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SoCon Honors Wofford's Matthew Marchal ('19)

Photos Courtesy Wofford Sports Information Department

Junior right-hander Matthew Marchal ('19) is off to a great start in his second season at Wofford College.

Matthew has made six appearances (five starts) for the Terriers and posted a 1-2 record and a 2.01 ERA, with 35 strikeouts and only two walks in 22.1 innings.

Matthew was named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week for games played February 28 through March 6, during which he allowed two runs (neither earned) on eight hits, with 18 strikeouts and no walks.

He started and pitched five shutouts innings against UNC Asheville, with seven strikeouts, and then came on in relief in the second inning against Penn and allowed a pair of unearned runs in five innings while striking out a career-high 11.

As a sophomore, Matthew made 17 relief appearances for the Terriers, posted a 2-2 record with two saves and struck out 41 in 39 innings. He originally signed with Furman University and played his freshman season for the Paladins.

Matthew was an All-State, All-Region and Greenville News All-Upstate selection as a senior at St. Joseph's when he was 6-2 with a 1.14 ERA.

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