8   Matt Gedman
Matt Gedman


Framingham, Mass.

High School:
Belmont Hill

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




2008 Matt Gedman Photo Gallery

2008 Matt Gedman Photo Gallery


2009 Matt Gedman Photo Gallery

2009 Matt Gedman Photo Gallery

2009 Photo Gallery | 2008 Photo Gallery


Doubles: T-1st (3 vs. Monmouth, 3/15/09)

-- SEASON --
At Bats: T-8th (195 in 2010)

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Game-By-Game Statistics
Had another 3-5 game with two runs scored at St. Bonaventure (5/21)... At St. Bonaventure (5/20), went 3-5 with three runs scored and a RBI... Went 2-4 at St. Bonaventure (5/19)... At Rhode Island (5/8) went 2-for-4 with a double and a RBI... Went 1-for-2 against Quinnipiac (5/3) with a hit, a RBI, a run scored and a stolen base... Batted 2-for-3 with two runs scored vs. Charlotte (4/30) ... Against Northeastern (4/26) went 2-for-4 with a double and one run scored ... Against Xavier (4/22) went 2-for-4 with a double and three runs scored to cap off an 18 game hitting streak ... Scored three runs and tallied two RBI and one home run at Temple (4/17) ... Went 4-for-5 with three RBI and one run scored at Temple (4/16) ... Recorded two RBI, a triple, and one run scored, on a 2-for-3 game at Siena (4/12) ... Batted 2-for-4 with a homerun and two runs scored vs. Dayton (4/10) ... Against Dayton (4/8) scored two runs and batted 2-for-5 ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI vs. Albany (4/2) ... Tied a career high with five hits in six at-bats, with a triple, four runs scored, and three RBI at Hartford (3/31) ... Went 3-for-4 scoring one run vs George Washington (3/26) ... At George Washington (3/26), batted 2-for-3 with two homeruns, three RBI, and two runs scored ... Went 2-for-4 vs. UMBC (3/20) ... Batted 4-for-5 batting in two runs and scoring one vs. Northwestern (3/19) ... Against Indiana (3/16) went 5-for-6 with three RBI, one double, and one run scored ... Went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs scored, and one double vs. Army (3/15) ... At Sam Houston State (3/6) batted 2-for-4.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played and started 45 of the team's 46 games, seeing time at shortstop and third base ... Hit most often in the third spot in the lineup ... Batted .313 (61-for-195) with a team-best 14 doubles ... Also had one triple and six home runs ... Contributed 34 RBI and scored 36 runs ... Registered a .487 slugging percentage with 95 total bases ... Struck out just 13 times in 195 at-bats, fewest among the squad's regular starters ... Totaled 17 multi-hit games ... Tied for the team lead in multi-RBI games with 10 ... Went 7-for-15 over three games at Dayton (5/7-5/9) with four doubles, three RBI and five runs scored ... Game three against the Flyers (5/9) capped off a 14-game hitting streak and string of five straight multi-hit games ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBI vs, Northeastern (5/5) ... Hit a game-winning three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth vs. Holy Cross (5/4), finishing 2-for-5 with two runs scored in the contest ... In a doubleheader against Saint Louis (4/24), hit a combined 5-for-10 with a homerun, three RBI and two runs scored ... Against Harvard (4/21) hit 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored ... Belted a grand slam in the third game at Rhode Island (4/18), finishing the contest 3-for-6 with four RBI and three runs scored ... Went 4-for-5 with a home run, double, two RBI and two runs scored against Connecticut (4/7) ... In the second game of a three game series at Charlotte hit 2-for-4 with two runs scored ... Capped off a 12-game hitting streak that carried over from 2009 in game in game one at Saint Joseph's (3/27), going 1-for-4 with a run scored ... In the home opener against Hartford (3/24) batted 4-for-4 with a home run, two doubles, five RBI and four runs scored ... Went 4-for-5 in game three at William & Mary (3/21) with a double, two RBI and two runs scored ... Hit 3-for-4 in game two against the Tribe (3/20) with a home run and two runs scored ... In game two at Oklahoma (3/16) hit 1-for-4 with a double and RBI ... Hit 2-for-4 against Oklahoma State (3/13).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 44 games, starting 36, primarily at shortstop ... Batted most often in the eighth spot in the lineup ... Recorded 10 multiple-hit games and had seven games with multiple RBI ... Posted a .282 batting average with 37 hits, 18 runs scored, wight doubles, three home runs and 25 RBI ... Started vs. Charlotte (5/21) in the Atlantic 10 Tournament and went 2-for-3, driving in the eventual winning run with a two RBI single in the top of the 10th in the 6-5 victory ... Hit 4-for-8 in a doubleheader sweep of Duquesne (5/15) with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored ... Plated two runs vs. Quinnipiac (5/12) and registered a double ... Went 2-for-3 against Northeastern (5/6), capping off a career-long 11 game hitting streak ... Batted 2-for-4 with two runs scored in game one vs. St. Bonaventure (5/1) and drove in one run in each of the team's three games vs. the Bonnies ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored at Siena (4/28) ... Scored twice in game one at La Salle (4/24) and drove in a run ... Drove in the tying run in the bottom of the ninth in game three vs. Saint Joseph's (4/19) after belting a three-run homer an inning earlier, helping the team overcome a six-run deficit late ... Finished the game against the Hawks 2-for-5 with a career-high four RBI ... Walked twice and scored twice, going 1-for-3 against Boston College (4/14) ... Began a three-game hitting streak at Saint Louis (4/12), going 2-for-4 in game three with a double ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and two RBI in a 7-6 win over Temple (4/5) ... Drew three walks and tallied a double at Fordham (3/28) in the second game of a doubleheader ... Knocked in two runs in game one at Fordham (3/27) ... Hit first collegiate home run at Richmond (3/22) as a pinch hitter, driving in two ... Posted a career high in hits, going 3-for-4 vs. Monmouth (3/15) with three doubles, tying the single game record for two-baggers, and scored a run ... Drew a start against Monmouth (3/14) and recorded one hit and one RBI.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in eight games, started in four ... Finished with a .238 (5-21) average, three RBI, two runs and one stolen base ... Was 1-for-4 with a run scored vs. Fordham (5/17) ... Hit a two-RBI single vs. Fordham (5/16) ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against Xavier (3/30) ... Made first collegiate appearance against Army (3/16) in game two of a doubleheader.

