UND Roster

2006-07 Baseball Roster

#15 Matt Weglarz

Catcher/First Baseman


Height 6'3''
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Fifth Year
Hometown Kansas City, MO
High School Rockhurst
Bio
  • Matt Weglarz 2007 game-by-game stats (updated regularly)

AT MISSOURI STATE: Batted .293 (154-for- 526) in three healthy seasons (’04-’06) at Missouri State (known as Southwest Missouri prior to ’06) … played for longtime head coach Keith Guttin, who enters 2007 with 841 wins in 24 seasons as the Bears skipper … other career totals included 103 RBI, 72 runs a .430 slugging pct. (11 home runs, 39 doubles) and a .361 on-base pct. (48 walks, 14 HBPs) in 146 games played (also 10 stolen bases, 11 sac. flies and 63 Ks) … hit .272 in ’06 season that saw him miss most of April due to separate finger and hand injuries (40-for-147, 25 RBI, 22 R, 3 HR, 10 2B, 17 BB, 4 HBP, 12 Ks, 41 GP/40 GS) … helped Bears go 33-22 in 2006 while finishing as runner-up in the Missouri Valley Conference regular season and MVC tournament (Schrage’s Evansville team won both titles) … named the all-tournament catcher at the Texas A&M Classic (5-for-18, RBI, 2 R, 2B, BB, K), with lead role in 3-2 win over the host Aggies (2-for-4, R, 2B) … homered twice in series opener at Middle Tennessee (4 RBI) … had winning hit in series finale versus Minnesota … made good impression on Schrage by batting a combined 8-for-18 in 2006 regular-season series and pair of MVC playoff games vs. Evansville (4 RBI, 2 R, 2 2B, 3 BB, SB, K) … helped post home-and home wins over #12 Arkansas (10-5, 4-2; 1- for-4 in both games, plus 3 RBI and a run in first win) … earned a spot on the 2006 MVC all-tournament team (as a DH), after batting 6-for-18 with hits in all five games (3 RBI, R, 2B, BB, HBP) … named second team all- MVC in 2005, after starting 53 games (48 at catcher) and batting .333 with a team-best 48 RBI (71-for-213, 31 R, 4 HR, 18 2B, 16 BB, 3 HBP, 25 Ks, 6 SB, .474 slug, .385 OB) … led team in multi-hit (19) and multi-RBI (12) games … his ’05 highlights included 5 RBI in back-to-back games against Illinois State, 4-hit games versus Missouri and Northern Iowa, and a 10-game hit streak to end the season … played against several of his future Notre Dame teammates in San Antonio at the 2005 Irish Baseball Classic … was the starting catcher and batted in the 3-hole during first loss to Notre Dame that week (6-4; 1-for-5, R) and then moved to first base and the cleanup spot in the rematch (a wild 12-11 Irish victory), again batting 1-for-5 with an RBI single and two runs scored … hit .259 with 29 RBI in 2004 season (43-for-166, 19 R, 4 HR, 11 2B, 15 BB, 7 HBP, 26 Ks, 2 SB, .398 slug., .337 OB in 52 GP) … went 2-for-4 with a home run and double in ’04 win over Evansville … missed most of 2003 season due to broken foot suffered just two days after the start of the season.

PREP & PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinning catcher/DH at Rockhurst High School (hit .520 as a sophomore, .512 as a junior) … led team to 2001 and ’02 conference titles (’01 regional champs) … also earned three letters in football, as a tight end and defensive end … played on statetitle football team as a junior in 2000 (two-time conference champs, plus ’01 region champs) … former prep football teammate of current Notre Dame junior receiver D.J. Hord … born Dec.8, 1983, in Kansas City, Mo. … son of Reinhard and Shirley Weglarz … full name is Matthew Christian Weglarz … graduated from Missouri State in 2006 with a business degree and currently is pursuing his MBA at Notre Dame.

Weglarz’s Career Stats (did not play in 2003 due to injury)
Year GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB HP SO SF/SH SB-SBA OB SLG AVG
2004 52 166 19 43 11 0 4 29 15 7 26 5/0 2 .337 .398 .259
2005 53 213 31 71 18 0 4 49 16 3 25 2/0 6 .385 .474 .333
2006 41/40 147 22 40 10 0 3 25 17 4 12 4/0 2-5 .355 .401 .272
Career 146 526 72 154 39 0 11 103 48 14 63 11/0 10 .361 .430 .293