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 Matt McGovern 18
Matt McGovern

Mamaroneck, N.Y.

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Height / Weight:
5-10 / 186




Baseball's Ninth-Inning Rally vs. No. 25 Virginia Tech Falls Short

A record 2,306 fans came out for the Second Annual ALS Awareness Day


Baseball Falls, 1-0, in 12 to No. 25 Virginia Tech

Gordon sets career highs in strikeouts and innings pitched


Baseball Falls to Wake Forest in 11 Innings

Adams throws 4.2 scoreless innings of relief


Baseball Drops Doubleheader at Wake Forest

Paré goes 4-for-7 in two games


Baseball Heads to Winston-Salem to Take on Wake Forest

All admissions proceeds from the games will be donated to The One Fund Boston

AS A SENIOR (2013)
Appeared in 42 games, making 38 starts in the outfield ... recorded a .168 batting average with 10 runs, 22 hits, including three doubles, nine RBIs, and three sacrifice bunts ...second on the team stealing bases, going 7-for-9 ... tied for third with 23 walks ... tallied six multiple-hit games and two multiple-RBI games ... made two outfield assists and only one error on the season ... recorded a five-game hit streak from April 28 to May 4, tallying seven hits, and four RBIs ... went 2-for-3 with a run and a sac bunt against Virginia Tech (5/4) ... also tallied two hits in the first game versus the Hokies (5/3) ... doubled to drive in two, scored, walked twice, and stole a base in the win over Harvard (4/29) at Fenway Park in the Beanpot consolation game ... tallied two hits in the same inning - two singles - at Wake Forest (4/21), becoming the first Eagle to notch two hits in the same inning since April 6, 2011 ... homered, scored twice and drew three walks in the victory at Dartmouth (4/9) ... turned in a 2-for-4 performance with an RBI and a double at Florida State (3/9) ... started the season going 2-for-4 at Elon (2/16) and versus VCU (2/15) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Appeared in 40 games, making 31 starts in right field and two as the designed hitter ... registered a .239 batting clip with 21 runs, 18 RBIs and 32 hits, including six doubles and two triples ... second on the team with five stolen bases ... tallied eight multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... recorded a six-game hit streak from March 18 to 30, which included nine hits ... smacked a three-run double and scored the eventual game-winning run in the Eagles' 11-10 victory at NC State (4/20) ... recorded an outfield assist against Florida State (4/14) ... batted 2-for-4 with a run at Virginia Tech (4/6) ... also went 2-for-4 against Maryland (3/31) ... turned in a 3-for-4 performance in the series openers against the Terrapins (3/30), with two RBIs and two runs scored ... went 2-for-3 with a run against Georgia Tech (2/23) ... tallied a pinch-hit single at Bryant (3/21) ... tripled and scored as a pinch hitter at Miami (3/11) ... launched a solo shot on a 2-for-3 day, tallying two RBIs in the lead-off spot at Florida Gulf Coast (3/4) ... scored two runs, drove in three on a double and smashed a triple agains the Eagles the previous game (3/2) ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and run in two consecutive games against at UCF (2/24) and versus James Madison (2/18).

Played sparingly in February and March due to an ankle injury, but went on to start 30 games and appeared in 34 ... led BC with a .371 average, three triples, a .476 slugging percentage and a .412 on-base percentage ... only Eagle over .400 in both slugging and on-base percentage ... second on the squad with 21 runs and five stolen bases ... led the team with a .395 average in ACC play ... had 14 multi-hit games and five games with at least three hits ... batted over .400 until May 15 ... went on a tear at the plate from April 6-22, going on a 10-game hit streak with a .532 average (25-for-57), two doubles, two triples, eight RBIs and 10 runs ... slugged at a .660 clip and was on base 55 percent of the time during that span ... in a span of three games from April 9-12, was 12-for-14, and was the only player in the conference to have four hits in three-consecutive games ... singled and scored twice against NC State (5/19) ... went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI at Wake Forest (5/8) ... was 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of runs against Virginia (4/30) ... had two hits, a triple and three RBIs at Georgia Tech (4/24) ... went 3-for-4 with a double in the opener against the Yellow Jackets (4/22) ... had a pair of two-hit games in the series against Clemson (4/15-16) ... went 4-for-4 with a triple and three runs at Dartmouth (4/12) ... was 4-for-5 with an RBI and two runs in the series finale at Duke (4/10) ... in second game of the series, went 4-for-5 with a career-high four RBIs and a triple ... had two hits in the opener against the Blue Devils (4/8) and against Bryant (4/6) ... also drove in a pair against the Bulldogs ... hit first career homer and drove in two runs versus Miami (4/3) ... went 2-for-3 and scored twice against Tennessee Tech (2/20).

Appeared in 28 games and started four in left field ... came on to pinch hit against Georgia Tech (5/20) and delivered on a sacrifice fly ... singled in a run against St. John's (5/18) ... stole a base and scored a run as a pinch runner against Maryland (4/10) ... drove in a run at Bryant (3/17) ... singled and stole a base as a pinch hitter at Miami (3/12) ... singled and scored a run at Tulane (2/21) and doubled in first career at bat against the Green Wave (2/20).

Member of the 2009 Louisville Slugger High School All-American team ... two-time all-state selection in New York ... three-time all-section selection and an all-league player for four seasons ... led Mamaroneck to state titles as a junior and senior ... batted .514, scored 49 runs, stole 29 bases and did not allow a run as a senior ... named The Journal News Westchester/Putnam athlete of the season ... holds New York state records for hits (149) and runs scored (169) by a large-school player.

Graduated with a degree in psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences ... Matt is the middle of Delia and Bob McGovern's three children ... born February 12, 1991 ... recipient of the D'Agostine Family Athletics Scholarship Fund II.



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