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Second-year pitcher who could see expanded role ... finesse lefthander with projectable frame (6-1, 185) and loose arm ... has made good progress in control and offspeed pitches ... hard worker known for athleticism, competitiveness and tough changeup ... played alongside classmate Danny Dressman with Faquier (Va.) Gators of Clark Griffith League (summer '04) ... 2nd on Gators with 54.1 innings, 3rd in wins (3-1), 4th in strikeouts (35), plus 4.14 ERA, 61 hits allowed, 18 walks in 11 GP (6 starts) ... saved Gold's 10-9 win in `04 fall intrasquad game (H, 4 BF) ... signed in spring of `03 ... could face little league teammate Bret Bordwine (Central Florida) in '05.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made three shutout relief appearances with 3.36 ERA (5 IP, 6 H, 3 BB, 2 Ks, WP) ... pitched in wins over Hillsdale (IP, 2 H, 2 Ks; 10-2), Chicago State (2 IP, H, BB: 15-5) and Manchester (2 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, WP; 10-0).

PREP & PERSONAL: Allowed two earned runs in '03 reg.-season at Melbourne Central Catholic HS (0.33 season ERA) ... career stats included 2.14 ERA, 21-9 record, 170 Ks, 68 BB, 192 H, 215.1 IP (5 shutouts, 37 pickoffs) ... all-state and all-Central Florida in '03 (county-best 1.24 ERA, 7-2, 71 Ks, 21 BB, 44 H, 62.2 IP; hit .318 as CF/1B) ... captained '03 district runner-ups ... named Most Valuable Male Athlete at MCCHS ... no-hitter vs. Florida Air Academy (1-0), 13-K game vs. First Academy ... all-county as junior (1.04, 9-2, 74.1 IP, 66 Ks, 12 BB) ... sophomore-year stats: 3.07, 5-4, 59 IP, 22 BB, 24 Ks, 59 H, 11 pickoffs ... '01 highlights included 2 Ks vs. nation's top-ranked batter Prince Fielder (son of former big leaguer Cecil Fielder) ... '00 stats: 6.24, 0-1, 21.1 IP, 13 BB, 9 Ks, 23 H ... starter in '03 county all-star game ... played in '01, '02 Stan Musial summer wood-bat league, also with Satellite Beach ('02) and Palm Bay Americans ('03) ... played three varsity football seasons (two as starting QB) ... received Chamber of Commerce Scholar-Athlete Award ... member of National Honor Society ... graduated with 3.9 GPA ... attended '02 ND baseball camp ... son of former ND football LB Mike Whittington ('80), who served alongside current ND baseball coach Paul Mainieri as captains of '74 Columbus HS football team in Miami (Mainieri quarterbacked the `74 team) ... born Aug. 26, 1985, in Miami ... son of Mike and Pam Whittington ... full name is Matthew Steven Whittington ... political science major in College of Arts and Letters.

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Matt Whittington
Matt  Whittington

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, FL

High School:
Melbourne Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
Lefthanded Pitcher

Birthdate:
08/26/1985

Bats/Throws:
R/L

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