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Matt Rein
Matt Rein

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Langham Creek HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
B/L


#18 Matt Rein
5-11, 170, LHP, Sr.
Houston, Texas / Langham Creek HS

Enters his senior season 18th on the school's all-time list for ERA (3.59) - ninth-best in the Division I era ... Also ranks 18th on the CCU career opponent batting average list (.242) ... In 73 career appearances, is 12-1 with four saves.

2010 (Jr.): First team All-Big South going 7-1 on the season with a 2.97 ERA in 24 appearances (four starts) ... In league play, went 3-0 with a save in eight appearances with a 1.12 ERA and an opponent batting average of .196 versus the Big South ... For the season, his seven wins ranked seventh in the Big South, while his .232 opponent batting average ranks 10th on the CCU single-season list ... Started 2010 on the College Baseball Foundation's initial Pitcher of the Year Watch List ... Started in the first elimination game with College of Charleston (June 6) in the Myrtle Beach Regional, striking out five in 5.2 innings and allowing eight hits, three runs and one walk - a game CCU would win, 8-7 ... Started the first game versus South Carolina (June 12) in the Super Regional, pitching just one inning as he suffered an injury in a collision at first base ... Allowed two hits and four runs (two earned) in the 4-3 loss - his first and only loss as a Chanticleer ... Got wins in each of his first three outings, pitching 4.1 innings versus Virginia Tech (Feb. 20), a season-high 6.0 innings versus UC Irvine (Feb. 27 Game 2) and 3.0 innings versus Ball State (March 7) ... Versus High Point, picked up a save on April 9, striking out one in his only inning to preserve the 10-9 win, and pitched 3.1 innings April 10, striking out five to pick up win #4 on the season ... Struck out a season-high six in 4.0 scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and one walk, in the win over VMI (April 25).

2009 (So.): Was a perfect 5-0 with a 3.35 ERA in 28 relief appearances ... Struck out 32 batters in 40.1 innings pitched ... Also had a save in the win over Liberty (May 3) ... Struck out four in two innings pitched against Kentucky (Feb. 21) ... Pitched a season-high four innings at Elon (April 7), striking out five while allowing two runs ... Also had five strikeouts in 2.1 innings at High Point (April 18) ... Earned the win at #1 North Carolina (Feb. 24), striking out two in 2.1 innings of relief ... Earned the win in the championship game of the Big South Tournament against Winthrop (May 23), giving up just three hits and a run in 2.2 innings ... Allowed just two home runs on the season ... His 28 appearances were tied for third in the Big South.

2008 (Fr.): Appeared in 21 games for the Chanticleers, getting a save and striking out 23 batters in 17.1 innings ... Pitched the final 1.1 innings in the 24-11 win over East Carolina ... Had one strikeout in the win over the Pirates ... Had two strikeouts in 1.1 innings (June 7) against North Carolina in the NCAA Cary Super Regional ... Had three strikeouts in 1.1 innings pitched against Liberty (March 29) ... Also had three punchouts in a win over UNC Asheville (April 19), earning a save in the process ... In an inning of work, struck out two against Charleston Southern (April 12) ... Struck out the only batter he faced May 21 in a win over UNC Asheville ... Had two strikeouts in one inning in the win at Wake Forest April 2.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Went 14-0 with a 1.08 earned-run average his senior season at Langham Creek High School in Houston, Texas ... Helped the Lobos to a regional semifinal berth and a national ranking as high as second in the country ... Helped the Lobos finish 20th in the country by USA Today ... Was a first team all-district selection and was part of both the Texas and Houston All-Stars as a senior ... Lettered all four years at Langham Creek and was 8-2 with a 1.27 ERA his junior season ... Was invited to a Texas Area Code tryout and played for Team Texas at the Junior Sunbelt Classic ... Earned the Duke T.I.P. Academic Award at Langham Creek.

Personal: Born May 29, 1988 ... Son of Rob and Sue Rein.

Rein's Career Statistics

Year      ERA    W-L   APP-GS  CG  SHO  SV    IP     H   R   ER  BB   SO  2B  3B  HR  BF / AVG  WP HPB BK  SAC
2008      6.23   0-0    21-0    0  0/1   1   17.1   15   13  12  10   23   2   1   2   82/.224   6   3  0   2
2009      3.35   5-0    28-0    0  0/0   1   40.1   40   15  15  10   32   9   0   2  152/.263   6   4  2   2
2010      2.97   7-1    24-4    0  0/3   2   57.2   50   23  19  23   43   6   2   4  215/.233   5   6  1   3
CAREER    3.59  12-1    73-4    0  0/4   4  115.1  105   51  46  43   98  17   3   8  497/.242  17  13  3   7