#42 Matt Ternowchek
AT NOTRE DAME (2012-PRESENT):Â Three-year monogram winner â€¦ situational righty who has garnered a lot of experience through first three years â€¦ sported a 3.092 GPA heading into the 2015 spring semester.
HONORS & AWARDS:Â BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2012).
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Made 12 appearances out of the Notre Dame bullpen â€¦ allowed just three runs in 12.2 innings of work â€¦ posted a 1-0 record with a 2.13 ERA â€¦ struck out six and walked four â€¦ allowed no runs to cross the plate in nine of 12 appearances â€¦ threw a season-high four innings at Duke (March 15) surrendering just one hit and striking out two batters â€¦ earned the win against Robert Morris (IL) (March 18), throwing three innings, allowing no runs and striking out three â€¦ earned a monogram.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Made 14 appearances, earning five starts â€¦ pitched 37.0 innings, posting a 4-4 record and a 6.32 ERA â€¦ struck out 25 and walked 12 â€¦ didn’t allow a run in first six outings â€¦ rough end of the year saw him give up three or more runs in six of last seven appearances â€¦ had impressive outing against UMass (March 1), going 5.0 innings and allowing only a hit while striking out a career-high eight batters to earn the win â€¦ earned a monogram.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012):Â Made 17 appearances, including two starts … went 3-2 with a 4.76 earned run average in 22.2 innings of work … allowed 27 hits as his opponents batted .293 … struck out 12 and walked six … averaged 4.76 strikeouts and 2.38 walks per 9.0 innings pitched as well as a 2.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio … did not allow a run in 14 of 17 appearances, including each of his first 10 outings … did not allow a run in 13 of his 15 relief appearances … did not issue a walk in 12 of 17 appearances … did not issue a walk in 12 of his 15 relief appearances … went 2-0 with a 3.18 ERA in seven appearances (all in relief) in BIG EAST action … allowed nine hits in 5.2 innings of work as his opponents batted .360 … struck out three and walked four … went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA in seven appearances (all in relief) in Irish victories … allowed five hits in 9.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .156 … struck out four and walked none … went 3-0 with a 1.04 ERA in 15 relief appearances … allowed 15 hits in 17.1 innings of work as his opponents batted .234 … struck out nine and walked four … picked up his first career victory against Houston Baptist on March 15 with 5.0 scoreless innings of work (2 K, 0 BB, 1 H) … collected a victory against Cincinnati (April 14) and needed just two pitches to get his only out … tossed 2.0 scoreless innings of relief at Georgetown (April 20) to register his third win of the campaign … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star â€¦ earned a monogram.
PREP & PERSONAL:Â Three-year letterwinner at Downington H.S. in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania … named top-five pitcher in Southeast Pennsylvania by Philadelphia Inquirer in 2011 … 2011 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Atlantic Region second team selection … finished 2011 regular season with a 6-1 record and 1.61 ERA … led Downington to a 16-3 league record in 2011 … team captain … achieved academic honor roll … named honorable mention all-area in 2010 … helped Downington reach the AAAA state quarterfinals in 2010 … played summer ball for Mike Manning at All-Star Baseball Academy … participated on the Chester County Carpenter Cup Team in 2010 … achieved academic honor roll … named honorable mention all-area in 2009 … participated on the Chester County Carpenter Cup Team … achieved academic honor roll … full name is Matthew David Ternowchek … son of Jack and Margaret Ternowchek … brother, Dan, pitched at Dartmouth College (2008-11) … enrolled in Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in marketing.
**Career Stats Attached Above As PDF (As Of May 17, 2014)**