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  Matt Pidich
Matt  Pidich

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Aberdeen, N.J.

High School:
Christian Brothers Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
RHP

04/30/2015

Pitt Baseball Going Through Ups And Downs Of Second Year In ACC

Panthers have lost a whopping 24 games by two runs or fewer over the past two years.

04/02/2015

Panthers Entertain Fighting Irish In Baseball Series

Pitt sees first with against Notre Dame since 2013.

03/27/2015

Panthers, Wolfpack Meet For First Series

Last time Pitt and NC State met was in 1941.

03/25/2015

Panthers, Penguins Play Wednesday In Youngstown

Pitt has won 22 of the last 24 games against Youngstown

03/20/2015

Duke Downs Pitt, 5-3, in Series Opener

Panthers drop conference series opener for first time in 2015.

2015: In season debut against Kansas State, tossed a career-high 3.2 innings and struck out a personal-best six batters while giving up just one hits and one earned run ... Pitched 3.0 innings at USC Upstate to earn his first career win, scattering one hit and no runs while striking out five of the 11 batters he faced ... In the first game against VCU, fanned five batters and gave up no runs on two hits in 3.0 innings … Earned his first career save, throwing 1.0 perfect innings and striking out two against No. 1 Virginia … Tossed 2.0 perfect innings with one strikeout in game three against No.1 Virginia … Fanned three batters and allowed just one hit for a four-out save (1.1 innings) against No. 11 North Carolina … Pitched another 1.1 innings in the finale with No. 11 North Carolina and struck out one.

2014: Made only one appearance and threw 1.0 inning in limited action as a freshman.

High School: Pidich is a right-handed pitcher from Aberdeen, New Jersey. He was rated as the 500th best 2013 prospect in the country by PerfectGame.org and the 15th best prospect in the state of New Jersey. In the spring, Matt played for Marty Kenny at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, and in the summer he played for the New Jersey 9ers. A three-year varsity letter winner at CBA, Matt was recognized as a member of the 2012 ESPNHS Pre-Season All-State Team in New Jersey. Matt was selected to Perfect Game's WWBA 17U All-Tournament Team as well as Perfect Game's 2012 Underclassmen Honorable Mention Team. Matt was chosen to participate on the 2012 NY Yankees Area Code Team which represented the northeast region in Long Beach, Calif. The Area Code teams represented eight regions across the US and featured the top 232 high school baseball players across the country. Matt was also selected to compete in the East Coast Pro Showcase Team for the Philadelphia Phillies held in Syracuse, New York, with other top players from the northeast.

Personal: Born on December 25, 1994...son of Mike and Cindy Pidich...has three siblings, Mike, Jackie and Vicki.

Statistics
ERA W-L App GS CG SV IP H R/ER BB SO
2014 18.00 0-0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 2/2 1 2
2015 1.72 1-0 8 0 0 2 15.2 7 4/3 5 23
Career 2.70 1-0 9 0 0 2 16.2 8 6/5 6 25