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Jake Matthys
12  Jake Matthys
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Spring Lake Park, Minn.

High School:
Spring Lake Park

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
06/13/1994

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

04/08/2014

Matthys' Four-Inning Save Leads K-State to 3-2 Win

K-State reliever helps the Wildcats hold on for the victory over Wichita State

02/11/2014

Matthys Named to Stopper of the Year Watch List

Sophomore right-hander looking to capture Division I's top relief pitcher award

12/30/2013

Kivett, Matthys Named Preseason All-Americans

Kivett picks up second preseason All-American nod; Matthys first K-State sophomore to earn preseason All-American honors

04/23/2013

Cats Travel to Lincoln Wednesday Night

K-State looking for first season sweep of the Huskers since 2010

04/22/2013

Matthys Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

K-State freshman has the most wins by a Wildcat relief pitcher in the Big 12 era

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)

Freshman (2013)

  • 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.