Cianfrocco doubles & walks twice in losing effort for Black Team.
Purdue Personal Preferences Favorite Athlete: Manny Ramirez
Favorite Pro Stadium: The Ballpark in Arlington
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Josh Estill
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Matt Gibbs
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Like to Face: Brian Wilson
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Barry Bonds
In His MP3 Player: Alan Jackson
Last Concert He Attended: Kenny Chesney & Eric Church
Favorite Actor & Actress: Kevin James & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Mom's Poppy Seed Chicken
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Water Skiing & Ice Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: San Diego
Unique Travel Locale: Cancun
Country He'd Most Like to Visit: Ireland
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Arun Prakash, Civil Engineering
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: The Clubhouse
Animal Friends: Koko, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog & Angel, Quarter Horse
2014 Season Mattke saw action in one game, the third game of the San Diego State series... struck out as a pinch hitter and played first base... also served as the chief bullpen catcher for much of the season. Individual Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Season Did not see action in his first year with the program.
High School Mattke was a four-year letter-winner, playing three years of varsity baseball, for coach Dave Schemmel at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa... also lettered four times in basketball... two-time first team all-conference and all-metro performer as an upperclassman... also first team all-district as a junior and a second team honoree his senior year... honorable mention all-metro & all-conference as a sophomore... two-way player as a junior batted .413 with 14 doubles and 33 RBI while going 5-3 with 42 strikeouts and a 3.11 ERA on the mound... batted .383 with four home runs, 31 RBI and 30 walks as an academic all-state honoree his senior year... batted .374 as a sophomore playing varsity... honorable mention all-conference as a senior on the basketball court after being the team's most improved as a junior... four-year honor roll student... National Honor Society... 2012 Nick Adenhart Scholarship winner... served on the National Council on Youth Leadership in 2011... helped his club team place third at the 2011 Babe Ruth World Series in Ephrata, Wash., as the Midwest Plains Region representative.
Personal Full name is Mackenzie Markus Mattke... born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa... parents are Mark and Inez Mattke... his father played basketball at Iowa State... majoring in civil engineering.