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    Matt Munson
    Matt Munson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Irvine, Calif.

    High School:
    Northwood

    Last College:
    Saddleback College

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 215

    Position:
    Pitcher

    Bats-Throws:
    Left-Right

    05/26/2013

    Despite Early Lead, Trojans Fall 7-1 at Arizona to Conclude Season

    Redshirt senior Greg Zebrack went 3-for-4 with one RBI in his last game as a Trojan.

    05/25/2013

    Trojans Drop Game Two at Arizona, 18-4

    Freshman Timmy Robinson drove in three runs for the Trojans in the loss.

    05/19/2013

    Trojans Fall 5-2 to No. 8 UCLA on Senior Day

    Seniors Nick Berhel, Adam Landecker, Matt Munson and Greg Zebrack played their final USC game at Dedeaux Field.

    05/10/2013

    Furious Comeback Bid Falls Short for Trojans with 7-6 Loss to Washington State

    Senior Adam Landecker goes 3-for-5 with three RBIs in the game.

    04/26/2013

    Big Innings Doom Trojans as They Fall 10-4 in Series Opener at No. 7 Oregon State

    Kevin Swick and Adam Landecker each hit solo home runs.

    2012
    Made 19 appearances as a pitcher during his junior season, 18 out of the bullpen with one start ... Threw 25.0 complete innings, allowing only 15 runs (10 earned) and striking out 16 ... Had a 3.60 ERA with a record of 2-1 ... First win of the season came on Feb. 26 in relief against Akron when he threw one complete inning of shutout baseball with one strikeout as the Trojans won 9-5 ... Earned a second win at UC Irvine (3/28) after throwing 1.1 innings and only allowing one hit and no runs, as USC won 5-4 ... Tallied a season-high two strikeouts in five different games ... Threw 6.2 innings of no-hit baseball over seven different games ... Had a stellar outing vs. Washington (5/4), throwing 3.0 innings of no hit baseball in relief and striking out two.

    2011
    He was 0-1 with a 5.19 ERA, making 24 appearances during the season...in 26 innings, he allowed 31 hits and 15 earned runs with eight walks and 18 strikeouts...opponents hit .323 against him...allowed one run on three hits in a season-long 2 1/3 innings on May 3 against UC Riverside...threw a no-hit inning on April 1 at No. 13 California...struck out two batters in a scoreless inning of relief on March 25 against No. 24 UCLA...opened the season by not allowing a run in his first eight appearances (Feb. 19-March 13) for a combined 6 2/3 innings...made his collegiate debut on Feb. 19 against Missouri.

    2010 (Saddleback College)
    He made six appearances at Saddleback College, posting an 0-1 record with a 6.63 ERA with two saves...in 19 innings, he allowed 25 hits and 14 earned runs with three walks and 10 strikeouts...opponents hit .325 against him.

    High School
    He was a three-year letterwinner at Northwood High in Irvine, Calif., under coach Rob Stuart...earned All-Seaview League first team honors in his senior season...earned all-city honors as a junior and senior...threw a complete game shutout in his senior season, allowing two hits and striking out five on March 20, 2009, against Woodbridge.

    Personal
    He is majoring in political science and sociology with plans to attend law school after graduation...parents are Mike and Denise...has one sister, Danielle...his cousin, Eric, was an All-American catcher for USC and played in the major leagues...lists his cousin, Eric, as his biggest sports hero...favorite movie is Uncle Buck...favorite television shows are 24, Entourage and The Office...listens to Sublime, Bob Marley and Eminem...enjoys fishing, golfing and playing racquetball in his spare time...birthdate is March 11, 1991.

    Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2011 5.19 0-1 24 0 0 26.0 31 15 15 8 18 2 5 1 .323
    2012 3.60 2-1 19 1 0 25.0 31 15 10 9 16 0 5 0 .298
    2013 9.82 2-0 16 0 0 22.0 33 24 24 11 17 2 4 3 .367
    Career 6.04 4-2 59 1 0 73.0 95 54 49 28 51 4 14 4 .328

    Pac-12 Conference Career Statistics

    Year ERA W-L APP GS SVS IP H R ER BB SO WP HB BK BAVG
    2011 10.57 0-1 7 0 0 7.2 15 9 9 1 7 0 1 1 .441
    2012 0.00 0-0 9 0 0 12.2 9 3 0 8 7 0 1 0 .196
    2013 9.39 0-0 7 0 0 7.2 12 8 8 3 4 0 2 1 .387
    Career 5.46 0-1 23 0 0 28.0 36 20 17 12 18 0 4 2 .324