25 - Matt Hamann
Matt Hamann
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northbrook, Ill.
Position: RHP
Last School: Glenbrook North HS
Bats/Throws: R/R

2010: Tied for team lead with 28 appearances on the mound ... Recorded a 5-3 mark and one save with an ERA of 6.40 ... Third on the team in strike outs with 42 and innings pitched with 52.0 ... Had nine multi-strike out games, including a five K performance in four innings during 12-10 win over Lipscomb (3/20) ... Lone save of the season came in two innings of relief, striking out four and allowing one run in 8-6 win over Murray State (3/2) ... Named Most Valuable Player of summer league team, Wilson Tobs.

2009: Started 22 games as the designated hitter and held a 4-3 record as a starting and middle relief pitcher ... Had a season-best five-game hitting streak from March 13-18 ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored against ETSU (3/13) ... Had three other two-hit games ... Scored a season-high four runs at Campbell (4/9) in a 2-for-4 performance, including his lone stolen base of the season ... Hit 8-for-18 (.444) when leading off an inning ... Defeated Mississippi Valley State (3/10) in his first start from the mound, allowing one earned run in four innings ... Struck out two and allowed just one run in three innings during second start at Vanderbilt (3/18) ... Received his first win in a relief role against Florida Gulf Coast (3/27), going 3 1/3 innings with five strikeouts ... Longest outing was a six-inning loss at Stetson (4/18) ... Started two games in right field ... Academic All-Conference.

Prior to Belmont: Attended Glenbook North High School in Northbrook, Ill. ... Played under head coach Barry Rupert ... Served as captain of his team in senior season ... Named to the All-Conference and All-Region Teams in 2006 and 2007 ... Led team in every hitting category ... Hit three home runs in one game, a school record.

Personal: Born Matthew Paul Hamann on Feb. 15, 1989 ... Parents are Sarah and Alan Hamann ... Finance major.