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    Matt

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Glenmoore, PA

    High School:
    Downington East

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 195

    Position:
    RHP

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    AT NOTRE DAME: One-year monogram winner that enters sophomore season with a 4.76 career ERA and 3-2 record, plus 12 strikeouts, six walks and 27 hits allowed (.293 opponent batting average) in 17 appearances (two starts) and 22.2 innings (two hit batters, one wild pitch and no home runs allowed) ... in BIG EAST games, owns a 3.18 career ERA and 2-0 record, plus three strikeouts, four walks and nine hits allowed (.360 opponent batting average) in seven appearances (all in relief) and 5.2 innings (one hit batter, no home runs allowed) ... averaging 4.76 strikeouts and 2.38 walks per 9.0 innings pitched as well as a 2.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio in his career ... pitched predominantly out of the Irish bullpen as a freshman, but did make a couple of midweek starts ... went 3-0 with a 1.04 ERA in 15 relief appearances in 2012 ... allowed 15 hits in 17.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .234 ... struck out nine and walked four ... promising right-handed pitcher that possesses tons of upside for a kid that already has a very good arm ... good athlete that will get innings as a setup man and possible midweek starter ... carried a 3.123 cumulative GPA into the `13 spring semester.

    HONORS & AWARDS: BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2012).

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Made 17 appearances, including two starts ... went 3-2 with a 4.76 earned run average in 22.2 innings of work ... allowed 27 hits as his opponents batted .293 ... struck out 12 and walked six ... averaged 4.76 strikeouts and 2.38 walks per 9.0 innings pitched as well as a 2.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... Notre Dame posted a 7-10 record when Ternowchek pitched ... the Irish were 0-2 when Ternowchek started ... did not allow a run in 14 of 17 appearances, including each of his first 10 outings ... did not allow a run in 13 of his 15 relief appearances ... did not issue a walk in 12 of 17 appearances ... did not issue a walk in 12 of his 15 relief appearances ... inherited 12 base runners upon entering the game and allowed nine to score ... went 2-0 with a 3.18 ERA in seven appearances (all in relief) in BIG EAST action ... allowed nine hits in 5.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .360 ... struck out three and walked four ... went 1-2 with a 5.29 ERA in 10 appearances (two starts) in non-conference action ... allowed 18 hits in 17.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .269 ... struck out nine and walked two ... went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in one appearance (in relief) in the BIG EAST tournament ... allowed one hit in 1.1 inning of work as his opponents batted .200 ... struck out one and walked none ... went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two appearances (both in relief) in the month of February ... allowed two hits in 1.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .400 ... went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in six appearances (all in relief) in the month of March ... allowed five hits in 9.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .156 ... struck out five and walked none ... went 2-2 with a 10.12 ERA in seven appearances (two starts) in the month of April ... allowed 17 hits in 10.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .354 ... struck out six and walked six ... went 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in two appearances (both in relief) in the month of May ... allowed three hits in 1.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .429 ... struck out one and walked none ... went 1-1 with a 15.75 ERA in six appearances (one start) in home games ... allowed 11 hits in 4.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .524 ... struck out two and walked two ... went 1-1 with a 4.22 ERA in seven appearances (one start) in away games ... allowed 12 hits in 10.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .267 ... struck out seven and walked four ... went 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in four appearances (all in relief) in neutral-site games ... allowed four hits in 8.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .154 ... struck out three and walked none ... went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA in seven appearances (all in relief) in Irish victories ... allowed five hits in 9.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .156 ... struck out four and walked none ... went 2-1 with a 4.02 ERA in 10 appearances (one start) in day games ... allowed 16 hits in 15.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .258 ... struck out seven and walked four ... went 1-1 with a 6.43 ERA in seven appearances (one start) in night games ... allowed 11 hits in 7.0 innings of work as his opponents batted .367 ... struck out five and walked two ... went 0-2 with a 16.88 ERA in two starts ... allowed 12 hits in 5.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .429 ... struck out three and walked two ... went 3-0 with a 1.04 ERA in 15 relief appearances ... allowed 15 hits in 17.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .234 ... struck out nine and walked four ... left-handed hitters batted .407 (11-for-27) ... right-handed hitters batted .246 (16-for-65) ... batters hit .435 (20-for-46) with runners on base ... batters hit .152 (7-for-46) with the bases empty ... batters hit .241 (7-for-29) with two outs ... did not allow an earned run over his first 13.2 career innings of work (across 10 outings) ... picked up his first career victory against Houston Baptist on Mar. 15 with 5.0 scoreless innings of work (2 K, 0 BB, 1 H) ... collected a victory against Cincinnati (Apr. 14) and needed just two pitches to get his only out ... tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of relief at Georgetown (Apr. 20) to register his third win of the campaign ... struggled mightily in his only two starts of the season (Apr. 10 at Michigan State and Apr. 25 vs. Central Michigan) ... allowed 10 earned runs in the two outings in 5.1 innings of work.

    PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner at Downington H.S. in Glenmoore, Pa. ... named top five pitcher in Southeast Pennsylvania by Philadelphia Inquirer in 2011 ... 2011 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Atlantic Region second team selection ... finished 2011 regular season with a 6-1 record and 1.61 ERA ... led Downington to a 16-3 league record in 2011 ... team captain ... achieved academic honor roll ... named honorable mention all-area in 2010 ... helped Downington reach the AAAA state quarterfinals in 2010 ... played summer ball for Mike Manning at All-Star Baseball Academy ... participated on the Chester County Carpenter Cup Team in 2010 ... achieved academic honor roll ... named honorable mention all-area in 2009 ... participated on the Chester County Carpenter Cup Team ... achieved academic honor roll ... born Oct. 8, 1992 ... full name is Matthew David Ternowchek ... son of Jack and Margaret Ternowchek ... brother, Dan, pitched at Dartmouth College (2008-11) ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business but has not declared a major.

    Ternowchek's Career Statistics

    YearERAWLAppGSCGSHOCBOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHR BFB/AvgWPHBPBK
    20124.7632172000022.2271312612510102.293120
    Totals4.7632172000022.2271312612510102.293120

    Ternowchek in the BIG EAST Conference

    YearERAWLAppGSCGSHOSHOSVIPHRERBBSO2B3BHR BFB/AvgWPHBPBK
    20123.18207000005.29224320030.360010
    Totals3.18207000005.29224320030.360010
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