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Matt Leon
Matt  Leon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bethlehem, Pa.

High School:
Liberty

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
RHP


05/20/2016

Pirates Clinch No. 3 Seed in Tournament with 7-6 Win at Butler

Chris Chiaradio collected three hits, while Fortin and Alescio drive in a pair each in the Pirates' win.

05/14/2016

Pirates Falter Late as St. John's Rallies, 8-3

Zach Prendergast pitched six strong innings and Weigel hit his first career home run in the loss.

05/11/2016

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.

05/07/2016

Pirates Drop Double-Header to Xavier, 10-6

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

04/30/2016

Prendergast, Pirates Drop Pitchers' Duel to Georgetown, 1-0

The right-hander allowed just one unearned run in the sixth inning, but the Pirates lacked offense.

2016:  Made 26 appearances, including one start... Went 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA, 28 strikeouts and nine walks in 40.2 innings pitched... Opponents batted just .212 against him... Tied for 10th in the BIG EAST with 26 appearances... Ranked ninth in the BIG EAST with nine games finished... Tossed a scoreless inning at Butler on May 20... Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings vs. St. John’s on May 14... Tossed a perfect inning vs. Rider on May 11... Pitched two perfect innings at Georgetown in game one of a double-header on April 30... Tossed a scoreless inning vs. Saint Peter’s on April 27... Earned the victory with 3.1 innings of one-hit relief vs. Villanova on April 24... Tossed two hitless innings vs. Villanova on April 22... Pitched a scoreless inning vs. Monmouth on April 19... Tossed a scoreless inning vs. Wagner on April 6... Pitched 1.2 perfect innings vs. Army in game two of a double-header on March 26... Worked a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts at Army on March 25... Picked up a save with four perfect innings, including four strikeouts vs. Manhattan in game one of a double-header on March 19... Earned the victory with a scoreless inning of relief vs. Omaha on March 13... Collected a four-out save at FIU on March 1... Allowed only one hit over 2.2 innings of scoreless relief with two strikeouts and no walks vs. Missouri on Feb. 20... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

2015:
Made 16 appearances and made three starts... Went 0-4 with a 4.64 ERA in 33.0 innings pitched... Struck out 23 batters and walked 19... Opponents hit .244 off him... Pitched a scoreless inning vs. Creighton on May 23 in the BIG EAST Championship... Pitched 4.2 innings in relief and gave up just two earned runs at Villanova on May 8... Pitched a scoreless inning with one strikeout vs. Butler on April 17... Threw a scoreless inning at Xavier on April 4... Earned his first career save at Xavier on April 2... Pitched a perfect inning vs. FDU on March 29... Threw four innings of one-run baseball in relief vs. Lafayette... Pitched a scoreless inning vs. Saint Peter's on March 18... Made his collegiate debut with four innings of two-hit baseball at North Carolina on Feb. 14... BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

High School/Personal: Attended Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania... Two-year letter-winner as a right-handed pitcher and outfielder... Named team captain as a senior... Named First Team All-Conference and All-Area in 2014... Named Third Team All-Area in 2013... Named Cy Young of the team in 2014... Pitched two career no-hitters... Pitched to a 1.55 ERA with 85 strikeouts in only 54 innings as a senior... Led Liberty to a pair of third-place finishes and a combined 30 wins in two seasons... Participant of the Norco Legion All-Star Game... Member of the National Honor Society and graduated with high honors... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Born Sept. 25, 1995.

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