Townsend Carries Nine-Game Hitting Streak Into Rematch With Hoyas
2015: Appeared in 17 games with 11 starts (7 at C, 4 at DH) ... batted .257 with three doubles and eight RBIs ... went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs scored in 16-7 win over Niagara (Feb. 27) ... went 3-for-4 with one double and two RBIs in 8-4 win over Manhattan (March 8).
2014: Appeared in 43 games with 42 starts (41 at C, 1 at DH) ... batted .244 with four doubles, 14 runs and 13 RBIs ... nine multiple-hit games and three multiple-RBI games ... reached base in seven consecutive games during season ... threw out 20 base runners in steal attempts ... 11 walks and three sacrifices.
2013: Appeared in 45 games, making 36 starts at catcher and four starts at designated hitter ... hit .220 with six doubles, one triple, three home runs and 16 RBIs ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on May 20 after batting .455 with one triple and three RBIs in three games ... 17 walks ...six multiple-hit games and five multiple-RBI games ... reached base in eight consecutive games during season ... was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs vs. Georgetown (March 19).
High School: Helped Jesuit High School to consecutive district championships (2011, 2012) under head coach Joey Latino .... Helped team to 27-8 record during senior campaign before falling in the State Semifinals ... hit .330 with 10 home runs to help team to 5-A State Championship in junior season ... member of National Honor Society ... graduated with 3.9 GPA ... played for club teams Jesuit Summer Leagion (2010-12), Louisiana All Stars (2012), Marucci Elite (2011) and Louisiana Knights (2010).
Personal: Born Matthieu Poche Robért on 5/5/93 in New Orleans, LA ... son of Darlete and Marc Robért ... has older sister Marcelle and older brother Marc ... Marc played baseball at Tulane (2004-08) ... intended major is Business Administration ... aspires to earn a Masters of Business Administration.