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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



05/19/2015

Virginia Defeats Georgia Tech in ACC Opener, 11-0 in Seven Innings

Josh Sborz fires one-hit shutout as Cavaliers advance to pool play

05/16/2015

Virginia Defeats North Carolina, 8-2, to Sweep Series

Cavaliers clinch No. 7 seed at upcoming ACC Baseball Championship

05/15/2015

Virginia Defeats North Carolina, 6-2, to Clinch Series

Cavaliers earn ACC tournament berth as Waddell pitches seven shutout innings

05/14/2015

Virginia Defeats North Carolina, 2-1 in 10 Innings

Cavaliers rally in ninth inning for key victory

05/12/2015

Virginia Defeats Richmond, 8-6

Pinero's two-run single in eighth provides winning margin

02/23/2014

Baseball vs. East Carolina (By Kelsey Grant)

Baseball vs. East Carolina 2/23/14

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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