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Coach Holowaty: “Matt has ability. Hopefully, he can step up and control his emotions in order to pitch the way he is capable of pitching, because he is capable of being a very fine college pitcher.  He will be in the bullpen right now. “

High School: Played four years of baseball as a pitcher and outfielder and two of football... four-year baseball starter... was the winning pitcher when his team defeated Cromwell, 4-2, to win the Class "S" state baseball title as a junior in 2010... all-conference selection and team captain in baseball as a senior... holds program record for starts in a season in baseball...


Other: Named Zone 7 Pitcher-of-the-Year with West Hartford Post 96, helping team to zone title...

PERSONAL: born Matthew J. D’Orsi March 27, 1993... Parents: Alicia and Larry... Major: Sociology... Career Plans: Police Officer... Residence: West Hartford, CT...


Career Statistics Thru 2012


Favorite aspect of Eastern: The kids

Favorite athlete of all time: Adrian Beltre

Favorite professional sports team: Boston Red Sox

Favorite subject in school: Philosophy

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Music cultures of the world

Most beneficial aspect of college life: Making decisions on your own

The funniest comedian: Daniel Tosh

Best choice for next President of the United States:

Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: My father

The greatest sports moment of all time: Easy… 2004 ALCS

Favorite Smart Phone application: Snapchat

Choice for a last meal: Taco Bell

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: No

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Syracuse Basketball

If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: World Series

Last movie you’ve seen: Ted

Favorite musical artist: Jim Morrison

Favorite sportscaster: Jerry Remy

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Beach Volleyball

Olympic sport which should be added: Bring baseball back

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Speed walking

Best advice you’ve ever received: Be good or be good at it

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Anyone I play against

Pet peeve: High heels man, can’t handle them

Your goals for the upcoming season: Tear it up

If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Ireland

Most dangerous animal: Don’t mess with a Tiger man

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot?: Anything but a shield



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