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  Matt Wotherspoon
Matt Wotherspoon

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mountain Top, Pa.

High School:
Crestwood

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R

04/18/2014

Clemson Outlasts Pitt 3-2 in 11 Innings

Joseph Harvey strikes out five and allows no walks in 6.1 innings of work

04/17/2014

Pitt to Host No. 20 Clemson This Weekend at Cost Field

The Panthers will play a top-25 team for the fourth consecutive weekend for the first time in program history

04/13/2014

Panthers Edged by No. 20 Miami, 1-0, in 10-Inning Nail Biter

Pitt has now lost six of its last seven games and five straight on the road in conference play

04/13/2014

Pitt Swept by No. 20 Miami with 7-2 Loss Sunday Afternoon

The Panthers have now been swept in consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference road series this season

04/09/2014

Panthers to Travel to No. 20 Miami (FL) for ACC Series

Pitt will compete against a nationally-ranked opponent for the third consecutive weekend

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.