Matetic Hits Team-Best Sixth Home Run
Colonials Win Opener, 8-0, Behind 12 Hits, Two Homers
Rico Tosses Shutout in 9-0 Game 1 Win
Colonials Score 16 Runs on 18 Hits in Game 2 Win
Colonials to Face UMBC on Thursday
2013: Saw action in 37 games and made seven starts as designated player ... Collected three hits in 35 at-bats, scored six runs and drove in five ... Also walked 10 times and was hit by four pitches for a .347 on-base percentage ... Served as one of GW's primary pinch-hitting options ... Recorded her first career hit in her first collegiate at-bat against Seton Hall at Campbell's Hampton Inn Invitational (Feb. 8) ... Hit a two-run double in the first game of the Drexel doubleheader (Feb. 27) for her first career RBIs and extra-base hit ... Also walked twice and stole a base against the Dragons.
High School: Named to the 2012 PIAA All-State Second Team after batting .425 and slugging .600 as a senior at Peters Township ... Tabbed the Athlete of the Year by the Almanac ... Also earned First-Team All-District from the Observer Reporter and First-Team All-Section from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette three times ... Led the Indians to the WPIAL-4A semifinals in 2012 ... Received the U.S. Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award ... Batted .537 and slugged .890 with eight extra-base hits as a junior ... Named the 2009 Almanac Rookie of the Year ... Bosted a career .445 batting average ... Also lettered in basketball at Peters Township ... A member of the National Honors Society and an honor roll student.
Personal: Morgan Taylor Matetic ... Born July 19, 1993, in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Daughter of Deborah and Rudy Matetic ... Intends to major in public health.