Matt has successfully made the move from a everyday player to a pitcher during his sophomore...has proven to have one of the best arms on the team..last season as a junior, Matt let the team witih 17 appearances...was very consistant during the year as he posted a 2-1 record with a save...struckout 40 batters in just over 32 innings pitched.
SR, 5-8, 165
Hometown: Metropolis, Ill.
Previous School: Massac County HS
Before Union: Prepped at Massac County HS where he played baseball and football...batted .517 with 7 HR, 62 runs, and 28 stolen bases...named All-Conference in both sports plus All-Southern Illinois in baseball...holds Massac County record for hits in a season (55) and runs scored in season (62)