Matt Schmitt
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Matt Schmitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lostant, Ill.

High School:
LaSalle-Peru

Last College:
Illinois Valley Community College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
RHP

Experience:
TR

B/T:
L/R

04/30/2013

Redbirds Defeat Titans, 15-5, in Horenberger-Bass Classic

Kyle Stanton drove in five runs in the 7-inning win for the Redbirds.

04/03/2013

Redbirds Drop Non-Conference Tilt, 20-2, at Eastern Illinois

Ten different Redbirds collected hits in defeat.

03/12/2013

Redbirds Collect 20 hits, Defeat No. 29 Miami, 17-6

Every Illinois State starter collected a hit, with Chad Hinshaw going 4-for-6.

03/01/2013

Redbirds Drop Opener at Belmont, 5-3

Zac Johnson connected on a two-run single in the third inning.

09/27/2012

Game One of Baseball's Fall World Series Ends In 5-5 Tie

Brock Stewart collects 3 RBI as Black team rallies late

2012: Made 13 appearances, starting two games ... went 1-1 with an 8.61 ERA ... tallied 23 innings pitched ... earned his first victory of the season after throwing four scoreless innings, with a career-highfour strike outs at Austin Peay (2/19) ... worked two scoreless innings at Tennessee Tech (2/26) ... struck out the side in one inning of work against Iowa (3/11) ... worked two perfect innings, adding one strike out, against SIUE (3/20) ... retired both batters faced against Bradley (4/20).

Illinois Valley Community College: Two-year team captain ... as a sophomore, amassed a 4.76 ERA through 49 innings and nine starts ... struck out 48 and walked just 15 ... recorded two saves ... as a freshman, played outfield ... academic all-conference honoree.

LaSalle-Peru High School: As a senior, played outfield and established a .290 batting average ... also pitched nine innings with eight strikeouts and three walks (3.00 ERA) ... helped LaSalle-Peru to a fourth-place finish at the IHSA 3A Tournament with a 33-5 overall record ... started the season on a 23-game winning streak.

Personal:Born 4-28-91 in Spring Valley, Ill. ... son of Gerald and Deborah Schmitt ... has two sisters, Leah and Emily, who both attended Illinois State ... also, father Gerald went to Illinois State ... major: Communication