1  Matt Kleifges
Matt Kleifges

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Benet Academy

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 160

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/26/1988

B/T:
R/R








Matt Kleifges Photos



2010...Saw action in 16 games including nine starts...Earned a .229 batting average...Drove in seven RBIs...Totaled 16 put outs including four against Kentucky (3/23)...Had two hits against rival Cincinnati (4/28).



2009...Saw action in 33 games, making the start in five in the outfield ... Scored a career high three runs at Marshall on Mar. 24 ... Had a hit and a run against crosstown rival Cincinnati on Apr. 14 ... Ended the season with a .353 on base percentage ... Was named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll following the spring semester



2008... Redshirted.



High School... Lettered three seasons in baseball for head coach Jeff Bonebrake ... Also lettered two years in football ... Carried a .431 average at the plate in 2006 and a .400 average with 50 runs, 21 stolen bases and 15 doubles during his senior year ... Named All-Area, All-City, All-Conference and an All-State Honorable Mention ... Captained Benet Academy to an East Suburban Catholic Conference championship during his junior season and finished with a 30-8 record ... Has former high school teammates playing for Notre Dame, Villanova, Mississippi State and Saint Louis.



Personal... An accounting major ... Born Oct. 26, 1988 in Naperville, Ill. ... Parents are James and Mary Kleifges ... Works with Athletes in Action.




CAREER HIGHS
At Bats 4 Eight times, most recentvs. George Washington (May 15, 2011)
Hits 2 atCharlotte (April 3, 2011)
Runs 3 at Marshall Unviersity (March 24, 2009)
Walks 2 Twice, most recentvs. George Washington(May 15, 2011)
Strikeouts 4 at Kentucky(April 5, 2009)
Putouts 3 Three times, most recent vs. Rhode Island (May 23, 2009 at Dayton, OH)
Assists 3 Four times, most recent at Indiana State (May 12, 2009)
Passed Balls 1 at Cincinnati (April 14, 2009)




CAREER STATISTICS
Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD%
2009 .214 33 5 28 8 6 0 0 0 0 6 .214 6 0 2 0 .353 0 0 0 0 17 1 0 1.000
2010 .229 16 9 35 8 8 2 0 0 7 10 .286 6 0 6 2 .333 1 0 0 0 16 0 1 .941
2011 .156 20 10 45 4 7 0 0 0 3 7 .156 4 0 15 1 .220 11 1 1 1 8 1 0 1.000
TOTAL .194 69 24 108 20 21 2 0 0 10 23 .213 16 0 23 3 .294 2 1 1 1 41 2 1 .977
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