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Matt Quintana   30
Matt  Quintana

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Simsbury, CT

High School:
Simsbury

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
RHP

B/T:
R/R


QUINTANA'S CAREER STATS

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ROSSI ON QUINTANA:
    "Matt was one of the top arms in the conference out of the pen last season. He set the staff appearance record and managed to secure four wins and two saves. He's coming off a phenomenal summer when he was named MVP (Pitcher) of the Futures League and was selected to the Perfect Game Collegiate Summer All-American Third Team. He will be conuted on heavily again this season."

AS A JUNIOR:
  • Posted a 4-3 record with two saves in school-record 28 appearances
  • Had a huge performance in the MAAC Championship series against Canisius, appearing in both games and limiting the Griffs to three hits and one run in four innings of work (5/25)
  • Worked five shutout innings to earn victory at Manhattan allowing just two hits and striking out five
  • Didn't allow a run in two relief appearances against Quinnipiac (5/15, 5/17)

AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Made team-high 25 appearances (second most in program history) out of the bullpen, posting a 5-1 record with a 3.61 ERA while striking out 34 in 47.1 innings pitched
  • Threw great back-to-back days against Fairfield (3/23 & 3/24) for a combined 4.2 innings pitched and 0.00 ERA with six strikeouts
  • He then strung together five stellar appearances in conference play, pitching 6.2 innings of no-hit ball while striking out eight
  • Threw 5.2 innings surrendering just one earned run and striking out two in 12-5 MAAC Championships win over Marist (5/24)

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Made nine appearances, posting 1-0 record and a 6.19 ERA
  • Struck out nine batters and walked eight in 16 innings of work
  • Finished the year with three straight scoreless outings (vs. Holy Cross, at Rider and vs. Fairfield)
  • Pitched very well at Liberty (2/25), tossing 3.1 innings and allowing just one earned run en route to his first collegiate victory

BEFORE SIENA:
  • A two-sport athlete at Simsbury, playing both baseball and soccer for four years
  • Went 7-2 for his American Legion team in 2011, posting a 2.05 ERA
  • Made the honor roll every quarter of his high school career

GETTING TO KNOW MATT QUINTANA:

Nickname: Q
Major: Accounting
Twitter handle: @mr06quin
What I like most about Siena College: The small class sizes
Another Siena sport I follow: Golf
My biggest fear is: Heights and Spiders
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Toothbrush
Best advice I have ever received: Effort equals results
If I could have any pet, I would have: A Tiger

My Favorite...
Reality TV show:
Big Brother
Website: Facebook
Food: Beef Stroganoff
Song: "Shoot to Thrill" by AC/DC
Actor/Actress: Robert Downey Jr.
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