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Matt Ardente
Matt  Ardente


Galloway, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185



Pirates Head to Butler to Finish Regular Season

Seton Hall needs to win two games in Indianapolis to clinch its sixth straight BIG EAST Tournament berth.


Seton Hall's 21-Hit Attack Downs NJIT, 9-3

Six Pirates collect three hits as the Pirates win their 35th game for the third time in four years.


Offense Erupts in Pirates' 10-4 Rout of Rider

Seton Hall collects 17 hits and steals 12 bases in snapping a five-game losing streak.


Pirates Drop Double-Header to Xavier, 10-6

Seton Hall's skid reaches five games as the Musketeers sweep Saturday's double-header.


Seton Hall Falls at Creighton, 7-1

The Pirates muster just three hits off Bluejay starter Jeff Albrecht and fall to 0-2 in conference play.

2016:  Made 15 appearances, including three starts... Recorded a team-best 1.73 ERA among pitchers with at least 10 innings pitched... Went 4-0 with 23 strikeouts and nine walks in 26.0 innings pitched... Opponents hit just .145 against him... Tossed two hitless innings with four strikeouts at NJIT on May 17... Picked up the victory with a perfect inning of relief with two strikeouts vs. Rider on May 11... Tossed 3.2 scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts and no walks vs. Xavier in game two of a double-header on May 7...  Pitched a scoreless inning at Creighton on April 9... Allowed just one hit in three scoreless innings vs. Quinnipiac in game two of a double-header on April 2... Made his first collegiate start with three innings of one-hit baseball, including five strikeouts and just one walk vs. Iona on March 29... Pitched two scoreless innings at Army on March 25... Tossed 1.2 innings of scoreless relief vs. Savannah State on March 11... Recorded all four batters he faced vs. Indiana on March 3... Made his collegiate debut with a perfect inning and two strikeouts at FIU on Feb. 28... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

High School/Personal:
Attended Absegami High School in Galloway, New Jersey... Four-year letter winner as a right-handed pitcher and outfielder... Two-time participant in the Carpenter's Cup All-Star Game... Named First Team All-Conference and First Team All-South Jersey in 2015... 2015 Perfect Game Northeast Region Honorable Mention... Went 6-3 with a 1.03 ERA as a senior, breaking Absegami's record for wins in a single-season... Also batted .328 with four home runs in 2015... Dean's List member... Recipient of the Varsity Scholar Award... Member of the High Honor Roll... Born April 17, 1997.