Honors Baseball America Freshman All-America Second Team (2013) Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America Team (2013) Big 12 Freshman of the Year (2013) All-Big 12 First Team (2013) All-Big 12 Freshman Team (2013) Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (4/22/13 and 5/20/13)
Game-Highs Innings Pitched: 4.1, 2x (Last: 6/10/13 vs. Oregon State) Strikeouts: 5, 2x (Last: 6/10/13 vs. Oregon State) Walks: 2 (5/3/13 at Texas)
Became the first K-State player to earn the Big 12 Freshman of the Year award in program history
Twice named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (April 22 and May 20)
Held a 9-1 record with a 1.89 ERA and nine saves in a school-record 33 relief appearances
9 wins were the most in school history during the Big 12 era ... T-2nd in the Big 12 in wins
9 saves were the most in school history by a freshman ... T-2nd in the Big 12 in saves
Only allowed 3 of his 31 inherited runners to score
Retired 25 of the 33 first batters he faced
Lone start of the season was on June 10 at Oregon State in Super Regional ... Tossed 4.1 innings and allowed 4 runs (2 earned) ... Struck out 5 and walked one
Struck out 5 - a career-high for a relief outing - on May 3 at Texas
Threw 4.1 shutout innings in relief on April 21 at Oklahoma State
2013 Summer League Made one start for the Glens Falls Golden Eagles of the Perfect Game Collegiate League ... Allowed an unearned run on one hit while striking out 7 and walking one in 5.0 innings.
Spring Lake Park HS: Lettered four years for the Panthers under head coaches Ryan Holmgren and Josh Mason... Earned all-conference accolades as a junior and senior, while he was an honorable mention all-conference selection as a sophomore... Also lettered in hockey, earning all-conference honors on two occasions.
Personal: Jake Robert Matthys was born June 13, 1994,in Minneapolis, Minn... Son of Phil Matthys... Has four siblings, Dan, Brendon Jon and Erik Ebensteiner... Plans on majoring in kinesiology with the plans of becoming a physical therapist.