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    Matt Diedrich
    Matt Diedrich

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hawthorn Woods, Ill.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 240

    Position:
    LHP

    Bats/Throws:
    L/L



    2009: Appeared in 11 games on the mound for the `Cats, including two making starts ... Hurled three strikeouts in relief against Milwaukee (4/29) ... Tossed 2.2 scoreless innings in the second game of a doubleheader against Kansas (3/6).

    2008: Saw action on the mound in three contests ... Tossed a scoreless inning at USF (3/1) ... Tied a career high by tossing 5.2 innings at Purdue (3/30), striking out four ... Also hurled 2.2 innings vs. Kansas (3/23).

    2007: Appeared in 12 games ... Made four starts during season ... Earned victories versus UW-Milwaukee (4/24) and Illinois Tech (5/2) ... Pitched season-high 5.2 innings and struck out four vs. Texas Tech (2/11).

    High School: FFinished 2005 with an 8-3 record and a stellar 1.60 ERA ... Named to the All-Area team by Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association ... Earned all-area honors for the Daily Herald, Pioneer Press, and Lakeland Newspapers ... Honored as a member of the ESCC All-Conference team ... Recognized by his team as the MVP and Most Valuable Pitcher of the 2005 season ... Pitched arguably his best game as a high schooler in the regional final of the 2005 playoffs, throwing a one-hit shutout with no walks ... Member of the Carmel High School team that made the state tournament in 2004 ... Member of National Honor Society ... Honor Roll student ... High school coach was Charles Gandolfi.

    Personal: Born Matthew R. Diedrich ... Son of David and Kay Diedrich ... Major is history.

    Diedrich's Career Stats

    Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA BK
    2007.... 10.43   2-3    12   4   0   0/0     0   29.1   61   51   34   23   14   9   1   2   179   .421   1   5   3   3  0
    2008....  6.75   0-0     3   0   0   0/0     0    9.1   11    7    7    8    7   2   0   1    46   .297   2   1   0   0  0
    TOTAL...  9.54   2-3    15   4   0   0/0     0   38.2   72   58   41   31   21  11   1   3   225   .396   3   6   3   3  0