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Matt Wivinis
20  Matt Wivinis
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Downers Grove, Ill.

High School:
South

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
07/24/1993

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R

04/20/2013

Cowboys Rally for 7-6 Win Over K-State

Wildcats score four third-inning runs but come up empty over final six frames

04/18/2013

K-State Faces Big 12 Road Test at Oklahoma State

Wildcats looking to win the series against OSU for the first time since 2010

04/13/2013

Wildcats Respond with 11-4 Win at Iowa

K-State scores three runs in each of the first two innings

04/11/2013

K-State Steps Out of Conference to Travel to Iowa

Wildcats and Hawkeyes meet for the first time since 1999

04/06/2013

K-State Explodes for Nine First-Inning Runs in 15-2 Win

Davis' first-career grand slam began a 4-for-4 day for the senior

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)

Junior (2014)
Did not pitch due to a medical redshirt

Sophomore (2013)

  • 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


Freshman (2012)

  • 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.

Season ERA W-L G-GS CG SH/CB SV IP H R ER BB SO WP HBP
2012 5.95 1-3 21-3 0 0/0 2 39.1 49 27 26 12 38 7 4
2013 4.72 6-2 21-14 2 0/0 0 76.1 77 47 40 22 50 3 8
Career 5.14 7-5 42-17 2 0/0 2
115.2
126 74 66 34 88 10
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