Irish Hold Off Spartan Rally In 8-7 Win

David LaManna with RBI for Notre Dame in road victory.


Big Inning Sends Irish Past No. 9 LSU

Freshman duo of Tommy Sheehan (win) and Cole Kmet (save) power Irish on mound


Vierling Nabs All-ACC Nod

Sophomore started all 56 games in centerfield for Notre Dame.


Irish Cap Regular Season In Boston

Notre Dame looking to secure ACC Championship bid during three-game series at Boston College.


Irish Rally Falls Short In Series Finale

Eric Gilgenbach homered in the effort for Notre Dame.


Notre Dame vs NIU

Notre Dame vs NIU on March 20th, 2018


Irish vs. Maryland

The Notre Dame baseball team faces Maryland in the USA-Baseball Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).


Irish vs. Rhode Island

Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island at the USA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).


Notre Dame 5, Indiana 0 (April 26, 2016)

The Irish shut out the Hoosiers at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana April 26, 2016.


#29 Notre Dame @ #7 Florida State (4/22/16)

The Irish opened a 3-game series in Tallahassee, Florida April 22, 2016. ND fell to FSU, 12-6.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • MLB Draft Pick (2015 - 30th round by St. Louis Cardinals)
  • Third Team All-ACC (2017)
  • Monogram winner (2016)


  • Earned All-ACC honors after leading the Irish in batting average (.330), slugging percentage (.549), RBI (42) and homers (seven)
  • Ranked fifth in the ACC with four triples and eighth with 20 doubles
  • Also made 10 appearances on the mound, recording two saves and contributing to a shutout
  • Led team in both multi-hit games (22) and multi-RBI games (11), while tying for the longest hitting streak of the year (10 games) and ending the season on an 11-game on-base streak
  • One of two players to start all 58 games and reached base in 50 of 58 games on the year
  • Knocked in three runs on five occasions
  • Walk-off triple secured series victory over Duke
  • Went 4-for-5 with three RBI and two doubles in win at No. 19 Virginia


    • Started 54 games as a rookie as an outfielder, in addition to making 10 appearances on the mound
    • Was fifth on the team with a .258 average while finishing second on the team in home runs (six) and RBI (29)
    • Posted a 3.60 ERA in 10 innings on the mound, striking out 12
    • Recorded four three-hit games on the year against Texas Southern, Wake Forest, Central Michigan and Ohio
    • Controlled game against Central Michigan, also knocking in four runs against the Chippewas while throwing two scoreless innings with three strikeouts to earn the win
    • Hit first career homer in series finale against Santa Clara
    • Made debut on the mound against Incarnate Word, allowing one run in an inning of relief work
    • Earned first collegiate win against Niagara, throwing one scoreless inning
    • Entered season rated No. 48 freshman in the country by Perfect Game


    • Earned four varsity letters in baseball at Christian Brothers, while also earning one letter in football and one in basketball
    • Rated the No. 163 draft prospect by Baseball America and No. 229 by Perfect Game
    • Named the No. 1 high school player in Missouri by Prep Baseball report
    • Rated second among outfielders and all prospects in Missouri by Perfect Game
    • Slotted No. 30 outfielder in the nation and No. 134 player overall by Perfect Game
    • Hit .451 as a senior, adding three homers and 32 RBI while posting a 8-0 record on the mound with a 2.07 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 44 innings
    • Entered final prep season as a Central Region All-High School Senior and third team High School Senior Preseason All-American by Perfect Game
    • Helped Christian Brothers to Class 5-A state title as a senior, playing shortstop alongside brother, Mark, who played second base
    • Named Metro Catholic Conference Player of the Year, first team all-conference, first team all-state, Prep Baseball Report Missouri Player of the Year, USA Today Missouri Player of the Year and ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Five as a senior
    • Hit .430 with five home runs and 34 RBI while posting a 4-1 mark with a 1.69 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 29 innings as a junior, earning first team all-conference honors
    • Entered junior year as a Perfect Game Preseason High School Underclassman All-American
    • Recorded a .309 average with two homers and 13 RBI as a sophomore while adding a 6-0 mark with a 2.65 ERA and 31 strikeouts in 37 innings
    • Started sophomore year as honorable mention preseason high school underclassmen All-American from Perfect Game
    • Named second team all-conference as a sophomore while helping team to runner-up finish at state tournament
    • Named honorable mention all-conference as a freshman after hitting .284
    • Played summer ball for the St. Louis Gamers, helping team to No. 9 national ranking by Perfect Game in summer of 2013


    • Born in St. Louis, Missouri
    • Son of Dan and Susan Vierling
    • Has one brother, Mark
    • Uncle, Steve Vierling, as a 1982 Notre Dame graduate
    • Father, Dan, played football at Kansas
    • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business

    Matt Vierling
    Matt  Vierling


    St. Louis, MO

    High School:
    Christian Brothers College High School

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 208


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