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  Matt Wotherspoon
Matt Wotherspoon

Player Profile

Mountain Top, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200




Matt Wotherspoon Drafted by the New York Yankees in 34th Round

Wotherspoon becomes third Pitt Panthers selected in 2014 draft


Notre Dame Defeats Pitt in Pitcher Duel, 1-0

Panthers' ninth inning rally falls short in 1-0 loss.


Maryland Rallies to Beat Pitt Baseball, 6-4

Panthers back in action on Tuesday against Kent State


Crunch Time: Pitt Baseball Hosts Maryland in Final Home Series

Panthers enter series one game behind Terrapins


Pitt Baseball Heads to Boston College for Pivotal ACC Series

Panthers enter the weekend one game ahead of BC in the wins column

2014: Started a team-high 14 games...finished the year with a 5-6 record and a 4.44 ERA...Struck out 55 batters on the year and pitched a team-high 79.0 innings...struck out a season-high eight batters while earning the win against Butler...went 7.0 strong innings allowing only two runs in a win against Georgia Tech...threw 7.0 innings of one-run ball against top-ranked Virginia...pitched 7.0 shutout innings against Arkansas-Pine Bluff...Moved into third place all-time in Pitt history in innings pitched with 321.1...third all-time in Pitt history in wins with 23...third all-time in Pitt history in strikeouts with 250.

2013: A second-team All-Big East selection...went 9-3 with a 3.70 ERA in 107.0 innings of work...led the Panthers with 85 strikeouts and ranked second with three complete games... worked six-or-more innings in 14 of his 15 starts...went 7.1 with six strikeouts in a win over Wichita State... won three straight against Manhattan, Niagara and St. John's...went the distance with six Ks against the Johnnies...in a no-decision pitched nine innings allowing one run with nine strikeouts against Towson...allowed one earned and struck out six in a win over Georgetown...tied a season-high with nine strikeouts in a victory over Villanova...went eight innings with eight strikeouts against Notre Dame in the Big East Tournament.

2012: Posted a 5.03 ERA and 4-4 record in 14 starts...led the team in strikeouts (86)...his 91.1 innings pitched were the third highest on the team...held opponents to a .259 batting average, the third-lowest mark on the pitching staff...named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll in Week 4...tossed a complete game against Michigan State, giving up one run on seven hits while striking out a career high 13 batters (March 11)...allowed just one run on five hits with five strikeouts in a 2-1 win over USF on April 13.

2011: Earned a 3.78 ERA in his rookie year...finished 5-2 in his 15 appearances ...tallied 31 strikeouts in 50 innings of work.

High School: Wotherspoon held a 1.48 ERA his junior year and a 1.70 ERA his senior year at Crestwood High...tallied a career record of 10-3...led Crestwood to the 2009 district championship game...won the 2009 Wyoming Valley Conference and League Championship for the Mountain Post American Legion team...two-time selection for the Wyoming Valley Conference All-Star team...three-time member of the Pocono Region Keystone team in the Keystone Games...competed in football and golf...member of the 2009 Wyoming Valley Conference Championship golf team.

Personal: Born on October 6, 1991...son of Matt and Teresa Wotherspoon...has one sister, Juliet ...majoring in communication.