Took the hill 13 times, all in relief ... saved a team-best four games with a record of 1-0 and an 8.44 ERA ... recorded three saves during Big Ten action ... posted a save in the season opener at Texas-San Antonio (2/22), tossing 1.1 innings of hitless ball ... retired only batter faced at Penn State (3/30) for a save ... struckout two batters in 1.1 innings vs. Valparaiso to register a win ... pitched one inning for a save against Northwestern (4/14), striking out one ... recorded fourth save by pitching 0.1 innings against Iowa (4/19).
Academic All-Big Ten selection ... made eight appearances from the bullpen ... posted a 1-1 record with one save and 2.31 ERA in 11.2 innings while striking out six ... earned save in first appearance of season, throwing scoreless ninth inning vs. Wake Forest (2/18) ... pitched 1.1 innings of relief at Troy State (3/2) ... threw 1.0 inning of relief at Cincinnati (3/11) ... struck out two batters in two-inning relief outing at UCLA (3/14) ... hurled two scoreless innings at Cal State Northridge (3/17) ... finished game with one scorless inning while striking out one in win at Valparaiso (3/27) ... earned victory in relief by throwing 2.2 scoreless innings and striking out one at Michigan State (3/31).
Made three appearances throwing four innings of scoreless relief ... recorded one save ... earned first collegiate save by throwing 2.2 innings allowing one hit and one walk while fanning two in victory at No. 25 Minnesota in regular-season finale (5/14) ... also made appearances versus Valparaiso (3/22) and vs. IUPUI (4/24).
Was a true walk-on ... posted 2-0 record with 1.80 ERA in three appearances ... struck out six without allowing any walks in five innings before suffering a shoulder injury and receiving a medical redshirt ... tossed perfect inning in first collegiate appearance vs. Princeton (3/15) ... earned first collegiate victory with two-inning, three-strikeout performance against Rider (3/18) ... earned victory in relief and posted two strikeouts in two innings vs. Valparaiso (3/24).
Played two years of varsity baseball and earned all-conference honors both seasons at Central High School ... compiled 10-5 career record and 3.24 ERA.
Matthew Scott Skripsky was born on Sept. 12, 1980 ... son of Harold and Bev Skripsky ... has one sister, Kelly ... is majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.