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29 Matthew Tilley

SOPHOMORE YEAR / 2015
Appeared in 26 games, making 15 starts for the Green and Gold in his sophomore campaign … Finished the season with a .213 (13-for-61) batting average, adding 14 hits, three doubles, one triple, two homers, and 15 RBI … Scored 10 runs for the Green and Gold … Made his season debut as a reserve at Ole Miss (2/14) … Drove in a run in his first start of the season against Northern Kentucky (3/1) … Hit a grand-slam and had four RBI at Campbell … Had a pair of hits with a double, two RBI, and one run scored in win over UMass Lowell (3/8) … Finished the series against the River Hawks (3/9) going 2-for-5 with two runs scored, a double, a triple, and three RBI … Had a pair of hits, including a double, scored a run, and drove in another in a win over Virginia Tech (3/1) … Scored three runs in a series at Hofstra (3/13 & 3/15) … Homered and scored two runs at Delaware (4/25) … Drove in a pair of runs at Delaware (4/26) … Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Northeastern in the CAA Tournament (5/21).

FRESHMAN YEAR / 2014
Appeared in nine games with one start during his rookie season with the Tribe … Finished the season with a .125 batting average … Added a hit, and two runs scored … Made his collegiate debut against No. 1 Virginia (2/19) … Picked up his first career hit and scored a pair of runs against Iona (3/14) … Registered his first career start at Gardner-Webb (5/9).

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year baseball starter at the Gilman School… Won the prestigious William Bruce Jr. Gillman Award for Athletic Excellance and was named the Baltimore Male Athlete of the Year in 2013… Broke the school record for homeruns (13)…Selected for the All-State Crab Bowl game, All-State Brooks Robinson game and Team Maryland national team… Finished his career with a .390 average… Hit six homeruns and drove 39 RBIs as a senior… Played club baseball with the Putty Hill Panthers and the Under Armour Franchise… Three sports athlete at Gilman, where he also played basketball and football… Was an all-state and all-conference selection on the football field… Was also selected to the Crab Bowl and Big 33 all-star games… On the basketball court, was a three-year varsity player and was voted a captain as a senior.

PERSONAL
Son of Glenn and Maria Tilley… Dad, Glenn, played football at Princeton… Uncle, Frank Velleggia, played college baseball at Clemson, before going on to play in the major leagues with the Baltimore Orioles… Enjoys watching movies, hanging with friends and eating in his free time.

 

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Reisterstown, Md.
High School: Gilman
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