At GW: Is expected to play major role in the outfield
2008 Season: Made 32 appearances, including 24 starts, with 19 of them coming in center field and the remaining five coming in right field...Finished with a .325 on-base percentage and three multi-hit games...Finished tied for the team lead with nine stolen bases...Went 3-5 with an RBI at USC Upstate (2/24)...Was 2-4 with two runs scored and an RBI vs Oakland (3/8).
2007: Made 33 appearances, including six starts, all of them in center field ... Tied for the team lead with 27 games entered as a sub ... Went 2-for-3 with one run, one RBI and a stolen base at James Madison (5/15) ... Finished second on the Maryland Redbirds (Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League) with a .248 batting average while making 35 starts.
2006: Made 22 starts while appearing in 33 games, all of which came at the three outfield positions ... Finished the season with the team's sixth-best OPS at .647 ... Was successful in eight of his nine stolen base attempts ... Against Delaware State Univ. (3/22/06), went 3-4 with a home run while recording five RBI and four stolen bases ... Appeared in 34 games for the Maryland Redbirds (Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Bob Maxey ... Winner of Sean M. Burden Award in 2005, given to the outstanding male athlete ... Team captain and most valuable player junior and senior year ... Helped lead team to division championship sophomore, junior and senior year ... Played power forward on basketball team ... Member of National Honor Society ... Finished in top 13 percent of class ... Played summer ball for the Mile One Mustangs in the Eddie Brooks League.
PERSONAL: Matthew Leo Boyd ... Born in Washington DC ... Son of Jeffrey and Diane Boyd ... Has one younger brother, Sean (17) ... Exercise Science major.