Matt Mirabal
Matt Mirabal



High School:
Mount Carmel

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190





Summer Baseball Update: Redbirds Shine in All-Star Festivities

Eric Aguilera, Jeremy Rhoades and Zac Johnson appeared in summer collegiate all-star games Tuesday night


Redbirds Announce High School Showcase Camps

Three, full-day camps scheduled for August and October


Summer Baseball Update: 3 `Birds Dubbed All-Stars

Eric Aguilera, Zac Johnson and Jeremy Rhoades have been selected to summer all-star teams


Summer Baseball Update: Kay Thriving In Canada

Senior infielder entered play Wednesday batting .296/.347/.401 for the Thunder Bay Border Cats


Summer Baseball Update: Aguilera Leads Lakeshore

Leads the Lakeshore Chinooks in average (.380), on-base percentage (.430) and slugging percentage (.554)


WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. SIU

WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. SIU


WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. Wichita State

WJBC Recap - Baseball vs. Wichita State


ISU vs. SIU (Baseball day)

Game 3


ISU Baseball vs. Bradley (Game 2)

ISU vs. Bradley April 21, 2012


Illinois State vs. Wichita State

April 6, 2012

2011: Started 45 of 48 games played ... established a .247 batting average ... collected 41 hits, scored 30 runs and drove in 25 runs ... hit six doubles ... went 8-for-9 in stolen bases ... amassed a .324 on-base percentage ... had 11 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games ... established a season-long seven-game hitting streak (2/26-2/28) ... went 3-for-6 with a double, three RBI and two runs scored against Milwaukee (2/27) ... was 3-for-5 versus Xavier (3/5) ... collected three RBI and scored two runs in a 2-for-4 effort against Bowling Green (3/6) ... drove in two runs at Miami (3/8) ... scored a season-high four runs and stole two bases against Ohio State (3/11) ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI, one run scored and a stolen base at Purdue (3/22) ... was 3-for-5 with a double, one RBI and one run scored at Bradley (4/16) ... amassed three runs scored in a 3-for-5 effort against Indiana State (4/29) ... was 2-for-4 with one RBI versus Missouri State (5/6).

Amassed the second-highest batting average (.323), the third most hits (63) and the fourth most RBI (42) ... started 45 of 51 games played ... scored 36 runs ... hit 14 doubles and four home runs ... accounted for the longest hitting streak of the season (14 consecutive games, 5/7-6/4) ... totaled 17 multiple-hit games (tied for third-most) and 11 multiple-RBI games ... successfully stole nine bases in 12 attempts ... earned All-Missouri Valley Conference Honorable Mention recognition ... named to the State Farm All-MVC Tournament team ... went a career-best 4-for-4 with a run and two RBI on two doubles against James Madison (3/14) ... hit 3-for-4 with three runs and one RBI versus Central Michigan (3/19) ... went 3-for-5 with a career-high five RBI at Indiana State (3/27) ... batted 2-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and a RBI against Illinois (3/30) ... went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a RBI at Lipscomb (4/2) ... hit 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI at Lipscomb (4/3) ... batted 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and one RBI at Illinois (4/20) ... went 1-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two RBI against Indiana State in the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinal (5/27) ... hit 3-for-5 with a home run, a stolen base, three RBI and one run scored in the championship game of the State Farm MVC Tournament versus Wichita State (5/29) ... went 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and one RBI against Vanderbilt at the Louisville NCAA Regional (6/4).

Played in 40 games with 39 starts ... batted .243 with 11 extra-base hits ... led the team with nine sacrifice hits ... scored 13 runs and drove in 16 RBI ... collected first career hit at Belmont (2/21), a double ... knocked a career-best three hits against UTPA (3/14) and Creighton (5/2) ... swiped two bases and notched the first RBI of his career against Western Michigan (3/8) ... finished the season with seven multiple hit games ... had a five-game hitting streak from (3/21-4/1) ... threw out 15-of-51 (22.7 percent) would-be base stealers.

Mt. Carmel High School: Three-year letter winner in baseball ... hit .340 with five home runs, 40 runs batted in, 38 runs scored and 10 stolen bases as a senior ... team captain of team that won a regional championship ... named all-conference and participated in the Catholic vs. Public All-Star challenge at US Cellular Field ... as a junior, hit .380 with 17 steals, five home runs, 48 runs batted in and 17 extra-base hits ... earned all-conference honors ... ranked the No. 2 catching prospect by Prep Baseball Report ... team won a conference and regional championship with a 31-5 overall record ... hit .340 as a sophomore with 25 RBI.

Personal: Born 9-23-89 in Chicago ... son of Reyes Mirabal and Pam Decook ... has four siblings, Cody, Trevor, Chris and Hailey ... uncle, Joe Jumonville played baseball in the San Diego Padres organization ... major: recreation and park administration