seventh most in program history … Over final two starts, set the career records for starts (49), innings pitched (309.2) and strikeouts (229) … Recorded a season-high seven strikeouts on three separate occasions … Pitched a season-high 8.0 innings twice … Pitched 6.0 shutout innings with four strikeouts on March 11 against Penn … Pitched 8.0 innings of one-run ball with four strikeouts on March 17 against Princeton … Pitched 8.0 innings of one-run ball with six strikeouts on April 29 against Seton Hall … Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
2015: Named to the All-BIG EAST First Team as a starting pitcher ... Made 14 starts on the mound for the Hoyas as a junior … Compiled a 4-5 record with a 2.80 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 86.2 innings … Led the BIG EAST with 78 strikeouts, tied for second with 86.2 innings pitched and ranked fourth with a 2.80 ERA … Had two complete games – April 4 vs. Creighton and May 21 vs. St. John’s … Pitched seven shutout innings in his first start of the year against Delaware on February 13 … Had a season-high eight strikeouts in four starts – March 8 vs. Northwestern, March 14 vs. Lehigh, April 26 at Xavier and May 21 vs. St. John’s … Pitched a seven-inning complete game, allowing no earned runs on April 4 vs. Creighton … Pitched a career-high 8.2 innings on May 15 at Seton Hall … Pitched an eight-inning complete game in the BIG EAST Championships on May 21 vs. St. John’s allowing just one earned run with eight strikeouts ... Named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week on March 16 ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on March 9 and February 16.
2014: Made 13 starts on the mound for the Hoyas as a sophomore... He went 5-5 with a 3.21 ERA... He pitched a team-high 84 innings and led the pitching staff with 55 strikeouts and was tied for the team lead in wins... He pitched at least seven innings six different times and went eight innings three times... He pitched eight shutout innings against Villanova on May 2 and set a career high with nine strikeouts... He also had eight strikeouts on March 14 against Saint Joseph's and March 29 at Grambling State ... Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on March 24, March 31, May 5 and May 12.
Had a 5-1 record and 2.89 ERA in nine games, pitchingfor the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plains Summer League. Was named a midseason All-Starand pitched a perfect inning in the midsummer classic.
2013: Appeared in 14 games, making nine starts ... Finished the year with 32 strikeouts in 57.1 innings pitched ... Made first collegiate appearance, while throwing two innings and picking up three strikeouts against George Mason (2/26) ... Made first collegiate start allowing two runs in five innings of work against Toledo (3/5) ... Threw a season high seven innings while picking up his first collegiate win against UMBC (3/13) ... Earned the win with six innings of work against George Washington (3/19) ... Threw four innings of relief, while allowing just one run against South Florida (3/29) ... Picked up the win with 5.1 scoreless innings of work against Seton Hall (4/21).
Prior to Georgetown: A four-year varsity starter at Seneca Valley under head coach Eric Semega ... As a junior, went 11-1 with a 1.89 ERA, 70 Strikeouts in 64 IP ... Threw a No Hitter vs Central Catholic in first round of WPIAL Playoffs ... Honors include being named Tribune Review Terrific Ten, Post-Gazette All-Star, All-Section, All-WPIAL ... Team finished 2011 season by winning section and WPIAL championships along with placing third in the state. Personal: Matthew Joseph Smith ... Born on Aug. 27th, 1993 in Pittsburgh, Penn. ... The son of Robert and Lora Smith ... Has three younger brothers Michael, Mark, and Luke ... Earned highest honor roll all four years ... Member of National Honors Soceity ... Lists pitching in the WPIAL Championship game and winning 15-4 ... Enjoys deep-sea fishing ... Favorites include the Pittsburgh Pirates and Moneyball ... Plans to major in Business.