Game-Highs Innings Pitched: 9.0 (3/9/13 vs. Cal Poly) Strikeouts: 7, 2x (Last: 2/17/13 vs. George Mason) Walks: 4, 2x (Last: 4/20/13 at Oklahoma State)
First 14 appearances of the season were starts
Went 6-2 with a 5.00 ERA with 46 strikeouts and 17 walks in 68.1 innings as a starter
In 7 relief appearances - all after his May 11 start at Texas - he posted a 1.75 ERA (2er, 8.0ip)
Did not allow a run in 2 relief appearances in Super Regional at Oregon State
Struck out a season-high 7 in his first start of the season on February 17 vs. George Mason
Tossed a complete game on March 9 vs. Cal Poly, allowing 4 runs on 7 hits in K-State's 10-4 win
Was called upon 21 times as a freshman, including three starts, earning a 1-3 record and two saves with a 5.95 ERA
Allowed just one run with three strikeouts in 2.2 innings at San Diego State on Feb. 25 before tossing two no-hit innings against Pacific on March 3
Earned the win in a predetermined pitch-count start against Hartford on March 11 when he allowed two runs on three hits with six strikeouts in 4.1 innings
Was dominant against No. 21 Texas on March 25 when he pitched three scoreless frames
Picked up his first save against Sacred Heart on April 6 when he threw 3.2 scoreless innings with a career-best seven strikeouts
Earned a tough-luck loss against No. 5 Baylor on April 15 when he allowed just one run with no walks and three strikeouts in three innings of work
Pitched four scoreless innings against Wichita State on April 24
Downers Grove South HS: Lettered two years for the Mustangs under head coach Darren Orel... Went 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA as a senior and recorded 48 strikeouts in 47.0 innings, earning honorable mention all-state accolades... Also hit .454 with five home runs and 36 RBI... Led team to a regional championship as a senior and a conference championship as a junior.
Personal: Matthew Thomas Wivinis was born July 24, 1993, in Hinsdale, Ill... Son of Thomas and Lisa Wivinis... Has one brother, Tyler, who played baseball at College of DuPage.