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#40 Matt Fraudin
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
City/State: Upper St. Clair, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair HS
Experience: High School
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Courtesy: Gardner-Webb
Release: 01/31/2012
* Preseason All-Big South Conference selection by Perfect Game
* Rated as the Big South’s No. 6 2014 MLB Draft prospect by Perfect Game

2013 at Gardner-Webb: Earned first-team All-Big South Conference honors on the mound … Tied for the team lead with 15 starts … Led the Big South with 96 strikeouts … Hurled a team-high 106.1 innings … Forged an 8-5 record to go with a 2.88 ERA … Tossed a team-high three complete games, including two in Big South action … Limited opponents to a frigid .206 batting average … Picked up complete-game wins against Winthrop and Presbyterian … Was effective in a no decision at Coastal Carolina, hurling 6.2 innings and allowing only two runs in Gardner-Webb’s first road win over the Chanticleers since joining the Big South (3/22) … Fanned nine batters in 7.0 innings vs. Campbell (3/15) … Fanned nine and issued only one walk in a 9.0 innings win at Winthrop (3/29) … Named Big South Pitcher of the Week after fanning 11 batters and allowing just two runs in a 9.0 inning win per Presbyterian (5/16) … Allowed just one run in 7.0 innings to beat High Point in the Big South Tournament first round … Lasted at least 7.0 innings in eight starters and went at least 8.0 innings in four starts … Pitched at least 6.0 innings in 14 of his 15 starts, with the lone exception coming on opening day vs. Dayton due to a pitch count … Hurled a scoreless inning of relief at North Carolina (3/12).

2012 at Gardner-Webb: One of the team's most impressive starters as a true freshman … Came alive midway through the season to anchor the weekend rotation … Made 18 appearances and 12 starts … Was 1-5 with a solid 3.41 ERA in 71.1 innings pitched … Fanned 47 batters and held opponents to a .276 average … Teamed with classmates Beau Hilton and Mitch Warner to shut out Maryland Eastern Shore in his first college appearance (2/18) … Fanned three in 2.0 shutout innings … Worked 5.0 innings and allowed just one run to pick up first career win over Alabama State (3/18) … Pitched 8.0 strong innings and fanned seven in an outstanding no decision performance against Radford ace Eddie Butler (5/4) … GWU went on to win the game, 2-1, on a walk-off hit … Nine of his 12 starts lasted at least 5.0 innings … Allowed one earned run or less in six starts … Fanned five batters in 6.0 innings of a no decision vs. VMI (4/27) … Hurled 4.1 scoreless innings in a no decision at UNC Asheville (5/18) … Also struck out five in that start … Allowed just one run and fanned four in 5.0 innings of his Big South Tournament start vs. Charleston Southern (5/23).

High School: Played at Upper St. Clair (Pa.) High under Coach Jerry Malarkey ... Hard-throwing righty with a fastball that reaches into the low 90s ... Named Rawlings first-team All-Atlantic Region and All-America by Perfect Game heading into his senior season ... Rated as the nation's No. 383 prospect in the Class of 2011 ... Fanned 31 batters in 29 innings of work as a senior ... Among the Pittsburgh area's strikeout leaders as a sophomore with 61 strikeouts in just 37 innings pitched ... Fanned 47 batters in 32.2 innings of work as a ninth grader.

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