K-State looking for first season sweep of the Huskers since 2010
K-State freshman has the most wins by a Wildcat relief pitcher in the Big 12 era
Jake Matthys tossed a career-high 4.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts
Wildcats score four third-inning runs but come up empty over final six frames
Cowboys score four first-inning runs
Junior (2012): Played in 54 games with 52 starts, mainly at a corner outfield spot, as he earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors... Hit .310 with nine doubles, three triples and 21 RBI to go along with 20 steals, 40 walks and 48 runs scored... Also reached base at a .444 clip... Finished fifth in the Big 12 in walks, sixth in stolen bases, seventh in on-base percentage and 10th in runs scored... Set a K-State record with six walks in a game against Nebraska Omaha on May 5, a mark that tied the Big 12 record, while he scored a career-best four runs in the contest... His six-walk game against the Mavericks was part of a 10-walk effort over the three-game series... Also tied a school record with four steals against Hartford on March 10, which was the most in the Big 12 during the year and one shy of the conference record... Finished fourth on the team with 17 multi-hit games, while he had a team-best streak of 25-straight games reaching base safely from March 2 to April 11... Was second on the team with 10 infield singles... Tied a career best with three hits on four occasions - at Minnesota on April 13, at No. 8 Texas A&M on March 16, against Sacred Heart on April 5 and against No. 5 Baylor on April 14... Doubled and drove in two runs against the Gophers on March 13, while he tied a career high with four RBI against the Aggies on March 16... Drove in the game-winning run on March 31 against No. 24 Oklahoma in the top of the ninth inning... Also saw his first career action on the mound in 2012, making eight appearances out of the bullpen... Did not surrender an earned run over nine innings, while he limited opponents to a .194 batting average (6-for-31)... Tossed two scoreless innings in three-straight outings - at Missouri State on April 11, against Northern Colorado on April 17 and in a non-conference game at Kansas on April 25... Did not allow a hit in his appearance against the Bears, while he tallied a season-best three strikeouts against the Jayhawks... Earned Second Team Academic All-Big 12 accolades.