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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

08/12/2014

Pitt Baseball Year In Review: Pitchers

Part two of our five-part season in review focuses on the pitching staff.

08/07/2014

Dian Agrees To Terms With Texas Rangers

Adam Dian signed a professional contract to pitch in the Texas Rangers organization

08/06/2014

Wotherspoon Named New York-Penn Pitcher Of The Week

Former Pitt pitcher Matt Wotherspoon earned Pitcher of the Week honors with a near-perfect six innings of scoreless ball last week

08/05/2014

Pitt Baseball: Year In Review

On Tuesday's for the next month, we will conduct a five-part series that starts with a review of the 2014 season.

06/07/2014

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

Wotherspoon becomes third Pitt Panthers selected in 2014 draft

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.

Statistics
ERA W-L App GS CG SV IP H R/ER BB SO
2014 4.44 5-6 14 14 0 0 79.0 98 51/39 22 59
2013 3.70 9-3 16 15 3 0 107.0 103 51/44 33 85
2012 5.03 4-4 15 14 2 0 91.1 89 58/51 40 86
2011 3.78 5-2 15 7 0 0 50.0 46 21/21 17 31
Career 4.26 23-15 60 50 5 0 327.1 336 181/155 112 261