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Matt Hamlet
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chesapeake, Va.

High School:
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 169

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R

AS A SENIOR (2011)
Started 42 games at second base and appeared in 45 ... batted .264 with four doubles, 11 RBIs and 15 runs scored ... had nine multi-hit games ... committed just two errors for a .990 fielding percentage, the best among the everyday starters ... went 2-for-4 and scored a run against NC State (5/19) ... had a pair of hits vs. Le Moyne (5/14) ...was 2-for-4 with a double and a RBI against Northeastern (4/20) ... went 3-for-5 with a triple at Dartmouth (4/12) ... had a season-high four hits in a 4-for-4 effort with an RBI and a run at Duke (4/8) ... went 3-for-4 with a season-best three RBIs, a double and two runs against Bryant (4/6) ... had two hits and a RBI in games against Miami (4/3) and Northeastern (3/29) ... had a hit and a RBI in consecutive games at Maryland (3/18) and Florida State (3/13) ... went 2-for-4 with a RBI at the Seminoles (3/12).

AS A JUNIOR (2010)
Started all 58 games with all but one coming at second base ... the other was in left field ... batted .291 with 13 doubles, a triple, three homers, 36 RBI and 45 runs ... slugged at a .404 clip with an on-base percentage of .384 ... led the nation with 20 sacrifice bunts and stole nine bases ... only committed three errors for a .988 fielding percentage at second base, the best among the everyday starters ... finished the season with a hit in six of the last eight games ... walked three times and drove in two runs against St. John's (5/18) ... went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs vs. Dartmouth (5/16) ... hit a pair of doubles and went 3-for-5 with two runs scored against Harvard (5/5) ... went 14-for-30 in a seven-game span from April 21-May 1 ... had a pair of hits at Virginia Tech (5/1) ... hit an RBI double in the first game against the Hokies (4/30) ... drove in three runs while going 3-for-4 at NC State (4/25) ... had two hits in both of the previous two games against the Wolfpack, including two RBI in the opener (4/23) ... had a pair of base hits and scored twice against Northeastern (4/21) in the Beanpot Championship ... had two hits and stole a base against Wake Forest (4/16) ... went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles, two RBI and two runs against Harvard (4/14) in the first round of the Beanpot ... went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs against Bryant (4/7) ... drove in a pair of runs at Clemson (4/3) and at Northeastern (3/31) ... recorded three hits and a stolen base against Duke (3/28) and also had three hits in the second game of a doubleheader against the Blue Devils (3/27) the previous day ... belted a two-run homer at Bryant (3/17) ... went 2-for-4 with three runs at FIU (3/10) ... drove in a career-high four runs while going 3-for-5 with a double in the first game against the Golden Panthers (3/9) ... drove in a pair of runs at Florida Atlantic (3/7) and went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs the day before ... had a solo home run in each of those contests ... went 2-for-5 with a double and two runs at Auburn (2/26).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009)
Appeared in 50 games and started 36, beginning games at left field, second base and shortstop ... batted .309 with eight doubles and 11 RBI ... walked 23 times and had a .404 on-base percentage ... one of four players in the ACC to not commit an error, despite playing both infield and outfield ... led the ACC with 12 sacrifice bunts along with Brad Zapenas ... went 3-for-5 with a stolen base against Army (5/31) in the Austin Regional ... walked three times and scored BC's first run vs. Texas (5/30) in the longest game in NCAA history ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run against Miami (5/22) in the ACC Championship ... went 4-for-5 with an RBI, stolen base and two runs against North Carolina (5/15) ... had a double and an RBI against UConn (5/12) and Le Moyne (5/10) ... had a career-high five hits in a 5-for-5 performance with two doubles, a stolen base and three runs against Quinnipiac (4/28) ... had two hits and walked twice in the series finale at Duke (4/26) ... hit a double vs. Virginia (4/17) ... scored twice on a hit and a walk at Wake Forest (4/11) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs against Rhode Island (4/8) ... had an RBI single and scored a run vs. NC State (4/5) ... drove in a career-high three runs against Northeastern (3/31) ... doubled and scored a run vs. Clemson (3/28) ... singled and scored a pair of runs in the series opener against the Tigers (3/27) ... went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs at Maryland (3/20) ... went 2-for-3 with a run at Florida State (3/8) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs and a stolen base in his season-debut at Stetson (2/21).

AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
Second on the team with a.306 batting average ... recorded nine double, two home runs, and 21 RBI ... had 10 multi-hit games ... batted .560 through the first six games of the season ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two runs vs. Maryland (5/2) ... had two hits at NC State (4/26) and vs. Harvard (4/22) ... went 3-for-5 with three doubles, two RBI, and two runs vs. Northeastern (4/9) in the Beanpot ... has a season-high four hits in a 4-for-5 performance at Virginia Tech (3/20) ... had a double, two RBI, and a run against the Hokies ... started the season with a five multi-hit games in the first six contests and had an eight-game hitting streak from 2/29 to 3/7 ... had three hits and two RBI vs. Mount St. Mary's (2/29), St. Bonaventure (3/1), and Lehigh (3/2) ... had five hits in the first two games of the season at Georgia Southern ... had a home run and two RBI in those games.

BEFORE BC
Was a three-year starting middle infielder ... earned All-State honors three times - as a sophomore, junior and senior ... also was honored three times as a first-team All-Conference selection ... captured All-News Herald honors as a sophomore, junior and senior ... was twice honored as the team's Most Valuable Player - in 2006 and 2007... was named a Baseball America and Perfect Game Top-200 player ... earned the team's Coach's Award during his junior season ... hit at a .612 batting clip ... tallied five homeruns, 41 RBIs and 26 stolen bases senior year ... played for head coach Mike Curry ... was the 2007 recipient of the Athletic Cup, awarded annually to Nonsemond-Suffolk Academy's best athlete ... also lettered in varsity volleyball and basketball.

PERSONAL
Enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts and Sciences ... Matt is the older of Herbert and Melisa Hamlet's two children ... born July 22, 1988.

HAMLET'S CAREER STATISTICS

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HAMLET'S CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 5 vs. Quinnipiac (4/28/09)
Runs: 3 (2x) last at FIU (3/10/10)
RBI: 4 at FIU (3/9/10)
Hitting Streak: 8 games (2/29/08-3/7/08)

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