BEFORE UMASS: Four-year letterwinner at Belmont Hill High School under coach Ed Gallagher ... As a senior, lead team to a 11-4 record in league play while posting a .458 batting average, three home runs and 24 RBI ... Overall, hit .511 that season with nine home runs and 51 RBI and was named team MVP ... Earned Independent School League All-Star honors from 2005-2007 ... Helped squad win three ISL titles ... Named second team All-New England as a senior ... Also was as three-year letterman for the hockey team ... Posted a 25-4-1 record with a 1.51 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage as a senior ... Was named team MVP and USHR Goaltender of the Year that season, as well.

PERSONAL: Born Matthew Peter Gedman on Sept. 26, 1988, in Framingham, Mass. ... Son of Richard and Sherry Gedman ... Father, Rich, was a catcher for the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and St. Louis Cardinals ... Mother, Sherry, played softball and basketball at the University of Connecticut where she threw two no-hitters and still holds the second-lowest career ERA in program history (0.57) ... Has two siblings, brother Michael, who also played baseball at UMass, and sister Marissa ... In summer of 2010 as a member of the Lowell All-Americans in the NECBL, played all nine positions and earned a save in a 3-2 win over the North Adams Steeple Cats ... Majoring in Sport Management.

Hits: 5 (2x) Last at Hartford (3/31/11)
Runs Scored: 4 (2x) Last at Hartford (3/31/11)
Doubles: 3 vs. Monmouth (3/15/09)
Triples: 1 (4x) Last at Siena (4/12/11)
Home Runs: 2 at George Washington (3/26/11)
RBI: 5 vs. Hartford (3/24/10)
Total Bases: 9 vs. Hartford (3/24/10)
Hitting Streak: 18 games (3/26/11-4/22/11)


2008 .238 8-4 21 2 5 0 0 0 3 5 .238 0 0-0 1-1
2009 .282 44-36 131 18 37 8 0 3 25 54 .412 11 4-8 1-1
2010 .313 45-45 195 36 61 14 1 6 34 95 .487 13 3-3 1-1
2011 .402 45-45 189 43 76 11 3 5 32 108 .571 13 3-2 4-8
Totals .334 142-130 536 99 179 33 4 14 94 262 .489 37 10-13 7-11
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