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33 Matt Frisbee
SoCon Pitcher of the Year
First Team All-SoCon
Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 15th round of the MLB Draft
2018 (Junior): Southern Conference Pitcher of the Year … First Team All-Southern Conference … Was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 15th round of the MLB Draft … Tied with Patrick Currin for fifth all-time with 10 wins during the year … Friday night starter who led the team with 91.1 innings pitched … Just the fifth pitcher in UNCG history to record over 100 strikeouts during the season … Second all-time with 116 strikeouts during the year … 25th in the nation in strikeouts … Logged five or more innings in 12 of his 15 outings … Struck out multiple hitters in all 15 starts and went for a season-high 13 strikeouts against Lipscomb (Mar. 16) and ETSU (Apr. 13) … Earned his third career complete game in a 9-3 win over Lipscomb (Mar. 16) … Earned seven quality starts on the year … Struck out five or more hitters in 13 outings … UNCG was 12-3 in games Frisbee took the hill and out scored opponents 113-58 … Earned his first win of the season after throwing 7.0 innings, allowing just one run and striking out eight hitters against Marist (Mar. 2) … Logged another win after going 6.0 innings with eight strikeouts against Lafayette (Mar. 9) … Allowed just one earned run in 6.0 innings with seven strikeouts in a win over VMI (Mar. 23) … Earned the win in the first game against Georgetown (Mar. 3) … Struck out nine in 7.0 innings against Western Carolina (Apr. 7) … Earned the win to start the sweep of Samford (Apr. 20), going 6.0 innings with nine strikeouts … Worked into the ninth inning against Wofford (Apr. 27), going 8.1 innings with 11 strikeouts … Earned his ninth win after throwing 5.2 innings with four punch outs against Mercer (May 5) … Struck out seven in 6.0 innings against The Citadel (May 11) … Made two appearances against Western Carolina during the SoCon Tournament.
2017 (Sophomore): Southern Conference Pitcher of the Month in February… Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 20)… Preseason All-Southern Conference… Worked as a weekend starter, making 16 starts, earning a 4.10 ERA… Logged a team-high 96.2 innings, earning an 8-4 record… Eight victories tied for the team-high… Struck out 74 hitters and held opponents to a .238 average against… Earned three-straight quality starts to begin the season… Threw 7.0 shutout innings allowing three hits and striking out four batters against South Carolina (Feb. 19), earning his first win… Earned his second win, going 7.0 innings, striking out five hitters and limiting Michigan State (Feb. 26) to one run… Threw 7.0 innings, allowing one hit and shut out Maryland Eastern Shore (Mar. 5) to earn his third victory… Recorded his fourth victory after going 5.0 innings, allowing two hits and striking out four batters against Western Carolina (Mar. 26)… Struck out three hitters while throwing 7.2 innings in a victory over ETSU (Apr. 2)… Worked into the ninth inning, going 8.1 innings, striking out a career-high nine hitters in a victory over Ohio State (Apr. 22)… Logged his first complete game against The Citadel (May 13), striking out seven hitters allowing just four hits… Made his first relief appearance against Furman in the first game of the Southern Conference Championship Tournament, going 4.0 innings, striking out three batters against Furman (May 28)… Logged a 6.0 shutout innings in the NCAA Clemson Regional, allowing three hits and struck out two batters against the nation's No. 3 offense in St. John's (June 3).
2016 (Freshman): Southern Conference All-Freshman Team… Appeared and started in 15 games, all as part of the weekend rotation… Earned a 4.98 Earned Run average in 68.2 innings… Struck out 51 batters while walking 31… Earned five quality starts (6.0 IP, 3 or less runs allowed)… Struck out five or more batters in five contests… Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week (Apr. 11-17) after shutting out Furman… Earned his first victory against Marist (Mar. 20), striking out seven batters in 5.0 innings… Defeated The Citadel after pitching 6.0 innings, allowing five hits, two runs, one earned and struck out six batters… Struck out seven batters in 4.0 innings against VMI (Apr. 3)… Earned a complete game shutout over Furman (Apr. 17) in a run-rule shortened contest… Threw 6.2 innings allowing one run and three hits in a victory over Wofford… Shutout Mercer (May 19) through 6.1 innings, allowing five hits and struck out five.
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball under head coach Dan Taylor at Enka High School … Picked up All-America Honorable Mention recognition and All-Atlantic Region Second Team honors from Perfect Game … Earned all-conference accolades his sophomore and junior seasons … Sported an ERA of 2.79 in 37.2 innings pitched with 50 strikeouts in 2014 … Also hit .385 with 23 RBIs, four doubles and three home runs … Recorded five wins and averaged 1.24 strikeouts per inning as a sophomore … Selected to participate in the 2014 East Coast Pro Showcase upon the recommendation of professional scouts … Took part in the 2013 and 2014 North Carolina State Games … Member of the Junior Classical League and the Student Body Council at Enka … Has competed for the Diamond Mine baseball club under head coach Darrin Chaplin every summer since 2012.
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