Matt Waskerwitz

Matt Waskerwitz


West Bloomfield, Mich.

High School:
West Bloomfield

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190





2006...only player to start and play in all 56 games at shortstop for the Musketeers...carried a nine-game hitting streak from 3/1 to 3/17, which ranks tied for the 15th longest in XU history...went 13-for-31 (.419) with five RBIs, seven runs scored, two doubles and a homerun...had his best week of the season against the eventual A-10 champs Saint Louis (4/14 to 4/16) and crosstown rival Cincinnati (4/17) going 8-for-15 (.533) with a homerun, three RBIs and four runs scored...made the last game of the season count as he set new career marks in hits with four and RBIs with three at Saint Joseph's (5/20)...finished the game 4-for-6 (.667) and added a run scored...led the team with 178 assists and turned 38 of Xavier's 40 double plays on the season...had the highest fielding percentage among the infielders (.971)

2005...started 46 of his 48 games played at shortstop...was second on the team with 123 assists...carried a five game hitting streak from 2/27 to 3/6 and during that span was 5-for-15 (.333) with two RBIs...made his only at-bat against Northern Illinois (3/16) count as he blasted a grand slam over the left field fence at Hayden Field...was a perfect 3-for-3 against Saint Joseph's (4/3) to establish a new career-high for hits in a game...ended that series 6-for-10 (.600) with six runs scored, one double, one homerun and one RBI...ended the season with a 3-for-4 effort against Miami (5/18)

2004...led all freshmen and was fifth on the team with a .250 batting average...had a team high 102 assists primarily from shortstop...recorded first career run and hit against East Tennessee State (2/22)...had first career multi-hit game against Cincinnati (2/28) going 2-for-2...recorded first RBI against the Bearcats (4/14) and first career steal against Toledo (5/11)...had a five-game hitting streak from 3/23 to 3/28 going 6-for-15 (.400) over that span...finished the season with a 2-for-4 effort against Temple (5/21)

High School...a three-sport star at West Bloomfield...earned all-league honors in baseball, hockey and golf...member of the Michigan Rams summer team

Personal...a criminal justice major...born Sept. 11, 1985 in Chicago, Ill...parents are Steven and Barbara Waskerwitz