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Matt Thaiss
Matt  Thaiss

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jackson, N.J.

High School:
Jackson Memorial

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
C



06/27/2015

Matt Thaiss Added to U.S. Collegiate National Team

Sophomore catcher hit team-leading .323 for 2015 National Champion Cavaliers

06/21/2015

Virginia Defeats Florida, 5-4, Advances to CWS Finals

Cavaliers play Vanderbilt beginning Monday in best-of-three finals

06/16/2015

Virginia Defeats Florida, 1-0, in CWS, Advances to Bracket Championship

Waddell, Sborz combine on two-hitter

06/13/2015

Virginia Defeats Arkansas in CWS Opener, 5-3

Cavaliers advance to face Florida or Miami on Monday evening in Omaha

06/12/2015

Virginia Plays Arkansas Saturday in College World Series

Cavaliers compete in second straight CWS, fourth in seven years

06/24/2015

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt - CWS Finals (6/24)

Virginia took on Vanderbilt in game three of the College World Series Finals.

06/23/2015

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt (CWS Game 2 - 06/23/15)

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt (CWS Game 2 - 06/23/15)

06/22/2015

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt (CWS 06/20/15)

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt in the CWS Finals

06/20/2015

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Florida Gators (CWS 06/20/15)

The Virginia Cavaliers vs. Florida Gators in the College World Series on June 6, 2015.

06/19/2015

Baseball College World Series: Virginia vs. Florida

Virginia takes on Florida at the College World Series

2014
• Played in 26 games with 16 starts as DH
• Recorded five doubles
• Hit RBI single in ACC tournament against Florida State (5/24)
• Was 2-for-2 off bench in win at Wake Forest (5/16)
• Went 3-for-3 with double and pair of RBI in win over William & Mary (4/16)
• Doubled twice as part of 3-for-4 day in win over ECU (2/23)
• Went 2-for-5 in win at UNCW (2/16)

JACKSON MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
• Selected by Boston Red Sox in 32nd round of 2013 MLB Draft
• Twice named First-Team All-State
• Batted .343 with 17 homers and 70 RBI in high school career
• Named First-Team All-Shore Conference three times
• Also a three-time all-county honoree
• Coached by Frank Malta
• Named to High Honor Roll all four years
• Recipient of Principal's Leadership Award and member of National Science Honor Society

PERSONAL
• Parents are Kevin and Deborah Thaiss
• Has two brothers, Justin and Kyle

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