Matt Witt #20 Bats/Throws: R/L
Position: 1B/LHP Ht.: 6-3 Wt.: 220
Hometown: Beaufort, S.C.
Previous School: Beaufort HS
Eligibility: Jr. Major:
2012: Made nine relief appearances on the hill, working 11.2 innings while yielding nine runs (seven earned) on ten hits and five walks, punching out eight along the way…went 1-for-3 at the plate and drove in a run with an RBI groundout in first at-bat of year versus Marshall (2/24)…went four straight outings without allowing a run from 3/9-4/4 (5 total innings)…fanned a season-high three over 2 perfect innings of relief in 4-3 loss to Rider (3/9)…gave up two unearned runs on three hits and a walk, while managing a strikeout in loss to Coastal Carolina (5/18).
2011: Appeared in 10 games as a relief pitcher for the Buccaneers in his sophomore season… Did not earn a decision… Had a career high five strikeouts vs. the College of Charleston (4/12/11)… Struck out two batters in 2.0 innings vs. Clemson (2/26/11)… Did not give up an earned run vs. Savannah State (3/15/11), Gardner-Webb (4/8/11), South Carolina (5/11/11) or Liberty (5/26/11)… Gave up nine hits on the season… Did not give up a hit in six separate appearances… Surrendered just three extra base hits all season… Finished the season with an ERA of 11.57… Also appeared in four games as a pinch hitter.
High School: Named to Second Team All-Region as a junior and Senior… Island Packet Player of the Year in 2010… majoring in business… favorite baseball memory is pitching a complete game in the high school playoffs… came to CSU because he liked the coaches and people and thought it would be a good place for me.
Personal: Played High School Baseball at Beaufort HS for Brook Dickson